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The England skipper sat at the top of the World Cup goal charts after hitting the net five times in just two matches as the Three Lions booked a last-16 meeting with the South Americans in Moscow on Tuesday. Expect a narrow England win, with a Harry Kane goal nearly a certainty. England though, have a tricky round of 16 match against Colombia on Tuesday but then would have winnable games against Sweden or Switzerland in the quarter-finals and Russia, Croatia or Denmark in the ...
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    Serena seeded 25th for Wimbledon, Federer tops men's list

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    Wimbledon officials have given seven-time champion Serena Williams the No. 25 seed for its 2018 tournament, a decision that acknowledges her exemplary record on grass and, unlike last month's French Open, will not excessively penalize her for a 13-month maternity leave.
  • Italy slams Vettel for amateur error

    Italy slams Vettel for amateur error

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    Safety Car was a ideal recovery option for both Bottas and Vettel as they came back into the pits and changed to the yellow soft tires for a longer stint. "It really annoyed me and was stupid to ask". Another driver whose F1 future is up in the air is Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. Vettel said: "I will not respond to that".
  • Man Utd star Lingard donates training gear to junior club

    Man Utd star Lingard donates training gear to junior club

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    Harry Kane shot to the top of the goalscorer's chart with a hat-trick while John Stones grabbed two and Jesse Lingard scored the goal of the game. It's far from the most controversial goal celebration to have rocked the World Cup so far - that honour goes to the Swiss-Kosovan players who flipped the bird, as it were , at their Serbian rivals - but older viewers of England's 6-1 thrashing of Panama on Sunday may nonetheless have been baffled by Jesse Lingard's post-goal dance moves .
  • World Cup Group H match report Senegal v Colombia 28 June 2018

    World Cup Group H match report Senegal v Colombia 28 June 2018

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    Unfortunately, they could not, and now, for the first time since 1982, Africa will not have a representative in the knockout stage of a World Cup . Japan qualify in second place from Group H despite losing to already eliminated Poland. "It led to the goals and now we have a good position in this World Cup ", Colombia coach Jose Pekerman said after the victory. Teammate Radamel Falcao patted him on the back sympathetically as he headed to the sideline.
  • Mexico and South Korea

    Mexico and South Korea

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    Suffice to say that things deteriorated quickly in terms of worldwide relations after that result. "We had high expectations for ourselves but I don't think we could fulfil them in any of the three games", he said. Low appeared to get some calls right, notably dropping Ozil and Sami Khedira after poor games in the opening defeat against Mexico . Juan Carlos Osorio said he was "hurt" by his side's 3-0 World Cup loss to Group F winners Sweden , even though they also qualified.
  • Strive for Greatness: Looking back on LeBron James’ second stint with Cavaliers

    Strive for Greatness: Looking back on LeBron James’ second stint with Cavaliers

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    On Tuesday, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson laughed off the idea of being anxious about the pressure to bring superstars to Los Angeles, citing the number of NBA Finals he played in. Earlier this month, former National Basketball Association star Gary Payton revealed that Bronny had "committed" to playing for Sierra Canyon, a prestigious private high school in the Los Angeles area.
  • Why England and Belgium both want to lose tomorrow's Group G matchup

    Why England and Belgium both want to lose tomorrow's Group G matchup

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    So you can almost take it as guaranteed that England will finish second but then lose in the last 16. Speaking to TalkSport , Southgate said: "As a manager you've got to think about the whole squad and then your second thought is always for individuals and their own situations - that's a really complex balance in any business when you're managing people, but I'm sure we will get that right".
  • World Cup Group C match report Denmark v France 26 June 2018

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    In its first match of group play, Denmark handed Peru a 1-0 loss to pick up three points. "It is hard to say if we will play with a more open style against Argentina - how we play will depend on the opposition". Australia will be chasing a slim chance of making the World Cup last 16 when they take on Peru. Russian fans broke into their national chant several times to break the boredom.
  • How to Watch Mexico vs Korea Online in Spanish or English

    How to Watch Mexico vs Korea Online in Spanish or English

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    Son Heung-Min's late goal was not enough as Mexico clinched a narrow 2-1 victory in a Group F tie of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Rostov Arena on Saturday. "I think it had an impact on us and now we are very much united having gone through very hard moments", midfielder Andres Guardado told a news conference on Friday.
  • Australia vs. Peru - Football Match Preview

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    The talismanic Guerrero, 34, made his mark on the game's biggest stage with his 36th global goal early in the second half, extending his record as the country's all-time leading scorer. They go home without a win, joining Peru in being eliminated in Group C. However, for the South Americans there was only elation at ending their long wait for a victory in the competition.
  • Jorge Sampaoli feeling the pressure as Argentina seek unlikely progress

    Jorge Sampaoli feeling the pressure as Argentina seek unlikely progress

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    Croatia has no pressure in its match against Iceland , which must win its final Group D game in Rostov-on-Don to advance. After Argentina's awful start to the World Cup , Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has declared that he is ready to fight in order to qualify for the round of 16 and confirmed that he will not retire without having won the World Cup , report agencies.
  • Harry Kane leads England into World Cup 2018 knockouts

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    Kane scored two first-half penalties before Ruben Loftus-Cheek's second-half shot clipped his heels on its way over Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and into the net, and Southgate told reporters he was relieved to see his captain net his third.
  • Vintage Luis Suarez on the spot as Uruguay go through

    Vintage Luis Suarez on the spot as Uruguay go through

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    Luis Suarez's 23rd minute goal means Uruguay have now qualified for the last 16 in three consecutive World Cup finals. Saudi Arabia are looking toward the Asian Cup with hope after they showed signs of progress in their 1-0 defeat to Uruguay as they exited the World Cup on Wednesday.