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Sports Mbappe seals France progress as enthusiastic Peru show limitations
Author: 0 Mbappe seals France progress as enthusiastic Peru show limitations

Peru almost restored matters five minutes into the second half, with Pedro Aquino rattling the post with a powerful strike from distance. Lloris is well aware of the threat their South American opponents pose. His attempt at a back-heeled flick in the first half was the wrong decision at the wrong time , but he shrugged it off by scoring moments later after racing onto Giroud's effort and delivering the crucial final touch.

Sports Argentina rally behind Lionel Messi ahead of key Croatia clash
Author: 0 Argentina rally behind Lionel Messi ahead of key Croatia clash

For Croatia , a win against Sampaoli's team will guarantee them a spot in the next round and most likely seal the top spot in the group. Jorge Sampaoli's side drew their opening game of the tournament against Iceland, with Sergio Aguero's opener cancelled out by Alfred Finnbogason.

Sports Phillies fan injured by Phanatic's flying hot dog
Author: 0 Phillies fan injured by Phanatic's flying hot dog

Who knew a hot dog could be so risky?? McVay also told the television station that she's a big fan of the team and doesn't plan legal action. "It came out of nowhere - and hard". A Philadelphia Phillies fan says a hot dog launched by the baseball team's mascot hit her in the face and left her with a black eye. The Phillies have apologized and offered her free tickets when she's ready to come back to the ballpark.

Sports Germans first defeat in a World Cup opening match in 36 years
Author: 0 Germans first defeat in a World Cup opening match in 36 years

Spain in 2010 are the only team to lose their opening game and go on to win the World Cup . "We have tried to find points that we can improve and say our opinions honestly", said Neuer, one of a group of players in the German squad who won the 2014 World Cup .

Sports Messi cries for World Cup glory, Mum reveals
Author: 0 Messi cries for World Cup glory, Mum reveals

Lionel Messi will be acutely aware that this could be his final chance to win the World Cup. He has scored 64 goals in 124 worldwide appearances for Argentina . This World Cup will provide just that opportunity. Of course we expect more from him, but here the talk is broadened. Lionel Messi's mother, Celia Cuccittini, said he has "suffered and cried" over criticism about his play in an interview with an Argentine television station.

Author: 0 ICC Releases New FTP; Includes Test Championship and ODI League

The news New Zealand and Australia will do battle in one of cricket's most anticipated annual matches next year came as the national body confirmed their flagship team's fixtures as part of the Future Tours Programme (FTP). India are also set to host the West Indies for three Tests, five ODIs and three T20s later this year. Since their 2-1 Hadlee-inspired series win in 1985, they won just one of their next 22 tests in Australia, in Hobart in 2011.

Sports Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win
Author: 0 Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win

He said: "You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture". "I have the certainty that one day an African team, an African country, will win the World Cup", Cisse said. Argentine network TyC Sports shared a video of the kind act, saying that instead of celebrating the victory Senegalese fans showed respect by cleaning up their sector.

Sports Neymar limps out of training, setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing
Author: 0 Neymar limps out of training, setting Brazilian alarm bells ringing

His latest injury scare may be related to the beating he took in Brazil's 1-1 draw with Switzerland, as he was fouled 10 times in the match. The session was closed to the media, but the CBF also posted a short video on their Twitter account showing Neymar in action at the team's Sochi base.

Author: 0 Spain's Dani Carvajal available for World Cup clash with Iran

In a clip shared with her 977,000 Instagram followers, the singer could be seen grinning as she waved her arms in the air. Edurne shimmied her body in the Boomerang capture, which showed her looking away from the camera. "It was not a miracle that we won". I know that Carlos really tried getting me [as a player], we have a very close relationship, we are close friends, but those playing are the players.

Sports Napoli defender Koulibaly tells Chelsea: You must give Sarri time
Author: 0 Napoli defender Koulibaly tells Chelsea: You must give Sarri time

However, the Chelsea board are uncertain about signing the marksman, having deemed him too old and expensive last summer. Chelsea want to give Sarri enough time before the season starts to build the squad to his desire and the Blues are already being linked with some high profile Serie A players, including Napoli's Dries Mertens .

Sports Saudi Arabia will be Russia's acid test in World Cup opener
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia will be Russia's acid test in World Cup opener

DON'T MISS | Has Germany defender Antonio Rudiger invented new form of defending? In the 71th minute of the game, Artem Dzyuba , the substituted striker, elevated his team's lead with another athletic header, muscling his way clear from the opponent's skipper.

Sports Johnson falls back into four-way tie for US Open…
Author: 0 Johnson falls back into four-way tie for US Open…

Tickets to the U.S. Open were a Father's Day gift for Mr. Ursprung. We know that it's not going to be Jordan Spieth , Rory McIlroy, Jason Day or Tiger Woods - all cut after the second round - but after that, it's virtually impossible. The best five scores were posted by players with morning tee times. World No.14 Leishman had picked up a shot early in his round, and moved within striking distance of then leader Johnson, before disaster unfolded at the par-4 eighth hole.

Sports Son takes the blames as South Korea fail to shine
Author: 0 Son takes the blames as South Korea fail to shine

Albin Ekdal believes Sweden will not be affected by the pressure of taking part in their first World Cup since 2006 ahead of their Group F clash with South Korea . The team will next face Mexico, who beat defending champions Germany 1-0 on Sunday. Sweden ended up beating South Korea in their match on Monday, 1-0.

Sports Phoenix Suns: The pros and cons of drafting Luka Doncic No. 1
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns: The pros and cons of drafting Luka Doncic No. 1

The prospect in question is none other than Luka Doncic , the 19-year-old Slovenian phenom, who has been at the center of attention in this draft - for good reason . Doncic's draft stock has appeared to drop a bit in the last few weeks. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Dallas has looked at trying to move up to No.

Author: 0 Iran v Spain: Isco impressed with Hierro's seamless adaptation

The opposing managers formed a mutual appreciation society on Tuesday, with Queiroz praising Hierro for uniting the side at short order, and the Spaniard describing the 65-year-old Portuguese as a "wonderful man". Queiroz, a former assistant to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, sounded a defiant message, saying Spain could boss the match technically but could not control how much Iran will fight.

Sports Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, Group A
Author: 0 Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, Group A

Cristian Rodriguez, 32, and Carlos Sanchez, 33, both came off the bench in Uruguay's 1-0 opening win over Egypt, and head coach Oscar Tabarez will now give them the chance to start. Jose Gimenez scored the victor for Uruguay in the 89th minute. Fellow Uruguay supporter Juan Martin Di Pascua, 22, draped in a national team flag, said: "It makes us a bit anxious as he's the key for the team along with (Edinson) Cavani so I pray to God he starts playing well again soon".

Sports Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games
Author: 0 Senegal and Japan fans help clean up stadiums following World Cup games

As Poland fans filtered out of the stadium in disgust after losing the opener of what had looked to be an easier draw in Group H for the European side, the Senegal fans made a conscious effort to tidy up. Japanese fans impressed World Cup viewers after they were seen cleaning up the stadium following their team's victory against Colombia. Not bad, Senegal and Japan.

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