France are World Champions, heartbreak for Croatia

FRANCE ARE THE NEW WORLD CHAMPIONS France beat Croatia 4-2 to lift their first World Cup trophy since 1998. Didier Deschamps becomes the third person to win the World Cup as a player (1998) and as coach. Goals from Kylian Mbappe, Antoine...

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By Nagpur Today On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Mandzukic sends Croatia to maiden World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the...

By Nagpur Today On Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semis

Belgium struck early and held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday that earned them a semi-final against France. ...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, July 6th, 2018

FIFA World Cup: Uruguay 0 France 2

The game erupts into a free for all after Mbappe goes down following an off-the ball incident. Replays show the French striker being obstructed by a cheeky nudge by Uruguay's Rodriguez. Both sets of players surround the referee and Pogba gets...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

England beat Colombia on penalties to reach quarters

England finally ended their penalties curse when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout after drawing their World Cup last-16 clash 1-1 following extra time after the South Americans equalised in the 93rd minute. England had previously lost all...

By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 to enter quarters

Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 to march into the World Cup quarters. It was Forsberg's 65th goal that was the decider eventually. Switzerland tried till the end but could not breach the stubborn Danish defence. Sweden enter their first quarters since USA 1994. With...

By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Belgium fight back from two down to beat Japan

Belgium fought back from two goals down to beat Japan 3-2 with an added-time goal from substitute Nacer Chadli on Monday to set up a World Cup quarter-final with Brazil. The first side to recover from a two-goal deficit to...

By Nagpur Today On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals

Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties in the Round of 16 match on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals where they will face either Denmark or Croatia. Russia keeper Igor Akinfeev saved Koke's and Iago Aspas's...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Host Russia stuns Spain in penalty kicks to reach World Cup quarterfinals

MOSCOW – Spain was sent crashing out of the World Cup by host Russia in spectacular fashion on Sunday night, falling 4-3 on penalty kicks after fighting out 120 minutes of a 1-1 draw. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev made two stops in...

By Nagpur Today On Saturday, June 30th, 2018

World Cup 2018: France beats Argentina by 4-3

Kylian Mbappe announced himself on the biggest stage as France beat Argentina to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. The PSG forward is the first teenager to score twice at a World Cup since Pele in 1958, with both goals coming within...