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Sport Maradona shows middle fingers on camera as Argentina score victor
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We would have been stupid if we opened up. And judging from the comments on the video on the star's page, plenty of fans want to see the striker get an opportunity to show more of his magic on the big stage. "One point was good for everyone". As for those still unimpressed by France's form, Deschamps insisted, topping the group was "mission accomplished" and the knockout phase was something else.

Sport Kyrgios Spoils Murray Return In Queen's; Djokovic Rolls, Raonic Injured Again
Author: 0 Kyrgios Spoils Murray Return In Queen's; Djokovic Rolls, Raonic Injured Again

Murray, who has been sidelined for nearly a year since losing in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon last July, will face Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the first round at the Queen's Club tournament on Tuesday. With Wimbledon starting on July 2, Djokovic was desperate to improve his 14-8 record in 2018, and, in his first appearance at Queen's since 2010, he was quickly in the groove as he romped to a first round win in 65 minutes.

Sport Argentina starting eleven confirmed, Lionel MESSI and Gonzalo HIGUAIN start
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And if Iceland, which is on par with Argentina in the group table, also manages to win their final fixture against Croatia, then Argentina will need a better goal difference to secure the second spot in the table. If he plays against Argentina on Tuesday night, he will be making his 75th senior appearance for the three time African champions. Portugal have taken four points from their opening two matches of the World Cup , playing out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain in their opening ...

Sport England's strengths and standout players at World Cup
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Trippier, the corner taker had another superb game going forward, creating a lot of chances, free from the shackles of defending thanks to his side's early goal. "That's his decision, I guess, but obviously I want to play". Sir Bobby was right, because the dope is always there - someone who is slow to react or forgets his job.

Sport Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone slams Argentina ‘anarchy’, takes jab at Lionel
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But there are still plenty of others who believe his legacy is intact , World Cup win or not. "The financial value for the most established players is more of a structural nature. But then Kylian Mbappe, the 19-year-old striker at the center of the second-most expensive transfer in history, managed just one chance in France's 2-1 win over Australia in Kazan.

Sport Body of Argentina football fan fished out from lake in Kottayam
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Personal fan of Lionel Messi could not stand the devastating defeat of Argentina from Croatia for the 2018 world Cup. Meanwhile, a suicide note found from the home of Dinu Alex, 30, showed he might have taken the extreme step. "He had purchased a T-shirt like the one worn by Messi and sat down to watch the match". They also searched a nearby river after it was noticed that a sniffer dog ran up to the river bank and just stopped there.

Author: 0 Australia vs. Peru - Football Match Report

For the Socceroos to qualify, they must beat Peru and hope Denmark lose by two goals or more to France to overturn the goal difference between them. He scored against New Zealand in the qualification play-off for the World Cup to help Los Incas to their first appearance at the finals since 1982.

Sport Mavs swap picks to get Doncic from Hawks
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Doncic signed with Real Madrid at age 13 and made his debut as a 16-year-old. Doncic arrived in NY on Wednesday after helping Spain's Real Madrid win its league championship after he won Euroleague MVP and Final Four MVP honours when they won that title this year.

Author: 0 Denmark and France through to World Cup last 16 after goalless draw

They are the better side and should do enough to get all three points. We will play a bit differently though than in our first two games, more cautious. "We are not going to give them a helping hand". I want my team to go out onto the pitch without any ambiguity and to do everything to win this match.

Sport Referee To Decide If Mikel Will Play Against Argentina
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Would it be a FIFA World Cup ™ for Nigeria if they didn't meet Argentina? Argentina are in desperate situation following a score-draw in their first game against Iceland and comprehensive defeat by Croaitia, and will throw everything at their disposal at the Super Eagles .

Sport Liverpool readying huge Marco Asensio bid
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While it's been said that Asensio has a staggering release clause of €700 million (£615 million), the sensational report claims that Real will consider Liverpool's offer. Jurgen Klopp is a known admirer of Fekir and the player even conducted an interview with Liverpool's club website before the deal hit a stumbling block.

Sport US Open to change seeding rules for tennis players returning after pregnancy
Author: 0 US Open to change seeding rules for tennis players returning after pregnancy

Muguruza, who also reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, dropped just one set in seven matches at the All England Club en route to her second Grand Slam title a year ago. 32 Dominika Cibulkova. The news comes just weeks after the French Open came under fire for how it handled the ranking of Serena Williams . The U.S.

Sport Form Denis Kudla knocks off Yuichi Sugita in Gerry Weber quarterfinals
Author: 0 Form Denis Kudla knocks off Yuichi Sugita in Gerry Weber quarterfinals

The top seed, champion in four of the last five years in Halle, won 83 per cent of points on his first serve and came from 5-3 down in the second set to stay on course for a 99th singles title ahead of Wimbledon. 1 Roger Federer of Switzerland, who has his eyes on a tenth Halle Open title. The 36-year-old has reached the final four in each of his last 14 Halle appearances.

Sport Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation
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So we can not give up on that dream", said Messi , who turned 31 yesterday. The team faced a humiliating win in the second group match against Croatia which resulted in a historic 3-0 loss. Failure to beat the Africans will prolong Lionel Messi's wait to win an worldwide trophy, with the added humiliation of bowing out at the group stages without even winning a game.

Sport Rockets star James Harden wins NBA MVP over LeBron James
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Houston Rockets point guard James Harden claimed the first Most Valuable Player Award of his career at Monday night's NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, Calif. Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz won Defensive Player of the Year, edging out New Orleans' Davis and the Sixers Joel Embiid. Meanwhile, Australian Ben Simmons - of the Philadelphia 76ers - has won Rookie of the Year honours at the NBA Awards.

Sport Mascherano reveals Leo Messi's mood in Argentina's World Cup camp
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Javier Mascherano insists fellow Argentina team-mate Lionel Messi is "fine" despite an underwhelming World Cup campaign so far, but did admit he remains frustrated. Sampaoli is the third coach since the 2014 World Cup , which Argentina finished as runner-up. The Mexican players, have bought in to this approach and know exactly how they are supposed to play in each game.

Sport Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz subjected to racist abuse
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Even worse, when you go after my family, my children, threaten them. I will never let any racists destroy my pride. "To be criticized is something we have to live with", Durmaz said in a statement he read in front of the media before a practice.

Sport Portugal ready for 'tough battle' with Iran, Santos says
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Iran , meanwhile, beat Morocco in their opening game, before falling to a narrow 1-0 loss to Spain . Back to Group B and the matter in hand. Queiroz, who also took South Africa to the 2002 finals, called it "the most interesting and important match in my seven years with Iran ".

Sport Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli
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The Argentina federation were even moved on Saturday to confirm that Sampaoli would continue for the final group game among rumours of a rift between players and coach. Tapia was at a news conference on Sunday with midfielder Javier Mascherano, who denied there was a rift between Sampaoli and the players. ESPN's team of reporters in Russian Federation have messages for birthday boy Lionel Messi as he faces elimination.

Sport Mexico defeat South Korea 2-1 in a tight match
Author: 0 Mexico defeat South Korea 2-1 in a tight match

The win leaves Germany tied with Sweden on three points in Group F, behind Mexico , and needing three points in their final game against South Korea to guarantee progression to the knockout stages. "I think our players had a game they will not regret", South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong. Carlos Vela stepped up to slot the ball home, sending South Korean goalkeeper Cho Hyun-Woo the wrong way from what was the 14th penalty in 28 games at Russian Federation 2018.

Sport Ronaldo-Messi debate goes far deeper than goals scored
Author: 0 Ronaldo-Messi debate goes far deeper than goals scored

Clearly, the Indian captain seems to have made his decision on who he believes is the world's best footballer, picking Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo over Argentina and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi . He missed a penalty among 11 unsuccessful shots on goal in a 1-1 draw with Iceland before failing to make any meaningful impact in an error-strewn Argentine display against Croatia.

Sport Saudi Arabia vs Egypt Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia vs Egypt Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018

As for Saudi, Salem Al-Dawsari starts after looking good in the game against Uruguay. The World Cup match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt will be broadcast live on FS1. El-Hadary got the start as Egypt and Saudi Arabia played for bragging rights in Group A. With both Russian Federation and Uruguay sitting at six points, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were eliminated after their second games of the tournament.

Sport Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist
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Tite's men conclude group proceedings against Serbia - who are just a point below Brazil - while the Swiss clash with strugglers Costa Rica. A Costa Rica supporter cheers ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 22, 2018.

Sport Spieth shares first round lead with Zach Johnson at the Travelers Championship
Author: 0 Spieth shares first round lead with Zach Johnson at the Travelers Championship

A year ago, a previously struggling Spieth shot a 7-under 63 in his first-ever round at TPC River Highlands and went wire to wire, winning the tournament in a playoff. But that being said, any time you have the opportunity to get into contention, you can learn from that and use it in future events. Day played his final nine holes well after roller coaster opening nine holes and although he has played this event sparingly over the years and not well when he has done his start was a good tonic ...

Sport World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games
Author: 0 World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

The bookmakers have two-time World Cup winners Uruguay to top the group at $2.62 for the win while surprise over performers so far Russian Federation go through as group winners with either a win or a draw (both $3.1). Hosts Russia and Uruguay are both through but they meet to decide who will be going through as group A victor, not that this is necessarily better than progressing as runner-up.

Sport Argentina bond with coach Jorge Sampaoli 'totally normal' - Javier Mascherano
Author: 0 Argentina bond with coach Jorge Sampaoli 'totally normal' - Javier Mascherano

Sampaoli took full responsibility for the loss , which followed his team's 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opener when Messi had a penalty saved in that first game. The Barca skipper has come under fire in Russian Federation, where the Jorge Sampaoli coached outfit is in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia.

Sport World Cup Group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds
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Spain and Portugal were the pre-tournament favourites to advance from Group B , if Iran is going to pull the upset, TSN soccer analyst Steven Caldwell thinks they'll have to come out of the defensive shell they used in their last game.

Sport Petra Kvitova, Magdalena Rybarikova reach final of Birmingham Classic
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova, Magdalena Rybarikova reach final of Birmingham Classic

The result earned Kvitova her 36th victory of the year, more than any other player on the tour after overtaking the previous leader, top-ranked Simona Halep . "It's going to be quite amusing to play her", said Rybarikova. However, Rybarikova broke straight back and from that point looked like the momentum was firmly back on her side, breaking again for a spot in her second Birmingham final.

Sport Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard give BEL big win
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard give BEL big win

Eden Hazard has praised Romelu Lukaku for his solid performance for Belgium in their 5-2 win over Tunisia at the World Cup on Saturday. Six minutes later, it was Lukaku who doubled Belgium's advantage. But their World Cup journey ends here after two consecutive losses. The North African nation were punished for their sloppiness by England's charismatic forward and captain Harry Kane.

Sport Lionel Messi's 31st birthday marked with life-size chocolate sculpture
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The captain of his national team was hardly himself - certainly not the multi-goal scoring savior he was on the final day of qualifying to get his team through. "We need to be very optimistic". "Whether we like it or not, we are the World Cup runners-up and at some point we have to prove it", he said. Could Messi have been thinking about his rival Cristiano Ronaldo , who has dominated the World Cup with four goals in two games for Portugal? Midfielder Lucas Biglia joined Mascherano's ...

Sport Hanley eyed in connection to ongoing federal, state investigation
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She told the hosts that there have been some reports about a man who was pulled over by the police, who then FaceTimed Ramirez in front of the police. It is unclear exactly what he is involved in, but the Red Sox, who released Ramirez on June 1, have addressed the issue. In May, Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Red Sox .