World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics


World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics

Croatia needed penalties to make it through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after fighting off a brave Denmark side in a tense encounter at Nizhny Novgorod. Ivan Rakitic’s well-placed penalty sparked wild celebrations in the Croatia camp after the game finished 1-1 after extra-time. Rakitic scored the decisive penalty to ensure Croatia march

Gareth Bale to Man Utd: Real Madrid star’s agent breaks silence amid transfer speculation

Gareth Bale to Man Utd: Real Madrid star’s agent breaks silence amid transfer speculation


Gareth Bale to Man Utd: Real Madrid star’s agent breaks silence amid transfer speculation

Gareth Bale to Man Utd: Real Madrid star’s agent breaks silence amid transfer speculation GARETH BALE and his representatives are set for more talks with Real Madrid chiefs amid Manchester United rumours, according to his agent Jonathan Barnett. The Wales international looked set to leave the Bernabeu after falling out of favour last season. Despite

Marcos Rojo’s late goal in photos: Argentina go from knocked out to the knockout stage

Marcos Rojo’s late goal in photos: Argentina go from knocked out to the knockout stage


Marcos Rojo’s late goal in photos: Argentina go from knocked out to the knockout stage

Marcos Rojo’s late goal in photos: Argentina go from knocked out to the knockout stage Angentina fans watching the game on a large screen at San Martin square in Buenos Aires celebrate after Rojo scores. Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images Argentina were minutes away from being eliminated from the World Cup in the group stage, only for Marcos

Nigeria 2-0 Iceland: Five things we learned

Nigeria 2-0 Iceland: Five things we learned


Nigeria 2-0 Iceland: Five things we learned

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring their second goal. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Ahmed Musa scored both goals as Nigeria swept aside World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised with one round of games to go. The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat but came good in Volgograd. Here are

Brazil’s Coutinho and Neymar snatch win to sink Costa Rica

Brazil’s Coutinho and Neymar snatch win to sink Costa Rica


Brazil’s Coutinho and Neymar snatch win to sink Costa Rica

Brazil’s Coutinho and Neymar snatch win to sink Costa Rica Neymar celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images Philippe Coutinho and Neymar bailed Brazil out with stoppage-time strikes against Costa Rica following another uninspiring display at the 2018 World Cup. Coach Tite’s team were heading for a second inglorious draw when