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Mexico march on to leave Korea Republic on the brink

Mexico march on to leave Korea Republic on the brink

The goal came somewhat against the run of play as South Korea had been pressuring the Mexican end looking for an equalizer. Mexico built on their opening game victory over Germany by beating South Korea 2-1 in Rostov-on-Don, thanks to a penalty strike from Carlos Vela and a second-half goal from Javier Hernandez .


'Furious' Maradona wants to meet Argentina players

'Furious' Maradona wants to meet Argentina players

Argentine forward and skipper Lionel Messi celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday, and he was flooded with wishes and messages by netizens. Maradona, who captained Argentina to glory in 1986, and is one of his Country's most vocal supporters, believes that the nature of his former sides lacklustre performance against the Croats was an insult to players who have worn the famous Blue and White shirt in the past.


Neymar, Brazil win late, eliminate Costa Rica

Neymar, Brazil win late, eliminate Costa Rica

A dogged defensive display forced Brazil to wait until the 91st minute for Coutinho to find the breakthrough, although Costa Rica crafted a few chances of their own - leaving Ruiz to wonder what might have been. This World Cup is Neymar's personal melodrama, and the audience were treated to a passionate performance from the Brazil forward, who salvaged an afternoon of frustration and ridicule with a goal that brought on a bout of tears .


Saudi Arabia, Egypt Play For Pride In Group A Dead Rubber

Saudi Arabia, Egypt Play For Pride In Group A Dead Rubber

Neither side have managed to put a single point on the board up to now, and while Saudi Arabia have failed to score a single goal, Egypt's only strike came from a Salah penalty. Saudi Arabia turned the ball over in the midfield, with the ball played over the top by Abdalla El Said to Salah. Saudi Arabia tried to test Al Hadary early, with Hussain Al Mogahwi attempting a speculative chance from distance in the third minute, but it hooked well wide of the goal.


Brazil's Neymar passed fully fit ahead of Serbia match

Brazil's Neymar passed fully fit ahead of Serbia match

Brazil are expected to be unchanged from the side that beat Costa Rica, although their biggest opponent may be themselves. "Not everybody knows what I went through to get here". Brazil needs only a draw to secure a top-two finish and a place in the knockout stage. Brazil now lead Group E on four points. "I thought I was going to have a heart attack, but we took care of the game in the Brazilian way".


Spieth rebounds, shares Travelers first-round lead

Spieth rebounds, shares Travelers first-round lead

Defending champion Jordan Spieth downplayed the significance of his score after carding seven-under-par 63 to tie fellow American Zach Johnson for the first-round lead at the Travelers Championship Thursday. "For whatever reason, it's a large fairway, but it's just always killed me." he said. 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 ...