2018 World Cup: Belgium ride Lukaku brace to blank Panama 3-0

Sochi, June 18 : Belgium rode a second half brace from Romelu Lukaku to blank Panama 3-0 in their Group G opener of FIFA 2018 World Cup here on Monday. Striker Lukaku scored in the 69th and 75th minute to ensure the victory after wide midfielder Dries Mertens drew first blood in the 47th minute. […]

2018 World Cup: Belgium ride Lukaku brace to blank Panama 3-0

[Sochi: Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side’s third goal during the group G match between Belgium and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. Lukaku scored twice in Belgium’s 3-0 victory. /PTI] Sochi, June 18 : Belgium rode a second half brace […]

Swiss expose cracks in Brazilian side, but all is not lost

[Kabul: Members of the Helmand Peace Convoy, calling for an end to the 17-year war, are treated for dehydration in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 18, 2018 after trekking across the country on foot. The protest march began with a group of nine men and picked up supporters during the long journey, traveling more than 500 […]

Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F clash

[Sochi : Panama goalkeeper Jaime Penedo, second from right, saves the ball kicked by Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku, left, during the group G match between Belgium and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. /PTI] Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 : Sweden kicked off their […]

Uruguay’s Rodriguez praises teammates before Saudi Arabia duel

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 : Uruguay midfielder Cristian “Cebolla” Rodriguez on Monday praised his 2018 FIFA World Cup teammates Diego Godin and Jose Maria Gimenez ahead of their duel with Saudi Arabia, their second match of the tournament. Central defenders Godin and Gimenez proved decisive in Uruguay’s 1-0 win over Egypt in their first […]

Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F clash

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 : Sweden kicked off their FIFA 2018 World Cup campaign on a winning note as they pipped South Korea 1-0 in a Group F showdown at the Novgorod stadium here on Monday. It was Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist’s 65th-minute penalty conversion which created the difference between the two sides. Granqvist […]