Croatia’s Modric, Rakitic, Kovacic included in 24-man World Cup squad

Zagreb, May 22 : Real Madrid midfielders Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic, as well as Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic and Atletico Madrid’s Sime Vrsaljko were included in Croatia’s 24-man list for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. During a press conference here on Monday, coach Zlatko Dalic said he plans to exclude one defender from the final […]

Liverpool coach Klopp wants great finish to Champions League run

Liverpool, May 22 : Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has congratulated himself and his squad for their great moments this football season, stressing that his side is looking for a great finish to their Champions League run. Liverpool, a five-time European champion, will seek to claim their sixth trophy in the final against Champions League defending […]

Serie A goal leader Icardi cut from Argentina’s World Cup squad

Buenos Aires, May 22 : Mauro Icardi, who won the Serie A scoring crown with 29 goals for Inter Milan, was left out of the final 23-man World Cup roster announced by Argentina national coach Jorge Sampaoli. Instead, Sampaoli on Monday opted for the Juventus duo of Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain alongside Lionel Messi […]

Wolfsburg survive relegation playoff to stay in Bundesliga

Kiel (Germany), May 22 : Wolfsburg are assured of another season in German top-flight football after defeating Holstein Kiel 1-0 here in the second leg of the relegation playoff to prevail 4-1 on aggregate. While dominating possession, the hosts failed to seriously threaten the Wolfsburg goal, reports Efe. On Monday, Robin Knoche scored for the […]