Tag Archives: World Cup

World Cup Update: Messi Secures Argentia 1-0 Win Against Iran

Argentina’s forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a lone goal in injury time during a Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil today. Iran spent much of the match with all 11 players behind the ball defending against Argentina. Argentina now goes ...

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World Cup Update: Ecuador Defeat Honduras 2-1

Ecuador beat Honduras 2 – 1 in their Group E World Cup match this evening. Ecuador got the upper hand from the start and Valencia his double in the 65th minute. Honduras has now suffered two defeats in the group which also includes France and Switzerland.

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World Cup Update: France Crush Switzerland 5-2

France rocketed from outsiders to FIFA World Cup contenders with a scintillating 5 – 2 defeat of Switzerland in Salvador, Brazil today. It was 3 – 0 before the half time break. Switzerland pulled two consolation goals back as Blerim Dzemaili scored with a free kick in the 81st and Granit Xhaka slotted in the second in the 87th minute.

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World Cup Update: Italy Lose 1-0 To Costa Rica, England Eliminated

Costa Rica bagged their first ever victory over 4-time World Cup holders Italy, with a narrow win in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Group D encounter in Recife today. A minute before the end of the first half Costa Rica grabbed the lead when Bryan Ruiz scored a header. The result means England have been officially eliminated from the World ...

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World Cup Update: Suarez Scores Two To Beat England 2 – 1

Luis Suarez struck twice to lead Uruguay 2 – 1 over England in the critical Group D match today. Both teams on the brink of elimination fought desperately through the first half to gain the advantage. Both teams lost their opening matches — Uruguay shocked by Costa Rica 3 – 1 and England beaten by Italy 2 – 1.

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World Cup Update: Colombia Edge Past Ivory Coast 2-1

Colombia took a giant step towards qualification for the round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with a 2 – 1 win over Cote d’Ivoire in a Group C match today. Colombia move to six points after the win and could clinch one of two round of 16 spots from Group C if the Japan versus Greece ...

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World Cup Update: Croatia Sends Cameroon Crashing Out Of The World Cup With a 4-0 Defeat

Croatia dumped out of the World Cup with a comfortable 4 – 0 win in their Group A clash in Brazil yesterday. The win moves Croatia to three points with Brazil and Mexico on four points as the three battle to qualify for the knockout stages. Croatia play Mexico next Monday with a place in the knockout stages at stake, ...

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World Cup Update: Netherlands Beat Australia 3-2

Holland gained their first ever win in an international game against Australia by beating them 3 – 2 in Group B action in Porto Alegre. Arjen Robben scored his third goal of the tournament in the 20th minute from a breakaway, but before they could digest their advantage the game was level. Memphis Depay for Holland scored a long range ...

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World Cup Update: Russia & Korea Draw 1-1

Errors at either end saw Russia and Korea Republic share the spoils in Group H, with Igor Akinfeev gifting the Asian side the lead before Alexander Kerzhakov tapped in following a goal-mouth scramble to see it finish 1 – 1. The final pair of sides to take their bows at 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil provided unconvincing displays as both ...

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World Cup Update: Germany Hammer Portugal 4-0

Germany led by a hat-trick from Thomas Muller cruised to a 4 – 0 win over 10-man Portugal in their World Cup Group G encounter played in Salvador today. In the 78th minute, Muller claimed his hat-trick, after a pass from Bastian Sweinsteiger was stopped by the goal keeper, but his spill was quickly put into the net by the ...

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