Croatia reaches World Cup final after Mandzukic goal, Beat England 2-1

MOSCOW, Russia — Mario Mandzukic goal sends Croatia to their first ever appearance in the World Cup final after beating England 2-1 in extra time in Moscow, where they will take on France on Sunday. Unbeatable spirit. @MarioMandzukic9 Believe. #justdoit pic.twitter.com/Ne1lYsRhr0 — Nike Football (@nikefootball) 12 juli 2018

Samuel Umtiti heads France into the Final for first time in 20 years

MOSCOW, Russia — Samuel Umtiti’s headed winner has returned France to the FIFA World Cup Final for the third time in 20 years, sealing a 1-0 win over Belgium in Saint Petersburg. #FRA #FRA #FRA Samuel Umtiti heads @FrenchTeam into the #WorldCup Final 💪 👀 TV listings 👉 https://t.co/xliHcxWvEO 📺 Highlights 👉 https://t.co/LOdKDX2Cwn pic.twitter.com/PzIZ2OHGmA — FIFA…

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to join Juventus

ITALY — Real Madrid C.F. announced that Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving the club to sign with Italian champions Juventus, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo,the reigning Ballon d’Or winner will end his nine-year stint with Real Madrid. “Real Madrid would like to communicate that we have listened to the wish and request…

Harry Maguire and Dele Alli help England reach World Cup semifinal

MOSCOW, Russia — England have reached their first World Cup semifinal since 1990 after goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli secured a 2-0 victory over Sweden in Samara. Dele’s goal was England’s 11th at Russia 2018, equalling the country’s record of most goals at a single World Cup set in 1966, the first and…

Belgium sends Neymar and Brazil out of World Cup with 2-1 win

MOSCOW, Russia — Belgium eliminated Brazil 2-1 to give Belgium a spot in the last four for the second time after 1986 and sees Brazil eliminated in the quarterfinals for the third time in the last four World Cups. Belgium will now face France, who beat Uruguay 2-0 earlier in the day, in the semifinal…

France beats Uruguay 2-0 to reach 2018 World Cup semi finalists

MOSCOW, Russia — France will head to the World Cup semifinals after a 2-0 win over Uruguay on goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann. Varane scored the first goal of the match at around the 40 minute mark, before Griezmann made it 2-0 just after the hour mark. “I think we deserved the result,…

England reaches first quarterfinal since 2006, Wins on Penalties

MOSCOW, Russia — Harry Kane scored to help England advance to the World Cup quarterfinals on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Colombia on a dramatic evening in Moscow on Tuesday. England who reaches the quarterfinals for the first time since 2006, will face Sweden in Samara on Saturday. A huge moment for @England in…

Sweden Reaches Quarter-finals for first time since 1994, Beats Swizterland 1-0

MOSCOW, Russia — For the first time since 1994, Sweden reaches the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Switzerland 1-0 behind a goal from Emil Forsberg. Forsberg is the first Swede to score in the World Cup knockout rounds since Henrik Larsson against Senegal in 2002. His goal came in the 66th minute of…

Neymar Jr. leads Brazil past Mexico 2-0

MOSCOW, Russia — Neymar Jr. led his Brazil compadres to the World Cup quarterfinals after he scored and assisted in a 2-0 win over Mexico on Monday evening. The defeat marks the seventh for Mexico at the last-16 stage since 1994. Brazil will now face the winner of Belgium vs. Japan in the quarterfinals. Key…