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Sweden seek win over Mexico with off-field issues behind them

Jun 26 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Sweden have moved on from the off-field issues that dominated the headlines after their defeat by Germany and are determined to beat Mexico for a place in the last 16, coach Janne Andersson said on Tuesday.

Mexico keen to keep winning run going against Sweden

Jun 25 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Mexico will look to add gloss to their World Cup campaign when they face Sweden in their final Group F match on Wednesday, with a win likely to boost the image of their embattled coach Juan Carlos Osorio back home.

Honda salvages 2-2 draw for Japan against Senegal with late strike

Jun 24 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Midfielder Keisuke Honda came off the bench to salvage a 2-2 draw for Japan against Senegal, as both teams were locked at the top of Group H following an entertaining encounter on Sunday.

It's more than Japan brains vs Senegal brawn, says Cisse

Jun 23 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Senegal are not unduly worried about taking on Japan in Sunday's Group H clash despite the Asians possessing plenty of technical quality across the pitch, the African team's coach Aliou Cisse said on Saturday.

Confident Japan keen to flaunt attack against Senegal

Jun 22 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Japan will look to further explore their attacking potential when they face Senegal in a battle of the surprise contenders to advance to the knockout stage from Group H on Sunday.

Match winner Mbappe draws praise from Deschamps

Jun 21 2018

France coach Didier Deschamps hailed young striker Kylian Mbappe for his decisive contribution in the 1-0 victory over Peru in Yekaterinburg that enabled them to progress from Group C into the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday.

Match winner Mbappe draws praise from Deschamps

Jun 21 2018

France coach Didier Deschamps hailed young striker Kylian Mbappe for his decisive contribution in the 1-0 victory over Peru in Yekaterinburg that enabled them to progress from Group C into the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday.

VAR helpful but not perfect solution, says Peru coach Gareca

Jun 20 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Peru coach Ricardo Gareca said on Wednesday that human error was one of soccer's charms and that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was a useful solution but not the perfect one.

VAR helpful but not perfect solution, says Peru coach Gareca

Jun 20 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia Peru coach Ricardo Gareca said on Wednesday that human error was one of soccer's charms and that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system was a useful solution but not the perfect one.

Skipper Lloris tells French team to soak up pressure and deliver

Jun 20 2018

YEKATERINBURG, Russia France's players must overcome the pressure they felt in the opening match against Australia and go "beyond their capacity" if they are to ensure progress to the last 16 of the World Cup, skipper Hugo Lloris said on Wednesday.

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