Final group games

In the final group games there were some surprises and some not so surprises. Mo Salah scored Egypt's second goal of trhe tournament but they still ended with a third defeat losing 2-1 to Saudi Arabia. Uruguay comfortably beat Russia by 3 goals to nill leaving Russia second in the group after an impressive start.…

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Round 2 of group games

Egypt needed a win against Russia to progress any further in the competing and Russia needed a win to virtually ensure that they would progress to the next round in the competition. Egypt had very few chances and for the first half the honour's were even. Then everything changed in the second half with an…

England at the World Cup

So England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their first game of the tournament which was a good start for the three lions. So how does this compare to the other appearances in the world cup. England's very first world cup match on 25 June 1950 saw England beat Chile 2-0 with goals from Mortensen and Mannion…

Group H first group games

In the final two first round of group games Japan took on Columbia and Poland took on Senegal. It didn't start well for Columbia with a player sent off after just under three minutes for handling a shot in the box. This saw Japan's Shinji Kagawa's opening the scoring for Japan moments later. Japan should…