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Werner was asked about the upcoming game and urged his side not to underestimate South Korea , before declaring that he believes Son is one of the best forwards in world football. Janne Andersson, the Sweden head coach, complained about Germany's conduct after the final whistle but Leeds United's Jansson, one of those who led the protests, said Germany had apologised.
  • Rory McIlroy going well at Travelers Championship

    Rory McIlroy going well at Travelers Championship

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    Open, made a nice turnaround Thursday in the opening round of the Travelers Championship at Cromwell, Conn. No. 11 Patrick Reed? "You can't hit that shot and then not make that putt", he said . The goal is to tee it up at Carnoustie and not feel like I needed another week or have any regrets about being ready. With R1 completed, Spieth co-leads with Johnson, his ninth 18-hole lead/co-lead in 144 events, previously 3-for 8 converting.
  • Mexico silences critics with victory over South Korea

    Mexico silences critics with victory over South Korea

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    Standing in Mexico's way is a South Korea side that was stifled by Sweden and fell 1-0 on a VAR-ruled penalty kick. Javier " Chicharito " Hernandez provided what proved to be the game victor in the 66th minute-his 50th global goal , most in Mexico national team history.
  • Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything

    Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything

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    In Russia, Argentina got off to a dismal start with La Albecieste being held to a 1-1 draw by debutants Iceland , before being crushed by Croatia by a scoreline of 0-3. 'He wants to show the world a different image to the one we've shown in the first two games'. "It is the most critical situation I have experienced, along with the Ecuador game", said Argentina midfielder Lucas Biglia on Sunday.
  • Korea Clings to Slim Mathematical Hope of Advancement to Round of 16

    Korea Clings to Slim Mathematical Hope of Advancement to Round of 16

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    It's all unexpected in a way. A shock 1-0 opening loss to Mexico was followed by a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Sweden, with players like Marco Reus , Sebastian Rudy and Julian Brandt providing much of their spark in the latter. "Having said that, we shouldn't watch the opposition too closely - we need to focus on ourselves". Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match against Sweden.
  • Spirited Saudi Arabia overcome Salah strike for World Cup win

    Spirited Saudi Arabia overcome Salah strike for World Cup win

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    For Egypt and Salah it meant a first World Cup campaign in 28 years ended without a single point. Mohamed Salah gave Egypt the lead in the 22nd minute with a delightful lob over the goalkeeper . Saudi Arabia , however, got another opportunity that El-Hadary wasn't able to save, and the Green Falcons put home their first goal of the Cup. This was Egypt's seventh match at the World Cup without winning (D2 L5) - only Honduras have played more times at the World Cup without ...
  • Group A, B wrapping up with final matches

    Group A, B wrapping up with final matches

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    The lone meeting between these two sides came in the 2006 World Cup , a match that saw Portugal emerge 2-0 victors. Their final match will determine who tops the group. Nigeria are through with a win or even a draw if Iceland don't win by a two goal margin. A draw against Argentina will be enough for Nigeria , provided that Iceland don't beat Croatia .
  • Johnson falls back into 4-way tie

    Johnson falls back into 4-way tie

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    No one expected Patrick Reed to win the Grand Slam. That's a two-shot penalty, giving him a 10. He would actually make five birdies in the opening seven holes and have the galleries in hysterics with his United States of America themed attire and thunderbolt play.
  • Philadelphia 76ers trade 39th pick to the Lakers for future second, cash

    Philadelphia 76ers trade 39th pick to the Lakers for future second, cash

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    Now owning the 25th pick overall, along with the 47th, the signature franchise in Los Angeles is in a good position to either stand pat at 25, or even move up and get a guy it really wants. He's not a free agent and therefore not as attainable as George, but Kawhi Leonard has reportedly made his intentions clear to the San Antonio Spurs that he wants to be traded to the Lakers.