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'Brother, now you're Mexican!:' Mexico fans party outside Korea embassy

'Brother, now you're Mexican!:' Mexico fans party outside Korea embassy

They're hardly the first former victor to embarrass themselves while attempting to defend the crown, though - in the five World Cups of the 21st century, they are now the fourth titleholder to fail to reach the last 16. Second-half goals from defenders Ludwig Augustinsson, Andreas Granqvist from the penalty spot, plus a comical own goal were reward for a physical display from Sweden, who only made it to Russian Federation by beating Italy in the play-offs. Consulte Mais Informação

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‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

It had been reported by ESPN that the Lakers were feeling pressure to quickly land Leonard in an effort to lure James, who is reportedly hesitant to join the team without another star in place. The stakes on these talks are enormous, because a deal for Leonard would likely clinch a free agent commitment out of LeBron James . The Celtics and Spurs had a "brief" trade discussion Wednesday, but "there was no real negotiation", according to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kendall Waston scores for Costa Rica at the World Cup

Kendall Waston scores for Costa Rica at the World Cup

It also happened to France after they won the World Cup in 1998, as they went out in the first round in the 2002 tournament. Switzerland face Costa Rica in their last fixture of the group stages knowing a win will guarantee them qualification to the knock out round, but the Swiss will fail to progress should they lose to Costa Rica by more than two goals and Serbia draw with Brazil, Serbia going through on goal difference. Consulte Mais Informação

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We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate

We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate

Belgium's chances of beating England to the top of Group G will be dented as a result of Lukaku's injury, although they can look forward to his swift return as their place in the round of 16 is already cemented. "We are building a team that are passionate to play for England, they want to win every time they go out and are improving all the time, and I think we'll see that again". Consulte Mais Informação

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Brazil enter second round of World Cup; Swiss qualify

Despite a spirited first half with several shots on goal from Costa Rica (few and far between in the match against Brazil), La Sele ended the first half down by one. Costa Rica, on the other hand, will be looking to wrap up their 2018 FIFA World Cup journey with a victory after failing to enter the Round of 16. Switzerland tied the game in the 88th minute and Costa Rica seemed headed for a loss until a penalty kick in injury time bounced over the line thanks to Bryan Ruíz, a friendly ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Uruguay preparing to face Portugal not just Cristiano Ronaldo

Uruguay preparing to face Portugal not just Cristiano Ronaldo

But Suarez and Cavani now join an exclusive club of players that have scored in three consecutive World Cups. "This is what we wanted, to get stronger from where we were at the start", Suarez explained in his post-match interview. We woke up after that first game and we did a good job. "This just means we need to improve and very quickly because any match in the round of 16 will be extremely hard". Consulte Mais Informação

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Lakers facing pressure to acquire Kawhi Leonard if they want LeBron

Lakers facing pressure to acquire Kawhi Leonard if they want LeBron

Boston's ability to offer San Antonio future draft picks and promising young players, along with their location in the East, might make the Celtics the Spurs' ideal trade partner. The thinking in Los Angeles is if the Lakers can acquire Leonard, it increases their chances at luring James and/or George as well. If other teams want Leonard, then they, too, have to race the Lakers for him. Consulte Mais Informação

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Federation Internationale de Football Association eyes goal celebrations by Swiss players Xhaka, Shaqiri

Federation Internationale de Football Association eyes goal celebrations by Swiss players Xhaka, Shaqiri

The coach also dismissed questions about the celebrations of his two goal-scorers, who are both of Albanian heritage. They also have complained that Brych showed four Serbia players yellow cards but only one Swiss player was booked. There had already been some tension between the Serbian and ethnic Albanian Swiss players before the game. "One sufficient detail was the football boots of one of their players - the boots had a flag of a non-existing country displayed on them". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio over 'insensitive comments'

Tigers fire pitching coach Chris Bosio over 'insensitive comments'

Al Avila said that they were made toward a team employee. The Tigers say they will not have further comment on the matter. "We have zero tolerance for this type of behavior". He missed several games in April due to what was described only as a medical issue. Brought in as part of Theo Epstein's rebuild, Bosio oversaw a pitching staff that helped turn the Cubs into World Series champs in 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel Folau slapped with one-match ban over Ireland incident

Israel Folau slapped with one-match ban over Ireland incident

The citing commissioner, New Zealand's Michael O'Leary, said Folau had "placed his left hand on O'Mahony's chest", which had pulled the flanker "over and he toppled to the ground". "I believe if he does get some time, there's some real implications around the lawmaking process going forward", Gibson said. 'It really makes us look at the kick contest area and exactly how we can provide a law that provides for what is happening in terms of the collisions and guys landing on their heads'. Consulte Mais Informação

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Serbia 0 Brazil 2

Jesus proved lively with runs in behind the Serbia defence and his endeavour created a chance for Neymar, whose cross-goal strike was pushed away by Stojkovic. Thiago Silva makes it comfortable! . The vision Coutinho showed in cutting sharply inside to weight his 40-yard assist for Paulinho was sublime. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bubba Watson claims third victory of the season at Travelers Championship

Bubba Watson claims third victory of the season at Travelers Championship

Kelly shot 65, also parring the final two holes. It may not have been like the epic shot from Jordan Spieth past year, but the excitement grew among the fans as Watson moved into first place. "I'm surprised that someone isn't 11 or 12 under, but the greens picked up a lot of pace today", Couples said. "Yeah, incredibly frustrating. It was always going to be a hard day because of the different wind direction, I thought, for someone to go particularly low". Consulte Mais Informação

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Spurs Reverse Course & Are Now Open To Trading Kawhi Leonard To Lakers

Spurs Reverse Course & Are Now Open To Trading Kawhi Leonard To Lakers

If the Spurs wait too long, James and George can make their decisions, and the Lakers could move on from Leonard, knowing they may sign him next summer. They could include draft picks and could swing power forward Julius Randle, who is a restricted free agent, in a sign-and-trade, as well. That certainly plays in favor of the Lakers, as Leonard has stated that's where he wants to play. Consulte Mais Informação

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