The ‘underdog’ side of the 2018 World Cup knockout draw will come to a close tomorrow when Croatia face England. The winner will face a David VS Goliath final with either France or Belgium, who play their semi final today. England have qualified for the semifinals for the first time in 28 years. Despite a
We are down to the last four teams of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. One of France and Belgium will play either England or Croatia in the final. The tournament so far has been characterized by a “Big teams VS the small teams” theme. This is underlined by the elimination of Spain, Germany, Argentina
With the elimination of Germany, Argentina, Portugal and now Spain, this World Cup represents a changing of the guard. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the two best players in the world, are now out of the tournament. Given their ages, it’s likely that they won’t play in another World Cup. If either of them do,
Colombia topped their group and qualified for the knockout stages thanks to a 1 – 0 win over Senegal on Thursday. On paper it looked as if Colombia VS Senegal would be a goal fest. Both teams had something to play for in topping the group. As well as that, they are two attacking teams
Brazil progressed to the knockout stages of the World Cup thanks to a 2 – 0 win over Serbia on Wednesday. Although fans hoping to see a vibrant Brazil were disappointed, the match showed an improvement and steadiness from Brazil. This management of the group stages will bode well for them as they progress into
Croatia beat Iceland 2 -1 on Tuesday night to secure qualification from Group D and into the knockout stages. Does the World Cup have new dark horses? It rounds off a flawless group campaign from Croatia, who won all three of their group games. Perhaps most notable of these wins was a 3 – 0
It’s taken a while, but the England hype train is in now in full flow. Following England’s 6 – 1 win over Panama, Frank Lampard said that they can go all the way. After England’s biggest ever World Cup victory Frank Lampard spoke to BBC’s Five Live World Cup Daily Podcast. He said that there
Following yesterday’s results, Uruguay have qualified for the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup after beating Saudi Arabia.
The 1 – 0 victory was enough to progress from the group stage and means that Russia have qualified as well.
Spain strengthened their position in Group B of the World Cup with a 1 – 0 victory over Iran Wednesday night. Iran are renowned as a defensive team. However, many pundits expected Spain to have far too much firepower for their opponents. This was not the case, though. When the teams went in 0 –
As outlined on Betnow.ie, the World Cup Golden Boot betting market is tricky to master. One player who will be desperate to win that accolate is Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Currently, he is the joint top scorer at the tournament so far, tied with Russia’s Denis Cheryshev with three goals. Given that Portugal are unlikely to