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Belgium upset Brazil to send tournament favourites home

BRAZIL 1 (Augusto 76’) BELGIUM 2 (Fernandinho 13’ own goal, De Bruyne 31’) By Natasha Prior Two goals in the first half was enough to send Belgium to the semi-finals of the World Cup for only the second time in its history. The last time Belgium defeated Brazil was in 1963 and despite being the […]

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Brazil and Neymar extend Mexico’s World Cup ‘curse’ in 2-0 win

BRAZIL 2 (Neymar 51′, Firmino 88′) MEXICO 0 By Jacob Gaynor Brazil has reached the quarter-finals after Neymar scored one and provided the assist for another in a 2-0 win over a Mexico side that has again fallen for its World Cup ‘curse’. Neymar opened the scoring with a tap-in on the 50-minute mark and […]

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Brazil keep dream alive and end Serbia’s in 2-0 win

Serbia 0 Brazil 2 (Paulinho 36’, Silva 68’) By Laurence Kelson In a match where a loss for either team could have meant elimination, it was Brazil that stood tall. Two goals, a clean sheet and an outstanding outing from Brazil’s talismanic defender, Thiago Silva, put them on top of Group E to set up […]

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Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has triumphed 2-0 over Costa Rica in their round two Group E clash courtesy of late stoppage time goals to Philippe Coutinho and Neymar . Brazil’s dominance was reflected in statistics that include their 23 shots […]

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Brazil share points with Switzerland in day of shock results

Brazil 1 (Coutinho 19′) Switzerland 1 (Zuber 49′) By Caleb Mitchell Brazil have joined a host of powerhouses including Germany, Argentina, Spain and Portugal to open their World Cup campaigns without a win after a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in Rostov Arena The result capped off a series of shock results on day four of […]

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Brazil ready to lay the ghost of 2014 to rest

By Josh Knox Foco total! Muita concentração no trabalho de bolas paradas. 👀⚽🇧🇷 #GigantesPorNatureza #TreinodaSeleção Foto: Lucas Figueiredo/CBF — CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) June 9, 2018 Why they can win Brazil is a squad full of immense talent from some of the biggest teams going around in club football and that is evident from the […]

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By Caleb Mitchell ⚽️⚽️⚽️ — Brazil Football 🇧🇷 (@BrazilEdition) June 10, 2018 Team: Brazil Nickname: Seleção (The Squad) World Cup appearances: 20 World ranking: 2 Coach: Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (Tite) Captain: Neymar Player To Watch: Neymar da Silva Santos The household name everyone associates with Brazil’s national football team has 54 goals in 84 […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

World XI – Jakob Gisik

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (France) Lloris edges out Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois as the starting goalkeeper. The French captain wasn’t […]

World XI – Vincent Smith-Koppie

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Thibaut Courtois finished the World Cup with a tournament-high 27 saves including some special efforts in […]

World XI – Ben James

Goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark) The main reason behind Denmark’s group stage survival, Kasper more than lived up to his […]

World XI – Michael Djordjieski

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford (England) The 24-year-old Everton shot stopper was immense for England throughout the tournament. Pickford arguably produced […]

World XI – Josh Knox

Goalkeeper – Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico) Ochoa only featured in the four matches but made a whopping 25 saves in the […]

World XI – Dominic Unwin

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford Gareth Southgate’s decision to leave veteran Joe Hart out of England’s squad paid off after Pickford […]