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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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Sweden shock winners of Group F after thrashing Mexico 3-0

Mexico 0 Sweden 3 (Augustinsson 50′, Granqvist 62′ Alvarez og 74’) By Jesse Kemp Segedin In a result considered unlikely even at the start of a dramatic final matchday in Group F, Sweden has finished top of the group after thumping Mexico 3-0. Despite the heavy loss, Mexico finished second in the group courtesy of […]

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Mexico undefeated after 2-1 win over Korea Republic

Mexico 2 (Vela 26’ pen, Hernandez 66’) Korea Republic 1 (Son 90+3’) By Tim Warren Mexico has all but confirmed its qualification into the round-of-16 with a 2-1 victory over Korea Republic at Rostov Arena, despite a stoppage time screamer to Son Heung-min. #MEX WIN! A goal in each half maintains @miseleccionmx's 100% record! #KORMEX […]

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Reigning world champions Germany stunned by Mexico in 1-0 defeat

Mexico 1 (Lozano 35’) Germany 0 By Tim Warren A 35th minute goal to Mexico’s Hirving Lozano was enough to defeat reigning World Cup champions Germany 1-0 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, despite Die Mannschaft controlling majority of the match for no reward. Wow! #MEX stun the #WorldCup champions in Moscow! #GERMEX 0-1 pic.twitter.com/XOtAWcKD8U — […]

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By Tim Warren Team: Mexico Nickname: El Tricolor (The Tricolor) World Cup appearances: 15 World Ranking: 15 Coach: Juan Carlos Osorio Captain: Andres Guardado Player to watch: Javier Hernandez ‘Chicharito’ is Mexico’s all-time leading goal scorer with 49 goals, and one of their most creative players up-front when on song. The West Ham striker comes […]

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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 […]