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England to put up a brave display against Belgium

England to put up a brave display against Belgium

The Three Lions are set to put their demoralizing defeat to Croatia aside when they face the Red Devils of Belgium in the third-place play-off in Russia. Mario Manduzukic’s extra-time winner ended England’s hope of securing the World Cup title since 1966. However, the physically and emotionally drained Three Lions are hoping for a final flourish when they confront Belgium in St Petersburg on Saturday. Manager Gareth Southgate shared his thoughts ahead of the showdown against Roberto Martinez lads saying “The honest thing is it’s not a game any team wants to play in. “We have two days to prepare. We will …

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France Vs Argentina: Preview, Odds and Predictions

France Vs Argentina: Preview, Odds and Predictions

Pre-tournament favourites France and Argentina are set to cancel each other out in the first game of the second round in the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Argentina managed to scrape out of the group thanks to Morcos Rojo’s late winner. On the other hand, Les Blues confidently topped their group with seven points despite some unconvincing displays. France and Argentina have faced each other 12 times in their history, with the French winning just two of those meetings.

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African teams at the World Cup: their journey so far and chances

African teams at the World Cup: their journey so far and chances

With the first round of fixtures at the World Cup completely wrapped up, the Terenga Lions of Senegal are the only African side to record a win out of the five representatives. In contrast to the Pharaohs of Egypt who have completed two rounds of games in Group A and recorded no win, the Senegalese seem to be the only hope of African football pending if results turn around for the other African sides in the next round of games. EGYPT The fitness of Mohammed Salah going into the tournament was always the question considering the Egyptian squad was bank …

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Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Records that could be broken in Russia 2018

Five-star Russia kicked off the World Cup campaign in style as they humiliated Saudi-Arabia 5-0 in the first group game. With the other group games set to hit full swing, here are some records that could be broken in Russia 2018. 45 years and five months is what Essam El-Hadary will be when Egypt begin their campaign against Uruguay. If he plays in Russia he will break Faryd Mondragon’s record (43 years and three days) to become the oldest player in World Cup history. 13 World Cup matches unbeaten – between a 4-2 loss to Hungary in the 1954 quarter-finals …

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Man City start title defence away at Arsenal

Man City start title defence away at Arsenal

Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery is set to face his first daunting task in the Premier League as they welcome defending Champions Manchester City at the Emirates in the opening round of fixtures. Manchester United host Leicester, while Liverpool welcome West Ham and Tottenham travel to Newcastle. Promoted Wolves start with a home clash against Everton and Fulham are at home too – Crystal Palace, the visitors. Neil Warnock’s Cardiff start on the road, though – at Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth. ? Announcing the 2018/19 Matchweek 1 #PLfixtures Full list ? https://t.co/iQKSN9XtKw pic.twitter.com/N5BOj8oVN0 — Premier League (@premierleague) June 14, 2018 TOP SIX …

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Psychic pig predicts Argentina, Nigeria to reach the Semis

Psychic pig predicts Argentina, Nigeria to reach the Semis

Marcus, the psychic pig, has predicted the four teams that would reach the semi-finals of this summer’s World Cup and is hoping his unbroken run continues. The psychic pig has a 100 percent track record of predicting sports and political results according to English owner Juliette Stevens. The animistic being has formerly guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. And the eight-year-old prophesier even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election. Now Mystic Marcus is putting his skills to the test once more by forecasting the …

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