Fifa World Cup Qualifier
Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

Messi breaks Pele's goal-scoring record

Brazil beat Peru Brazil counted on Neymar to secure their eighth win in eight matches, an easy 2-0 victory over Peru on Thursday. Brazil have 24 points and second-place Argentina 18, both with eight...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

Italy cruise, England drop points

Italy recorded their first win since being crowned European champions as strikers Moise Kean,  who scored a brace, and Giacomo Raspadori inspired a crushing 5-0 win over Lithuania to strengthen t...
By Reuters in Reggio Emilia

Sports  /  Published 09.09.21

Fifa World Cup qualifiers: Two hat-tricks in two games

Netherlands 6 Turkey 1 Norway 5 Gibraltar 1 Denmark 5 Israel 0 France 2 Finland 0 ...
By Agencies in Oslo

Sports  /  Published 07.09.21

German touch

Midfielder Serge Gnabry scored two early goals as Germany, under new coach Hansi Flick, rediscovered their form to hammer Armenia 6-0 on Sunday in a Group J World Cup qualifier.  Marco Reus, Tim...
By Reuters in Stuttgart

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Superpowers renew rivalry

When Brazil host Argentina in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier, it may not be fair to call it a rematch of the Copa America final from less than two months ago. Brazil are missing nine England-base...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo


Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

World Cup qualifier: Italy equal record run

Everton Ribeiro came off the bench to score the goal that gave Brazil a barely deserved 1-0 win over Chile. Argentina extended their unbeaten run to 21 games with a comfortable 3-1 win over Venezuela...
By Reuters in Florence

Sports  /  Published 09.06.21

Not just stats, goals bound by fitness

Sunil Chhetri has moved to second place — only behind Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo — on the active international goalscorers’ list, a feat that former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.03.21

Uefa passes CR7 buck

A Cristiano Ronaldo goal not given in a dramatic World Cup qualifier between Serbia and Portugal would have stood had the two football associations agreed before the game to use goal-line technology, ...
By Agencies in Belgrade

Sports  /  Published 14.11.20

Argentina held 1-1 by Paraguay

Argentina conceded a first-half penalty but recovered to secure a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Angel Romero scored his third goal in three i...
By Agencies in Buenos Aires

Sports  /  Published 15.10.20

Neymar nets hat-trick

A Neymar hat-trick helped Brazil to a 4-2 win over hosts Peru and a share of the lead with Argentina in South American World Cup qualifying. Neymar scored twice from the spot and once in added time t...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo


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