Wasteful Spain struggle to 1-1 Euro draw with Poland | Football News

Wasteful Spain struggle to 1-1 Euro draw with Poland | Football News

SEVILLE (Spain): Spain were again haunted by their inability to finish off chances as they drew 1-1 with Poland on Saturday after missing a second-half penalty to leave their hopes of making the Euro 2020 knockouts hanging in the balance. Alvaro Morata gave Spain the lead in the 25th minute but Poland, who had hit … Read more

Euro 2020: Germany bounce back with statement 4-2 win over Portugal | Football News

Euro 2020: Germany bounce back with statement 4-2 win over Portugal | Football News

MUNICH: Three-time European champions Germany shrugged off their opening game loss and announced their arrival as serious contenders at Euro 2020 with an emphatic 4-2 win over highly-rated Portugal in their Group F match on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo had given the defending champions a 15th minute lead but Germany went in at the break 2-1 … Read more

Euro 2020: France held 1-1 by passionate Hungary at packed Puskas Arena | Football News

BUDAPEST: Antoine Greizmann rescued a point for world champions France as they came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with hosts Hungary in Group F and prevent a massive upset in front of a full house at the Puskas Arena on Saturday Attila Fiola had given the hosts a dream half-time lead, after France … Read more

Christian Eriksen’s surprise visit gave ‘good energy’ to Denmark team | Football News

COPENHAGEN: Christian Eriksen surprised the Denmark team with a visit in the middle of a training session and then gave them all a hug, his teammates said on Saturday. Eriksen was discharged from a Copenhagen hospital on Friday and immediately went to see his teammates at their European Championship base camp outside the capital. Midfielder … Read more

Guido Rodriguez secures 1-0 win for Argentina against Uruguay in Copa America | Football News

Guido Rodriguez secures 1-0 win for Argentina against Uruguay in Copa America | Football News

BRASILIA: A first-half goal from Guido Rodriguez, his first in 11 international appearances, gave Argentina a 1-0 win over Uruguay in their Copa America clash on Friday. Uruguay hadn’t beaten Argentina in the Copa America since 1989 and they went behind early on to Rodriguez’s header. The Real Betis midfielder started for his country for … Read more

Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held as Scotland make their point | Football News

Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held as Scotland make their point | Football News

LONDON: England missed a chance to book their place in the last 16 at Euro 2020 as Scotland kept their own hopes alive with a well deserved 0-0 draw on Friday. Gareth Southgate‘s side would have been guaranteed to advance from Group D with a win over their old rivals at Wembley. But lethargic England … Read more

Euro 2020: Schick on target as Czechs edge closer with Croatia draw | Football News

GLASGOW: The Czech Republic closed in on the Euro 2020 knockouts on Friday as Patrik Schick’s first-half penalty helped them secure a 1-1 draw with Croatia, whose own qualification hopes will go down to the wire. Schick, who took his tally for the tournament to three, picked himself off the turf and wiped blood from … Read more

Christian Eriksen discharged after successful operation for heart-starter implant | Football News

Christian Eriksen discharged after successful operation for heart-starter implant | Football News

COPENHAGEN: Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital following a successful operation, days after he collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener, the Danish Football Association (DBU) said on Friday. Eriksen had a heart-starter device implanted after his collapse due to a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s first Group B game against … Read more

Euro 2020: Forsberg fires Sweden to 1-0 victory over Slovakia | Football News

Euro 2020: Forsberg fires Sweden to 1-0 victory over Slovakia | Football News

ST PETERSBURG: Emil Forsberg scored Sweden‘s first goal of the Euro 2020 from the penalty spot as they edged out Slovakia 1-0 to boost their qualification hopes from Group E on Friday. In a game which was short of clear-cut chances, Slovakia goalkeeper Martin Dubravka conceded a penalty in the second half when he tripped … Read more

Iran’s ‘King’ Daei ready to be dethroned by Ronaldo | Football News

TEHRAN: Iranian football great Ali Daei is ready for Cristiano Ronaldo to break his all-time international goalscoring record, perhaps during Euro 2020. The ‘Shariar’ (King in Persian) scored a remarkable 109 goals in 149 appearances for Iran between 1993 and 2006, an achievement many thought would never be matched. But Ronaldo is fast closing in, … Read more