Bosnia and Iran’s World Cup ends here

first_imgA win could have been enough to prolong Iran’s stay in Brazil, however in the end they had to make do with their first goal of the tournament as they were beaten 3-1 by Bosnia on Wednesday. Sport EN Booked: Besic. Iran: Haghighi, Haji Safi (Jakanbakhsh 63), Hosseini, Sadeghi, Nekounam, Shojaei (Heydari 46), Timotian, Montarezi, Ghoochannejad, Dejagah (Ansari Fard 67), Pooladi. With Iran pouring forward though, Bosnia soon poured cold water on that idea when Avdija Vrsajevic wrapped up the three points.Match facts Upd. at 20:31 25/06/2014 Goal: Ghoochannejad Bosnia were already out of the tournament, having lost their first two games, but Iran could have gone through if they’d have won by more than one goal due to Nigeria’s defeat to Argentina in the group’s other game. Reza Ghoochannejhad pulled one back for Iran with just under 10 minutes left to play, and if they could have dramatically won the game 3-2 from that point it would have led to the drawing of lots to decide who went through with the Argentines.center_img CEST Bosnia: Begovic, Vrsajevic, Spahic, Kolasinac, Besic, Pjanic, Ibisevic, Dzeko (Visca 84′), Susic (Salihovic 79), Sunjic, Hadzic (Vranjes 60).Booked: Besic. The Manchester City showed all his class, collecting the ball outside the area and stroking the ball in off the post. However once Edin Dzeko gave the Bosnians a first half lead it always looked like the Africans would accompany Lionel Messi and co into the last 16. Goals: Dzeko 23, Pjanic 59, Vrsajevic 83. Booked: Ansarifard. Roma’s Miralem Pjanic made it 2-0 after the break. Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain).last_img read more

Olympiakos goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez close to Espanyol switch

first_img CEST Espanyol have made an offer to sign Olympiakos goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez, but the operation is not closed. Lluis Miguelsanz Elsewhere, the club are also close to signing right-back Javier Manquillo on loan from Atletico Madrid. Talks began a couple of weeks ago, coinciding with his agent, Mariano Aguilar, visiting Barcelona.  The club have made the former Atletico Madrid man their top target to take over in goal next season as they look to build an exciting project at Cornella-El Prat.  A first offer of around three million euros has not been accepted by the Greek side, who are holding out for closer to five million euros.  However, Roberto’s desire to make the switch means Espanyol are hopeful of doing a deal. Upd. at 19:26 Aguilar met with the club along with Michel, who was one of the candidates to take over as manager before the appointment of Quique Sanchez Flores.  Espanyol hope to reach an agreement this weekend, with Roberto putting the pressure on for a deal to be pushed through. 17/06/2016 Roberto’s name first came up in those meetings and it’s a signing Quique has given his backing to. last_img read more

Tottenham travel to Madrid for Champions League game with four missing

first_img However, Zinedine Zidane is without Dani Carvajal, Mateo Kovacic and Gareth Bale, who misses the chance to face his former club.  The fact that there are 4,200 Spurs supporters in Madrid has led to an increase in security for the match. El Tottenham viaja a Madrid con cuatro bajas Alli is suspended but the other three are all currently sidelined with injury problems.  CEST Madrid, meanwhile, have their own fitness doubts, although were boosted on Monday by the inclusion of Keylor Navas and Sergio Ramos in training at Valdebebas.  EFE Tottenham Hotspur travelled to Madrid on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.  Upd. at 20:53 Mauricio Pochettino’s side, who have won both their games in the competition so far against Borussia Dortmund (3-1) and APOEL Nicosia (0-3), are level with Madrid at the top of the group.  IN SPORT.ES 16/10/2017 However, the former Espanyol coach is missing several players for the game in the Spanish capital, with Dele Alli, Erik Lamela, Danny Rose and Victor Wanyama all unavailable. last_img read more

How Argentina and Lionel Messi can make World Cup last 16

first_img Argentina are going through one of the worst moments of their history as, despite having one of the best players in the history of the game, Lionel Messi, they’re on the brink of World Cup elimination.  Therefore, it could then come down to Fair Play points (teams accumulate negative points for cards: yellow is -1; second yellow and a red is -3; a straight red is -4; a yellow followed by a straight red is -5).  In the case the that goal difference is level, it will come down to goals scored. If still level, it would come down to head-to-head points: one each, via a draw.  Argentina have three yellow cards (Mercado, Otamendi and Acuña), while Iceland have none.  Daniel Parra Cerezo IN SPORT.ES If Iceland win… However, Nigeria’s win against Iceland has given them hope of making the last 16. Here’s a look at the complicated scenarios which could face them if they manage to win their final game.  Argentina beat Nigeria / Croatia beat Iceland Argentina beat Nigeria / Iceland beat Croatia: It will come down to goal difference (Argentina -3, Iceland -2) What do Argentina need to qualify?center_img Las cuentas de Argentina para obrar ‘el milagro’ Argentina beat Nigeria / Croatia draw with Iceland Win their game; Iceland don’t win After a draw with Iceland and a loss to Croatia, they looked certain to be on the first flight back to Buenos Aires from Russia after the group stages.  Upd. on 26/06/2018 at 18:34 CEST 25/06/2018 If Argentina fail to win (draw or lose) Eliminated.  Argentina play Nigeria on Tuesday night, at the same time as Iceland play Croatia, who have already qualified.last_img read more

Boxing: Pakistani Boxer loses his World title fight in Malaysia

first_imgAdvertisement 7ildyNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1ais3Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eme( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 2ykWould you ever consider trying this?😱fx4dCan your students do this? 🌚bxRoller skating! Powered by Firework Muhammad Waseem’s dream to become the first Pakistani Boxer to win a world title in professional Boxing were shattered today morning in Malaysia when his South African counterpart beat him via unanimous decision.Advertisement 35-year-old former world champion Moruti Mthalane (36-2, 24 KOs) of South Africa won a close twelve round unanimous decision over the less experienced Muhammad Waseem (8-1, 6 KOs) of Pakistan in a bout for the vacant IBF flyweight title on Saturday night at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Advertisement Waseem came out guns blazing at the start of the twelfth round, throwing and landing a lot of leather. Mthalane weathered the storm and came firing back, and then it was Waseem who shook it off and started trading a lot of punches with the veteran at close range. Mthalane was rocked in the closing seconds and held on until the bell rang.Mthalane often outworked Waseem, who was bidding to become the first world champion from Pakistan. Waseem came on strong late, dropping Mthalane at the end of round eleven. They went toe-to-toe in the final stanza. In the end, Mthalane prevailed 114-113, 114-113, 116-110.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Sharp shooter Harvinder Singh takes gold in archery at Asian Para Games

first_imgAdvertisement d5j14NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsai3kWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E2q( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) usl9gWould you ever consider trying this?😱5i5vCan your students do this? 🌚9x4b4jRoller skating! Powered by Firework India continued its magnificent form in the ongoing Asian Para Games after sharpshooter Harvinder Singh gave India another gold medal.Advertisement Harvinder Singh took India’s gold tally at the Asian Para Games to 7Harvinder Singh etched his name into the glory books after overcoming China’s Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the W2/ST category final. In case you don’t know, the W2 category comprises athletes with paraplegia, diplegia or double leg amputation below the knee, requiring a wheelchair. Meanwhile, the ST classification is for archers with restricted impairment and who may take aim without adhering to a wheelchair.Harvinder has his eyes set on the World Archery Para Championships which will take place from 3rd June to 16th June 2019 in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.Advertisement India is currently sitting eight on the medal table with 7 gold, 12 silver, and 17 bronze medals. China is leading the pack with 95 gold, 40 silver, and 38 bronze medals, and are closely followed by South Korea and the Islamic Republic of Iran at the second and third position respectively.We here at Sportsindiashow wish Harvinder and rest of the athletes participating at the Asian Para Games best of luck for the ongoing games and their future endeavors.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Sharath Kamal achieves career best table tennis rankings

first_imgAdvertisement ax4xNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs266zWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E7vi321( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) exWould you ever consider trying this?😱cqjp2pCan your students do this? 🌚vp0eRoller skating! Powered by Firework In the recently announced table tennis rankings by ITTF, India’s Sharath Kamal broke into the top 30 for the very first time, achieving his career-best ranking in the process. Sharath Kamal is ranked 30 with his compatriot G Sathiyan ranked just a place below him.Advertisement Sharath Kamal is the highest ranked Indian in table tennisThe 36-year-old won two gold medals for the country in the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. Sathiyan, who is just 23, partnered Sharath Kamal into the semi-finals of the Men’s Doubles match.The other Indians who are on the top 100 of the rankings are Harmeet Desai and Manika Batra. While the 25-year-old Harmeet is ranked 100, Manika is ranked 52 in the Women’s rankings.Advertisement Fan Zhendong leads the Men’s rankings while Zhu Yuling leads that of the females. Needless to say, both of them are from China.In the Commonwealth Games, India won eight medals including three golds. Manika Batra became the first Indian to win gold at the Women’s singles event by overcoming Yu Mengyu of Singapore in the finals. She even led her team to the gold in Women’s team event.Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Busquets: “There is still a long way to go in La Liga”

first_img “In the second half, everything changed, because we lost balls and in an unfortunate play they took the lead. “We’ve missed a unique opportunity to increase our lead over Madrid after a first half in which we played well and could have taken the lead.  Upd. on 03/03/2020 at 14:58 CET Barça player ratings: Ter Stegen, Semedo & Pique do well in defeat IN SPORT.ES Second-half strikes from Vinicius and Mariano Diaz moved Madrid back to the top of the table, one point clear of Quique Setien’s Barca side.  Busquets didn’t want to dramatise the defeat but bemoaned the fact Barça missed the chance to open up a five-point gap at the top of La Liga.  01/03/2020center_img “We weren’t good when they pressed us one on one and we accept those risks of losing the ball, but we’ve not lost because of our physical condition.  Sergio Busquets lamented Barcelona’s Clasico defeat to Real Madrid on Sunday after watching his teammates spurn a number of first-half chances.  “You suffer when you don’t have the ball in games between the big teams.”  “There is still a long way to go in La Liga and we have to focus on the positives and keep on going,” Busquets told Movistar after the 2-0 loss.  Sergio Busquets se marcha de Isco en el último clásico | VALENTÍ ENRICH RELATED STORIES Busquets: “Queda mucha Liga”last_img read more

Fly Doves… or squab tonight

first_imgBy DAVID NAGEL SEFNL PREVIEW – ROUND 9 DOVETON v CRANBOURNE DOVETON will need to be at its dour and…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Drouin assesses its West Gippsland options

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