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Frustrations Simmer as SaudisA curious dispute between a Qatari broadcaster and Saudi media regulators has left millions of Saudis with no way to watch the matches.
Barcelona seized control of Group D in the Women’s Champions League by thrashing Bayern Munich 3-0 in front of a crowd of 46,967 - a new group-stage record. Second-half goals from Geyse, Aitana... Bonmati and Claudia Pina helped Jonatan Giraldez’s team maintain their perfect record in the competition on Thursday, as well as ending that […] The post Barcelona move clear in front of record crowd, Arsenal clinch vital Champions League draw at Juventu appeared first on Soccer News.
Tite admitted it was a tough call to pick a starting striker, but he was thrilled with the performance of Richarlison after netting both of Brazil’s goals in their 2-0 victory against Serbia on... Thursday. Richarlison got the nod at number nine ahead of Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus and Flamengo’s Pedro, and after a scoreless first […] The post Brazil´s Richarlison reflects on ´one of the nicest goals I have ever scored´ after winning starting appeared first on Soccer News.
Richarlíson scored both goals for Brazil, one of the tournament favorites, as it opened with a win against Serbia.

How Ronaldo Set a Record as Portugal Held Off Ghana

The New York Times - 25 Nov 2022 00:34
How Ronaldo Set a Record asCristiano Ronaldo's penalty kick sent Portugal on its way to what became -- after an overflow of late goals -- an uneasy 3-2 victory.
Brazil wait on Neymar scanBrazil will find out the extent of Neymar's ankle injury within the next 48 hours after the forward limped out of their 2-0 win over Serbia on Thursday night.
Reality check for England but“Have we ever beaten the States in a major tournament? No, I didn't think so. We are good at talking highly of ourselves as a nation and on the basis of very little evidence.”
'England were unrecognisable'Rob Dorsett and Kaveh Solhekol analyse England's 0-0 draw against USA at the World Cup in Qatar.

Bayern keen on Lucas Hernandez extension

Soccer News - 25 Nov 2022 23:05
Bayern Munich are keen to reach an agreement over a new contract with Lucas Hernandez, according to Fabrizio Romano. The defender will enter the last year of his current deal at the end of the season,... but the Bavarians obviously see him as an important member of their team, especially in light of the large […] The post Bayern keen on Lucas Hernandez extension appeared first on Soccer News.
Louis van Gaal believes the Netherlands must improve considerably if they are to win the World Cup, acknowledging Ecuador were “much better” than the Oranje in Friday’s 1-1 draw. The... Netherlands and Ecuador sit locked together on four points in Group A after Enner Valencia cancelled out Cody Gakpo’s opener at the Khalifa International Stadium, […] The post Shot-shy Netherlands must improve to win World Cup - Van Gaal appeared first on Soccer News.
'A real lacklustreFormer Premier League footballer Aaron McLean assesses England's performance in their 0-0 draw against the USA and suggests Gareth Southgate should have rotated his starting line-up from their win... over Iran.
Sluggish England held to drawEngland edged closer to a place in the World Cup knockout rounds with a 0-0 draw with USA but their lacklustre display was a reality check on their ambitions at the tournament and means they will have... to wait until their final group game with Wales on Tuesday to seal a last-16 spot.
England’s winless record against the United States at the World Cup stretched to three matches following a goalless draw at Al Bayt Stadium. Gareth Southgate’s side knew they would become... the first side to book their spot in the knockout stages with a victory but were unimpressive, with the USA being the better side throughout. […] The post England 0-0 United States: Three Lions miss chance to qualify after frustrating draw with USA appeared first on Soccer News.
Iran scored deep in stoppage time twice to beat Wales in the second round of the World Cup group stage, but having lost the opener to England, they obviously have work to do if they want to qualify... for the round of 16, and coach Carlos Queiroz is aware of that. Iran play the USA […] The post Job not done – Iran boss Carlos Queiroz after shocking victory over Wales (Video) appeared first on Soccer News.
It won’t have been easy for these supporters to have seen their team concede in the 98th and the 111th minute of their match against Iran. The worst of it is that Wales now need to beat England... in the final round to stand a chance of progressing from their group. Iran score a last […] The post Wales supporters desperate after two stoppage-time goals give Iran victory (Video) appeared first on Soccer News.
U.S. vs. England Updates:Neither team scored in the first half, but United States' Christian Pulisic rattled the bar. Follow live.

Neymar, Brazil's Star Player, Out With an Injury

The New York Times - 25 Nov 2022 22:05
Neymar, Brazil's Star Player,Neymar injured a lateral ligament on his right ankle, the team's doctor said. He will not play in Monday's game against Switzerland.

For Mexico, an Unlucky Seven

The New York Times - 25 Nov 2022 22:00
For Mexico, an Unlucky SevenEl Tri has advanced out of the group stage in seven straight World Cups. It is only then that the problems start.

A Migrant's Desperate Day Chasing Work at the World Cup

The New York Times - 25 Nov 2022 21:59
A Migrant's Desperate DayQatar's preparations for soccer's biggest championship created years of jobs for foreign migrants. But now that's it is here, the work has dried up.
Brazil started their World Cup quest with a 2-0 win over Serbia at the Lusail Stadium on Thursday evening, with Tottenham Hotspur striker Richarlison scoring twice to secure the three points for... Tite’s men. Mature Brazil The five-time world champions entered this clash as huge favourites and they obviously justified that expectation. The final scoreline […] The post Brazil 2-0 Serbia: Talking points as Selecao justify favourites label appeared first on Soccer News.
Jorge Burruchaga believes “you can feel” the absence of former team-mate Diego Maradona at the first World Cup since the ex-Argentina captain’s death in 2020. Maradona, who skippered... La Albiceleste to glory in 1986, was remembered at an event to mark the second anniversary of his passing from a cardiac arrest at the age of […] The post ´It´s the first World Cup without Maradona and you can feel it´ - Burruchaga appeared first on Soccer News.
FA: FIFA threat on OneLoveFIFA's decision to threaten teams with disciplinary action for wearing the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar was "outrageous", says Mark Bullingham, the Football Association's CEO.
African teams should be confident of going far in the World Cup, and even winning the tournament, according to Senegal boss Aliou Cisse. Senegal beat hosts Qatar 3-1 on Friday to get their first... points on the board in Group A. The Africa Cup of Nations winners lost star player Sadio Mane to injury before […] The post Could an African team win the World Cup? Why not, says Senegal boss Cisse appeared first on Soccer News.
Manchester United have a bigger potential of profitability than Liverpool, who may have reached their peak as an investment. That is according to football finance expert Kieran Maguire after both... owners of the two Premier League giants recently confirmed they are seeking new investment or potentially a full sale, with rumours abound as to who […] The post Manchester United has ´bigger potential´ as investment than ´oven-ready´ Liverpool, says finance exp appeared first on Soccer News.
The Netherlands missed the chance to become the first team at the World Cup to cement a last-16 place as Ecuador’s Enner Valencia cancelled out Cody Gakpo’s sublime strike in... Friday’s 1-1 draw. As in Monday’s win over Senegal, Louis van Gaal’s team were far from their fluid best, though they still took an early […] The post Netherlands 1-1 Ecuador: Oranje made to wait and Qatar fate sealed as Valencia strikes again appeared first on Soccer News.