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Jedinak, however, got Australia back into the game with his second penalty in Russian Federation, awarded following the intervention of the VAR, and the draw kept the Socceroos just about alive in the tournament. Instead, Denmark fell victim to the system, which has worked well so far in the World Cup but isn't flawless. We have a few players who are at a higher level than them if you look at the squads player by player.
  • Denmark - World Cup - 17 June 2018

    Denmark - World Cup - 17 June 2018

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    VAR then intervened, and referee Bakary Gassama awarded the spot-kick. "After the penalty he was asking for the ball, participating in play - that's the only way". That aggressive play led to Peru winning a penalty late in the first half on an attempted tackle by Yussuf Poulsen on Edison Flores. Peru finished with 17 attempts to Denmark's 10, and numerous Incas' shots were of the point-blank variety.
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    Tiny Iceland ties Argentina in World Cup debut

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    That said, the Albiceleste did take just 19 minutes to muscle their way into the lead when Sergio Aguero did what he does best, carving out a sliver of room and firing home in a crowded box, to score his first World Cup goal in eight appearances.
  • Brazil v Switzerland, 17 June 2018

    Brazil v Switzerland, 17 June 2018

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    CDT Sunday in a Group E match at Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead with a stunning first-half strike, but they were denied an opening win. Paulinho passed up a glorious chance when his scuffed effort from close range was turned behind by Yann Sommer. Switzerland had to beat Northern Ireland to qualify for the World Cup , winning narrowly 1-0.
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    Earthquake Detected in Mexico City After Hirving Lozano's Goal vs. Germany

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    The four-time world champion was expected to be a solid contender for its fifth overall victory, but couldn't find a path to the win against the stalwart Mexican defense. He came up with another clean stop on Kroos, who fired a left-footed rocket from 20-yards after Mexico had turned the ball over in its own third. A star-studded German line-up, coached by their World Cup-winning manager Joachim Low , were taken aback by Mexico's pace right from the starting whistle, and failed to match ...
  • Gal Gadot Debuts First Image of Her Wonder Woman 1984 Costume

    Gal Gadot Debuts First Image of Her Wonder Woman 1984 Costume

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    Wonder Woman 1984 just recently started production and instead of going the highly secretive route, Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins have been sharing pictures from the set. Promotional material for Wonder Woman 2 is beginning to trickle out, and every piece of it is only making us more excited. Rebecca Roven Oakley , Richard Suckle , Wesley Coller , Walter Hamada , and Geoff Johns are executive producers.
  • Messi Miss Penalty As Argentina Draw 1-1 Against Iceland

    Messi Miss Penalty As Argentina Draw 1-1 Against Iceland

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    In yet another historic day for the Icelandic Football team, Argentina was held to a 1-1 draw by the tournament debutants at the Spartak stadium tonight. The South Americans are outright favourites to dominate the group along with probably Croatia , notwithstanding the dangers of Nigeria. Iceland will be looking to neutralize the attack of Lionel Messi , the captain and goal-scorer for Argentina; he has 64 goals for the national team since joining it 14 years ago.
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    Portugal vs Spain : We showed character, pride - Hierro

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    The 33-year-old forward, one of the world's best and highest-paid players, denied the allegations through his representatives, according to Reuters . "We are not the favourites but we are contenders and we will do as well as we can". We want to try to beat Morocco and to try to advance to the next stage.
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    Russia World Cup ready to kick off with grand opening ceremony

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    After Russia scored the first goal of the tournament, president Vladimir Putin gave Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman a shrug and a handshake that was captured by cameras. An opening ceremony before the match will feature Will Smith singing Live It Up, the official anthem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup . In a World Cup first, the video assistant referee system was available for the match between the tournament's lowest-ranked teams, though it wasn't used.
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    Meghan Markle has just announced an exciting new job

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    However, it's just been announced that Meghan officially has a new job following the royal wedding. The Duchess of Sussex came under fire over the weekend for showing off her shoulders. McCartney, who created the second wedding dress for Ms Markle , now the Duchess of Sussex , said she was " very proud" to have worked with the bride to tread the "delicate line" of appropriate attire.
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    Actor Vince Vaughn arrested in Manhattan Beach, reportedly on DUI charge

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    Both men were reportedly taken into custody and released on bail shortly thereafter. The actor and another passenger were stopped at a checkpoint at about 12:30 a.m., according to the Manhattan Beach Police Department . Zins said he couldn't comment more on the arrest until prosecutors review the case and decide whether to file charges. The Illinois native was arrested in 2001 after a bar fight in North Carolina, where he was filming " Domestic Disturbance ".
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    Trump commutes Kardashian-backed offender's time

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    Kardashian West told Mic that Trump "really spent the time to listen to our case that we were making for Alice". He was sympathetic to her. "Please wake up America and help end injustice", she said. "She told me that she knew that this was meant to be", Johnson said. Kim Kardashian's meeting with Donald Trump last week was widely mocked. She has said that prison guards wrote letters on her behalf and that she has perfectly clean behavior, spending her free time writing plays.
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    Melania Trump 'had big operation and can't fly for a month'

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    The outing was her first public appearance in nearly a month following a kidney operation. Nevertheless, things took a nastier turn on June 2, when David Frum, a former speechwriter for President George W. "She's doing great", Trump added. "She is a great first lady". Out of concern for her privacy, Stephanie Grisham, Trump's communications director, forcefully pushed back on speculation, telling CNN at the time, "I am not going to expand beyond the statement I put out.
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    Amazon is new player in live Premier League TV rights deal

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    Sky will show the most amount of Premier League football , having previously won 128 matches per season for the same time period. This latest deal represents one of seven packages available for Premier League live coverage in the United Kingdom from 2019/20.
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    Actor-activist Vishal Krishna who heads the Tamil Nadu Films Producers' Council (TFPC) says it's too early to make any predictions. Rajinikanth's recent statement that "anti-social elements" were the reason for violence in the protests against Vedanta's Sterlite at Thoothukudi where 13 people were killed in police firing, did not go well with the people of the state.