Foreign News

Mile Jedinak’s hat trick propels Australia to Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

Mile Jedinak stepped up when it counted most, propelling Australia into next year’s World Cup with a hat trick Wednesday in a 3-1 victory over Honduras that secured the next-to-last spot in Russia. The Australia captain was in doubt for the intercontinental playoff series with a groin injury that had forced him to miss the…
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Vintage England frustrates Brazil in Wembley stalemate

Toothless Brazil flattered to deceive as the five-times world champions were held to frustrating 0-0 draw by a makeshift England side in a disappointing friendly at Wembley on Tuesday. Brazil manager Tite fielded all of his big guns, including the world's most expensive player Neymar, but despite the samba-rhythm that beat out from their 5,000…
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Stindl leaves it late to rescue Germany

Germany’s Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser to rescue a 2-2 draw against France in a friendly on Tuesday as the world champions stretched their unbeaten run to 21 matches. France twice led through Alexandre Lacazette, who netted either side of Timo Werner’s leveller, but Stindl struck in stoppage time to rescue the hosts. Germany,…
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Alex Iwobi inspires Nigeria to beat Argentina in an international friendly

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday, while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room. Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes. But Leicester…
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