Tag Archives: 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Kane goal gives England draw with Scotland

Harry Kane netted his sixth international goal for England (Image credit: EPA)

Harry Kane’s injury-time equaliser rescued England from a late collapse after Scotland threatened to secure a dramatic victory in their World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park. Substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s close-range finish after 70 minutes looked to have put England on course for three points that would have cemented their position at the top of Group F – only for Scotland ...

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Defoe scores as England beat Lithuania at Wembley

Jermain Defoe is the 22nd player to reach the 20-goal landmark for England

England took another comfortable step on the road to qualification for next summer’s World Cup in Russia as they eased past Lithuania at Wembley. Gareth Southgate’s first game at Wembley since succeeding Sam Allardyce on a permanent basis provided few alarms as England remain firmly in control at the top of Group F. Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe justified his call-up ...

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Neymar-inspired Brazil crush Argentina 3-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifier

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 10: Philippe Coutinho #11, Neymar #10 and Gabriel Jesus #9 of Brazil celebrates a scored goal against Argentina during a match between Brazil and Argentina as part 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at Mineirao stadium on November 10, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Brazil roared to an impressive CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying 3-0 defeat of Argentina in their first game back at the Mineirao Stadium since falling 7-1 to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup. Given their recent history in the stadium, the hosts started tentatively against their main South American rival as Fernandinho was shown an early yellow card ...

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Maxwell Konadu calls for focus on World Cup 2018 qualifiers


Deputy head coach of the Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu has called on fans and the national team to keep their attention on next month’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Egypt rather than the AFCON in January next year. The Black Stars will head to Alexandria to face the Pharaohs of Egypt in round two of the qualifiers in November but ...

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Player Ratings:Ghana vs Comoros


Ghana managed to make it into the Group Stages of the World Cup Qualifiers after navigating a tricky encounter against lowly Comoros. A 2-0 result over two legs was enough to secure a spot among the rest of Africa’s top nations hoping to make it to Russia 2018. Here is how each of Ghana’s players fared. Razak Braimah – 6 ...

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Avram Grant counts on home advantage against Comoros

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant believes playing in Kumasi will give the team the edge over Comoros in the second leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The two teams drew goalless in Moroni in the first leg and Ghana needs a win to make it to the final stage of the qualifiers. Grant says Ghana will get the needed ...

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