Sports News Headlines: Giroud Shines, while Kane Ruins
The sports world is living with the World Cup. Only 4 matches are left and we’ll finally know the new champions of the world.
Germany, Belgium, Spain, England, Portugal, Netherlands, Brazil .. They are all back home!
Only four teams are left and 4 matches to play ..! So, let’s see who and how reached the semi-finals and some of the top sports news!
World Cup Semi-Finals
Argentina vs Croatia
France vs Morocco
Here the biggest surprise is Morocco, the first African team to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals.
What’s more, no team was able to score a goal against Morocco; they have conceded only 1 goal and it’s an own goal of Nayef Aguerd.
They left out of the tournament some of the top favorites, Belgium, Spain and Portugal.
And in the semi-finals, France will try to overcome this unbelievable team!
Another surprise was Croatia beating 5-time World Cup champions, Brazil, with penalties.
In the next match, though, historically England mainly beat France in head to head matches, France were stronger this time. The missed penalty of Harry Kane, cost England a ticket to semi-finals. And in this match, the decisive goal scored Giroud!
Check out all 52 goals of Olivier Giroud for France!
Olivier Giroud – All 52 goals for France
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The last 1/4 final game was between Argentina and Netherlands, a dramatic match, where Netherlands equaled the score in the last added minute, and Argentina beat them with penalties in the end.
TOP News of the Last Week
World Cup 2022: Argentina and Holland face a FIFA investigation over their 1/4 final match ending in chaos: both teams may receive a fine for breaking disciplinary code.
World Cup 2022: David Beckham insists Harry Kane is a ‘true leader’ just for stepping up to take a second penalty against France, despite his late miss leading to England’s World Cup exit.
Football: Southgate is considering leaving the National. FA will do everything to persuade Southgate to remain as England manager after a painful World Cup exit.
Cricket: England beat Pakistan by 26 runs in Multan to lead the series.
NFL: NFL fines the New Orleans Saints and Cameron Jordan more than half a million dollars after he ‘faked an injury’ in Tampa Bay loss.
Football: Barcelona are ‘closing in on the signing of Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante and could have a deal in place by January’ with Frenchman’s contract set to expire.
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