2018 Tournament of Nations

2018 Tournament of Nations: Matilda’s defeat Brazil 3-1 to Kick-Off Tournament

KANSAS CITY, Kan.- The 2018 Tournament of Nations got off to a quick start as Australia defeated Brazil 3-1in the opening match, thanks to Brazil's shaky set piece defense. Matilda's...

World Cup Backlash: Özil, Neymar, Messi

The World Cup backlash has been particularly virulent, with Özil's ancestry and family attacked resulting in his international retirement.
Croatia World Cup Squad

Why This Croatia World Cup Squad Feels Like a Team of Destiny

Some teams exude an aura of destiny over the course of a championship run. So is the case with the Croatia World Cup squad in Russia.

France vs Croatia World Cup Final Preview and Predictions

Only a pair of games remain at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, after this we'll have to wait another four years for World Cup action. 1998 Champions...

Belgium’s Golden Generation Can Only Get Bronze Now

In the first World Cup 2018 semi-final in Saint Petersburg, Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’ crashed out of the tournament to France. Going into the World Cup, Belgium were many pundits'...
Croatia Midfield

How the Croatia Midfield Machine Can Facilitate and Overwhelm in the World Cup Semifinals

The Croatia midfield is a major reason the team has progressed to the World Cup semifinals and will undoubtedly factor into whether they can beat England.
Kieran Trippier

Kieran Trippier: An Underrated Component of England’s World Cup Success

England is one win away from its first appearance in the World Cup final since they won it all in 1966 and Kieran Trippier has played a vital role.
Russia's World Cup Dream

Russia 2-2 Croatia: Russia’s World Cup Dream Ends in Penalty Shootout Defeat

SOCHI, RUSSIA (July 7, 2018) -- Russia's fairytale run at the World Cup has come to a close. The host nation went to penalty kicks again during the knockout stage. However,...
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Sweden 0-2 England: The Three Lions sets in the semifinal for the first time...

SAMARA, Russia (June 7, 2018) - For the first time since 1990, England has reached a World Cup semifinal after defeating Sweden 2-0 without too much effort. The Three Lions...

World Cup Quarterfinal Predictions Including England vs Sweden

The weaker half of the 2018 World Cup bracket features favorites England and Croatia squaring of with fellow UEFA competitors Sweden and Russia. Will the underdogs emerge victorious or...