Saturday, June 23, 2018

World Cup Diary-part 27-June 23rd, 2018 (Day 10)




Diary:

Team News:


-After scoring against Tunisia, Romelu Lukaku is the first player to score to score two goals or more in consecutive matches in the World Cup since Diego Maradona in 1986. (Source BBC Football online)

-Javier Hernandez scored his 50th International goal for Mexico in their win over South Korea. (Source BBC Football online)

-England’s Dele Alli is to resume training today but is doubtful to play against Panama . (Source Sky Sports Online)

-The Belgium and Tunisia match is the 27th match that did not end scoreless in a World Cup. This breaks a record stretching back to 1954. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Roy Hodgson has suggested that Ruben Loftus-Cheek might be a better player than former German midfielder Michael Ballack . (Source Sky Sports Online)

-France defenders Samuel Umtiti and Adil Rami were rested today. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Brazil’s Douglas Costa is injured and will miss the match vs. Serbia. Danilo will miss the Serbia match as well due to injury. (Source L’Equipe / Maisfutebol Online)

-South Korea manager Shin Tae-yong has made three changes to his lineup for today’s macth vs. Mexico. J.H. Park, J. Koo and S.W. Kim have been replaced with M.W.Kim, S.J.Ju and S.M.Moon. The tactical formation will also change from 4-2-3-1 to 4-4-2.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Mexico has only made one change to their lineup or their match vs. South Korea, Edson Alvarez replaces Hugo Ayala in the starting lineup  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Tunisia’s Saif-Eddine Khaoui replaces Naim Sliti in the starting lineup for the match vs. Belgium.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Tunisia’s Dylan Bronn was injured and replaced in the match vs. Belgium. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Saudi Arabia’s Taisir Al Jassim is still injured and not training. Omar Hawsawi and Mansour Al-Harbi also missed training on Saturday. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-For their match vs. Tunisia, Belgium Manager started with the same lineup as their previous match vs. Panama .  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-The ill Joao Moutinho has once again missed Portugal training, although Raphael Guerreiro is back.  (Source L’Equipe / Maisfutebol Online)

-For their match vs Sweden, Joachim Low has made four changes. Marvin Plattenhardt, Mesut Ozil, Mats Hummels and Sami Khedira are out.
They are replaced with Jonas Hector, Marco Reus, Antonio Rudiger and Sebastian Rudy. (Source RTBF.be online)


-Sebastian Rudy had to be replaced in the match vs Sweden after he broke his nose in a collision with Ola Toivonen. He was replaced with Ilkay Gundogan. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Peru’s Jefferson Farfan has been injured in training and taken to a Hospital. He lost consciousness after a collision with a teammate.  (Source Footnews.be Online)

-Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku was replaced in their match vs. Tunisia after an injury. Roberto Martinez stated that he will be examined within the next 48 hours.  (Source Footnews.be Online)

-Argentina Manager Jorge Sampaoli has been confirmed in his position by the Argentina Federation. There had been rumors of a mutiny and his replacement by Jorge Burruchaga. Sampaoli has nevertheless stated that he will leave his post at the conclusion of the Tournament. (Source France Fotoball Online)

-Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez has been injured in training. He will be replaced by Sebastian Coates for their next match vs. Russia. (Source France Fotoball Online)

-For their match vs. Germany, Sweden made only one change from their previous match. Victor Lindelof is in the lineup, replacing Pontus Jansson.  (Source Sport Bild Online)

-Mexico Manager Juan Carlos Osorio has urged FIFA to take action after his side suffered 24 fouls in their match vs. South Korea. (Source Reuters UK Online)

-Panama will present the same lineup as their match vs. England tomorrow as in their first match vs. Belgium. (Source Reuters UK Online)

-Chechnya Leader Ramzan Kadyrov has made Egypt’s Mohamed Salah as an honorary citizen of the region at a farewell banquet. (Source Reuters UK Online)

-Brazil’s Thiago Silva has revealed that during yesterday’s match vs. Costa Rica, Neymar had insulted him for showing sportsmanship to Costa Ricans by returning the ball after a stoppage in play.  (Source AS.com Online)

-Photos have emerged of Jorge Sampaoli’s notebook from a training session that reveals details indicating who might start for Argentina in their next match. This is just a few days after a similar incident with England.  (Source Daily Telegrpah Online)

-Serbia have requested FIFA  that Switzerland’s Shaqiri and Xhaka be punished for their goal celebrations yesterday that were provocative to the Serbs.  (Source Daily Telegrpah Online)

-At the conclusion of the match between Germany and Sweden, there were clashes involving Sweden Manager Janne Andersson and Germany Team Manager Oliver Bierhoff. He claimed that some in the German camp ‘rubbed it into our faces by making gestures’.  Sweden’s Emil Forsberg said, “that was a lack of respect, a disgusting behavior”. (Source Daily Mail / Sport Bild Online)

-Colombia Manager Jose Pekerman stated that James Rodriguez will be fit for the match vs. Poland. (Source Sport Bild Online)

-Tunisia and South Korea have been eliminated from the World Cup. Belgium and Mexico advance to the next round. (Source BBC Football online)

- The Men of the Match for today:
Mexico’s Javier Hernandez (Mexico 2-South Korea 1)
Germany’s Marco Reus (Germany 2-Sweden 1)
Belgium’s Eden Hazard (Belgium 5-Tunisia 2)


2018 World Cup 2018 matches:

Saturday, June 23, 2018:

Group F:

June 23, 2018 (Rostov-On-Danu, Mexico 2-South Korea 1)
June 23, 2018 (Sochi, Germany 0-Sweden 0)


Table

P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Mexico
2
2
0
0
3
1
2
6
2
Germany
2
1
0
1
2
2
0
4
3
Sweden
2
1
0
1
2
2
0
3
4
South Korea
2
0
0
2
1
3
-2
0

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Points

Date: June 23, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-Group F
Result: Mexico 2-South Korea 1
Venue: Rostov-On-Danu- Rostov Arena, Russia         
Attendance: 43,472
Referee: Milorad Mazic (Serbia)
Linesmen: Milovan Ristic and Dalibor Djurdjevic (both Serbia), John Pitti (Panama, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
Goalscorers:
(Mexico): Carlos Vela 25, Javier Hernandez 66
(South Korea): Son Heung-min 90+2
Summary of goals:
1:0 (25th minute, Mexico):  Mexico were awarded a penalty kick after Jang Hyun-Soo's handball in the box.  Carlos Vela scored from the ensuing penalty kick.
2:0 (66th minute, Mexico):  Hirving Lozano sent Javier Hernandez through on the left side, who slid the ball past Cho Hyun-woo.
2:1 (92nd minute, South Korea):  Son Heung-min curled in a shot from long range.
Lineups:
Mexico:
13- Guillermo Ochoa (Royal Standard de Liege / Belgium)
21- Edson Álvarez
(Club de Fútbol América S. A. de C. V. (Aguilas) - Ciudad de México -Mexico City)
3- Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball A.G. / Germany)
15- Héctor Moreno
(Real Sociedad de Fútbol-San Sebastian / Spain)
23- Jesús Gallardo
(Club UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México)- Ciudad de México (Mexico City) –Pumas)
18- Andrés Guardado (Real Betis Balompié-Sevilla / Spain) (4- Rafael Márquez (Club de Fútbol Atlas (Zorros), Atletico Club – Guadalajara) 67th)
7- Miguel Layún (Sevilla Fútbol Club / Spain)
16- Héctor Herrera (Futebol Clube do Porto / Portugal)
22- Hirving Lozano (PSV (Philips Sports Vereniging) Eindhoven / Holland) (17- Jesús Manuel Corona (Futebol Clube do Porto / Portugal) 70th)
11- Carlos Vela (Los Angeles FC-Los Angeles, California / USA) (10- Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy-Los Angeles, California / USA) 76th)
14- Javier Hernández (West Ham United Football Club-London / England)

Coach: Juan Carlos Osorio (Colombia)
Other Substitutes:
12- Alfredo Talavera (Deportivo Toluca Futbol Club, S.A. De C.V.-Toluca –Diablos))
1- Jesús Corona
(Club Deportivo Social y Cultural Cruz Azul, Atletico Club-(Cementeros)- Ciudad de México -Mexico City))
5- Erick Gutierrez (Promotora del Club Pachuca SA CV -Pachuca Club de Fútbol- Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo -Tuzos)
2- Hugo Ayala
(Sinergia Deportiva, SA de CV (Club Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León-Tigres))
6- Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy-Los Angeles, California / USA)
20- Javier Aquino (Sinergia Deportiva, SA de CV (Club Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León-Tigres))
8- Marco Fabián (Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball A.G. / Germany)
9- Raúl Jiménez
(Sport Lisboa e Benfica / Portugal)
19- Oribe Peralta
(Club de Fútbol América S. A. de C. V. (Aguilas) - Ciudad de México -Mexico City)

Team Captain: Andrés Guardado (Rafa Marquez assumed the captaincy 67th minute)
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: White (Green/White/Burgundy Red stripe across at the top) Shirts, Burgundy Red Shorts, White Socks

South Korea:
23- Cho Hyun-woo (Daegu Football Club)
2- Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Football Club-Jeonju)
20- Jang Hyun-soo (FC Tokyo / Japan)
19- Kim young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club / China)
12- Kim Min-woo (Sangju Sangmu Football Club)( 14- Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu Football Club) 84th)
16- Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City Football Club / Wales, registered in the English League)
Hwang Hee-Chan,
8- Ju Se-jong (Asan Mugunghwa Football Club) (10- Lee Seung-woo (Hellas-Verona Football Club / Italy) 64th)
18- Moon Seon-min (Incheon United Football Club) (15- Jung Woo-young (Vissel Kobe / Japan) 77th)
7- Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
11- Hwang Hee-chan (Football Club Red Bull Salzburg / Austria)

Coach: Shin Tae-yong
Booked: Kim Young-Gwon 58, Yong Lee 63, Lee Seung-Woo 72, Jung Woo-Young 80
Other Substitutes:
1- Kim Seung-gyu (Vissel Kobe / Japan)
21- Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka / Japan)
3- Jung Seung-hyun (Sagan Tosu / Japan)
5- Yun Yong-sun (Seongnam Football Club)
4- Oh Ban-suk (Jeju United Football Club)
6- Park Joo-ho (Ulsan Hyundai Football Club)
22-Ko Yo-han (Football Club Seoul)
13- Koo Ja-cheol (Fußball-Club Augsburg e.V. / Germany) 
17- Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Football Club-Jeonju)
9- Kim Shin-wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Football Club-Jeonju)

Team Captain: Ki Sung-yueng
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Nike
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Socks

Man of the Match: Javier Hernandez (Mexico)


Date: June 23, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-Group F
Result: Germany 2-Sweden 1
Venue: Sochi- Fisht Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 44,287
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
Linesmen: Pawel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewicz (both Poland), Ryuji Sato (Japan, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
Goalscorers:
(Germany): Ola Toivonen 32
(Sweden): Marco Reus 48, Toni Kroos 90+5
Summary of goals:
0:1 (32nd minute, Sweden):  Viktor Claesson sent a pass to Ola Toivonen who lobbed the ball over Neuer.
1:1 (48th minute, Germany):  Timo Werner’s cross from the left side was struck in by Marco Reus.
2:1 (90+5th minute, Germany):  Toni Kroos curled in an indirect free kick from the left side.
Lineups:
Germany:
1- Manuel Neuer (Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
18- Joshua Kimmich
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
17- Jerome Boateng
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
16- Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
3- Jonas Hector
(1.FC Köln GmbH & Co. KgaA) (20- Julian Brandt (Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH) 87th)
8- Toni Kroos (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol / Spain)
13- Thomas Müller
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
19- Sebastian Rudy
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.) (21- Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City Football Club / England) 31st)
7- Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain Football Club / France) (23- Mario Gómez (Verein für Bewegungspiele Stuttgart 1893 e.V.)46th)
11- Marco Reus (Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 1909 e.V.)
9- Timo Werner
(RB (RasenBallsport) Leipzig e.V.)

Coach: Joachim Löw
Booked: Jerome Boateng 71
Sent Off: Jerome Boateng 82
Other Substitutes:
22- Marc-André ter Stegen (Fútbol Club Barcelona / Spain)
12- Kevin Trapp (
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club / France)
4- Matthias Ginter (Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach)
5- Mats Hummels
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
2- Marvin Plattenhardt
(Berliner Sport-Club Hertha 1892 e.V.-Berlin)
15- Niklas Süle
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V.)
14- Leon Goretzka (Fußball Club Schalke von 1904- Gelsenkirchen) 
6- Sami Khedira
(Juventus Football Club-Torino / Italy)
10- Mesut Özil (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)

Team Captain: Manuel Neuer
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Black Shorts, White Socks

Sweden:
1- Robin Olsen (Football Club København (Football Club Coopenhagen) / Denmark)
2- Mikael Lustig (Celtic Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)
3- Victor Nilsson Lindelöf (Manchester United Football Club / England)
4- Andreas Granqvist
(Futbol'nyj Klub Kuban Krasnodar / Russia)
6- Ludwig Augustinsson
(Sport Verein Werder Bremen von 1899 e.V. / Germany)
17- Victor Claesson
(Futbol'nyj Klub Kuban Krasnodar / Russia) (21- Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse Football Club / France) 74th)
7- Sebastian Larsson (Hull City Football Club / England)
8- Albin Ekdal
(Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V. / Germany)
10- Emil Forsberg
(RB (RasenBallsport) Leipzig e.V., / Germany)
9- Marcus Berg (Al Ain Football Club-Abu Dhabi / United Aramb Emirates)
(22- Isaac Kiese Thelin (Koninklijke Voetbalclub Red Star Waasland-Sportkring-Beveren / Belgium) 90th)
20- Ola Toivonen (Toulouse Football Club / France) (11- John Guidetti (Deportivo Alaves, S.A.D. / Spain) 78th)

Coach: Jan Andersson
Booked: Albin Ekdal 52, Sebastian Larsson 90+7
Other Substitutes:
12- Karl-Johan Johnsson (En Avant de Guingamp / France)
23- Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Swansea City Football Club / Wales, registered in the English League)
5- Martin Olsson (Swansea City Football Club / Wales, registered in the English League)
14- Filip Helander
(Bologna Football Club / Italy)
16- Emil Krafth
(Bologna Football Club / Italy)
18- Pontus Jansson (Leeds United Association Football Club / England)
13- Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders Football Club-Seattle, Washington / USA)
15- Oscar Hiljemark
(Genoa 1893-Genova / Italy)
19- Marcus Rohdén
(Football Club Crotone S.r.l. / Italy)

Team Captain: Andreas Granqvist
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: Blue Shirts, Yellow Shorts, Blue Socks

Man of the Match: Marco Reus (Germany)

Group G:

June 23, 2018 (Moscow, Belgium 0-Tunisia 0)


Table

P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Belgium
2
2
0
0
8
2
6
6
2
England
1
1
0
0
2
1
1
3
3
Panama
1
0
0
1
0
3
-3
0
4
Tunisia
2
0
0
2
3
7
-4
0

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Points



Date: June 23, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-Group G
Result: Belgium 5-Tunisia 2
Venue: Moskva (Moscow) - Spartak Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 44,190
Referee: Jair Marrufo (USA)
Linesmen: Corey Rockwell (USA) and Juan Zumba (El Salvador), Andres Cunha (Uruguay, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
Goalscorers:
(Belgium): Eden Hazard 6, 51, Romelu Lukaku 16, 45+3, Michy Batshuayi 90
(Tunisia): Dylan Bronn 18, Wahbi Khazri 90+3
Summary of goals:
1:0 (6th minute, Belgium):  Belgium were awarded a penalty kick after Tunisia’s Syam Ben Youssef  fouled Eden Hazard in the box. Eden Hazard scored from the ensuing penalty kick.
2:0 (16th minute, Belgium):  Dries Mertens releases Romelu Lukaku who scored with a low shot.
2:1 (18th minute, Tunisia):  Wahbi Khazri's free kick was knocked in by Dylan Bronn.
3:1 (45+3rd minute, Belgium):  Lukaku socred from a pass by Meunier.
4:1 (51st minute, Belgium):  Toby Alderwireld sent a long cross fro Hazard to round the goalkeeper and score.
5:1 (90th minute, Belgium):  Youri Tielemans' cross from the right side was volleyed in by Michy Batshuayi.
5:2 (90+3rd minute, Tunisia):  Hamdi Nagguez crossed from the right side for Wahbi Khazri to strike from close range.
Lineups:
Belgium:
1- Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
2- Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
15- Thomas Meunier (
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club / France)
20- Dedryck Boyata (Celtic Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)
5- Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
6- Axel Witsel (Tianjin Quanjian Football Club / China)
7- Kevin De Bruyne (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
10- Eden Hazard (Chelsea Football Club-London / England) (21- Michy Batshuayi
(Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 1909 e.V. / Germany) 68th)
14- Dries Mertens (Societa Sportiva Calcio Napoli / Italy) (17- Youri Tielemans (Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club / France) 86th)
11- Yannick Carrasco (Dalian Yfang Football Club / China)
9- Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United Football Club / England)  (8- Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United Football Club / England) 59th)

Coach: Roberto Martínez Montoliu (Spain)
Other Substitutes:
13- Koen Casteels (Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH / Germany)
12- Simon Mignolet (Liverpool Football Club / England)
4- Vincent Kompany (Manchester City Football Club / England)
3- Thomas Vermaelen
(Fútbol Club Barcelona / Spain)
22- Nacer Chadli (West Bromwich Albion Football Club / England)
19- Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
23- Leander Dendoncker (
Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht Brussels)
16- Thorgan Hazard
(Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
18- Adnan Januzaj
(Real Sociedad de Fútbol-San Sebastian / Spain)

Team Captain: Eden Hazard (Jan Vertonghen assumed captaincy 68th minute)
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: Yellow Shirts, Black Shorts, Yellow Socks


Tunisia:
1- Farouk Ben Mustapha (Al-Shabab Football Club-Riyadh / Saudi Arabia)
11- Dylan Bronn
(Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent / Belgium)( 21- Hamdi Nagguez (Zamalek Sporting Club-Meet Okba, Giza / Egypt) 25th)
2- Syam Ben Youssef (Kasımpaşa Spor Kulübü / Turkey)  (3- Yohan Benalouane (Leicester City Football Club / England) 41st)
4- Yassine Meriah (Club Sportif Sfaxien-Sfax)
12- Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly Sporting Club-Cairo / Egypt)
9- Anice Badri (
Espérance Sportive de Tunis)
13- Ferjani Sassi (Al-Nasr Football Club-Riyadh / Saudi Arabia) (23- Naim Sliti (Dijon FCO (Football Côte d'Or) / France) 60th)
7- Saif-Eddine Khaoui (Espérance Sportive Troyes Aube Champagne / France)
17- Ellyes Skhiri
(Montpellier-Hérault Sports Club  / France)
8- Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Al Ittifaq Football Club-Damman / Saudi Arabia)
10- Wahbi Khazri
(Stade Rennais Football Club / France)

Coach: Nabil Maâloul
Booked : Ferjani Sassi 14
Other Substitutes:
16- Aymen Mathlouthi (Al Batin Football Club-Hafar Al Batin / Saudi Arabia)
22- Mouez Hassen
(La Berrichonne de Châteauroux/ France) (injured out of competition)
5- Oussema Haddadi (Dijon FCO (Football Côte d'Or) / France)
6- Rami Bedoui (Étoile Sportive du Sahel-Sousse)
14- Mohamed Amine Ben Amor (Al-Ahli Saudi Football Club-Jeddah / Saudi Arabia)
20- Ghailene Chaalali (Étoile Sportive du Sahel-Sousse)
19- Saber Khalifa (Club Africain-Rades, Ben Arous)
15- Ahmed Khalil (Club Africain-Rades, Ben Arous)
18- Bassem Srarfi
(Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice - Côte d'Azur / France)

Team Captain:  Wahbi Khazri
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Uhlsport
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

Man of the Match: Eden Hazard (Belgium)