Tuesday, July 3, 2018

World Cup Diary-part 37-July 3rd, 2018 (Day 20)


Team News:

-After scoring against Colombia, Harry Kane has become the first player to score in six consecutive England National Team matches since Tommy Lawton in 1939. (Source BBC Football Online)

-The South Korean Federation has decided not to press charges against the people who threw eggs at the returning South Korean squad. (Source BBC Football Online)

-Poland Manager Adam Nawalka will step down at the end of the month. (Source BBC Football Online)

-Nigeria Captain John Obi Mikel has revealed that his father had been kidnapped just hours prior to their match vs. Argentina. (Source Sky Sports Online)

-The Danish Federation stated that death threats had been made against Nicolai Jorgensen (who missed his spot attempt vs. Croatia). This has been reported to the Police. (Source Sky Sports Online)

-Japan’s Keisuke Honda and Makoto Hasebe have retired from the National Team following their elimination against Belgium. (Source Sky Sports Online)

-Russia’s Alexander Samedov trained individually today. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Diego Maradona has proposed to manage the Argentina National Team for free. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Swiss Manager Vladimir Petkovic has made four changes for today’s match vs. Sweden. Johan Djourou and Michale Lang are in for the suspended pair of Lichsteiner and Schar. Steven Zuber and Josip Drmic are also in for Embolo and Seferovic. (Source L’Equipe online)

-After his booking vs. Switzerland, Sweden’s Mikael Lustig will be suspended for Sweden’s next match in the World Cup due to accumulation of yellow cards. (Source L’Equipe online)

-After his booking vs. Sweden, Switzerland’s Valon Behrami would have been suspended for Swinterland’s next match in the World Cup (had they qualified) due to accumulation of yellow cards. (Source L’Equipe online)

-France’s Benjamin Mendy (who had been injured) started running today. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Joachim Low is to remain as Germany manager. (Source RTBF.be online)

-James Rodriguez was still injured and did not play in Colombia’s match vs. England. (Source Sport Bild Online)

-Belgium’s Jan Vertonghen’s header vs. Japan yesterday set a new record as the longest distance for a header (18.6 meters).  (Source Sky Sports Online)

-Brazil’s Douglas Costa has resumed training. (Source L’Equipe Online)

- The Men of the Match for today:
Sweden’s Emil Forsberg (Sweden 1-Switzerkand 0)
England’s Harry Kane (England 1-Colombia 1)

2018 World Cup 2018 matches:

Tuesday, July 3, 2018:

One Eighth Finals:

July 3, 2018 (Saint Petersburg, Sweden 1-Switzerland 0)
July 3, 2018 (Moscow, England 1-Colombia 1) (After Extra Time, England won 4-2 penalty kick shoot-out)

Date: July 3, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-One Eighth Finals
Result: Sweden 1-Switzerland 0
Venue: Saint Petersburg– Saint Petersburg Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 64,042
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Linesmen: Jure Praprotnik and Robert Vukan (both Slovenia), Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
(Sweden): Emil Forsberg 68
(Switzerland): None
Summary of goals:
1:0 (68thminute, Sweden):  Emil Forsberg’s shot from outside the box took a deflection off of Switzerland’s Manuel Akanji before going in.
1- Robin Olsen (Football Club København (Football Club Coopenhagen) / Denmark)
2- Mikael Lustig (Celtic Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)
(16- Emil Krafth (Bologna Football Club / Italy) 81st)
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)
10- Emil Forsberg
(RB (RasenBallsport) Leipzig e.V., / Germany)  (5- Martin Olsson (Swansea City Football Club / Wales, registered in the English League) 81st)
17- Victor Claesson (Futbol'nyj Klub Kuban Krasnodar / Russia)
13- Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders Football Club-Seattle, Washington / USA)
8- Albin Ekdal (Hamburger Sport-Verein 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)

Coach: Jan Andersson
Booked: Mikael Lustig 30
Other Substitutes:
12- Karl-Johan Johnsson (En Avant de Guingamp / France)
23- Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Swansea City Football Club / Wales, registered in the English League)
14- Filip Helander
(Bologna Football Club / Italy)
18- Pontus Jansson (Leeds United Association Football Club / England)
21- Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse Football Club / France)
7- Sebastian Larsson (Hull City Football Club / England)
15- Oscar Hiljemark
(Genoa 1893-Genova / Italy)
19- Marcus Rohdén
(Football Club Crotone S.r.l. / Italy)
11- John Guidetti (Deportivo Alaves, S.A.D. / Spain)

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

1- Yann Sommer (Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
6- Michael Lang (Fußball Club Basel 1893)
20- Johan Djourou
(Antalyaspor Kulübü / Turkey)
5- Manuel Akanji
(Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 1909 e.V. / Germany)
13- Ricardo Rodriguez
(AC (Associazione Calcio) Milan / Italy)
11- Valon Behrami
(Udinese Calcio- Udine / Italy) 
10- Granit Xhaka (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)
23- Xherdan Shaqiri (Stoke City Football Club / England)
15- Blerim Dzemaili (Bologna Football Club / Italy) (9- Haris Seferovic (Sport Lisboa e Benfica / Portugal) 74th)
14- Steven Zuber (Turn- und Sportgemeinschaft 1899 Hoffenheim e.V. / Germany) (7- Breel Embolo (Fußball Club Schalke von 1904- Gelsenkirchen / Germany) 74th)
19- Josip Drmic (Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)

Coach: Vladimir Petkovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Booked: Valon Behrami 61, Granit Xhaka 67
Sent Off: Michael Lang 90+3
Other Substitutes:
21- Roman Bürki (Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 1909 e.V. / Germany)
12- Yvon Mvogo
(RB (RasenBallsport) Leipzig e.V., / Germany)
4- Nico Elvedi (Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
2- Stephan Lichtsteiner
(Juventus Football Club-Torino / Italy)
3- François Moubandje (Toulouse Football Club / France)
22- Fabian Schär
(Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña / Spain)
16- Gelson Fernandes (Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball A.G. / Germany)   
8- Remo Freuler
(Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio-Bergamo / Italy) 
17- Denis Zakaria
(Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
18- Mario Gavranovic (Nogometni Klub Dinamo Zagreb / Croatia)

Team Captain: Stephan Lichsteiner
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Puma
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, White Shorts, Red Socks

Man of the Match: Emil Forsberg (Sweden)

Date: July 3, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-One Eighth Finals
Result: England 1-Colombia 1 (After Extra Time) (England won 4-2 on penalty kick shoot-out)
Venue: Moscow– Spartak Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 44,190
Referee: Mark Geiger (USA)
Linesmen: Joe Fletcher (Canada) and Frank Anderson (USA), Matt Conger (New Zealand, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
(England): Harry Kane 57 pen
(Colombia): Yerry Mina 90+3
Summary of goals:
1:0 (57th minute, England):  England were awarded a penalty kick after Carlos Sanchez fouled Harry Kane in the box. Harry Kane scored from the ensuing penalty kick.
1:1 (90+3rd minute, Colombia):  Juan Cuadrado’s corner from the right side was headed in by Yerry Mina. 
Sequence of penalty kicks:
Colombia: 1-0: Falcao, 2-1: Cuadrado, 3-2: Muriel, 3-2: Uribe (missed), 3-3: Bacca (missed)
England: 1-1: Kane, 2-2: Rashford, 3-2: Henderson (missed), 3-3: Trippier,3-4: Dier
1- Jordan Lee Pickford (Everton Football Club-Liverpool)
2- Kyle Andrew Walker (Manchester City Football Club) (19- Marcus Rashford (Manchester United Football Club) 114th)
5- John Stones (Manchester City Football Club)
6- Jacob Harry Maguire (Leicester City
Football Club)
12- Kieran John Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur
Football Club-London)
8- Jordan Brian Henderson (Liverpool Football Club)
18- Ashley Simon Young (Manchester United Football Club)  (3- Daniel Lee ‘Danny’ Rose (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) 102nd)
7- Jesse Ellis Lingard (Manchester United Football Club)
20- Bamidele Jermaine ‘Dele’ Alli (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) (4- Eric Jeremy Edgar Dier (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London) 80th)
10- Raheem Shaquille Sterling (Manchester City Football Club) (11- Jamie Richard Vardy (Leicester City Football Club) 88th)
9- Harry Edward Kane (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London)

Coach: Gareth Southgate
Booked: Jordan  Henderson 56, Jesse Lingard 69
Other Substitutes:
13- Jack Butland (Stoke City Football Club)
23- Nicolas David ‘Nick’ Pope (Burnley Football Club)
22- Trent John Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool Football Club)
15- Gary James Cahill (Chelsea
Football Club-London)
17- Fabian Delph (Manchester City
Football Club)
16- Phillip Anthony Jones (Manchester United
Football Club)
21- Ruben Ira Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea Football Club-London)
14- Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah ‘Danny’ Welbeck (Arsenal Football Club-London)

Team Captain: Harry Edward Kane
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Nike
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

1- David Ospina (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)
4- Santiago Arias
(PSV (Philips Sports Vereniging) Eindhoven / Holland) (2- Cristian Zapata (AC (Associazione Calcio) Milan / Italy) 115th)
13- Yerry Mina (Fútbol Club Barcelona / Spain)
23- Davinson Sánchez (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
17- Johan Mojica (Girona Fútbol Club / Spain)
6- Carlos Sánchez
(Real Club Deportivo Espanyol-Barcelona / Spain) (15- Mateus Uribe (Club de Fútbol América S. A. de C. V. (Aguilas) - Ciudad de México -Mexico City) / Mexico) 79th)
5- Wílmar Barrios (Club Atlético Boca Juniors -Buenos Aires / Argentina)
20- Juan Fernando Quintero (Club Atlético River Plate- Buenos Aires / Argentina) (14- Luis Fernando Muriel (Sevilla Fútbol Club / Spain) 88th)
16- Jefferson Lerma (Levante Unión Deportiva / Spain) (7- Carlos Bacca (Villarreal Club de Fútbol / Spain) 61st)
9- Radamel Falcao García (Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club / France)

Coach: José Nestor Pékerman (Argentina)
Booked: Wílmar Barrios 41, Santiago Arias 52, Carlos Sánchez 54, Radamel Falcao 63, Carlos Bacca 64, Juan Cuadrado 118
Other Substitutes:
22- José Fernando Cuadrado (Corporacion Deportiva Once Caldas-Manizales)
12- Camilo Vargas
(Asociacion Deportivo Cali)
18- Farid Diaz (Club Olimpia- Asunción / Paraguay)
3- Óscar Murillo
(Promotora del Club Pachuca SA CV -Pachuca Club de Fútbol- Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo -Tuzos) / Mexico)
8- Abel Aguilar (Asociacion Deportivo Cali)
11- Juan Guillermo Cuadrado
(Juventus Football Club-Torino / Italy)
10- James Rodríguez
(Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V. / Germany)
19- Miguel Borja (Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras- São Paulo / Brazil) 
21- José Heriberto Izquierdo (Brighton Hove and Albion Football Club / England)

Team Captain: Radamel Falcao
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: Yellow Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks

Man of the Match: Harry Kane (England)

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