Tag Archives: Brazil 2014

Ronaldo helps Portugal earn 2-2 draw against USA

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — With Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, a one-goal lead is never safe. The world player of the year rarely sparkled on a hot and humid night in the jungle, but his inch-perfect stoppage-time cross set up … read more

4-2 loss : South Korea blames defensive lapses for defeat

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — For the man who led South Korea‘s defense during its journey to the World Cup semifinals in 2002, the performance of the team’s backline and goalkeeper against Algeria on Sunday must have been particularly hard … read more

Divock Origi scores late winner as Belgium beats Russia 1-0

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Teenage forward Divock Origi turned a listless Belgian performance into a late 1-0 win over Russia on Sunday, enough to qualify for the next round of the World Cup with two straight victories. Belgium barely … read more

Nigeria beats Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 at World Cup

CUIABA, Brazil (AP) — Nigeria eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina from World Cup contention with a 1-0 win Saturday, with Peter Odemwingie‘s first-half goal getting the African champions closer to the knockout stage. Odemwingie sealed Nigeria’s first victory at a World Cup since … read more

Germany draws 2-2 with Ghana at World Cup

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) — Miroslav Klose rescued a point for Germany, and equaled the World Cup scoring record in the process. Germany was held to an entertaining 2-2 draw by Ghana on Saturday and needed Klose’s second-half equalizer to avoid … read more