Tag Archives: World Cup

Colombia tops World Cup group by beating Japan 4-1

CUIABA, Brazil (AP) — With or without Luis Suarez, Uruguay faces a serious challenge keeping the Colombia juggernaut at bay in the last 16 of the World Cup. Inspired by a brilliant cameo performance off the bench from James Rodriguez, … read more

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