Marko Arnautovic refused to comment on his future at West Ham after coming off the bench to help Austria beat Northern Ireland 2-1 in the Nations League. The Hammers forward has scored five goals in 10 Premier League matches this season, establishing himself as a key figure under Manuel Pellegrini. Arnautovic’s agent, his brother Daniel, […]
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Michael O’Neill wants Northern Ireland to “forget the Nations League was ever invented” after Sunday’s last-gasp loss to Austria left them without a point from all four games. A fine Valentino Lazaro goal three minutes into stoppage time ensured a poor campaign ended on a low note for O’Neill’s men as Austria ran out 2-1 winners […]
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Riyad Mahrez scored twice in Algeria’s 4-1 victory over Togo on Sunday to seal his country’s place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Gambia’s 3-1 win over Benin on Saturday meant victory for Algeria in Lome would guarantee them a top-two place in Group D, and Mahrez ensured they achieved that. The Manchester City […]
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Kylian Mbappe believes a member of France’s World Cup-winning squad deserves to win the 2018 Ballon d’Or next month. The winner of France Football’s annual award will be announced on December 3, with six of Didier Deschamps’ squad from Russia 2018 in the running. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – who have both won the award […]
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Northern Ireland’s difficult Nations League campaign ended in crushing disappointment as Austria scored in the 93rd minute to snatch a 2-1 win in Belfast on Sunday. Valentino Lazaro curled a delightful finish into the top corner with almost the last kick of the game to ensure Michael O’Neill’s men finished without a point at the foot of […]
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Ronald Koeman rejected suggestions Netherlands will be favourites for their Nations League clash with Germany, despite the 2014 world champions having already been relegated from their group. Germany’s miserable 2018 campaign has continued after their group-stage exit at the World Cup, Joachim Low’s side failing to win any of their opening three Nations League matches. […]
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Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic felt fatigue was a key factor as England’s late comeback condemned his team to Nations League relegation. Andrej Kramaric’s opener in Sunday’s decisive meeting at Wembley looked set to give the World Cup finalists another victory over the Three Lions. But Harry Kane’s effort ran for Jesse Lingard to equalise before the hosts’ captain converted a Ben […]
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Harry Kane was described by England manager Gareth Southgate as “the best goalscorer in the world” after his dramatic winner against Croatia earned his side a Nations League Finals berth. Kane’s late impact turned Sunday’s Group 4 meeting at Wembley on its head, the England captain involved in substitute Jesse Lingard’s equaliser before scoring the 85th-minute […]
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Kylian Mbappe is confident Edinson Cavani and Neymar will have no problems playing together at Paris Saint-Germain despite their clash in Uruguay’s 1-0 defeat to Brazil. Neymar’s 76th-minute penalty settled the friendly at Emirates Stadium on Friday, but a late challenge on the Brazil captain by his club-mate left him writhing in agony. As he […]
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Sadio Mane is certain Naby Keita will achieve greatness at Anfield despite a stuttering start to his Liverpool career. Keita showed flashes of promise in the opening weeks of the season but is yet to find the form that won him widespread admiration at RB Leipzig. The Guinea midfielder’s adjustment has been stalled by a hamstring […]
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