Soccer America Daily
Friday, June 15, 2018
  • World Cup Today: An instant Iberico classic

    Spain twice came back and took a 3-2 lead only to have Cristiano Ronaldo equalize for Portugal with his third goal. Read the whole story

  • Results: 2018 World Cup

    Friday, June 15
    Group A:
    Uruguay 1 Egypt 0.
    (Gimenez 89. Att.: 27,015.)
    Group B:
    Iran 1 Morocco 0.
    (Own goal 90+5. Att.: 62,548.)
    Portugal 3 Spain 3.
    (Cristiano Ronaldo pen. 4, 44, 88; Diego Costa 24, 55, Nacho 58. Att.: 43,866.)

    Saturday, June 16
    Group C:
    France vs. Australia, Kazan (6 am ET, FS1, Telemundo)
    Peru vs. Denmark, Saransk (12 pm ET, FS1, Telemundo)
    Group D:
    Argentina vs. Iceland, Spartak Stadium, Moscow (9 am ET, Fox, Telemundo)
    Croatia vs. Nigeria, Kaliningrad (3 pm ET, FS1, Telemundo)

  • Watch: Highlights of Portugal-Spain, featuring Nacho and Ronaldo golazos

    In the best Russia 2018 game so far, Spain played stylishly but the hero was Cristiano Ronaldo with a hat trick in the 3-3 ... Read the whole story

  • Swaths of empty seats in Yekaterinburg raise questions

    The focus before the Yekaterinburg Arena opener was on the stands outside the stadium. Afterwards, it was on the empty seats inside. Read the whole story

  • Watch: 2018 World Cup's first own goal is a diving header

    Morocco had 64% of possession against Iran but fell 1-0 because Aziz Bouhaddouz did this in the fifth minute of stoppage time. Read the whole story

  • The talk of Russia

    "They represent our state. So the reptiles pouring insults on our team are insulting the whole country."

    --Vitaly Milonov of the pro-Vladimir Putin United Russia party, on Russia's maligned World Cup team. He says he has drawn up legislation to fine Russian citizens who insulted and ridiculed the Russian team before its 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. (Komsomolskaya Pravda via Reuters)

  • Feud: Saudi-Qatari diplomatic fight boils over to World Cup

    FIFA decried a pirate channel stealing beIN Sports' feed. Saudi authorities countered with a threat to sue over biased coverage of the World Cup ... Read the whole story

  • Trump weighs in on United 2026 win

    Two days after the USA, Canada and Mexico were awarded the 2026 World Cup, President Donald Trump patted himself on the back. Read the whole story