2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

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  • Portugal beaten in World Cup qualifier, France held

    Portugal beaten in World Cup qualifier, France held

    With Cristiano Ronaldo still missing due to injury, European champions Portugal began their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a disappointing 2-0 defeat in Switzerland on Tuesday. Goals seven minutes apart in the first half......

    September 7, 2016
  • Neymar strikes as Brazil sink Colombia in qualifiers

    Neymar strikes as Brazil sink Colombia in qualifiers

    Neymar scored the winning goal as Brazil defeated Colombia 2-1 to maintain their 2018 World Cup qualifying resurgence on Tuesday. Barcelona superstar Neymar swept home a 74th-minute strike at Manaus's Arena Amazonia to settle a pulsating encounter between the two......

    September 7, 2016
  • Northern Ireland hold Czechs to goalless draw

    Northern Ireland hold Czechs to goalless draw

    Northern Ireland opened their World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign with a goalless draw against Group C rivals the Czech Republic in Prague. Playing their first competitive game since their 1-0 defeat to Wales in the last-16 phase of Euro 2016,......

    September 5, 2016
  • Mueller breaks goal drought as Germany thump Norway

    Mueller breaks goal drought as Germany thump Norway

    Bayern Munich team-mates Thomas Mueller and Joshua Kimmich fired title-holders Germany to a commanding 3-0 win away to Norway in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier. Mueller struck in the 16th minute yesterday at the Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo before......

    September 5, 2016
  • Messi-led Argentina face Uruguay in World Cup qualifiers

    Messi-led Argentina face Uruguay in World Cup qualifiers

    Argentina's national football team, with the return of Lionel Messi as skipper in the starting line-up and Edgardo Bauza's debut as coach, will welcome Uruguay on Thursday in the seventh match of the World Cup 2018 Russia qualifiers. The match......

    September 1, 2016
  • 'Lionel Messi can't fix all of Argentina's problems'

    'Lionel Messi can't fix all of Argentina's problems'

    Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi cannot be expected to resolve all of Argentina' s problems on the football pitch, Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza has said. Speaking on Tuesday, ahead of Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uruguay in Mendoza......

    August 31, 2016
  • Lionel Messi major doubt for World Cup qualifiers

    Lionel Messi major doubt for World Cup qualifiers

    Spanish football champions FC Barcelona confirmed that Lionel Messi has suffered a hamstring injury which might keep the Argentine away from the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela. Medical tests on Monday uncovered an issue with Messi's left......

    August 30, 2016
  • Godrej Group looking at more acquisitions

    Godrej Group looking at more acquisitions

    The Godrej Group is focusing on the inorganic growth route and feels it is a good time to go for more acquisitions, Chairman Adi Godrej said here. "We are putting lot of emphasis on inorganic growth route. We acquired few......

    August 20, 2016