Angola hold Tunisia to a draw in Group E opener

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by PA

Angola marked their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations since 2013 with a well-deserved point against Tunisia in Group E.Angola head coach Srdjan Vasiljevic believes his side are ready to cause a surprise in the tournament and they look more than capable of doing so after recovering from going a goal down in sweltering conditions in Suez.Wilson Eduardo had the best chance in the first ...Full Story »

Riyad Mahrez makes his mark as Algeria beat Kenya

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by PA

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez was on target as Algeria launched their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 Group C win over Kenya.Baghdad Bounedjah scored from the penalty spot in the 34th minute to give Les Fennecs the lead.A meandering run from Youcef Atal was brought to an end by a poor challenge from Dennis Odhiambo and Bounedjah made no mistake from the resulting penalt...Full Story »

Sergio Aguero on target as Argentina reach Copa America quarter-finals

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by PA

Argentina are through to the Copa America quarter-finals after a 2-0 victory against Qatar saw them secure second place in Group B.After picking up just one point from their opening two games, Argentina needed to win to progress and they managed to do so courtesy of goals from Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero.Martinez opened the scoring after four minutes. The Inter Milan striker capitalised o...Full Story »

Senegal see off Tanzania in Africa Cup of Nations

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by PA

Senegal got their Africa Cup of Nations campaign under way with a comfortable 2-0 win against Tanzania.The Lions of Teranga have never won the competition but are among this year’s favourites, with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane headlining a strong-looking squad.Mane was suspended for their Group C opener in Cairo but it did not matter as goals from Keita Balde Diao and Krepin Diatta sealed ...Full Story »

England through to quarter-finals after controversial victory over Cameroon

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by PA

England set up a Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Norway after beating Cameroon 3-0 in a remarkable, ill-tempered clash in Valenciennes.Phil Neville’s side went ahead in the 14th minute at the Stade du Hainaut when Cameroon were deemed guilty of a back pass and, from the resulting indirect free-kick, Toni Duggan teed up a strike by England captain Steph Houghton.Cameroon were ...Full Story »

Kamano penalty earns Guinea draw against debutants Madagascar

Posted Sunday, June 23, 2019 by PA

Guinea needed a Francois Kamano penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener against Madagascar.Kamano struck from the spot after Anicet Andrianantenaina and Carolus Andriamatsinoro goals early in the second half had put the debutants ahead.Sory Kaba had opened the scoring for Guinea, who saw Liverpool midfielder Neby Keita come off the bench following the inju...Full Story »

Hughes hails Northern Ireland manager O’Neill

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by PA

Aaron Hughes has paid special tribute to Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill following his retirement from the game.The 39-year-old former captain announced his decision to hang up his boots after Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifying win in Belarus.Hughes earned 112 caps for his country, a record for an outfield player, and featured in the side that reached the Euro 2016 finals under ...Full Story »

Germany coast to victory over Estonia in Mainz

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by PA

Germany swept past Estonia with an 8-0 win in Mainz to continue their perfect start to the Euro 2020 Group C qualifying campaign.Marco Reus, Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka were all on target in the opening 20 minutes.With assistant coach Marcus Sorg again taking charge of the side as Joachim Low recovers full fitness, Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan played in Reus to fire the opening g...Full Story »

Insigne and Verratti inspire Italy to comeback win over Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by PA

Lorenzo Insigne helped Italy come from behind to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 in their Euro 2020 Group J qualifier in Turin, where Marco Verratti scored a late winner.The Azzurri made it four straight wins to stay at the top of the table but needed to produce a determined second-half display.Edin Dzeko had fired the visitors into the lead in the 32nd minute following a swift counter attack.Mu...Full Story »

Wales made to pay for Bale miss as Hungary snatch late win

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by PA

Wales suffered a hurtful Euro 2020 qualifying defeat as Group E leaders Hungary beat them 1-0 in Budapest.Mate Patkai drove home the winner 10 minutes from time after Wales – 32 places above Hungary in the world rankings – had failed to clear the ball in their own penalty area.It was a second defeat for Wales in the space of four days and leaves them six points behind Hungary, albeit...Full Story »

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