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Cristiano Ronaldo 'steals' Jota's goal to leave him one away from 100th national strike in Portugal's win vs Luxembourg

Posted Monday, November 18, 2019 by hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO is only one goal away from 100 international strikes for his country Portugal. But the 99th one, that came in a 2-0 win against Luxembourg, saw him "steal" it from substitute Diogo Jota. And of course it comes just weeks after his furious reaction to Juventus team-mate and former Arsenal man Aaron Ramsey turning home his goal-bound effort. That came against Lokomotiv Mosco...Full Story »

Kevin Malget own goal hands Northern Ireland friendly win over Luxembourg

Posted Friday, September 06, 2019 by PA44 hits

A horror own goal from Kevin Malget was enough to give an experimental Northern Ireland side a 1-0 victory over Luxembourg in their Windsor Park friendly.Malget inexplicably headed into his own net eight minutes before half-time to settle a match short on quality as both sides looked to more important challenges to come on Monday.For Northern Ireland, that is a Euro 2020 qualifier against German...Full Story »

Luxembourg manager goes absolutely mental at FT of historic draw with France

Posted Monday, September 04, 2017 by givemesport.com231 hits

France have one of the best teams in world football right now and they are only going to get better. Not only do they possess plenty of stars at the peak of their powers, but they have a whole wave of youngsters that have the potential to make them the greatest side in world football. However, on Sunday evening, the burgeoning egos of the French national team took a significant hit they will...Full Story »

France held by minnows Luxembourg

Posted Sunday, September 03, 2017 by PA116 hits

France's World Cup qualification hopes suffered a setback as they were held to a shock goalless draw at home to minnows Luxembourg.Didier Deschamps's side, who thrashed Holland 4-0 on Thursday, were expected to win convincingly in Toulouse but they were unable to break down a country positioned 126 places below them in the FIFA world rankings.Midfielder Paul Pogba headed against the crossbar in...Full Story »

France vs Luxembourg - Deschamps pays tribute to 'extraordinary' Mbappe

Posted Sunday, September 03, 2017 by PA283 hits

France coach Didier Deschamps is happy to have Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar at his disposal after the pair continued their fine form through contrasting transfer deadline-day experiences. Lemar scored twice following a failed bid from Arsenal as Les Bleus hammered Holland 4-0 on Thursday night, with substitute Mbappe then opening his international account hours after joining Paris St Germain....Full Story »

Progres Niederkorn 2 - 0 Glasgow Rangers: Rangers fail to Progres in Europa League as Luxembourg minnows triumph

Posted Tuesday, July 04, 2017 by PA235 hits

Rangers suffered fresh humiliation as they crashed out of the Europa League following a 2-0 defeat to Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn. The Ibrox side were hoping to show they had made steps forward after last season's troubled domestic campaign. But instead they found themselves suffering another nightmare and a result which will go down as one of their worst ever abroad. Not only had...Full Story »

Netherlands 5 - 0 Luxembourg: Sneijder scores on record-breaking appearance

Posted Saturday, June 10, 2017 by Goal.com194 hits

Wesley Sneijder was on target as he became the most-capped Netherlands international in a 5-0 World Cup qualifying win against minnows Luxembourg in Rotterdam on Friday. Coach Dick Advocaat was leading his country for the first time in his third spell in charge and Oranje were desperate for a victory, starting the game fourth in Group A, six points adrift of leaders France. Against such mode...Full Story »

Luxembourg 1 - 3 France: Olivier Giroud nets twice as France edge past battling Luxembourg

Posted Saturday, March 25, 2017 by PA145 hits

France saw off a spirited challenge from Luxembourg to win 3-1 at Stade Josy Barthel and stay clear at the top of World Cup qualifying Group A. Les Bleus took the lead through a close-range finish from Olivier Giroud before both teams won penalties in the space of four first-half minutes. Aurelien Joachim drew Luxembourg level from the spot in the 34th minute after Blaise Matuidi pushed over...Full Story »

Luxembourg vs France - Koscielny warns team-mates not to underestimate Luxembourg

Posted Saturday, March 25, 2017 by PA121 hits

France defender Laurent Koscielny has warned it would be wrong to underestimate the challenge of minnows Luxembourg when they head to Stade Josy Barthel. Les Bleus currently top Group A, three points ahead of Holland and Sweden, while their hosts have just one point from their opening four World Cup 2018 qualifiers. Luxembourg may be ranked at 135, just below Tajikistan and Palestine, but Arse...Full Story »

Luxembourg 1-3 Netherlands: Depay double gives visitors victory

Posted Monday, November 14, 2016 by Goal.com140 hits

The out-of-favour Manchester United man ensured Danny Blind's side avoided embarrassment against the Group A minnows with two goals to wrap up all three points Memphis Depay came off the substitutes' bench to score a crucial double as Netherlands survived a major scare in 2018 World Cup qualifying to win 3-1 in Luxembourg. Arjen Robben put the visitors ahead a year to the day since his last Ne...Full Story »

Luxembourg 1 - 3 Netherlands: Memphis Depay nets twice as Holland see off Luxembourg

Posted Sunday, November 13, 2016 by PA188 hits

Memphis Depay scored two second-half goals to spare Holland's blushes in a 3-1 World Cup qualifying win in Luxembourg. Manchester United winger Depay struck in the 58th and 84th minutes after replacing Wesley Sneijder at the interval to lift Holland above Sweden into second place in Group A. It was a far from convincing display by Danny Blind's side, who opened the scoring after 36 minutes t...Full Story »

Luxembourg vs Netherlands - Must-win game for Holland

Posted Sunday, November 13, 2016 by PA110 hits

Holland know anything less than victory away to Luxembourg on Sunday will all but end their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Danny Blind's men head to the 8,000-capacity Stade Josy Barthel on the back of a 1-1 friendly draw against Belgium, which saw forward Vincent Janssen as well as midfielders Jeremain Lens and Stijn Schaars all get injured. The Netherlands, who failed to reach t...Full Story »

Belarus 1 - 1 Luxembourg: Ten-man Luxembourg draw in Belarus to get off the mark

Posted Monday, October 10, 2016 by PA89 hits

Ten-man Luxembourg claimed their first point in World Cup European Qualifying Group A as Aurelien Joachim's late free-kick secured them a 1-1 draw against Belarus in Borisov. The visitors had Dirk Carlson sent off in the 44th minute and looked set for their third straight defeat in the pool when Belarus substitute Pavel Savitskiy headed home with 10 minutes to go. But Joachim's deflected dead-...Full Story »

Luxembourg 0 - 1 Sweden: Mikael Lustig nets the winner for Sweden

Posted Friday, October 07, 2016 by PA94 hits

Mikael Lustig scored the only goal of the game as Sweden won for the first time in five outings with a 1-0 World Cup Qualifying Group A victory over 10-man Luxembourg. Anthony Moris kept Luxembourg in the game in the opening 45 minutes with a string of fine blocks to deny Emil Forsberg, Marcus Berg and Martin Olsson but saved his best for first-half stoppage time when he brilliantly tipped Fors...Full Story »

Bulgaria 4 - 3 Luxembourg: Late Aleksandar Tonev winner spares Bulgaria's blushes

Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by PA96 hits

Bulgaria survived a major scare as a dramatic late winner from substitute Aleksandar Tonev saw them edge a seven-goal thriller against Luxembourg 4-3 in Sofia. The hosts took a 16th-minute lead in the World Cup qualifying opener through Dimitar Rangelov's strike before being stunned by a quickfire brace from Luxembourg's Aurelien Joachim, who converted from close range in the 60th and 63rd minu...Full Story »

Spain 4 - 0 Luxembourg : Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer doubles help Spain claim Euro 2016 spot

Posted Friday, October 09, 2015 by PA11 hits

Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer scored a brace each as Spain confirmed their qualification for Euro 2016 with a 4-0 win over Luxembourg. Spain had to survive two first-half injury blows, as first David Silva hobbled off to be replaced by Juan Mata, before Alvaro Morata was stretchered off to give Alcacer his chance. And the Valencia man did not disappoint, scoring twice in the second half, befo...Full Story »

Spain 4-0 Luxembourg: Alcacer and Cazorla at the double in routine win

Posted Saturday, October 10, 2015 by Goal.com122 hits

Paco Alcacer and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Spain cruised to a 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Luxembourg. The victory came at a cost for Vicente del Bosque's side, with David Silva and Alvaro Morata both coming off with first-half injuries. Cazorla had hit the crossbar but made no mistake shortly before half-time when he smashed home after Pedro's shot had been parried. Substitut...Full Story »

Luxembourg 0-4 Spain: Costa opens international account

Posted Monday, October 13, 2014 by Goal.com81 hits

The Brazil-born striker scored his first goal for his adopted nation to ensure la Roja bounced back from their defeat to Slovakia Diego Costa opened his goalscoring account for Spain as they ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over Luxembourg on Sunday night. The striker, who had not scored for his adopted homeland since defecting from Brazil in February, netted Spain's third goal in a routine v...Full Story »

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Northern Ireland 1 Luxembourg 1 - World Cup qualifier result

Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by YAHOO Sport81 hits

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Northern Ireland 1 Luxembourg 1 - World Cup qualifying Group F result.  In Belfast  Scorers:  Northern Ireland: Dean Shiels 14  Luxembourg: Dan Da Mota 86  Halftime: 1-0  Teams:  Northern Ireland: 12-Roy Carroll; 3-Ryan McGivern, 4-Gareth McAuley, 5-Jonny Evans, 6-Christopher Baird, 8-Steven Davis, 10-Kyle Lafferty, 11-Chris Brunt,...Full Story »

France beats Luxembourg 2-0 in Euro 2012 qualifier

Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by YAHOO Sport73 hits

METZ, France (AP)—Karim Benzema and Yoann Gourcuff scored a goal in each half on Tuesday as France beat 10-man Luxembourg 2-0 to stay top of its group in European Championship qualifying. A third straight win for coach Laurent Blanc’s team by the same score gives it nine points in Group D, one more than Belarus. “It’s a relief after we started qualifying badly with a de...Full Story »

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