GREEK U-21 NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece’s Under-21 side missed the chance to rubber-stamp their place at the 2019 UEFA European Championship on Friday after going down to a 2-0 defeat to rivals Croatia in their Group 1 top of the table qualifying clash.
GREEK U-21 NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The under 21 Greek national team are within touching distance of the 2019 UEFA European Championship, but before they can begin celebrating, a huge task awaits against nearest challengers Croatia. AGONAsport previews the battle.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Hugo Lloris lifted the World Cup trophy into the Moscow sky on Sunday as France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win their second World Cup title. In an action-packed final, Didier Deschamps’ side prevailed over a Croatia team who had the upper hand in stretches, especially most of the first half. However, after the break, France blew the game open scoring twice in a six-minute span after the hour mark. A Lloris gaffe seemed to open the door for Croatia, but France held firm to win their second World Cup.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Belgium and Croatia, two teams which defeated Greece in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, find themselves in the semi-finals with the Ethniki Omada wondering what might have been. AGONAsport investigates further.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): The final four of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is now complete after England and Croatia booked their tickets with wins on Saturday. Day 24 of the competition saw the final two quarter-final matches played. In the early match, England defeated Sweden 2-0 in a relatively comfortable afternoon. The second match was a different story as a topsy-turvy match between Croatia and hosts Russia finished 2-2 after two periods of extra-time. Croatia then prevailed on penalty-kicks 4-3. England and Croatia now will contest a World Cup semi-final on Wednesday for the right to play in the tournament final next Sunday.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): It was a super Sunday at the 2018 World Cup for Russia and Croatia who both advanced to the quarter-finals of the competition with shoot-out victories over Spain and Denmark respectively. Russia provided one of the shocks of the tournament in knocking out Spain as the hosts roll on so unexpectedly. Croatia are also through after Danijel Subasic saved three penalties in the shoot-out win over Denmark.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Argentina were the big winners in Day 13 action of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Albiceleste rode to victory over Nigeria on the back of two superb goals from Lionel Messi and Marcos Rojo. The win sent Argentina to the Round of 16 and left Nigeria on the outside looking in. Elsewhere, Iceland lost the opportunity to go through as they fell 2-1 to Croatia. In Group C, France and Denmark both went through after their 0-0 draw and Peru picked up a victory with a 2-0 result over Australia, the Socceroos losing the match they needed to win in order to advance.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France and Croatia picked up the victories necessary to advance to the knockout round of the World Cup after Day 8 victories. France held off a game Peru side by a 1-0 scoreline. Croatia put Argentina to the sword with a 3-0 win that leaves Lionel Messi and company staring at elimination. In the day’s other match, Denmark and Australia engaged in a full-blooded tilt that eventually ended in a 1-1 draw.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): France, Denmark, and Croatia recorded victories, while Argentina were held versus Iceland in an eventful Day 3 of the 2018 World Cup. Penalties, those made and those missed, were a big story of the day.
YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS (U21): Greece’s Under-21 side were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia on Monday in an absorbing European Championship qualifying Group 1 clash at the Toumba stadium in Thessaloniki. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic heaped praise on his players after they saw off Greece with the minimum of fuss in their playoff tie on Sunday to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece boss Michael Skibbe pledged to continue in his role on Sunday after watching his team miss out on a place in the World Cup after falling to a 4-1 aggregate against Croatia in the playoffs.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Croatia clinched a place in the 2018 World Cup on Sunday after holding Greece to a goalless draw at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens to complete a 4-1 aggregate victory in their play-off tie. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Michael Skibbe proceed to six changes in Greece's starting XI for the second leg matchup in Croatia.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece co-captain, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, sent a message via Facebook to the Greek fans before the Ethniki’s second leg matchup against Croatia.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM:Greece fell 4-1 to Croatia in their first of two legs in the World Cup qualifying playoffs and will need a historic comeback on Sunday to qualify for next summer’s event in Russia. AGONAsport.com breaks down the scenarios.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis previews Greece's second leg matchup in Karaiskakis against Croatia in the FIFA World Cup qualifying European playoffs.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: After a disappointing 4-1 loss in Croatia, Greece’s captains, Vasilis Torosidis and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, stepped up in the locker room and gave a morale boosting talk to their teammates.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece have a tough job ahead at the Karaiskaki stadium on Sunday following a heavy 4-1 defeat to Croatia in the first leg of the World Cup qualifying playoffs.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Vasilis Torosidis will likely be fit for the second leg matchup in Greece against Croatia while Michael Skibbe is expected to make some changes to Greece’s starting XI on Sunday.