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Young Greeks made to wait on Euro 2019 spot after Croatia loss

Young Greeks made to wait on Euro 2019 spot after Croatia loss

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.

Young Greeks within touching distance of U21 European Championship

Young Greeks within touching distance of U21 European Championship

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.


AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Final: France Sees Off Croatia To Win Second Title

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, The Final: France Sees Off Croatia To Win Second Title

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 24: Final Four Set As England And Croatia Advance

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 24: Final Four Set As England And Croatia Advance

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 18: Russia And Croatia Progress On Penalties

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 18: Russia And Croatia Progress On Penalties

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 13: Messi And Argentina Find A Way Through

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 13: Messi And Argentina Find A Way Through

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 8: France And Croatia Through; Argentina On The Ropes

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 8: France And Croatia Through; Argentina On The Ropes

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.

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 3: Argentina Stymied, France Slip Past Socceroos

AGONAsport World Cup Daily Recap, Day 3: Argentina Stymied, France Slip Past Socceroos

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.