GREEK SOCCER ABROAD: Greek left-back Jose Cholevas notched a vital equaliser for Watford in the English Premier League, while over in Saudi Arabia, experienced midfielder Alexandros Tziolis scored the winner with Al Fayha. **VIDEO**
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Spain and Portugal advanced to the knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a dramatic Day 12. That wouldn’t seem like such a surprising headline as both sides were expected to easily come through a section that included Iran and Morocco. Yet, it was the two latter sides who impressed on the night. Iran came within a whisker of advancing as they drew 1-1 with Portugal. Morocco, already eliminated, played superbly and just missed out on defeating Spain due to a late goal in a 2-2 draw.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): The 2018 FIFA World Cup continued with Day 7 action. Groups A and B are set to go to the final day after today’s results. Uruguay’s narrow defeat of Saudi Arabia 1-0 sets up a group finale with Russia to determine first and second in the group. The situation in Group B is even more complex. Spain and Portugal both recorded 1-0 victories, over Iran and Morocco respectively. They are the favorites to go through the group, but despite the defeat, Iran can still qualify for the Round of 16 if they can manage to defeat Portugal in the third and final match in the group.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis recaps the action from Day 1 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Nine Greek players made their international debut on Tuesday in Greece’s 2:0 friendly loss to Saudi Arabia.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece dropped a 0:2 friendly defeat to Saudi Arabia in Seville, as a makeshift Ethniki Omada paid the price for a record-breaking sending off in the first half.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: A largely experimental Greece were beaten 2-0 by World Cup-bound Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in an international friendly which Michael Skibbe’s team had to play the entire second half with 10 players due to Dimitris Giannoulis’ sending off. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAMS: Greece moved up by one place to 44th in the FIFA World Rankings for the month of April.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece will matchup against Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on May 15th.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) will likely schedule two more friendlies for the Greek national team before the UEFA Nations League kicks off in September.