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Costa scores fortuitous goal as Spain survive Iran scare – report & highlights

Costa scores fortuitous goal as Spain survive Iran scare – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Spain edged out a gallant Iran in an absorbing contest to ensure they will reach the World Cup knockout stage with a draw in their final group game.The 2010 champions needed a fortuitous Diego Costa goal after half-time, having been frustrated in an opening period in which they had 81% of possession.Iran, who defended admirably until the ball ricocheted in off Costa, instantly showed more intent and thought they had levelled, only for Saeid Ezatolahi's strike to be ruled out for offside. Carlos Queiroz's Iran side had gone...
Lacrosse player nets goal from 53 yards out

Lacrosse player nets goal from 53 yards out

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March 29 (UPI) -- University of Albany lacrosse player Matt Perla scored a goal from 53 yards out in a 14-6 win against Harvard.The No. 1 ranked Great Danes took on the No. 19 Crimson Wednesday at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium in Albany, N.Y. UAlbany had a 9-4 lead entering the final quarter.In the final frame, the Great Danes got goals from five different scorers.Perla's shot came after a face-off win. He caught the ball at the 30-yard line before sprinting up seven yards. He then heaved a shot over the midfield line, toward the Crimson's net.His shot went over the head of a leaping Robert Shaw to increase the Great Danes' lead. Perla's score was the Great Danes' fourth of the final frame. UAlbany got scores from Troy Ren and Kyle McClancy to close out the victory.Perla is a 6-foot, 195-po...
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger slams award of Manchester City's second goal in Carabao Cup final defeat

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The Frenchman believes City's second goal was a decisive moment in the gameSunday, February 25, 2018Arsene Wenger lamented Arsenal's luck as they succumbed to a humbling 3-0 defeat by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Although City dominated the possession of the game, Arsenal had the first big opportunity of the final when Kyle Walker denied Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a certain goal with an outstanding recovery challenge.Moments later, the Gunners fell behind after Shkodran Mustafi was easily out-muscled by Sergio Ageuro before the Argentine cleverly lobbed David Ospina.City’s advantage was doubled when Vincent Kompany diverted Ilkay Gundogan’s low effort into the net.Leroy Sane was stood in an offside position which Arsenal claimed made him active in the pa
Hull City 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday: Nohua Dicko goal stuns Blades in spite of fan protests

Hull City 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday: Nohua Dicko goal stuns Blades in spite of fan protests

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Nouha Dicko fired Hull to a timely victory as they beat Sheffield United 1-0 against a backdrop of fan protests.Hull supporters have long been frustrated with the ownership of Assem Allam and their protests spilled onto the pitch with 19.04 on the clock - marking the year in which the club was formed - as sponge balls were thrown onto surface and whistles were blown.Further whistles and chants of "we want Allam out" came on the 30-minute mark, and the fans had little first-half action to support with Evandro coming the closest to breaking the deadlock.Dicko forced Jamal Blackman into a fine save with a stinging drive from range, before the forward fired in from close range in the 55th minute from the the resulting corner for his 50th goal in English football.After a slow start, fine work f...
Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

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Christian Eriksen's goal after 11 seconds was not as quick as Ledley King in 2000Thursday, February 1, 2018Remember when Ledley King scored what is still the fastest ever Premier League goal?He does, and the former defender was keen to highlight his record remains intact despite Christian Eriksen coming close to ending it in Tottenham's 2-0 win against Man United.King took just 10 seconds to score for Spurs against Bradford in 2000, with Eriksen needing 11 seconds to beat David De Gea at Wembley.This was the White Hart Lane favourite's jokey tweet...Let's block ads! (Why?)