Friday, 01 Dec, 2023


Mexico facing Netherlands

DHAKA: Mexico is facing Netherlands in World Cup knockout stage Sunday at Estadio Castelao stadium of Fortaleza. Netherlands won all three matches of the first round and became the hot favorite; on the other hand Mexico won in two matches out of three and drew in another one. Both the

What can happen in Knockout matches? || Part-2||

A team cannot make mistakes and go unpunished in the knock out round – the business session of a major event like World Cup football. That was again proved Saturday in the first two games of the Pre-quarter finals involving four of the five teams of South America qualifying to this

Rodriguez leads Golden Boot race

DHAKA: One very special young man came up with claim of the highest scorer in the World Cup 2014 scoring five goals including a double against Uruguay in the last match.James Rodriguez, 22, Colombia’s  £37.5million man, elevated himself above Messi, Neymar and Muller as the

Costa Rica face tough Greeks at 2am

DHAKA: A solid defence used to be Greece’s modus operandi while Costa Rica traditionally relied on maverick individuals but the stereotypes have been shed in this World Cup where the two teams face a last-16 clash Sunday.  The fourth match of the knock out round of world cup-2014 will

Maxico-Dutch tough match tonight

DHAKA: The third match of the knock out round of world cup-2014 will be held between Netherlands and Maxico at 10:00pm Sunday in Fortaleza. Two sides who have stood out in the world cup so far meet in the round of 16 after progressing through their groups.     Netherlands won all

Brazil, Colombia quarter-final

DHAKA: Hosts Brazil will face fellow South American nation Colombia in quarter final at Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza on July 5.   The first two teams through to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Quarter-Finals following both nations winning their respective Round of 16 encounters’s on

Colombia Knocks out Uruguay

Played at Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro. Colombo (Rodriguez 2 - 23* , 50*): Uruguay 0 A very bright looking Columbia out gunned and out witted shell shocked Uruguay still leaking the wounds of Suarez suspensions with a comfortable margins of 2-0. The goals were scored by their

One step closer to dreams

Brrazil 4 [(1 +3 (Penalty Shootout) : Chile 3 [ ( 1 +2 ( Penalty Shootout)]Brazil’s Hexa mission survived hot Chilean challenge. It was a keenly contested match where there was hardly little to choose Brazil managed to knock Chile out of the World Cup. Chile fought so well but as

Brazil win 3 - 2 on penalties

DHAKA: The Selecao went ahead through David Luiz but were pegged back shortly afterwards by Alexis Sanchez and the game needed spot kicks to see Felipao's men into the next round Brazil overcame enormous pressure to edge past Chile on penalties in their World Cup last 16 clash in Belo

Best Players From Each Group

DHAKA: With the group stages of the 2014 World Cup concluded, picks out the outstanding performers so far. 1. Group A: Neymar   The weight of expectation on Neymar's young shoulders has been immense during this World Cup. As the host nation, Brazil have pinned their hopes on

Brazil-Chile 1-1 goal

DHAKA: Brazil will hope to extend their impressive record against Chile as the two teams meet in the last 16 of the World Cup at Estadio Mineirao on Saturday at 10:00pm BDST. The Selecao are unbeaten against their South American rivals since a World Cup qualifier in 2000 and have won 10

Banglanews dares La..La..La

DHAKA: When all others kept watching, dancing or taking pleasure in Shakira’s “La..La..La... I dare you’’, banglanews dared to engage its entertainment team with a special assignment on it.  Story began few days back when Banglanews Editor in Chief Alamgir Hossain was,

Chile to face Brazil tonight

DHAKA: The first match of the knock out round of the world cup-2014 between host Brazil and Chile will be held at 10:00pm tonight at Belo Horizonte.    Brazil becomes the champion from group A and Chile secured second position from group B.     Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari

‘FIFA makes Suarez a scapegoat’

DHAKA: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has slammed Fifa for making Luis Suarez a "scapegoat" and has blamed the British media for creating the storm that led to an "excessive" four-month ban for the striker. Suarez was banned from all football for four months, in addition to a nine-match ban

Ronaldo like a fake diamond ring!

DHAKA: The Real Madrid forward has been criticised by a coach in his homeland for his failure to believe in his international team-mates. Cristiano Ronaldo has been lambasted by Manuel Jose for treating his Portugal team-mates like "subordinates" following their group stage World Cup

Neymar will reach Messi's level

DHAKA: Brazil captain Thiago Silva says Neymar has what it takes to reach the level of his Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi and claims the 22-year-old is "growing into a crescendo" at the World Cup. Brazil face Chile in the last 16 at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday

What can happen in knock out rounds?

Brazil World Cup 2014 has entered business session. There is no scope and wait for things to happen.  Teams willing to go deeper have to make things happen changing gears through pushing harder on the paddle. Champion potential team must start peaking bow or never.  Some favorites in

Surprises, upsets, entertainments & excitements

Twentieth FIFA World Cup 2014 over fifteen days in 12 modern venues of lovely fun loving cities of Brazil in 36 absorbing contests witnessed major surprises, few unbelievable upsets, plenty of entertainments and lots of excitements. 136 goals including many spectacular ones were

Knock-out stage qualifiers

DHAKA: Algeria became the final country to secure their place in the knock-out stages of the FIFA World Cup finals. We started with 32 countries, and now we're down to the last 16.  Algeria's 1-1 draw with Russia sealed their place in the knock-out stages, with Belgium signing off in

Ronaldo bows out of World Cup

DHAKA: If there were conspiracy theories running around about Germany doing their former coach and legendary player Jurgen Klinsmann a favour by playing out a draw with USA, they clearly didn't hear it. The German juggernaut roared forward from minute one, even if they managed only one