Tuesday, 27 Feb, 2024


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, goal.com 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

Algeria Make History, Reach Last 16

DHAKA: Algeria has qualified for the World Cup knockout stages for the first time after Islam Slimani's headed equalizer gave his team a 1-1 draw against Russia on Thursday. Algeria placed second in Group H behind Belgium, meaning it will meet Germany in the second round. Russia

USA went down fighting to Germany

Thomas Mueller fired an unstoppable 20 –metre shot gaining Germany 1-0 victory over United States and top spot in group G.. A slender goal German win served purpose of both the teams.USA and Germany qualified for the group of sixteen. A 2-1 win of Portugal against Ghana was less

Portugal got better of Ghana

Portugal 2 (Ghana Own Goal Boye 31 *, Ronaldo 80 *): Ghana 1 (Asamoah Gyan 57*)Portugal won against Ghana but of no avail. The late surge of Portugal and final sparks of CR7 failed to bring the desired result to qualify for the next stage though they managed to beat Ghana 2-1. The

Algeria 1-1 Russia

DHAKA: A second-half header has made history for Vahid Halilhodzic's side, who reach the knockout stage for the first time.Algeria did enough to secure a place in the last 16 of the World Cup by holding Russia to a 1-1 draw.An early header from Alexandr Kokorin gave Fabio Capello's men

South Korea 0-1 Belgium

Jan Vertonghen fired home late on to seal a 1-0 win for Belgium over South Korea and clinch top spot in Group H.Coming into the final Group H clash, South Korea needed to beat their European counterparts comfortably in Sao Paulo and hope that Algeria dropped points against Russia in

USA 0-1 Germany

DHAKA: Jurgen Klinsmann's side are through to the second round of the World Cup despite losing to Joachim Low's charges USA progressed to the knockout stages of the World Cup despite going down 1-0 to Germany on Thursday.Thomas Muller continued his phenomenal World Cup form to seal top

Portugal 2-1 Ghana

DHAKA: Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed Portugal a 2-1 win over Ghana in Brasilia, but it was insufficient to keep them from crashing out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ on goal difference. Asamoah Gyan’s 57th-minute header had cancelled out John Boye’s first-half own-goal before