Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches | Football

1) Montenegro and Serbia make history Twelve years after Montenegro achieved independence and 11 years after they were formally recognised by Fifa, they meet Serbia for the first time. The match is, according to goalkeeper Danijel Petkovic, the biggest in the nation’s history. After two games the teams are level on points at the top …

Switzerland’s Xhaka and Shaqiri charged by Fifa over Serbia goal celebrations | Football

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after they celebrated their goals during a 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad by performing an Albanian nationalist symbol. Xhaka and Shaqiri, who are of Albanian-Kosovan heritage but were raised in Switzerland, put their hands together to form what looked like …

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri stuns Serbia with late breakaway | Football

Of all the people, it had to be them. Suddenly, in the last minute, Xherdan Shaqiri was racing away, Serbs pursuing him but unable to catch him before he slipped the ball under Vladimir Stojkovic. It was the goal that defeated Serbia and put Switzerland in a strong position to progress to the next round, …

World Cup 2018: Argentina fallout and latest news on day nine – live! | Football

1.13am EDT01:13 In case there was any doubt how much this World Cup mean to the people of Peru, Andrew Roth’s report from the Ekaterinburg Arena should clear things up: “When the final whistle blew, six men in matching Peru zip-ups and Adidas track pants began sobbing in the stairwell, slumping on each other in …

Costa Rica v Serbia: World Cup 2018 – live! | Football

9.14am EDT09:14 WHAT A GOAL! Costa Rica 0-1 Kolarov (56 min) AND THERE IT IS! Kolarov curls an absolute jazzer over the wall an just inside the near post! The power he get with the side of his foot there! Brilliant! Updated at 9.15am EDT 9.13am EDT09:13 56 min Mitrovic focres himself away from Calvo, …