Favoritism means nothing: Casemiro

Soccer / World Cup Jun 30, 2018

Favoritism means nothing: Casemiro

Brazil may be the hot favorite to beat Mexico and advance to the World Cup quarterfinals but midfielder Casemiro pointed to the already departed Germans as proof that, in soccer, favoritism counts for nothing. Brazil faces Mexico in Samara on Monday but the Real Madrid ...

Players say tactics are part of game

Soccer / World Cup Jun 30, 2018

Players say tactics are part of game

Japan players on Friday acknowledged criticism of the tactics that saw them settle for a 1-0 loss against Poland the previous day, but said they were simply doing what was needed to secure the Samurai Blue's first World Cup knockout-stage berth since 2010. The squad ...