Today a total of 3 matches were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Day 2 – Matches – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M5: France Vs Australia 2-1

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 5: France Vs Australia

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Australia: Mike Jedinak 62′ (P)
  • France: Antoine Griezmann 58′ (P), Paul Pogba 80′

Highlights:

  • Despite completing over twice as many passes as their opponents, France couldn’t manage to score in the 1st half. And, neither could Australia as the 1st half ended with the scores 0-0.

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  • Australia had done a great job in keeping the Frenchmen at bay as both teams looked to make a comeback in the 2nd half.
  • In the 2nd half, luck favoured France as Risdon was given a yellow card for his challenge on Griezmann.
  • A penalty was awarded and Griezmann converted it into a goal showing complete confidence in his skills.

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  • But, Australia were quick to follow through as Australia’s mid-fielder Mile Jedinak scored at the 62nd minute to equalise the scoreboard.
  • The two teams continued to play and look for a tie-breaking goal. And, with only 10 minutes remaining in the 2nd half, Paul Pogba scored for France to put his team in the lead.

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  • This goal proved to be more than enough for a win as France won the match by 2-1.

 

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M6: Argentina Vs Iceland 1-1

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 6: Argentina Vs Iceland

Result: 1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Argentina: Sergio Aguero 19′
  • Iceland: Alfreo Finnbogason 23′

Highlights:

  • Argentina were quick in their approach to land a goal at the 19th minute; courtesy Sergio Aguero.

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  • The pressure was now on Iceland, but they didn’t falter one as 4 minutes later Alfreo Finnbogason scored the equaliser to make it 1-1.

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  • No further goals were scored in the 1st half as it end with the score being 1-1.
  • In the 2nd half, Argentina were given a chance to be in the front as they were awarded a penalty at the 64th minute.
  • It was given to Lionel Messi, but surprisingly Iceland’s goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson stopped the penalty to stun Argentinian fans.
  • Another chance came in the form of a free kick but this too wasn’t converted by Lionel Messi.

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  • No team managed to score a tie-breaker and the match ended in a draw.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M7: Denmark Vs Peru 1-0

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 7: Denmark Vs Peru

Result: 1 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Denmark: Yousaf Poulsen 59′

Highlights:

  • Denmark had a chance to score a goal in the 1st half but Christian Cueva missed a penalty in the injury time of the 1st half.
  • Apart from that several chances were taken by Denmark but none of them were converted into a goal.

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  • Peru also couldn’t score any goals in the 1st half as it ended with the final score being 0-0.

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  • The 2nd half started and Yousaf Poulsen finally provided his team with the breakthrough as he netted the ball from 10 yards to put Denmark in front.

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  • Peru were now under-pressure and needed to score an equaliser, but Denmark defenders stood like a wall as the Danish team won their opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2018.


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