Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay’s 2-1 win left England on the brink of elimination at soccer’s World Cup. Colombia defeated Ivory Coast 2-1 and 10-man Greece held on for a scoreless tie against Japan.
Luis Suarez, the top player in England’s top league last season, will probably be the cause of the country’s World Cup exit.
Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
Costa Rica upset two-time champion Uruguay 3-1 and Italy defeated England 2-1 yesterday to throw open one of the most difficult groups in this year’s soccer World Cup in Brazil.
Goalkeeper Joe Hart was the star as his Manchester City side tied Tottenham 0-0 in the season- opening game in English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
England and France tied 1-1 last night at soccer’s European Championship, while Ukraine’s record scorer Andriy Shevchenko got two goals as the co-host rallied to beat Sweden 2-1.
Fernando Torres scored a last-minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Robin van Persie scored in injury time as Manchester United beat defending champion Manchester City 3-2 yesterday to move six points clear of its rival atop the Premier League.
"We've let ourselves down."
- Joe Hart on Dec 04, 2012