Romelu Lukaku rescued a point for Belgium as Roberto Martinez's side had to settle for a draw against Greece
Belgium were spared the blushes against a 9-man Greece in their Group H World Cup Qualifying match by Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, who ensured that his side left the The King Baudouin Stadium with a point to their name with a superb 89th minute strike.
It was a second half filled with drama at the The King Baudouin Stadium as an 89th minute Romelu Lukaku equalizer amidst 2 Greek players getting sent off ensured that the match ended 1-1 and that Belgium kept their place atop Group H.
The top two teams in Group H go head-to-head as Belgium take on Greece in the World Cup Qualifiers on Saturday.
Videos have been going viral of Turkish Fans booing during the one minute silence for the victims of the Paris Attack observed before their match against Greece. One fan has gone on record to state that it was a big misunderstanding.
Faced with a potential exit from the Eurozone, Greece currently finds itself immersed in a major economic and political crisis. As Greek lawmakers scramble to negotiate a bailout package with its European creditors, millions of Greeks continue to suffer under the harsh conditions of austerity imposed on them. But amidst all the chaos, perhaps what’s slipped under the radar is the very realistic possibility of Greek football going bankrupt as a consequence of the financial mess that Greece currently finds itself in. As Greek football faces an existential threat, we analyze the potential impact that this crisis might have on the Greek domestic “Superleague” and its National Football team. Will Greek football be able to ride through all the financial turbulence? Greece Superleague The Eurozone debt crisis has had a devastating impact on the financial health of Greek football clubs. With the outflux of billions of dollars from the Greek economy and an exit from the Eurozone (Grexit) becoming a […]
10-man Costa Rica show resilience and grit to win over Greece and progress through to the quarter-final of the World Cup for the first time in their history.
COSTA RICA V GREECE Arena Pernambuco, Recife Sunday, Jun 29, 2014; 21:00 Hrs BST **** La Sele take on the Greeks in perhaps the most low-key affairs of the knockout stage, nevertheless a place in history beckons for the victor. Costa Ricans have been the surprise package of the tournament; dubbed as the whipping boys of the group of the death, La Sele exceeded all expectations in finishing top of their group ahead of the more favored nations like Italy, England and Uruguay. Greece on the other hand sneaked into the knockout stages by the proverbial skin of their teeth. A place in the quarter finals is now at stake and a showdown with either the Dutch or the Mexicans. A fascinating duel is in store and rest assured no stone would be left unturned as the two nations continue to defy the odds. Team News And Tactics Costa Rica Manager Jorge Luis Pinto’s side owes its success to the […]
Luis Suarez dominated headlines as Uruguay ousted Italy 1-0. Colombia and Greece advanced, and England bowed out meekly on Day 13 of the World Cup.
England face Uruguay with World Cup dreams on the line, while one of Colombia and Ivory Coast could book their place in the next round from Group C.