Dutch hope win over Germany steers them back on course

Dutch hope win over Germany steers them back on course

Netherlands’ Virgil van Dijk celebrates scoring their first goal (REUTERS/Piroschka Van de Wouw) AMSTERDAM, October 14 (Reuters): Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk hopes their 3-0 win over Germany in Saturday’s Nations League game marks a turning point for the team after barren years.   “Let’s hope that is the case. We haven’t been on this […]

Soccer – Croatia hold wasteful England in empty stadium

Soccer – Croatia hold wasteful England in empty stadium

England’s Eric Dier in action with Croatia’s Luka Modric (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic)   RIJEKA, Croatia, October 13 (Reuters): England wasted several gilt-edged chances as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to World Cup runners-up Croatia in a Nations League top-tier Group 4 clash behind closed doors on Friday.   Eric Dier and Harry Kane […]

Rashford goal lifts England over Switzerland

Rashford goal lifts England over Switzerland

Leicester (England), September 12 (IANS): Marcus Rashford scored early in the second half here to give England a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match three days after they lost 1-2 to Spain in the UEFA Nations League.   Roughly 30,000 spectators were on hand at King Power Stadium here on Tuesday in hopes of […]