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Scolari tells French they deserve to go out
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) Former Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari believes France are getting exactly what they deserve after they only reached the World Cup finals thanks to Thierry Henry's handball goal.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:44:55 PM

Chile defeat 10-man Switzerland 1-0
Port Elizabeth, June 21 (DPA) Chile defeated 10-man Switzerland 1-0 in the football World Cup Monday to take control of Group H in a game marred by poor officiating by Saudi referee Khalil Al Ghamdi.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:03:46 PM

Not playing Messi will be a sin: Maradona
Pretoria, June 21 (DPA) Argentine coach Diego Maradona said Monday that star striker Lionel Messi would play against Greece in the teams' third and last Group B match of the football World Cup.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:03:19 PM

It's all or nothing for Nigeria, South Korea
Durban, June 21 (DPA) There's little to speculate on for Nigeria and South Korea when they meet in Group B of the football World Cup here Tuesday. The winner will most likely qualify for the second round, provided Argentina beat Greece, while the loser will almost certainly go home.

Monday, June 21, 2010 9:33:58 PM

Chile defeat 10-man Switzerland 1-0
Port Elizabeth, June 21 (DPA) Chile defeated 10-man Switzerland 1-0 Monday to keep alive their chances of progressing in the football World Cup in a game marred by poor officiating by Saudi referee Khalil Al Ghamdi.

Monday, June 21, 2010 9:33:47 PM

Portugal run riot over North Korea for first win
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal took command of their Group G football World Cup match with three goals in seven minutes to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday and took a big step towards reaching the round of 16, while eliminating the Asians.

Monday, June 21, 2010 7:56:26 PM

Portugal crush North Korea 7-0 for first win
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal took care of business in Group G of World Cup football with three goals in seven minutes to cruise past North Korea 7-0 Monday and took a big step towards reaching the round of 16 while eliminating the Asians.

Monday, June 21, 2010 7:06:14 PM

Greece sniff chance as Argentina ring changes
Polokwane (South Africa), June 21 (DPA) Diego Maradona is likely to make as many as seven changes to the Argentina side, expected to secure its place in the last 16 in their last Group B match against Greece in World Cup football here Tuesday.

Monday, June 21, 2010 3:38:14 PM

Mexico and Uruguay poised to advance from Group A
Bloemfontein, June 21 (DPA) A draw would be enough for Uruguay and Mexico to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup football Tuesday, in the process knocking out hosts South Africa and France who clash in the other Group A match.

Monday, June 21, 2010 3:01:10 PM

Kaka sent off as Brazil beat Ivory Coast to go through
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to qualify from Group G Sunday in Johannesburg but Kaka was sent off.

Monday, June 21, 2010 2:06:21 AM

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