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Belgium, Croatia battle for wins as Euro 2020 qualifying begins

The stars of last year's World Cup had to dig deep as European Championship qualifying began Thursday.

World Cup finalist Croatia nearly dropped points against Azerbaijan, only to be saved by a fine curling shot from Andrej Kramaric for a 2-1 win. Belgium needed two goals from Eden Hazard to defeat Russia 3-1 after a costly Thibaut Courtois error allowed the Russians back into the game.The Netherlands failed to qualify for the last two major tournaments but showed no sign of nerves in a 4-0 win against Belarus. Memphis Depay gave the Dutch an early lead and finished with two goals and two assists. 

2019 World Cup: Virat Kohli and Co intimidate Pakistan, says Waqar Younis

Former captain Waqar Younis believes the current Indian team intimidates Pakistan, who are always under pressure ahead of big-ticket clashes against t...

2019 World Cup: PCB denies rumours of players violating curfew before India clash

Pakistan cricketers did not violate curfew the day before the high-profile World Cup fixture against India, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on M...

2019 World Cup: Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle, confirms Virat Kohli

Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is potentially ruled out of India's next three World Cup games after developing a niggle in his left hamstring during the clas...

Copa America: Messi goes missing as Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the ...