Belgium vs Republic of Ireland match report: Defeat leaves Martin O'Neill's side in search of a new hero | International | Sport | The Independent
The Republic of Ireland will have to reprise one of the greatest results in their history if they are to reach the knock-out stages of Euro 2016. In Lille, on Wednesday, Martin O’Neill’s team have to beat Italy, who they famously defeated in the 1994 World Cup finals in New Jersey. That seems unlikely in the wake of this comprehensive defeat to a revived Belgian side, but Italy are already guaranteed top spot in Group E and coach Antonio Conte has said he will rest players.
Late own goal denies Iceland as Hungary stay top of Group F
A late Birkir Mar Saevarsson own goal denied Iceland a first-ever victory at a major tournament as Hungary stayed top of Group F with a 1-1 draw in Marseille.
Portugal vs Austria match report: Cristiano Ronaldo could do no more - but it still was not enough | International | Sport | The Independent
He was inconsolable when the game’s single moment of monumental theatre had come and gone, despite the attempts of lesser mortals to see him right. Luis Nani held out two palms in sympathy but Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t want the gesture. He just shoved him away.
Lionel Messi shines as Argentina advances to face U.S.
Lionel Messi had a goal and two assists in his first start at the Copa America Centenario as Argentina defeated Venezuela 4-1 in a quarterfinal on Saturday.
Chile embarrasses Mexico, 7-0, in Copa America quarterfinal - LA Times
The second half of this game was one of my favorite halves of soccer ever.