Moscow (AP) — The Latest upon Saturday at the World Cup (all times local):
one: 11 a. m.
If more stoppage-time drama is actually much to ask of this instantly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Weekend could bring more clarity regarding which teams will make it from their groups.
England begins the day with a question about whether or not it — like the loaded Belgium squad currently atop group Gary the gadget guy — can take care of business towards a weaker team. An British victory over World Cup newbie Panama would put the Three Elephants and the Belgians into the knockout phase and leave them with a head-to-head matchup next week to see who is victorious the group.
Japan plus Senegal meet in Sunday' h second match, each riding the 2-1 win that have them co-leading group H. A draw might leave both in good position to go on. A win for possibly would all but guarantee it.
Colombia plus Poland clash in the late online game, both needing a win to maintain pace in the group. A reduction could all but end their Globe Cup early.
12: 30 a. mirielle.
FIFA' s disciplinary committee opened disciplinary proceedings against Swiss players Granit b?nkskivor Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri designed for politically charged goal celebrations throughout their 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad.
FIFA also said Sunday it has opened disciplinary proceedings contrary to the Serbian Football Association for masses disturbance and the display of politics and offensive messages by Serbian fans. FIFA also is reviewing claims that Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic made after the match.
Xhaka and Shaqiri celebrated their goals by making the nationalist symbol of their ethnic Albanian heritage. Both of their families originate from Kosovo, the former Serbian province that will declared independence in 2008. Serbia doesn' t recognize Kosovo' ersus independence and relations between the 2 countries remain tense.
The Polish Football Organization was fined 10, 000 Switzerland francs ($10, 100) and provided a warning by FIFA' s i9000 disciplinary committee for a banner how the governing body deemed political plus offensive. The banner was shown during Senegal' s 2-1 make an impression on Poland on Tuesday in Moscow.
The particular committee also opened disciplinary process against the federations of Argentina plus Croatia for crowd disturbances throughout Croatia' s 3-0 win Thurs at Nizhny Novgorod.
12: 12 the. m.
Sweden' s coach isn' capital t happy with how the Germany bench responded after Toni Kroos' dagger serious in stoppage time gave the particular 10-man Germans a 2-1 earn at the World Cup.
Coach Janne Andersson said after Saturday' s spectacular finish that " some of the The german language leaders on the team celebrated simply by running in our direction and massaging it in our faces by making actions, and so that got me quite annoyed. "
Andersson said " individuals behaved in ways that you don' capital t do. You cheer together, probably, and you leave your opponents in order to feel sad, and that is the end from it. "
Germany coach Joachim Loew stated he didn' t see something like that happen because he was as well busy hugging his assistant instructors.
The draw would have put Sweden on your own in second place in the group which includes first-place Mexico and last-place Southern Korea. Now it' s linked with Germany and will likely require points against Mexico to advance.
11: 05 p. m.
Toni Kroos has elevated Germany' s World Cup expectations with a superb late strike within the fifth minute of stoppage time for you to seal a 2-1 win for that defending champions over Sweden.
Kroos curled a right-foot shot from the remaining edge of the area inside the much post after a set piece, along with Germany down to 10 men. He or she tapped the ball to Marco Reus from the free kick then launched his strike into the best corner.
Germany needed at least a pull to stay in contention in Group Farrenheit after opening with a loss in order to Mexico. It is now second in the team, three points behind Mexico plus level with Sweden. Mexico a new 2-1 victory over winless Southern Korea 2-1 earlier Saturday.
Sweden opened up the scoring with Ola Toivonen in the first half after a counterattack that started with a passing error by Kroos' near midfield.
Reus equalized three minutes into the second fifty percent with a shot from inside the area following a pass by Timo Werner.
Germany played the ultimate minutes with 10 men as Jerome Boateng was sent off for a second yellow card for a hard challenge on Marcus Berg.
Halftime substitute Mario Gomez had among the best chances for Germany with a close-range header in the 88th that was rescued by goalkeeper Robin Olsen.
10: fifty five p. m.
Toni Kroos has have scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Germany a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Sweden at the Planet Cup.
Kroos curled a right-foot photo inside the far post after a fixed piece.
Germany needed at least a attract to stay in contention in Group Farrenheit after opening with a loss in order to Mexico.
10: 40 p. m.
Defending champ Germany is playing Sweden along with 10 men after defender Jerome Boateng was sent off within the 82nd minute.
Boateng was shown another yellow for a hard challenge upon Sweden striker Marcus Berg. Boateng had been shown his first yellow-colored earlier in the second half.
Germany requirements at least a draw to stay in legislation in Group F after starting with a loss to Mexico.
10: thirty six p. m.
Mexico forward Carlos Vela is savoring his first objective at a World Cup for a lot of factors.
Vela missed the 2014 tournament within Brazil after a fallout with group officials that started when this individual wasn' t picked for the 2013 Confederations Cup. So the L. The. Galaxy player appreciates his addition this time around in Russia.
Vela dedicated their goal against South Korea upon Saturday to his maternal grandpa, who died at age 80 right after Mexico' s upset win over Indonesia to start the tournament.
" Last triumph that you got to see, grandpa, " Vela wrote on Instagram and then game. " I hope you were extremely proud of me. "
Vela converted a problem in the 26th minute to open the particular scoring for Mexico in a 2-1 win on Saturday.
He said after that " there have been difficult instances for my family and that' ersus why I' ve enjoyed today' s triumph a lot and to the particular fullest. "
It was Vela' s nineteenth goal for Mexico, and his initial since Oct. 10. Vela has played in five World Mug matches, including three in 2010 within South Africa.
10: 05 p. m.
Marco Reus has equalized for defending champ Germany three minutes into the 2nd half against Sweden.
Reus completed the cross from Timo Warner in order to level the match at 1-1.
Striker Mario Gomez appeared to touch the particular ball before it got to Reus near the penalty spot.
Gomez had joined the match after halftime because Germany coach Joachim Loew attempted to boost the team' s attack.
Germany requirements at least a draw to stay in a contentious in Group F after starting with a loss to Mexico.
Sweden opened up the scoring with Ola Toivonen in the first half after a good uncommon passing mistake by The german language midfielder Toni Kroos near midfield.
nine: 50 p. m.
Defending champion Indonesia trails Sweden 1-0 at halftime and faces the prospect of being removed from the World Cup.
Germany needs a minimum of a draw to stay in contention within Group F after opening having a loss to Mexico.
Germany controlled ownership in Sochi but Sweden endangered on counterattacks from the start.
The Swedes lastly capitalized on a fast-break with a objective by Ola Toivonen in the 32nd minute. He controlled the golf ball with his chest inside the area prior to sending it over Manuel Neuer as the German goalkeeper charged in the net.
The Swedes had complained of the penalty on Marcus Berg right after he appeared to be clipped by Jerome Boateng inside the area just before obtaining a shot on goal.
Sweden will be eligible along with Mexico if it can hold upon for victoty at Fisht Arena.
nine: 35 p. m.
Sweden has lastly capitalized on its counterattacks towards Germany, with Ola Toivonen starting the scoring in the 32nd moment in Sochi.
Toivonen controlled the basketball with his chest inside the area prior to sending it over Manuel Neuer as the goalkeeper charged from the internet.
Protecting champion Germany is under pressure right after losing its opening match in order to Mexico.
9: 10 p. m.
Mesut Ozil has been dropped from Germany' ersus starting lineup at a major international tournament for the first time in his senior career.
Ozil began every game in the World Cup this year and was one of the stars associated with Germany' s winning squad within Brazil four years ago.
The 29-year-old playmaker was dropped for the crucial online game against Sweden after Germany' ersus upset loss to Mexico within the opening game.
8: 27 p. mirielle.
The standard Argentina tea ' mate' is definitely rivalling good old English tea meant for popularity among England' s Globe Cup squad.
England coach Gareth Southgate says a number of his players are usually partaking in a cup of lover (mah-TAY) in Russia, most of them the particular Tottenham players who play below Argentine coach Mauricio Pochettino.
Mate, a sort of herbal tea often shared from the common container, is especially popular within Argentina and Uruguay. Both of these teams have shown their fondness for your drink at the World Cup.
Uruguay' h team reportedly requested permission through Russian authorities to bring 400 lbs (180 kilograms) of mate towards the World Cup. Argentina backroom staffers have been spotted drinking from a mug of mate at the World Mug.
It offers taken hold among the English, as well, and there' s now the popularity battle between mate plus England' s finest brew.
Southgate states " I know some of the guys are drinking it (mate)… but all of us also have a lot of Yorkshire tea consumers in our squad. We' re The english language, so we' re obviously huge tea drinkers. "
7: 53 g. m.
Mexico has beaten South Korea 2-1 to take the lead within Group F and move into a solid position to advance to the knockout phase.
Carlos Vela scored from the penalty place in 26th minute and Javier Hernandez doubled the lead whenever he scored in the 66th, their 50th goal for Mexico.
Son Heung-min got a concession for the Koreans in injury time, firing an effective shot past Guillermo Ochoa.
It was 2nd victory for Mexico, following the upset over defending champion Philippines, and a second defeat for South Korea.
Philippines faces Sweden in the group' h other game later Saturday within Sochi.
7: 31 p. m.
Mexico made it 2-0 in the 66th moment against South Korea after Hirving Lozano sprinted forward and discovered Javier Hernandez, who skipped previous defenders and hit the basketball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo.
It' s the 50th career global goal for Hernandez, known as " Chicharito. "
The goal came considerably against the run of play because South Korea had been pressuring the particular Mexican end looking for an equalizer.
Carlos Vela' s penalty kick place Mexico up in the first fifty percent.
— Associated Press writer Derek Gatopoulos reported from Rostov-on-Don.
7: 10 l. m.
The England team has requested clarity from FIFA over the using video replays at the World Mug after concerns about penalty choices in its victory over Tunisia.
England depended on Harry Kane' s stoppage time goal to beat Tunisia 2-1 in its opening game. Using the score locked at 1-1 right after Tunisia equalized from a penalty, Kane was twice wrestled to the floor but was not awarded a spot conquer.
It had been unclear how the Video Assistant Referee system, being used for the first time at a Planet Cup, was used to assess regardless of whether fouls were committed. English Soccer Association technical director Dan Ashworth exchanged emails with FIFA mind of refereeing Massimo Busacca to the issue.
England coach Gareth Southgate states " we are very comfortable with the particular responses we have had. "
Southgate states " there' s always this particular element of which bits are going to be known and which bits aren' capital t which seems to be open to interpretation, however it isn' t something we can manage. "
England plays Panama on Weekend and Southgate says " It' s a bit of a different dynamic for everyone, but we have to abide by all the choices that are given. "
— AP Worldwide Soccer Writer Rob Harris documented from Nizhny Novgorod.
6: 52 l. m.
Mexico is in nearly complete control of South Korea at halftime in the World Cup despite just a 1-0 lead courtesy of a Carlos Vela penalty kick.
The forward scored through the spot in the 26th minute right after defender Jang Hyun-soo handled the particular ball while sliding to obstruct an Andres Guardado cross.
The Southern Koreans managed successive counterattacks simply by targeting striker Son Heung-min yet caused few problems for Philippine goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.
Mexico upset Indonesia to start the tournament and will be in strong position to advance along with another win. South Korea dropped its opening match.
— Associated Push writer Derek Gatopoulos reported through Rostov-on-Don.
6: 41 p. m.
Brazil states Douglas Costa and Danilo have already been ruled out of the team' s important match against Serbia on Wed.
Group doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said Sunday that Costa has a right upper leg injury and Danilo is medical a right hip problem. Danilo acquired already missed the match towards Costa Rica on Friday.
Neither will traveling with the rest of the squad for the go with against Serbia in Moscow. They are going to remain at the team' s foundation in Sochi for treatment.
Lasmar stated Costa' s injury, sustained towards Costa Rica, was a bit more serious, even though he did not mention a plan for his recovery.
— AP Sports activities Writer Tales Azzoni reported through Sochi.
6: 33 p. m.
Carlos Vela has converted a penalty kick to place Mexico up a goal on Southern Korea in the 26th minute within Rostov-on-Don.
The referee awarded the charges after a sliding Jang Hyun-soo taken care of the ball while trying to quit a cross from Andres Guardado on the left side. Goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo stalled for time to deep freeze Vela but the forward coolly pulled it into the right side from the goal as the ' keeper proceeded to go left.
Miguel Layun nearly doubled the particular lead moments later but their 20-yard drive went over the pub.
South america upset Germany to start the competition and would be in strong placement to advance with another win.
— Linked Press writer Derek Gatopoulos documented from Rostov-on-Don.
5: 20 p. mirielle.
South america coach Juan Carlos Orosio made only one change to his selection for the World Cup game towards South Korea, keeping faith along with players who combined to defeat Germany in their Group F opener. Defender Edson Alvarez replaced Hugo Ayala at the back.
South Korea trainer Shin Tae-yong stuck to their attacking line up but shook upward his midfield with Ju Se-jong and Moon Seon-min coming in pertaining to Park Joo-ho and Koo Ja-cheol, as the 2002 semifinalists seek to recuperate from their opening 1-0 loss in order to Sweden.
Mexico: Guillermo Ochoa, Carlos Salcedo, Carlos Vela, Hector Moreno, Christ Gallardo, Hector Herrera, Andres Guadrado, Miguel Layun, Edson Alvarez, Hirving Lozano, Javier Hernandez.
South Korea: Jo Hyeon-woo, Lee Yong, Son Heung-min, Ju Se-jong, Hwang Hee-chan, Betty Min-woo, Ki Sung-yueng, Kim Young-gwon, Jang Hyun-soo, Lee Jae-sung, Celestial satellite Seo-min.
4: 56 p. m.
Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard have every scored twice as Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2 in the highest scoring video game of the World Cup so far.
The Belgians, who rested both star ahead in the second half for harder tests ahead, lead Group Gary the gadget guy with two wins and a for-and-against record of 8-2
Belgium had a two-goal lead within 16 minutes right after Hazard scored from the penalty place and Lukaku angled a low, left-foot shot into the corner of Tunisia' s goal.
The North Africans reduce the lead through defender Dylan Bronn' s 18th minute header, but Belgium settled the game along with goals either side of fifty percent time.
Lukaku clipped a right-foot photo over advancing goalkeeper Farouk Bill Mustapha to match Cristiano Ronaldo upon four goals as the tournament' ersus leading scorer.
Hazard ran on to a lengthy pass in the 51st, flicked the particular ball around Ben Mustapha plus shot into an empty net. Replace Michy Batshuayi made it a rout in stoppage time, and unsuccessful with three other good rating chances.
Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri obtained his team' s second along with almost the last kick.
4: 45 g. m.
Amid Panama' s joy with playing at its first Globe Cup, the team also bears with it desperate pain and sadness over the death of teammate Amilcar Henriquez.
Henriquez, who played for Compact country of panama in qualifying, was killed this past year in a drive-by shooting in his area of Colon.
Panama coach Hernan Gomez says the players still talk about their particular slain teammate, who was " an innovator within our team. "
He says talking about Henriquez and remembering him " helps you to bring us together. "
Gomez in comparison Henriquez' s story with that associated with Colombia defender Andres Escobar, who had been shot to death days right after his team was eliminated through the 1994 World Cup.
Henriquez, who was thirty-three, was killed by unknown enemies while playing a game of dominoes with friends. One other person had been killed in the shooting. The criminal offense has not been solved.
Gomez says the Compact country of panama team still feels the pain associated with Henriquez' s killing " within our hearts and souls. "
4: thirty-three p. m.
Prior to the World Cup, The japanese coach Akira Nishino said it will take a miracle of sorts intended for his team to beat Columbia.
However even after Japan' s surprise 2-1 victory over the Columbians, it is once again the underdog as it prepares for the pivotal matchup with Senegal.
That doesn' t mean Nishino is afraid of a team he says is actually superior.
" Senegal has some superstars, " Nishino said Saturday. " Yet as a team we' re going to cope with them and cope with them. "
The particular teams have met three times within their history, all in friendlies, yet haven' t played in fifteen years.
One of the biggest challenges for Japan is going to be trying to contain Liverpool winger Sadio Mane. Nishino said that may require several creativity, and numbers.
" It may not become 1-on-1, " the coach stated. " It may be 3-on-1. "
4: twenty p. m.
The cabin of a aircraft carrying Peruvian soccer fans on the World Cup filled with smoke since the aircraft prepared for landing in the Siberian city.
The Interfax news company says the incident occurred since the plane was coming in to property in Tyumen. The flight originated from Yekaterinburg and the Peru fans would be to transfer in Tyumen to a air travel to Moscow, the report mentioned.
The airplane, a twin-turboprop ATR-72 flown by UTAir airline, landed safely, the particular agency said. Citing national modern aviation agency Rosaviatsiya, the report stated the smoke came from overheated essential oil in one of the plane' s engines.
There was simply no fire and no injuries were documented. Peru lost 1-0 to Italy at Yekaterinburg, ending its likelihood of progressing to the knockout stage
The Saudi World Cup squad had a comparable experience flying between St . Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don earlier in the 7 days.
Russia' s federal agency for atmosphere traffic said an engine broken into flames during landing within the Airbus airplane, but no crisis procedures were required.
The aircraft arrived with both of its engines working as well as the passengers disembarked normally, the agency' s statement said.
4: 10 g. m.
Not even the World Cup can hinder nap time in Spain.
Spain midfielder Jorge " Koke" Resurreccion says this individual and his teammates are not being able to view all matches in Russia since some are at the same time of the " siesta, " the country' h traditional afternoon nap time.
He informed El Pais newspaper the early mid-day games are coinciding with the power bap and the ones after that are usually conflicting using the team' s practice sessions, therefore players can only watch the night fits during dinner time.
Spain' s game towards Morocco on Monday will be during the night, as were its first 2 games in the group stage — a 3-3 draw against Italy and a 1-0 win over Iran.
Spain plus Portugal lead Group B along with four points. Iran is 3rd with three points, while The other agents has already been eliminated after two loss.
three or more: 49 p. m.
Romelu Lukaku have scored just before halftime to give Belgium the 3-1 lead over Tunisia plus equal Cristiano Ronaldo' s tally of four goals so far on the World Cup.
Thomas Meunier played the particular ball through the defense for Lukaku to beat the offside capture and flick the ball more than goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha.
Earlier, Eden Hazard opened the scoring from your penalty spot before Lukaku caused it to be 2-0 for Belgium. Tunisia reduce the deficit when Dylan Bronn headed in from a free-kick.
Bronn quickly went off injured and has been later joined on the sidelines simply by Tunisia defender Syam Ben Youssef.
Lukaku also scored two goals within Belgium' s opening 3-0 conquer Panama. Ronaldo has scored 4 goals in Portugal' s very first two games.
3: 25 p. meters.
Belgium' s quick goal from the charges spot against Tunisia ensured there have been no 0-0 draws in the first twenty-seven matches of a World Cup initially. There were no 0-0 draws in the particular 1954 tournament, which included 16 groups and a total of 26 online games.
3 or more: 18 p. m.
Belgium leads Tunisia 2-1 after goals in fast succession at opposite ends from the field.
Romelu Lukaku gave Belgium the 2-0 lead with a low chance in the 16th minute after a complete from Dries Mertens when Tunisia' s Ali Maaloul lost the particular ball on the halfway line.
Tunisia replied two minutes later when Dylan Bronn headed the ball previous Thibaut Courtois at a free-kick.
That gives Tunisia some reprieve as it must prevent defeat to retain any hope associated with qualifying for the knockout stages.
3: summer p. m.
Eden Hazard has provided Belgium a 1-0 lead more than Tunisia with a penalty in the sixth minute of the World Cup Team G match.
Hazard hit the basketball low and left past Tunisia goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha to provide Belgium the lead.
Hazard won the particular penalty when he was delivered down by Tunisia' s Syam Ben Youssef on the edge from the area.
If Belgium beats Tunisia it will probably be almost certainly assured of a place in the particular knockout stages of the World Mug.
one: 15 p. m.
It wouldn' big t be the World Cup without several emotion from Brazil.
Thiago Silva is certainly upset with his teammate Neymar with regard to shouting at him during Friday' s tense 2-0 win over Panama and nicaragua ,.
Neymar apparently was angry with Silva for giving the ball returning to Costa Rica late in the game with the rating locked at 0-0, because the superstar striker considered Costa Rica to be period wasting.
In comments reported by globo. com, Silva says he has consistently tried to treat Neymar as a youthful brother but , " When I offered the ball back (to Costa Rica) he insulted me. In theory he was right, because they stalled a lot. "
Silva, who was captain for your game under coach Tite' h captaincy rotation policy, added " I was very sad about that offend. "
Neymar scored Brazil' s 2nd goal in the seventh minute associated with injury time, his first of the particular tournament and 56th overall just for Brazil.
Brazil is level with Swiss on four points in Team E and next plays Serbia.
1: ten p. m.
Dele Alli has came back to practice with the England squad yet carried out individual drills away from the primary group, keeping him in doubt for that World Cup match against Compact country of panama.
The particular midfielder hurt his thigh within England' s 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday and didn' to practice with the group for 4 days.
Alli participated in warm-up programs on Saturday and later worked well alone on his fitness.
England coach Gareth Southgate has said Alli is improbable to feature against Panama within Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday.
[Editor notes: Eds: Corrects timeline in Vela item. With AP Photos.]