REPORT: France 4 Croatia 2

Tweet France have been crowned world champions for a second time after beating Croatia in a thrilling World Cup final on Sunday evening. Didier Deschamps’ side took the lead inside 20 minutes when a free-kick from Antoine Griezmann was flicked into his own net by semi-final hero Mario Mandzukic. Croatia trailed for just ten minutes, however, as a loose ball fell to Ivan Perisic on the edge of the box. The Inter Milan winger shifted the ball onto his left before firing it through a sea of bodies and beyond…

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REPORT: Lokomotiv Moscow 1 Atletico Madrid 5

Tweet Atletico Madrid eased through to the last 8 of the Europa League after a convincing 8-1 aggregate score-line over Lokomotiv Moscow. Despite a poor Champions League campaign, Atletico Madrid are seen as a force to be reckoned with in the Europa League and look to be the favourites to win the competition after scoring a combined total of 13 goals in just four games. Atletico took the lead after Correa combined nicely with Koke before sliding the ball passed the keeper into the bottom corner, but their lead was…

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