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In the quarterfinal of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, England and Portugal played for 90 tense minutes and 30 minutes extra time without a single goal being scored.
A new study may explain why the England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts â€“ and could help the team address the problem in time for the World Cup 2010.
Tim Howard made seven saves in regulation Wednesday and then stopped three penalty kicks to bring Everton a 4-3, shootout victory over the MLS All-Stars. The game was decided in a shootout after being tied at the end of regulation 1-1. It was the first time in six games since Major League Soccer began using the current All-Star Game format that the stars of the American league have lost to an international opponent. Howard is the current United States national team goalkeeper, but he also...
By Andrew Gray BERLIN (Reuters) - FIFA began a probe on Sunday into the role of Germany's Torsten Frings in a brawl after his team's World Cup win over Argentina, placing a question mark over his participation in the semi-final against Italy.
By Paul Radford BERLIN (Reuters) - Champions Brazil came to conquer, Argentina emerged as pretenders to the crown but Fortress Europe once again pulled up the drawbridge against the overseas World Cup invaders.
(Corrects Portugal's semi-final opponents in paragraph 12) By Andrew Gray BERLIN (Reuters) - Champions Brazil were dumped out of the World Cup on Saturday, a Thierry Henry goal giving France a 1-0 quarter-final victory over the South American favorites.
By Andrew Gray BERLIN (Reuters) - Champions Brazil were dumped out of the World Cup on Saturday, a Thierry Henry goal giving France a 1-0 quarter-final victory over the South American favorites.
GELSENKIRCHEN (Reuters) - England, reduced to 10 men after striker Wayne Rooney was sent off, and Portugal went into a penalty shootout in their World Cup quarter-final with the score at 0-0 after extra time on Saturday.
By Keith Weir BERLIN (Reuters) - Hosts Germany beat Argentina in a penalty shootout on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup where they will play Italy, who cruised past debutants Ukraine 3-0.
By Mark Ledsom COLOGNE, Jun (Reuters) - Ukraine beat Switzerland 3-0 on penalties to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Monday after the teams played out a sterile scoreless draw.
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