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CNN —Carlos Alcaraz overcame a slow start to beat Tommy Paul in four sets on Tuesday and book his place in the Wimbledon semifinals. “At the beginning, the first set and the beginning of the second set, it kind of felt like I was playing on clay. 5 seed Daniil Medvedev in the semifinals, in what is a rematch of their semifinal clash from last year’s tournament. The 27-year-old continued his impressive play on Tuesday against Alcaraz, winning the first set and holding a 2-0 lead in the second. Sinner did impressively win the fourth set but appeared to run out of steam in the final set as Medvedev booked his spot in the final four.
Persons: CNN — Carlos Alcaraz, Tommy Paul, ” Alcaraz, , I’m, Daniil Medvedev, Paul, Queen’s –, Paul’s, , Ben Stansall, Medvedev, Sinner, ” Medvedev, Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, , Queen’s, Alcaraz, Getty, Court Locations: London, SW19, AFP, Russian
CNN —French rugby player Melvyn Jaminet has left the team’s tour of Argentina after he was suspended for using a racist remark in a video posted on his social media accounts. The French Rugby Federation (FFR) said in a statement that it “condemns in the strongest terms” the comments made by Jaminet, while also announcing that the full-back has been suspended from the tour of Argentina. “Melvyn Jaminet had been immediately sidelined and has left the French team currently in Argentina,” said the FFR. Jaminet has been a regular in the French national team since making his debut in 2021. According to a post on the FFR’s Instagram account, the team arrived in Argentina in late June.
Persons: Melvyn Jaminet, , Jaminet, “ Melvyn Jaminet, , ” Jaminet, Les, Castéra Organizations: CNN —, French Rugby Federation, French, Rugby, Argentina, French Rugby, CNN, Toulon, New Zealand, Estadio, Jaminet Locations: CNN — French, Argentina, France’s, Mendoza, France
CNN —England reached its second successive European Championship semifinals after a 5-3 penalty shootout victory over Switzerland at Euro 2024 on Saturday after the quarterfinal had ended 1-1. Trent Alexander-Arnold scored the decisive penalty to seal the win for England as it booked its spot in the final four having lost in the final at the last edition of the tournament. Nothing could separate the two teams in extra-time and so the game went to penalties. Switzerland’s first penalty from Manuel Akanji was saved by Jordan Pickford and that miss proved pivotal as England’s players dispatched their attempts with aplomb. England will face the Netherlands or Turkey in the semifinals, with the two team’s facing off later on Saturday in Berlin.
Persons: Trent Alexander, Arnold, Breel Embolo, Switzerland’s, Manuel Akanji, Jordan Pickford, England hasn’t, Gareth Southgate’s Organizations: CNN, England, aplomb Locations: Switzerland, Dusseldorf, England, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Berlin
CNN —There will be no last hurrah for Andy Murray at Wimbledon after his playing partner and fellow Briton, Emma Raducanu, withdrew from the mixed doubles event. “I’m disappointed as I was really looking forward to playing with Andy but got to take care,” the 21-year-old Raducanu said in a statement. It means that 37-year-old Murray has played his last match at Wimbledon after announcing earlier this year he will retire from tennis this season. Murray has become a legend at Wimbledon ever since making his debut at the tournament as a teenager in 2005. Murray made his first Wimbledon singles final in 2012 where he lost to Roger Federer – a defeat which moved the British star to tears and somewhat changed the public’s perception of him.
Persons: Andy Murray, Emma Raducanu, Murray, Raducanu, “ I’m, Andy, Lulu Sun, , , Jamie, John Peers, Rinky Hijikata, Murray –, it’s, ” Murray, Novak Djokovic, Iga Świątek, Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Roger Federer –, , Ben Church, Jill Martin Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Wimbledon –, Court, Paris Locations: London
CNN —France edged into into the semifinals of Euro 2024 after beating Portugal 5-3 in a penalty shootout after the game finished 0-0 on Friday. Theo Hernández scored the decisive penalty to seal the quarterfinal victory in Hamburg, after João Félix had hit the post earlier in the shootout. Meanwhile, Ronaldo scored Portugal’s first penalty of the shootout, though he also missed a golden chance during normal time when he was set up by Francisco Conceição. Mbappé celebrates after France beats Portugal. Theo Hernández scores France's winning penalty against Portugal.
Persons: Theo Hernández, João Félix, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mbappé, Ronaldo, Portugal’s, Francisco Conceição, Chris Brunskill, Hernández, Diogo Costa, N’Golo Kanté, Bruno Fernandes, Fernandes, Mike Maignan, Randal Kolo Muani, Jules Koundé, Rúben Dias, Eduardo Camavinga’s, Ousmane Dembélé, Germain, Upamecano, Rafael Leão, Didier Deschamps, Justin Setterfield, Nuno Mendes ’, Dembélé, Felix, Bradley Barcola, Costa –, Lars Baron Organizations: CNN, Portugal, France, Slovenia, Manchester United, Paris Saint Locations: France, Hamburg, Spain, Munich, Portugal, Costa, Conceição, Portuguese
CNN —Ryan Garcia has been expelled by the World Boxing Council (WBC) following a social media livestream where he repeatedly used racist and discriminatory language against Black people and Muslims, per the Associated Press. “Exercising my authority as president of the WBC, I am hereby expelling Ryan Garcia from any activity with our organization,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman posted on X, formerly known as Twitter. “I was trolling I want all the killing to stop,” Garcia posted, per the Associated Press. Garcia’s family released a statement following his expulsion from the WBC citing the boxer’s mental health issues, per ESPN. “Our family unequivocally does not support any statements [Garcia] has made regarding race or religion – these do not reflect who Ryan truly is and how he was raised,” the Garcia family statement said.
Persons: CNN — Ryan Garcia, Ryan Garcia, Mauricio Sulaiman, , ” Garcia, , Garcia, Ryan, ” Sulaiman, Garcia “ Organizations: CNN, World Boxing Council, Associated Press, WBC, ” CNN, ESPN
CNN —Euro 2024 host Germany was dumped out of the tournament on Friday after a 2-1 quarterfinal defeat by Spain in Stuttgart. With Germany seemingly out of time, Florian Wirtz’s slick finish in the 89th minute kept the tournament host’s hopes alive. However, in extra-time Spain conjured up their own late goal on 119 minutes, Mikel Merino heading home the winner to send the three-time Euros winner to the semifinals. It marks the second successive European Championships in which Spain has reached the semifinals stage while Germany’s run at its home tournament is over. Tournament winners in 1964, 2008 and 2012, Spain will play France or Portugal in the semifinals, with those two teams playing later on Friday in Hamburg.
Persons: Dani Olmo, Florian Wirtz’s, Mikel Merino, Olmo, Spain's, Alex Livesey, Pedri, Toni Kroos, Germany’s Kai Havertz, Manuel Neuer, Alvaro Morata, Luis de la, Niclas Füllkrug, Robert Andrich –, Füllkrug, Havertz, Julian Nagelsmann’s, Aymeric Laporte, Nacho, Nagelsmann, – Thomas Müller –, Maximilian Mittelstädt, Joshua Kimmich, Wirtz pounced, Wirtz, Alex Caparros, Mikel Oyarzabal’s, Merino, Dani Carvajal Organizations: CNN, Bundesliga, RB Leipzig, Germany, Getty, Arsenal, Spain, UEFA Locations: Germany, Spain, Stuttgart, France, Portugal, Hamburg, Olmo, Spanish
Owens’ grandson Stuart Owen Rankin describes the track and field great’s actions as a “thumb in the eye” to Hitler. Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images‘A bond, a brotherhood, a connection’Another enduring memory from the 1936 Games was Owens’ connection with the German long-jumper Luz Long. Owens and Long were seen as the two favorites to compete for the gold medal in the long jump at the Berlin Games. According to Rankin, Owens said Long offered him advice on how to not overstep, which was an issue the US athlete was having in the long jump qualifying competition. DHM/ullstein bild/Getty Images)StridesAfter the Berlin Games, widespread, institutionalized racism and segregation in the US meant Owens’ achievements weren’t fully appreciated when he returned home.
Persons: Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler, White, Owens, Owens ’, Stuart Owen Rankin, Hitler, , ” Rankin, CNN’s Don Riddell, ” Jesse Owens, Luz Long, Long, Rankin, ” Owens, Juergen, Shutterstock Rankin, ” Long, scrolled, Julia Long, Long’s, , Julia, weren’t, AP Owens, Gerald Ford, George H.W, Bush Organizations: CNN, Olympics, Nazi, Fox, Berlin Games, American, Games, AP, White Locations: Berlin –, Nazi Germany, Berlin, White, American, Munich, York, United States, America
CNN —Merih Demiral scored twice as Turkey advanced to the quarterfinals of Euro 2024 thanks to a thrilling 2-1 win over Austria on Tuesday. Demiral got his second of the game when the defender powered a header home shortly before the hour mark. Just when it seemed Turkey was on its way to the quarterfinals, Michael Gregoritsch halved the deficit to give Austria hope of rescuing the game. Demiral celebrates after his second goal against Austria. Austria looked set to level the scores when Baumgartner came rushing in at the near post with the goal gaping.
Persons: Merih Demiral, Demiral, Michael Gregoritsch, Christoph Baumgartner’s, Mert Günok, Hendrik Schmidt, Patrick Pentz, Baumgartner, Arda Güler, Marko Arnautović, Günok, Stefan Posch, Turkey counterpunched, Gregoritsch Organizations: CNN, Austria, Leipzig Locations: Turkey, Turkish, Austria, Leipzig, Netherlands, Berlin, Germany, Austrian
Brandalism said it launched the campaign against Barclays Bank, which has a multi-year sponsorship deal with Wimbledon reportedly worth more than $25 million, over its ties to the fossil fuel industry and companies that supply arms to Israel. “Wimbledon must stop providing cover for Barclays’ grotesque lack of morals and immediately end the sponsorship deal,” Speedwell added. One of the “hacked” billboards shows the body of a tennis player on a grass court. Another of the pieces of art -- by Matt Bonner -- protesting Barclays' sponsorship of Wimbledon. BrandalismIn the statement, the bank argued that investing in oil and gas assets would continue to be important as the clean energy industry develops.
Persons: Brandalism, , Kit Speedwell, , Darren Cullen, Barclays “, embargos, Matt Bonner, Tom Pilston Organizations: CNN, Wimbledon, Barclays Bank, Barclays, Brandalism, Lawn Tennis, Palestine Solidarity, Wimbledon Foundation, NATO, Transition Finance Locations: London, Israel, Europe, Gaza, Palestine, Brandalism
CNN —France scored a late winner to book its spot in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Belgium on Monday. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty ImagesA tight affairFrance started more confidently in Düsseldorf, dominating possession early on, though Les Bleus was unable to meaningfully trouble Koen Casteels in the Belgium goal. Eventually Domenico Tedesco’s Belgium team was able to get a foothold in the game, with captain Kevin De Bruyne’s freekick almost sneaking in. France players celebrate with their fans after scoring the only goal of the game to beat Belgium and advance to the quarterfinals of Euro 2024. Nothing but respect for how that Slovakia team played tonight.”This story has been updated with additional information.
Persons: Randal Kolo, Jan Vertonghen, Kylian Mbappé –, Vertonghen, Kolo Muani’s, Kolo Muani's, Franck Fife, Les Bleus, Koen Casteels, Domenico Tedesco’s, Kevin De Bruyne’s, Marcus Thuram, Jules Koundé, Aurélien, Kenzo Tribouillard, Tchouaméni, Casteels, Thuram, Didier Deschamps’s, Belgium’s Yannick Carrasco, Mike Maignan, Theo Hernández, Romelu Lukaku, Maignan, Clive Mason, Jude Bellingham Organizations: CNN — France, Belgium, France’s, Getty, France, UEFA, Slovakia, Sunday, European, Slovakian Locations: Belgium, France, Portugal, Slovenia, Frankfurt, Vertonghen, AFP, Düsseldorf, Domenico Tedesco’s Belgium, England, Bellingham
CNN —Portugal advanced to the quarterfinals of Euro 2024 after beating Slovenia in a penalty shootout on Monday in a game where Cristiano Ronaldo was reduced to tears after missing a spot-kick in extra-time. Ronaldo had his penalty superbly saved by Jan Oblak after a frustrating evening for the striker. Ronaldo takes his penalty during extra-time which was saved by Jan Oblak of Slovenia. Having entered Monday’s game without a goal at Euro 2024, it was more of the same at the Frankfurt Arena for Ronaldo. He has had also the most shots of any player in his four games at Euro 2024 – 20 – with no goals to his name.
Persons: Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldo, Jan Oblak, Diogo Costa, Costa, Bernardo Silva slotting, Benjamin Šeško, Pepe, Robbie Jay Barratt, Ronaldo’s, Diogo Jota, Oblak, Šeško, he’s, Kirill Kudryavtsev, Peter Shilton Organizations: CNN, Slovenia, Portugal, Frankfurt Arena, Ronaldo, Slovenian, Saudi, European, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Juventus, Portugal’s, Getty, France Locations: Portugal, France, Slovenia, Oblak, Saudi Arabian, Greece, AFP
CNN —A man has been arrested after he climbed onto the roof of the BVB Stadion in Dortmund during Germany’s last-16 match against Denmark at Euro 2024, police said. Social media clips show a man climbing in the rafters of the stadium dressed in black with his face covered. He was arrested at 11:44 p.m. local time, police said, after complying with police requests and was found with camera equipment in his bag. UEFA – European football’s governing body – said stadium safety and security was the “ultimate priority” for them, the German football association and tournament organizers. “UEFA would like to commend the police, stadium and local authorities for their co-operation in the incident last night in Dortmund involving an individual arrested by the police on the stadium roof,” UEFA told CNN in a statement.
Persons: Organizations: CNN, Germany’s, Denmark, Dortmund, UEFA, European, DFB, ” Dortmund Locations: Dortmund, Herne, Ulm, German, Germany
CNN —U.S. Soccer said it was “deeply disturbed” by the racist abuse directed at two of the men’s national team’s players following it’s surprise 2-1 defeat by Panama at the 2024 Copa América in Atlanta on Thursday. Defender Chris Richards and striker Folarin Balogun posted on their Instagram stories the racist messages they had received over the social media platform. Earlier in June, soccer’s global governing body FIFA reinforced its commitment to fighting online abuse, in particular through its Social Media Protection Service (SMPS). The SMPS is a tool which FIFA says protects individuals in soccer from online abuse by hiding hate speech. Panama players celebrate after beating the US at the Copa América.
Persons: Chris Richards, Folarin Balogun, , Meta, , Richards, Balogun, Striker Tim Weah, César Blackman, José Fajardo, Rich von Biberstein, Adalberto Carrasquilla, Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams, , Weah Organizations: CNN, U.S, Soccer, América, national, ” CNN, FIFA, Social Media Protection Service, Panama, Mercedes, Benz, Midway, Copa América, Getty, US, Uruguay, Reuters, Juventus Locations: Panama, Atlanta, Uruguay, Bolivia
CNN —Five-time Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah will miss Paris 2024 with an Achilles injury, she announced on social media. “I am hurt and devastated to be missing the Olympic this year but at the end of the day it’s sports and my health comes first. In doing so, she became the first woman to complete the Olympic sprint double since Florence Griffith-Joyner at Seoul 1988. Thompson-Herah – who turns 32 on Friday – finished last in the Prefontaine Classic last month with a time of 11.30, with one of her main rivals for Olympic gold, American Sha’Carri Richardson, finishing first. Then, at the New York Grand Prix in June, she once again finished last with a time of 11.48.
Persons: Elaine Thompson, Herah, , ” Thompson, Florence Griffith, Joyner, Thompson, Herah –, , Sha’Carri Richardson Organizations: CNN, Olympic, New York, month’s, Summer, Tokyo Games, Prefontaine, Prix Locations: Jamaica, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul, Paris
Risacher was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the first overall pick in the 2024 NBA Draft on Wednesday, making history in the process. The selection of the 19-year-old small forward means that for the first time in modern NBA Draft history, the No. His father, Stéphane, was part of the French team which won the silver medal in the men’s basketball competition at the 2000 Olympics Games in Sydney. 1 overall pick was but a dream for Atlanta by the end of last season as the team only had a 3% chance of landing the top pick in the lottery. He’s a versatile defender, a really good shooter and a high-IQ type player,” Hawks general manager Landry Fields said about the Risacher pick.
Persons: Victor Wembanyama, Risacher, Stéphane, Wembanyama, ” C’est, Bo u, ince, Johns, y McKie, sid e, Kell, ike, ady to do Organizations: CNN, Atlanta Hawks, ASVEL, Atlanta, Wembanyama, San Antonio Spurs Locations: Spain, France, Georgia, Málaga, Lyon, Sydney
CNN —Hungarian striker Barnabás Varga has been released from hospital following the serious injury he sustained against Scotland at Euro 2024 on Sunday. Following the match, the Hungarian FA confirmed that Varga had suffered a concussion and a broken cheekbone which required surgery. Now comes a few weeks of rest,” the Ferencváros player said in a club statement after being released from hospital on Wednesday. “Barnabás Varga has been released from the hospital in Stuttgart this morning, he is now recovering in his home in Hungary,” the Hungarian FA said in a statement posted on X, formerly known as Twitter. Following the injury to Varga, Hungary captain Dominik Szoboszlai called for a change to medical protocols postgame.
Persons: Barnabás Varga, Varga, Angus Gunn, “ Barnabás Varga, Dominik Szoboszlai, ” Szoboszlai, , “ It’s, don’t, it’s, Carl Recine, , Barnabás Varga of Hungary, Organizations: CNN, Scotland, Hungarian FA, FA, Twitter, CNN Sport, UEFA, European Locations: Scotland, Stuttgart, Hungary, Germany, Switzerland, Group
Ohtani would later add an RBI single in the fourth inning, going 2-for-4 with two runs total in the game, as the Dodgers won their 50th of the season. “I don’t know what more we can really say about him,” Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman said of Ohtani, per the MLB. “I think we’ve said everything we can since he’s entered this league about what an amazing player he is. As a result, he’s already the favorite to win NL MVP midway through his first season with the franchise. He is serving as a designated hitter in 2024 after undergoing elbow surgery and will not pitch until 2025.
Persons: Shohei Ohtani, Roy Campanella, Ohtani, , ” Ohtani, Will Ireton, Clayton, McCullough, Campanella, Augie Galan, Eddie Brown, , Freddie Freeman, he’s, you’ve Organizations: CNN, Los, Los Angeles Dodger, National League, Chicago White Sox, Dodger, MLB, Dodgers, ” Dodgers, NL Locations: Los Angeles
Afghanistan fans celebrate the team's win against Bangladesh at the T20 World Cup. Gurbaz is the leading run scorer at the T20 World Cup. “That Afghanistan team got into the semis for the first time,” the 25-year-old told the International Cricket Council (ICC) website. It’s an unbelievable feeling.”Khan (middle) celebrates the dismissal of India's Rishabh Pant at the T20 World Cup. And in a statement posted online, the Afghanistan Cricket Board expressed its “disappointment” towards Australia’s decision and “reiterates its stance on neutral and politics-free cricket across the globe.”
Persons: – couldn’t, Ashraf Ghani, Mullah Amir Muttaqi, Mullah Khairullah Khairkhah, Rashid Khan, ” Khan, cramp, Jonathan Trott, Ricardo Mazalan, Raees Ahmadzai, Khan –, Mohammad Nabi, Hashmatullah, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Ramon Espinosa, Trott, Khan, Nabi, Noor Ahmad –, bamboozled, Gurbaz, , , India's Rishabh Pant, Randy Brooks, Barney Ronay, Suhail Shaheen, ” Shaheen Organizations: CNN, Pakistan, Afghanistan Cricket Board, Bangladesh, AFP, Getty, Australia, Afghan national cricket team, International Cricket Council, ICC, Afghanistan, United, Guardian, ACB, FIFA, International Olympic Committee Locations: Australia, Afghanistan, Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Bangladesh, , AFP, Taliban, United States, Doha
Another phenomenon over the opening 12 days of the European soccer championship, however, has been fans throwing plastic beer cups onto pitches, or onto other fans. Some players have responded with levity – notably France’s Antoine Griezmann who shared a smile with the Netherlands supporters throwing cups near him at the corner flag. Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak takes a freekick during a game against Serbia at Euro 2024 with beer cups around him. “We’re getting soaked,” Murphy said, while Pearce added: “We’re getting absolutely drenched up here.”“This cannot continue, the cups being thrown from the stands,” Pearce said later in commentary. “Players are experiencing plastic cups being thrown at the pitch and it’s happening more and more.
Persons: levity –, Antoine Griezmann, Jan Oblak, Carl Recine, Jonathan Pearce, Danny Murphy, “ We’re, ” Murphy, Pearce, ” Pearce, , Organizations: CNN, European soccer, Red Bull Arena, Italy, Croatian, Serbia, England, UEFA, European, Croatia “, The Athletic Locations: Croatia, Italy, Leipzig, Netherlands, Slovenia
CNN —Angel Reese’s Chicago Sky defeated Caitlin Clark’s Indiana Fever 88-87 on Sunday in front of a star-studded crowd at the Wintrust Arena. Clark and the Fever had won the previous two meetings, but it proved to be third time lucky for the Sky who prevailed in a tense game. Kamil Krzaczynski/USA TODAY Sports/ReutersIn the two previous meetings between the Sky and the Fever this WNBA season, the hard-fought nature of the action has been the main talking point. For Indiana, Kelsey Mitchell recorded a team-high 24 points with reigning Rookie of the Year Aliyah Boston adding 18 points. Chicago sits eighth in the WNBA standings while the Fever sit one place behind them in ninth.
Persons: Caitlin Clark’s, of Famer Sheryl Swoopes, Jalen Brunson, Chance, Lil Durk, Jason Sudeikis, Clark, Reese, Sylvia Fowles, Candace Parker, ” Reese, ” Clark, Nancy Armour, Jordan, Kamil Krzaczynski, Chennedy Carter, Carter’s, Kelsey Mitchell, Melissa Tamez Organizations: CNN, Chicago Sky, Arena, WNBA, of Famer, of Famer Sheryl Swoopes , New York Knicks, Fever, Sky, ESPN, , USA, Reuters, Chicago, Boston, NCAA Locations: Caitlin Clark’s Indiana, of Famer Sheryl Swoopes ,, Chicago, Indiana
Game 7 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Final between the Edmonton Oilers and the Florida Panthers will decide which team will lift the famous trophy. It sets up a winner-takes-all final game in what has been a thrilling series. While Florida have three times missed the opportunity to claim the organization’s first title, one final victory will write the team into the history books. Edmonton's Stuart Skinner (left) makes a save from Florida's Sam Reinhart during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Going into Game 7, I can’t really expect what kind of game it’s going to be.
Persons: Paul Maurice, , ” Maurice, Maurice, you’ve, , Edmonton's Stuart Skinner, Florida's Sam Reinhart, Jeff Vinnick, Kris Knoblauch, Edmonton Knoblauch, They’ve Organizations: CNN, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Panthers, Oilers, Amerant Bank, ABC, ESPN, CBC, Florida, NHL, Edmonton, Toronto Maple Leafs Locations: Florida, Edmonton
CNN —Hungary captain Dominik Szoboszlai has called for a change to medical protocols after the team’s striker, Barnabás Varga, sustained a serious injury during its match against Scotland on Sunday at Euro 2024. The 29-year-old’s teammates could be seen signaling for medical attention to be brought onto the pitch to help Varga. Cameras showed Szoboszlai seemingly in tears after the incident and appeared to be concerned at the speed at which the stretcher was being carried onto the pitch to help Varga. “It looked bad, it was bad, he felt bad,” Szoboszlai told reporters as he reflected on Varga’s injury. But seconds can help a lot.”Kevin Csoboth holds up the shirt with Varga's name on it after scoring for Hungary against Scotland.
Persons: Dominik Szoboszlai, Barnabás Varga, Varga, Angus Gunn, Kevin Csoboth, ” Szoboszlai, , “ It’s, don’t, Marijan Murat, , ” Csoboth, Marco Rossi, Organizations: CNN —, Scotland, Stuttgart, Hungarian FA, Hungary, CNN, UEFA, European, Locations: Scotland, Hungary, ” Hungary
However, Niclas Füllkrug equalized late on to rescue a point for the host nation and see it top the group. The draw means that Germany finishes on seven points after its three games in Group A, two points ahead of Switzerland. Elsewhere, Hungary scored a dramatic 100th-minute winner against Scotland to get its first win of the tournament and boost its qualification hopes. Germany piled on the pressure as the second half went continued, with Kai Havertz hitting the bar. The second half followed much the same pattern until the injury suffered by Varga halted the game.
Persons: Dan Ndoye, Remo Freuler, Niclas Füllkrug, Barnábas Varga, Angus Gunn, Varga, Damien Meyer, Dominik Szoboszlai, Robert Andrich, Jamal Musiala, Daniele Orsato, Ndoye, Jonathan Tah, Angelos Tzortzinis, Murat Yakin’s, Julian Nagelsmann, Yann Sommer, Kai Havertz, Willi Orbán’s, Kevin Csoboth, Lee Smith Organizations: CNN, Switzerland, C, B, Scotland, Getty, Stuttgart, Hungarian, Germany, Frankfurt, Hungary Locations: Germany, Frankfurt, Switzerland, England, Denmark, Slovenia, Serbia, Italy, Albania, Croatia, Hungary, Scotland, Stuttgart, AFP
CNN —Czech Republic denied Georgia its first ever victory at a major international tournament, as the two teams drew 1-1 in its Group F encounter on Saturday. Georges Mikautadze scored the opening goal of the game at Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, slotting home a penalty on the stroke of half time. The spot kick was awarded for a handball on Czech Republic’s Robin Hranáč, after the video assistant referee (VAR) recommended on-field referee Daniel Siebert consult the pitch-side screen. Czech Republic equalized on the hour mark, though, after Patrik Schick prodded home at the back post to level the scores. This is a developing story and will be updated.
Persons: Georges Mikautadze, slotting, Robin Hranáč, Daniel Siebert, Patrik Schick Organizations: CNN, Czech, Volksparkstadion Locations: Czech Republic, Georgia, Hamburg, Czech
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