Iceland

Phil Foden, Declan Rice score first England goals in 4-0 win against Iceland

England's dominated what was a largely meaningless game in an empty Wembley Stadium, but didn't score again until Iceland was reduced to 10 men.

published on : 19th November 2020

Belgium beats Iceland 5-1 in Nations League

After Axel Witsel's equalizer, Belgium took the lead in the 17th through Batshuayi, who slotted the ball home from the rebound.

published on : 9th September 2020

Iceland confirms first death from coronavirus

According to Icelandic media reports, an Australian tourist who was confirmed to have the virus died early last week.

published on : 24th March 2020

Iceland confirms first case of coronavirus

The man, who tested positive for the virus had recently visited northern Italy but had been outside the designated risk areas.

published on : 28th February 2020

Kylian ​Mbappe cameo helps France avoid shock Iceland defeat at home

France coach Didier Deschamps fielded six of the players that began the World Cup final against Croatia, handing in-form Marseille winger Florian Thauvin his first start

published on : 12th October 2018

Three things we learned today at the FIFA World Cup

Marcos Rojo's late winner against Nigeria salvaged Argentina's World Cup hopes and set up a heavyweight last-16 showdown against France.

published on : 27th June 2018

Iceland crash out of FIFA World Cup after Croatia loss

Croatia were already through to the last 16 and coach Zlatko Dalic rested most of the side that thumped Argentina 3-0.

published on : 27th June 2018

Nigeria's 'Lionel Musa' warns Argentina he is not their hero

The 25-year-old is now the first Nigerian to score at different World Cups and with four goals the country's all-time record scorer in the finals.

published on : 23rd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi-led Argentina's hopes of reaching knockouts lifted after Nigeria beats Iceland 2-0

Iceland's defeat was a boost for Lionel Messi's Argentina, who are now back in the mix in Group D and need to beat Nigeria on Tuesday to qualify for the last 16.

published on : 22nd June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Time running out for Argentina striker Lionel Messi to deliver

Argentina needs to beat Croatia to clear its path from the three-game group stage to the knock-out round of 16.

published on : 19th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina must put Iceland tie behind it, says defender Gabriel Mercado

Mercado said coach Jorge Sampaoli's squad is convinced about what's ahead, referring to the match with Group D leader Croatia.

published on : 19th June 2018

Diego Maradona pours scorn on Argentina coach after Iceland draw

"Playing like that, he can't come back to Argentina," the 1986 World Cup winner told Venezuelan television after Lionel Messi missed a penalty in the 1-1 Group D stalemate in Moscow.

published on : 18th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Iceland boss Heimir Hallgrimsson hails 'schoolbook' defending against Lionel Messi's Argentina

The island nation of 330,000 is the smallest ever to qualify for the World Cup finals but emphatically showed again they can mix it with the heavyweights of the game.

published on : 17th June 2018

Iceland goalkeeper Halldorsson says he studied Messi's penalties

Halldorsson's save prevented a second Argentine goal and was the key player in Saturday's World Cup Group D match, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

published on : 17th June 2018

FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi regrets missing penalty against Iceland

Messi denied that the draw would affect the team in its next Group D contest Thursday against Croatia, adding that 'we have some days to rest and get well-prepared for the match.'

published on : 17th June 2018
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