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El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The French celebrate post-whistle after reaching the 2018 World Cup final. Photo credit: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA, via Shutterstock.

World Cup: France the first World Cup finalist

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor July 10, 2018

The French national team sealed a 1-0 win over Belgium in St. Petersburg Tuesday to earn a spot in the World Cup final. Samuel Umtiti’s header from a corner kick went past Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. The goal put France ahead for good in the 51st minute of the game in a match that saw a toothless...

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Edinson Cavani celebrates his second goal of the night that sent Uruguay to the quarter-finals. Photo credit: Patrick Smith, Getty Images

World Cup: Cavani brace for Uruguay while Mbappe seals win for France

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 30, 2018

Two quarter-finalists emerged as Uruguay and France advance to the next round and will matchup in Nizhny Novgorod Friday. In Kazan, Kylian Mbappe was the key figure in the French’s 4-3 elimination of Argentina. The Frenchman’s two goals assured Les Blues’ lead and resulted in game-winners. Antoine...

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