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Champions League:Round of 16 First Leg Recap

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

February 28, 2020

The UEFA Champions League finally returned after a two month waiting period for the round of 16. This week's matches were full of surprises, actions, controversy, and emotions for the biggest clubs in Europe. Here's is a recap of this week games. Atletico Madrid sinks Liverpool  Atletico Madrid sealed a 1-0 win o...

World Cup: Ranking Round of 16 Finalist

The final bracket for the Round of 16 is set and kicks off Saturday. Photo credit: Christina Animashaun, Vox

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 30, 2018

No. 16 Japan Japan enters the Round of 16 with nothing to lose. After defeating Colombia in its opening match the Japanese have already exceeded expectations. Pitted up against Belgium in the first round of knockouts means we shouldn’t expect to see much of the Blue Samurai for the remainder...

World Cup: France to face Argentina, Croatia anticipate Denmark

Lionel Messi piggy-backs Marcos Rojo (no. 15) after the latter's goal kept Messi from backing his bags. Photo credit: Richard Heathcote, Getty Images

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 26, 2018

In St. Petersburg, it took a Marcos Rojo 87th minute game-winner to identify Group D’s knockout contestants. The goal gave Argentina a 2-1 win against Nigeria. And thanks to Croatia’s victory over Iceland by the same score, a spot in the Round of 16. With the win in Rostov-On-Don, Croatia earned...

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