Bill Edgar (@BillEdgarTimes )

Bill Edgar



Bio @BillEdgarTimes Football writer for @TheTimes, focusing on stats. Author of Back of the Net – 100 Golden Goals. Co-author of A Football Fan’s Guide to Europe.
Location London, England
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Twitter Web Client : 2014 WC final:
Germany 1, Argentina 0 (HT: 0-0)

2018 WC:
Uruguay 1, Egypt 0 (HT: 0-0)
Iran 1, Morocco 0 (HT: 0-0)
Denmark 1, Peru 0 (HT: 0-0)
Serbia 1, Costa Rica 0 (HT: 0-0)
Sweden 1, South Korea 0 (HT: 0-0)

Twitter Web Client : Since last played in Russia before this World Cup:
Spain: 1 week
France: 3 months
Brazil: 3 months
Argentina: 7 months
Germany: 11 months
Portugal: 11 months
Belgium: 1 year, 3 months
England: 10 years, 8 months (Russia 2, England 1, Oct 2007)

Twitter Web Client : In Saudi Arabia’s World Cup games v European teams they have conceded 27 goals in a row. Good news: their other group opponents are from Africa (Egypt) and South America (Uruguay)

Twitter Web Client : Russia were 1st team ever to score twice in stoppage time in a World Cup match.
They were also the 1st on record (1966 onwards) to win a World Cup game by more than 4 goals with as little as 39% possession.
Daily World Cup numbers column:
thetimes.co.uk/edition/sport/…