Late goals: a trend in Russia


Harry Kane was the latest late-goal hero on Monday night. More on the dramatics so far...

Harry Kane’s second half injury time winner was the 5th so far to decide a match in the late-going. It was the 6th goal overall after the 88th minute in Russia and the 4th in injury time.

Cristiano's night

Ronaldo's stellar 87th-minute free kick completed his hat-trick and won a point in the 3-3 thriller with Spain.

Jose Gimenez rescued Uruguay against Egypt with a towering header in the 89th minute of a 1-0 win.

I put all of my heart into that jump

Jose Gimenez said after his goal led Uruguay to their first opening win at a World Cup since 1970.


Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz had the most dramatic late tally: a shocking own goal headed past his own goalkeeper five minutes into injury time to let Iran sneak by with a 1-0 victory.

France’s goal in the 81st minute defeated a dogged Australia 2-1. The goal was originally credited to Paul Pogba but later was reversed to an unfortunate own goal by Aziz Behich.


All goals and highlights

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