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World Cup 2018 continues, D.C. United out of the Open Cup, & more: Freedom Kicks for 6/21/2018

World Cup action and some D.C. United updates

Happy Thursday! Today is another day of World Cup action with three games. The 8am game is Denmark vs. Australia, then France vs. Peru at 11, and Argentina vs. Croatia at 2. Here’s what happened yesterday in both D.C. United and World Cup action.

After delay, D.C. United dumped out of 2018 U.S. Open Cup on penalties by Orlando City | Black and Red United
82 minute lightning delay, some controversy, some poor penalties, a lot of rain, and ultimately United is out of the Open Cup.

World Cup 2018: Iran goal vs. Spain disallowed because everything is unfair |
I am so so upset. How dare refs like actually call things correctly??? Do you know how many bad calls I've seen??? And when they finally care about accuracy???? Highly offensive. Anyways that's what I'll be thinking about for a very very long time so yeah, I'm having a great time over here, thanks for asking.

World Cup 2018: Ronaldo’s goal, schedule, scores, highlights from Day 7 -
Apparently other things happened as well yesterday??? Besides me being upset??? It's okay.

World Cup 2018 video replay explained by a legal concept |
Here's a concept: evil!

Morocco's Nordin Amrabat chose to play vs. Portugal after concussion | ESPN FC
Nordin Amrabat knowingly put his safety at risk after receiving a concussion in order to play against Portugal. I don't think even a doctor would say "I am my own doctor."

Luis Suarez Goal Enough for Uruguay to Eliminate Saudi Arabia - The New York Times
Saudi Arabia was not thrashed by Uruguay, who also seemed OK with just winning 1-0.

Diego Costa gets luck of the bounce as Spain deny stubborn Iran | The Guardian
Hi yes i'm still upset FYI.

Shakeup coming for Inter Milan ownership? | Serpents of Madonnina
Erick Thohir might be on his way out of Inter, which will probably draw some measured takes here.

That's it for today! Enjoy the World Cup.