England vs. Senegal: Euro 2020 finalist to face African champions for place in World Cup quarter-finals

CNN — Sunday’s round of 16 matches will see the winner of the 2018 World Cup, the current African champion and one of the Euro 2020 finalists. First up is reigning World Cup champions France to face Poland at Al Thumama Stadium in the early game, before perhaps the highlight of the day when England … Read more

Qatar takes on more unwanted history as the Netherlands and Senegal advance to the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup

Already the first host nation to lose the opening match of a FIFA World Cup, Qatar now holds the worst performance of any host nation in the tournament’s history. Most important points: The Netherlands and Senegal advance to the knockout phase Qatar becomes the first host country to fail to score a point in the … Read more

Iran threatened families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN — The families of Iran’s World Cup soccer team have been threatened with jail and torture if the players fail to “behave” ahead of Tuesday’s game against the US, a source involved in the security of the games said. Following the refusal of Iranian players to sing the country’s national anthem in their opening … Read more

The Belgian trio Kevin de Bruyne, Jan Vertonghen and captain Eden Hazard ‘Clashed’ in the dressing room

The World Cup in Belgium goes from bad to worse when it turns out that Kevin De Bruyne, Jan Vertonghen and captain Eden Hazard ‘Clashed in heated dressing room row’ after Morocco’s shock defeat, with ‘Romelu Lukaku having to separate the trio’ Belgium’s World Cup woes have reached a new low after the shock loss … Read more

World Cup invader with Pride flag storms onto the pitch during the match between Portugal and Uruguay

Spectator waves Pride rainbow flag during World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay in protest of Qatar’s anti-LGBT laws A protester stormed onto the pitch during the match between Portugal and Uruguay The man held up a Pride rainbow flag to protest Qatar’s anti-LGBT laws He also wore a T-shirt that read “Save Ukraine” and … Read more

Live updates: FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Spain vs Germany, Canada vs Croatia

It’s still all about playing between Spain and Germany in the clash of the European heavyweights – but one goal has been disallowed for offside. Follow all the action from Qatar in our live blog. Key events Show all important events Live updates Spain makes the first switch 4m agoSun 27 Nov 2022 at 8:12 … Read more

Germany looks set to recover from a shock defeat and rekindle World Cup hopes against dangerous Spain

CNN — If Germany wants to avoid the embarrassment of successively exiting the World Cup group stages, they will need to score a positive result against a Spanish side that looked like the most dangerous team in the tournament after the first round. Finishing last in the group at Russia 2018, a tournament Germany entered … Read more

Iran beat Wales 10-man to keep World Cup qualification hopes alive

CNN — Two late goals gave Iran a sensational 2-0 win against Wales to maintain its hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the World Cup. Rouzbeh Cheshmi struck from range to brilliantly give Iran the lead in the 98th minute, while Ramin Rezaeian sealed victory in the 101st minute to secure Iran’s first … Read more

England vs USA: USMNT take on England in potentially decisive World Cup encounter

CNN — After a frustrating 1-1 draw against Wales, this World Cup is not getting any easier for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT). A promising first-half performance and a well-taken goal from Timothy Weah were canceled out by Gareth Bale’s late penalty on Monday as the youthful USMNT team were denied victory at … Read more

Germany vs. Japan: German players cover their mouths in protest against FIFA crackdown on freedom of expression in ‘OneLove’ bracelet series

CNN — It was a moment so brief that the thousands of fans at Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday could easily have missed it. But a moment, the time it took the photographers to get a shot for Germany’s World Cup team, was all it took for the four-time winners to send a message to … Read more