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Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

SOCHI: Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here yesterday. Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani curled home a superb 62nd-minute…

France end Messi’s WCup dream

Mbappe, first teenager to score twice in a World Cup match since Pele MOSCOW: France roared back against Argentina to reach the World Cup quarter-finals yesterday as wonderkid Kylian Mbappe…

Switzerland qualify for WCup knockouts, will play Sweden

NIZNHY NOVGOROD: Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw yesterday that saw the Europeans through to the next…

Swedes beat Mexico 3-0 but both through to last 16

YEKATERINBURG: Sweden thumped Mexico 3-0 yesterday, overpowering their opponents after a scoreless first half in a result that means both teams advance to the World Cup last 16 at the…

Champions Germany crash out of WCup

KAZAN ARENA: Germany crashed out of the World Cup yesterday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Younggwon Kim and a late second by Son Heungmin earned South Korea a famous…

Thiago, Paulinho steer Brazil into WCup’s last 16

MOSCOW: Brazil eased into the World Cup knockout stages after defeating Serbia 2-0 here yesterday, with superstar Neymar sparkling in a win which sets up a last 16 clash against…

Iran scores in stoppage time to hold Portugal

SARANSK: Portugal advanced to the World Cup round of 16 behind Spain from Group B after Ricardo Quaresma’s stunning strike on the stroke of halftime was cancelled out by a…

Last-gasp Aspas sees Spain draw 2-2 with Morocco

KALININGRAD: Iago Aspas scored a VAR-assisted equaliser in injury time as Spain scrambled a 2-2 draw with Morocco yesterday in a dramatic finale to their Group B campaign. Aspas’s winner,…

Egypt’s El Hadary becomes oldest player in WCup

VOLGOGRAD: Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary became the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup after the 45-year-old was named in the team to face Saudi Arabia in…

England demolish Panama 6-1

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD: England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 yesterday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games. A hat-trick…

Clinical Colombia send Poles packing with 3-0 victory

KAZAN: Colombia’s World Cup campaign roared back into life with a 3-0 win over Poland in Group H on a sweltering evening at the Kazan Arena which sent the Poles…

Diego Costa on target as Spain beat Iran 1-0

KAZAN ARENA: A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset yesterday.…

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