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Uruguay’s Cavani unlikely to face France in quarter-final Uruguay’s Cavani unlikely to face France in quarter-final

After tests on Monday, doctors confirmed the Paris Saint-Germain star had suffered bruising to his left calf, although he had not torn a muscle


Brazil seek to temper World Cup hopes of Belgium's 'Golden Generation' Brazil seek to temper World Cup hopes of Belgium's 'Golden Generation'

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has admitted he has no secrets as he plots to end Brazil's bid for a record-extending sixth World Cup


FIFA rebukes Maradona for criticizing World Cup referee FIFA rebukes Maradona for criticizing World Cup referee

FIFA hit back at Maradona for telling Venezuelan broadcaster Telesur the outcome of Tuesday's game in Moscow was a "monumental theft"


Willian warns Hazard as Chelsea teammates prepare to clash at World Cup Willian warns Hazard as Chelsea teammates prepare to clash at World Cup

The teams meet in Kazan on Friday with Brazil the favourites, despite the quality in a Belgian side captained by Hazard


England are ‘Diernamite!’ Press hail end to penalty shootout woe England are ‘Diernamite!’ Press hail end to penalty shootout woe

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford earned rave reviews, with the Sun hailing the "Hand of Jord"


World Cup big guns primed for last-eight battles World Cup big guns primed for last-eight battles

Favourites Brazil will come up against Belgium’s ‘golden generation’ in Kazan on Friday


How do the World Cup quarter-finalists compare? How do the World Cup quarter-finalists compare?

AFP Sport looks how each side are placed ahead of the quarter-finals on Friday and Saturday


FIFA WC Golden Boot standings FIFA WC Golden Boot standings

Following are the top scorers at the FIFA World Cup in Russia after the completion of the round of 16


England end penalty jinx to edge Colombia in shootout England beat Colombia in penalties

Harry Kane fired England ahead with his tournament-leading sixth goal just before the hour in Moscow, converting a penalty after he was hauled down


Maradona sees Brazil “on the way” to World Cup title Maradona sees Brazil “on the way” to World Cup title

“I saw a team that is solid and on the way to the title,” Maradona says on his Venezuelan television program, De la Mano del Diez


Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free after World Cup debacle Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free

Sampaoli is resisting intense pressure to resign following Argentina’s 4-3 defeat to France on Saturday during a World Cup campaign


Sweden reaches World Cup quarter-finals beating Switzerland Sweden reaches World Cup quarter-finals beating Switzerland

The match was a tight encounter of few chances but Forsberg's shot in the 66th minute took a deflection off Manuel Akanji, leaving goalkeeper stranded


Joachim Loew to remain Germany coach despite World Cup debacle Joachim Loew to remain Germany coach

Germany finishes bottom of their group after defeats to Mexico and South Korea


Belgium boss eager to face Brazil as underdogs Belgium boss eager to face Brazil as underdogs

Belgium booked a last eight berth to face the Selecao with a last-gasp 3-2 win over Japan in Rostov-on-Don on Monday


We have to learn to suffer, says Brazil's Neymar We have to learn to suffer, says Brazil's Neymar

Neymar scored a stylish opener & set up Firmino for a late second as Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the WC with a 2-0 win over Mexico


World Cup 2018: Sweden to face  Switzerland today WC 2018: Sweden to face Switzerland today

Group F winners Sweden are up against Group E runners-up Switzerland in the round of 16


Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarterfinals Neymar leads Brazil into World Cup quarterfinals

Neymar has 11 goals and nine assists in his last 19 games for Brazil


Japan stunned by manner of defeat Japan stunned by manner of defeat

The Japan players slump to the turf at the end, and Nishino says they are too stunned to talk it through immediately afterwards


Belgium fight back into WC quarter finals beating Japan 3-2 Belgium fight back into WC quarter finals beating Japan 3-2

Belgium to recover from a two-goal deficit to win a World Cup knockout match since Germany beat England 3-2 after extra time in Mexico in 1970


Cavani did not tear calf muscle, confirm Uruguay Cavani did not tear calf muscle, confirm Uruguay

The PSG striker limped off holding his right calf in the second half of the last-16 clash against Portugal on Saturday, after scoring two superb goals


Brazil enter WC quarter-finals beating Mexico 2-0 Brazil enter WC quarter-finals beating Mexico

The opening goal comes in the 51st minute, when Neymar slid in to convert Willian's cross, and substitute Firmino scores a late second to seal the win


Neymar primed for World Cup clash against Mexico, says Tite Neymar primed for World Cup clash against Mexico: Tite

Neymar has made a slow start to the tournament, showing glimpses of skill but drawing criticism for diving in an attempt to win a penalty


Pressure intensifies on Brazil to win a 6th World Cup title Pressure intensifies on Brazil to win a 6th World Cup title

Brazil faces Mexico in the round of 16 Monday at Samara Arena


Neymar's Brazil, Belgium target World Cup quarters after Spain bow out Neymar's Brazil, Belgium target World Cup quarters

Brazil will look to keep their bid for a record sixth World Cup crown on track when they face Mexico…


Croatia into quarter-finals beating Denmark on penalties Croatia into quarter-finals beating Denmark on penalties

Neither side has previously conceded from open play in Russia - but the prospect of an unexpected glut of goals faded as quickly as the tempo


'That's life' says Iniesta after Spain farewell ends in defeat 'That's life' says Iniesta after Spain farewell ends in defeat

"It was not a good way to say goodbye, but football and life are like that," says Iniesta, after his 131st and last appearance for his country


Mexico target breaking double hoodoo in WCclash with Brazil Mexico target breaking double hoodoo in WCclash with Brazil

If Mexico play to their potential, they might not need help from the match officials to beat Brazil for the first time and qualify for their first qua


FIFA slaps fine on Russian Football Union for discriminatory banner Russian Football Union slapped fine for discriminatory banner

Russia is staging its first-ever FIFA World Cup, which kicked off in Moscow with a spectacular opening show at the Luzhniki Stadium on July 14 night


Russia knock out Spain on penalties in huge shock Russia knock out Spain on penalties in huge shock

With the result, Russia booked a quarterfinal date in Sochi on July 7 against either Croatia or Denmark in the day’s other last 16 tie


Messi and Ronaldo not only greats not to win World Cup Messi and Ronaldo not only greats not to win World Cup

With both now in their early 30s, it seems they'll join a list of great players who could not cap their int'l careers with the biggest prize of all


Uruguay head coach says no information on how serious Cavani’s injury is Uruguay head coach says no information on how serious Cavani’s injury is

A brace from Cavani (in the 7th and 62nd minutes) secured Uruguay a place in the World Cup quarter


Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup exit Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup exit

Ronaldo will be nearly 38 by the time the next World Cup comes around in Qatar in 2022


Defensive solidity as important to Brazil as Neymar, Coutinho Defensive solidity as important to Brazil as Neymar, Coutinho

Neymar may well be the centre of attention as Brazil chase a record sixth World Cup triumph in Russia


Brief look at Lionel Messi's World Cup goals Brief look at Lionel Messi's World Cup goals

Messi never scored in his eight knock-round games, in 2006, 2010, 2014 and, finally, a 4-3 loss to France in the round of 16 on Saturday


Uruguay into quarters; Ronaldo and Portugal out Uruguay into quarters; Ronaldo and Portugal out

Two-time world champion Uruguay hadn't reached the last eight at the World Cup since a fourth-place finish in 2010


Uruguay beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal by 2-1 goals Uruguay beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal

Uruguay beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal to secure a place in the quarter-finals where they will face France on Friday


Mbappe 'happy' but says Pele 'on another level' Mbappe 'happy' but says Pele 'on another level'

He becomes the first teenager since Pele in 1958 to score at least two goals in a World Cup match


Mbappe and France send Argentina home in a stunning match Mbappe and France send Argentina home in a stunning match

Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in four second-half minutes to send France into the World Cup quarter-finals with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina


Giroud in, Dembele out as France take on Messi's Argentina Giroud in, Dembele out as France take on Messi's Argentina

France reached the quarter-finals in Brazil four years ago but Deschamps is under pressure to take his star-studded side further in Russia

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