Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica

Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica

Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and broke Central American hearts in St. Petersburg by sending them out of the tournament.  (3 hours ago)

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World Cup hosts Russia qualify for the round of 16

  Jun 21, 2018 04:12:20
World Cup hosts Russia have qualified for the second round of the tournament as Uruguay went through by beating Saudi Arabia 1-0 in Group A on Wednesday. 

Suarez marks 100th cap with goal to send Uruguay through to last 16

  Jun 21, 2018 02:01:48
Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from some poor goalkeeping to eliminate Saudi Arabia with a 1-0 win on Wednesday. 

Ronaldo earns edgy Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

  Jun 20, 2018 23:14:48
A below-par Portugal were again rescued by Cristiano Ronaldo’s eye for goal as they stumbled to 1-0 victory over Morocco on Wednesday that meant the unlucky North African side become the first to be eliminated from the 2018 World Cup.  

Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt

  Jun 20, 2018 06:35:42
World Cup hosts Russia virtually booked their place in the second round with a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday that moved them to top of Group A with six points from two games. 

Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win

  Jun 20, 2018 00:53:18
Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by two shocking errors in the European side’s defense. 

Japan sink 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asia

  Jun 19, 2018 22:13:54
Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at the World Cup. 

Egypt coach ready to unleash Salah on Russia

  Jun 19, 2018 06:58:09
Egypt coach Hector Cuper is ready to gamble on Mohamed Salah and is hoping the striker comes through a final fitness test on the eve of the country's World Cup match against hosts Russia. Salah spent last season scything through some of the best defences in Europe, scoring 44 goals in all competitions for Liverpool in the most prolific campaign of his career.  

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat ROK

  Jun 19, 2018 01:29:26
Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 with a narrow 1-0 victory over the Republic of Korea (ROK), but they will need to find their shooting boots if they are to match their two other, trickier opponents in Group F.  

Coutinho scorcher not enough as Brazil held 1-1 by Swiss

  Jun 18, 2018 03:35:17
Brazil joined the host of big guns who have failed to fire in their opening World Cup game as lax defending from a corner allowed Switzerland to cancel out Philippe Coutinho’s spectacular curling strike and grab a 1-1 draw on Sunday. 

Mexico stun champions Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

  Jun 18, 2018 00:56:03
Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated and came away 1-0 winners in a thrill-packed Group F opener. 

Captain Kolarov fires Serbia to victory over Costa Rica

  Jun 17, 2018 22:21:11
Aleksandar Kolarov produced a moment of captain’s inspiration, curling home a superb free kick as Serbia got their World Cup Group E campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday. 

Croatia need own goal and penalty to overcome Nigeria

  Jun 17, 2018 08:13:47
Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament. 

Poulsen powers Denmark to crucial win over Peru

  Jun 17, 2018 08:12:26
Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday. 

Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty

  Jun 16, 2018 23:04:30
Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where Lionel Messi blew his chance to win it when he had a penalty saved by Hannes Por Halldorsson.  
Group Stage
TeamGDPoints
76
26
-30
-60
TeamGDPoints
14
14
03
-20
TeamGDPoints
26
14
-11
-20
TeamGDPoints
56
01
-31
-20
TeamGDPoints
13
01
01
-10
TeamGDPoints
13
13
-10
-10
TeamGDPoints
33
13
-10
-30
TeamGDPoints
13
13
-10
-10
Updated: 22-06-2018 16:19:55
Knockout Stage
Round of 16
No. Date Match
1 Jun 30, 2018 1C - 2D
2 Jul 1, 2018 1A - 2B
3 Jul 1, 2018 1B - 2A
4 Jul 2, 2018 1D - 2C
5 Jul 2, 2018 1E - 2F
6 Jul 3, 2018 1G - 2H
7 Jul 3, 2018 1F - 2E
8 Jul 4, 2018 1H - 2G
Quarterfinals
9 Jul 6, 2018 W1 - W2
10 Jul 7, 2018 W5 - W6
11 Jul 7, 2018 W7 - W8
12 Jul 8, 2018 W3 - W4
Semifinals
13 Jul 11, 2018 W9 - W10
14 Jul 11, 2018 W11 - W12
Third-place Play-off
15 Jul 14, 2018 L13 - L14
Final
16 Jul 15, 2018 W13 - W14
Updated: 14-06-2018 12:04:47