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In pictures: Moroccan fans celebrate WC win against Spain

Morocco made as it beat former World Champion Spain on penalties to reach World Cup last-8 after both teams played goalless 120 minutes. Here are the pictures of the overjoyed Moroccan fans celebrating the historic victory. The Moroccan supporters in

Morocco knocks Spain out on penalties to reach historic World Cup quarterfinals

Morocco made history on Tuesday as it beat former World Champion Spain on penalties to reach World Cup last-8 after both teams played goalless 120 minutes. Throughout the game, Spain hogged the ball and Morocco sat back plugging the gaps,

Croatian coach Dalic calls Brazil’s World Cup squad ‘scary’

DOHA: Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic called Brazil’s squad “scary” but says his team are not big underdogs in Friday’s quarter-final against the World Cup favorites. Dalic’s side, runners-up at the 2018 World Cup, beat Japan on penalties on Monday to

Croatia edges past Japan on penalties to book place in quarterfinals

Croatia beat Japan on penalties to book its place in the last eight of the World Cup on Monday. Croatian goalkeeper Livakovic kept out the first two efforts before stopping Maya Yoshida’s kick, then Mario Pasalic converted the vital effort

Mbappe scores twice as France eases past Poland into quarterfinals

Olivier Giroud became France’s all-time top scorer as the World Cup holders eased past Poland to reach the quarterfinals in World Cup last-16 clash on Sunday. Holders France dominated the opening exchanges and Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny denied Aurelien Tchouameni

Giroud becomes France’s all-time top scorer with 52 goals

DOHA: Olivier Giroud scored against Poland in the World Cup last-16 clash on Sunday to become France’s all-time top scorer with 52 goals. Giroud, 36, had shared the record with Thierry Henry after netting a double in the defending champions’

FIFA World Cup: Luka Modric is key as Croatia faces Japan

DOHA: Croatia’s squad features only a few of the players which led them to the World Cup final in 2018, runners-up to France, but Luka Modric is defying time to be one of those few constants. The 37-year-old Real Madrid

Dutch PM mocks Joe Biden after Netherlands’ win over USMNT

Many fans of many countries made fun of the USMNT after the Netherlands defeated the United States 3-1 in the Qatar 2022 World Cup quarterfinals, and the Dutch were no exception. However, the criticism did not come from an ordinary

Netherlands beats USA 3-1 to reach World Cup quarterfinals

Ruthlessly efficient from the Netherlands as it marched on into the last eight after beating USA 3-1 in the round of 16. The Netherlands will face Argentina or Australia in quarterfinals. The final score is no reflection of how good

‘They’re all a bunch of thieves’, Uruguay’s Gimenez lashes out at officials after WC exit

Following their elimination from the World Cup, Uruguay’s players expressed their displeasure with the refereeing of their 2-0 victory over Ghana. Despite Uruguay’s win, South Korea’s late goal against Portugal knocked them out at the group stage of a World

Brazil v South Korea: kick-off time, venue, stats and odds

Brazil plays South Korea in the last 16 at the World Cup in Doha on Monday. When: Monday, Dec. 5, 2200 local (1900 GMT/1400 ET) Where: Stadium 974, Doha Capacity: 44,089 Odds (at 90 minutes): Brazil win: 2/9 South Korea

Uruguay out of World Cup despite win over Ghana

Uruguay beat Ghana on Friday but went out of the World Cup on goals scored as it finished third behind South Korea in Group H, despite Luiz Suarez’s heroics. The Uruguay striker played a major role in both of Uruguay’s

South Korea reaches last 16 after beating Portugal 2-1

Hwang Hee-chan’s injury-time strike gave South Korea a sensational win over Portugal, knocking Uruguay out of the World Cup on the basis of goals scored. South Korea and Portugal were level at 1-1 by halftime in their World Cup Group

Japan goal adds fuel to VAR debate

England’s fiercely disputed third goal in the 1966 World Cup final was often cited as the kind of incident VAR would erase from the game forever but Japan’s victory over Spain on Thursday triggered a new “was it over the

Stephanie Frappart becomes first female referee to officiate at men’s World Cup

AL KHOR, Qatar: France’s Stephanie Frappart made history on Thursday when she became the first woman to take charge of a men’s World Cup finals game during Costa Rica’s Group E match against Germany. Frappart, 38, led the first all-female

FIFA World Cup 2022: Spain’s potential route to final

Spain is looking to win its second World Cup title at the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 tournament in Qatar. Here is what you need to know about their possible routes to the final: HOW DID SPAIN QUALIFY FOR THE ROUND OF

England vs Senegal: Here’s everything you need to know

England is set to face African champions Senegal in the last 16 of the World Cup with last Tuesday’s 3-0 win over Wales. Here is what you need to know about their opponents – and what route Gareth Southgate’s side

Morocco cruises into knockout stage with 2-1 win over Canada

An impassioned Moroccan team clinched a spot in the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time since 1986 by defeating the already-eliminated Canadians 2-1 on Thursday, mercilessly capitalizing on their opponents’ blunders. Morocco, who needed a win

FIFA World Cup: Shock group stage exit for Belgium after draw with Croatia

Romelu Lukaku missed several chances as Belgium was knocked out of the World Cup at the group stage after drawing against Croatia which progressed at Belguim’s expense with a goalless draw in Qatar. Roberto Martinez’s side, who finished third in

Argentina v Australia: kickoff time, venue, stats and odds

Argentina plays Australia in the last 16 at the World Cup in Al Rayyan on Saturday. When: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2200 local (1900 GMT/1400 ET) Where: Ahmad bin Ali Stadium Capacity: 45,032 Odds (after 90 minutes): Argentina win: 2/11 Australia

FIFA World Cup: Brazil’s potential route to final

Brazil is looking to win a record-extending sixth World Cup at the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 tournament in Qatar. Here is what you need to know about their route to the final: Group Stage * The top two in each World

Gakpo on target again as Netherlands ease past Qatar to top Group A

Netherlands eased past already eliminated World Cup hosts Qatar 2-0 to top Group A and reach the knockout stages on Tuesday after Cody Gakpo netted his third goal in three games. For Qatar, the tournament ended as it started with

Koulibaly’s strike sends Senegal into last 16 with Ecuador win

Captain Kalidou Koulibaly’s second-half strike earned Senegal a 2-1 win against Ecuador that sent the African team into the knockout phase of the World Cup for the second time on Tuesday. Koulibaly fired home from a clearance in the 70th

All set for politically charged US-Iran match at World Cup

Diplomatic foes the United States and Iran face off on the pitch at the World Cup on Tuesday in a match that some Iranians fear may see further run-ins with stadium security or clashes with pro-government fans over raging protests

FIFA World Cup: Late Casemiro’s strike sends Brazil into last 16

DOHA: Midfielder Casemiro showed his misfiring strikers how to finish on Monday when he lashed in an unstoppable late shot to give Brazil a 1-0 win over Switzerland that sent them into the World Cup knockout stage with a game

Ghana holds off South Korea in five-goal thriller

AL RAYYAN, QATAR: Mohammed Kudus netted twice as Ghana edged out South Korea 3-2 in a dramatic and fluctuating World Cup Group H game on Monday to stay in contention for the next round. Ghana led 2-0 at halftime but

Aboubakar rescues Cameroon in comeback draw with Serbia

AL WAKRAH, QATAR: Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to rescue his side by scoring one superb goal and creating another as they fought back to draw 3-3 with Serbia on Monday, a result that kept both sides’ slim

Croatia’s Kramaric bags double to dump Canada out of World Cup

DOHA: Croatia absorbed an early blow before revving into gear at the World Cup with two goals from Andrej Kramaric securing a 4-1 victory over Canada on Sunday that moved them a point away from the last 16 and dashed

In Pictures: Faces of the FIFA World Cup

The most prestigious tournament in the world is taking place in Qatar. The FIFA Men’s World Cup sees 32 nations compete against each other for the prize. With continental qualification pathways leading to an exciting finals event, it brings fans

FIFA World Cup: Morocco super-subs sink Belgium

Abdelhamid Sabiri scored from an audaciously tight angle and fellow substitute Zakaria Aboukhlal added a second in stoppage time as Morocco pulled off a shock 2-0 win over Belgium in World Cup Group F on Sunday. Only Morocco’s third victory