Croatia puts Argentina hopes in peril

Lionel Messi and Argentina are facing the very real prospect of an early World Cup exit after a dreadful error from goal-keeper Wi...

Mbappe fires France into last 16

Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goal scorer as they beat Peru 1-0 yesterday to reach the last 16 and...

VAR penalty hands Australia draw

Captain Mile Jedinak rode to Australia's World Cup rescue with a penalty to cancel out Christian Eriksen's superb opener f...

Costa strikes as VAR denies Iran

Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran in their World Cup Group ‘B’ encounter yesterday thanks to a fortuitous goal from ...

Suarez sends Uruguay through to last 16

Luis Suarez marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup as the striker benefited from ...

Ronaldo header knocks Morocco out of WC

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his sensational start to the World Cup with the winner as Portugal knocked Morocco out of the tourname...

Senegal beat Poland for first African win

Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 yesterday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cion...

Japan sinks Colombia in historic win

Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan yesterday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to ...

SLR angers top clubs over individual awards

A majority of the ‘A’ Division clubs have been left fuming following a bizarre selection for individual awards of the ...

Two-goal Kane strikes late

England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in...

Lukaku scores twice as Belgium prove too strong for Panama

Romelu Lukaku netted a brace as a much-improved second-half performance gave Belgium an ultimately comfortable 3-0 victory over to...

VAR penalty gives Sweden narrow win over South Korea

Sweden coach Janne Andersson said his side's decisive penalty in their opening match against South Korea on Monday was so obvi...

Ronaldo makes mark on World Cup with hat-trick

Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliant hat-trick for Portugal that lit up the World Cup on Friday capped one of the most extraordinary ...

Iran beat Morocco in injury time

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed an own goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Iran a stunning 1-0 victory over Morocco in the fi...

Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 with late Gimenez header

Uruguay's Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener yesterday, just ...