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Salvation for Argentina and Lionel Messi After World Cup Thriller

Argentina escaped a humiliating first-round exit from the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, stunning Nigeria, 2-1, with a goal by defender Marcos Rojo in the 86th minute. Lionel Messi, the

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Soccer: South Korea v Germany factbox

VATUTINKI, Russia (Reuters) – South Korea take on Germany in a World Cup Group F game on Wednesday. Where: Kazan Arena Capacity: 45,000 When: Wednesday, June 27, 1700 local (1400

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Preview: Mexico v Sweden

Mexico and Sweden head into the final Group F matchday in Ekaterinburg with all on the line. Mexico sit top with two wins from as many matches, while Sweden are

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Denmark draws France in Group C to advance at World Cup

MOSCOW — A game no team needed to win became the game no fan would want to watch. France and Denmark produced the World Cup’s first 0-0 draw at the

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Peru shuts out Australia for first World Cup win in 40 years

Australia (0-1-1, 1 point) vs. Peru (0-0-2, 0 points) Group C, Fisht Stadium, Sochi Full time: Peru 2, Australia 0 The 0-0 draw between France and Denmark made the result of

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VAR: Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal & Spain get to grips with system

VAR had its most controversial night at the World Cup on Monday. And as Portugal boss Fernando Santos said – “it all got a little weird”. On four occasions across

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World Cup 2018: Iceland v Croatia

TEAM NEWS Iceland centre-back Ragnar Sigurdsson is a doubt for the game after being forced off against Nigeria with a head injury. Winger Johann Gudmundsson missed that defeat with a

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina Faces Do Or Die Match Against Nigeria

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in their last game and will fancy their chances against a low-key Argentina, who suffered a shock 0-3 thrashing by Croatia Lionel Messi’s Argentina, languishing at

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Preview: Denmark v France

The pressure is off France in their final Group C fixture, having already reached the Round of 16, and Denmark very much have the advantage in their quest to join Les

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Australia vs Peru: Desperate Socceroos in must-win World Cup clash

Australia’s long-suffering fans are bracing for another World Cup anti-climax Tuesday when the Socceroos face a Peru side desperate for a victory that may send their opponents home. Pipped 2-1

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