World Cup 2018 Scores: Saturday’s and Sunday’s Round-of-16 Results

Saturday: Uruguay 2, Portugal 1 SOCHI, Russia — Edinson Cavani upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo, first with his head and then with his right foot, and sent Uruguay to the World Cup

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Argentina has big weaknesses to address before facing France

ST. PETERSBURG, France — After the euphoria of scraping through to the last 16 of the World Cup, Argentina now must address its glaring weaknesses. Argentina has little time to

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World Cup round of 16 analysis and predictions

MOSCOW — Whew. Catch your breath yet? Because here we go again. A 42-hour pause at the World Cup has allowed hundreds of thousands of visitors and the billions watching

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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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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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Argentina vs. Croatia 2018 World Cup: Croatia dominates Argentina, 3-0, earns spot in knockout round

Croatia 3, Argentina 0 Group D, Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod In supreme fashion, Croatia ran through Argentina on Friday, 3-0, to earn a spot in the World Cup’s knockout round for

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FIFA World Cup 2018: ‘Lay off Messi’, says Argentina coach before Croatia clash

Argentina’s coach urged fans on Wednesday to stop blaming Lionel Messi when games do not go to script and instead appreciate all their captain has done for the national side

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Iceland’s World Cup opener vs. Argentina ‘biggest game in history’ of country – coach

MOSCOW — Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson said his entire squad is fit to play in Saturday’s World Cup opener against Argentina, which he declared “the biggest game in the history

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At 2018 World Cup, will Argentina break ‘Curse of the Madonna’?

ROME – In soccer-mad and deeply Catholic Argentina, it’s an article of faith that when the national squad takes the field, God is on their side. So, then, how do

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World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi outlines his plans for the future if Argentina fail to triumph in Russia

Lionel Messi has revealed that his future with the Argentinian national team rests squarely on how the side perform at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Messi, 30, originally announced his

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