The Brazil-born striker was the difference as La Roja stumbled past a dogged Iran side to move closer to the knockout stage
The Blues are continuing talks over a deal to bring in the Italian to replace Antonio Conte and he wants his former defender to come with him
Former AFC secretary-general Peter Velappan believes that Southeast Asian nations have a good chance of securing the right to host the 2034 World Cup.
The youngster had little trouble between the sticks in Kaliningrad at the weekend and should only get better
The England coach is unlikely to be celebrating as wildly the next time his team score at the World Cup after suffering the injury out running
The ex-international feels Gernot Rohr’s men stand a chance to clear their mess in Group D, but must first scale Heimir Hallgrimsson men’s hurdle
When Iran faces Spain on Thursday, it will be come exactly 20 years after the most politically-charged World Cup match of all time
The captain failed to convert from the penalty spot during Argentina's World Cup opener, but he enjoys the complete confidence of his coach
As Les Bleus look ahead to Thursday's showdown with Peru, the French manager was asked about his forward and his difficulties in game one
The Besiktas defender has spent his career in trouble with officials but found himself in the referee's good books during Portugal's World Cup tie
The ex-Spurs chairman has been criticised for 'a shocking, vile tweet' which he claimed was simply a joke after being asked to delete it from Twitter
The Atlas Lions are out of the tournament and the Watford winger thinks that is partly down to the referee's unwillingness to use the video assistants
The Chelsea midfielder said he is ready to be called upon for Sunday's clash with Panama after the Spurs star suffered a thigh injury
The Real Madrid star now has four goals from two World Cup starts after he hit again to move his nation closer to a spot in the last 16
Jorge Sampaoli's side have a point on the board but will need much more in their second game if they are to have a chance of getting out of the group
Our tipster thinks that Age Hareide's men will keep a sixth successive clean sheet when they take on the Socceroos in Samara on Thursday afternoon
The former Socceroos wide man has called on his country's coach to not overlook the legendary attacker again and use him in their upcoming game
Our tipster expects the goals to flow when Didier Deschamps' Les Bleus meet Ricardo Gareca's Los Incas in Thursday's crucial World Cup Group C clash
The Atletico Madrid star scored the only goal as La Roja beat Iran, but it was his overall performance as opposed to his goal which pleased his coach.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored after four minutes to become the leading European international goal-scorer of all time as Portugal beat Morocco.
With Sampaoli's men still struggling for an identity, Al Hain-Cole expects goals at both ends when La Albiceleste meet the Vatreni in Nizhny Novgorod
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While he joked about his team-mate's new wages, the Spain star said he always knew the forward would remain at the Wanda Metropolitano
The Nigeria international might be on his way to the Turkish Super Lig after struggling for form in the English top-flight
Having opened his account for La Albiceleste against this opposition 12 years ago, Al Hain-Cole expects the Barcelona star to punish Dalic's men again
The Tunisia goalkeeper will take no further part in this World Cup after suffering a shoulder injury in Monday’s 2-1 loss to England
With Friday's meeting against Costa Rica approaching, the Selecao star man was back in training on Wednesday
The former Socceroos goalkeeper thinks that two of his side's players can reach the top of the game as they prepare to face Denmark in the World Cup
The Foxes have confirmed their third transfer of the summer, with the midfielder agreeing a five-year deal at the King Power Stadium
The Real Madrid star's hat-trick against Spain came as no surprise to his international and former club team-mate
Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring is without modern or historical precedent; against Morocco he broke another record. It's futile to deny his brilliance
The Portugal superstar donned a new style ahead of his side's World Cup clash against Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium
Portugal's No.1 will be at Molineux next season following a controversial free transfer which sees Jorge Mendes at odds with Sporting
This Group D clash promises goals galore and any punters opening a new Coral account can get a huge price on either side finding the net on Thursday
The former Mannschaft captain believes that his country can turn things around in Russia following their shock opening game defeat to Mexico
A phenomenal journey so far for a player still finding his feet in football
Left on the bench against Iceland, the Juventus star is ready to be used alongside Argentina's talisman at the World Cup
Aaron Mooy has impressed for Huddersfield Town in the last two years, and the Australia midfielder is in no rush to leave.
Russia are into the next round of the World Cup, with Egypt and Saudi Arabia out, after Uruguay earned a Group A victory.
The Three Lions pulled in a massive audience of 18.3m as they opened their World Cup 2018 campaign with an entertaining victory over Tunisia
The manager now knows who his first adversaries will be when he makes his debut as manager of the Scottish Premiership side