Nigeria face an uphill task to get out of Group D following a frankly embarrassing display against a below-par Croatia
Amrabat was withdrawn after a 72nd minute clash of heads with Iran's Vahid Amiri in St Petersburg on Friday
The Swiss coach claims his side did not set out to target the Paris Saint-Germain star, although he was was awarded 10 free-kicks during a 1-1 draw
El Tri didn't look at all afraid of the reigning champion as it found success on a counter-attack and defended bravely to open group play with a win
The Newcastle United loanee has credited his temporary club with getting him into the squad for Russia 2018 and hopes to shock Brazil and Switzerland
The Selecao skipper says his side's opening draw against Switzerland was not due to refereeing decisions, despite arguments against the Swiss goal
The former Reds ace doesn't believe the Brazilian has been missed at Anfield and is backing them to challenge for honours in 2018/19
The attacker is in the XI after being left on the bench last time El Tri faced Joachim Low's side, while the Sevilla man is starting in the midfield
The England legend insists that the Three Lions chances of winning the tournament are low – and should look to give youth a chance
The LA Galaxy striker had an "extraordinary" career with his national team but his time has come and gone, the coach has said
The manager says his side might make "some tweaks" when they line up against Messi and company, but won't make any big changes to his group leaders
The France star was impressed by Australia on and off the pitch in Kazan
The Real Madrid star cannot wait to face the Albiceleste after helping his nation to victory in their first game of Russia 2018
The Super Eagles were punished for their lack of coordination while defending set-pieces, according to the German gaffer
Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the game as Mexico secured a thoroughly deserved win over a desperately poor Germany.
The former Aston Villa and Zaragoza hitman is looking forward to seeing his compatriots in action, while backing rookie coach Krstajic to succeed
Gernot Rohr's men started their World Cup campaign on the wrong foot and football enthusiasts are not impressed with the team's performance
The Scandinavians' coach Hareide was left with injury concerns after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Peru, who he admitted were unlucky to lose
Almost every football match in the world sees yellow or red cards, and we explain how many points each type is worth and how can they be used in bets
Both the Manchester City star and Thomas Vermaelen will be out against Panama, but the duo could return for the second group clash
The 22-year-old has won titles in his career, but still is being tipped to be a rising star this summer. Can he cope with the expectations?
Despite enduring a miserable opening to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Argentina's captain says there is no need to go 'crazy'
A bumper day of World Cup action comes to a close in Kaliningrad with a intriguing Group D clash - follow the action LIVE!
The ex-U20 tactician has implored the senior national team to focus their attention on the European side alone and not their other Group D oppositions
Colombian referee Wilamr Roldan has stolen center stage ahead of Tunisia’s World Cup Group G opener against England.
The Egyptian Football Association said that their star attacker could have lined up against Uruguay but "the coach did not want to take the risk"
England begin their World Cup campaign with a Group G clash with Tunisia at the Volgograd Arena
Ronaldo opened his World Cup with a hat-trick and penalty vs Spain, while Messi missed a spot-kick against Iceland. But who is better at penalties?
Dries Mertens believes the Red Devils are among the contenders at Russia 2018, but his team-mate is not buying into the pre-tournament hype
The Barcelona wizard struggled for space and time on the ball against a ferocious Iceland defence as the Albiceleste dropped points in Moscow
Costa Rica open their World Cup account on Sunday against Serbia at the Samara Arena in the second game of Group E
The Barcelona forward missed a second half penalty as Jorge Sampaoli's men were pegged back by the tournament debutants in their Group D opener
The World Cup roadshow rolls into Saransk as two outsiders from Group C face off - follow all the action LIVE!
The Barcelona talisman was unable to beat Iceland's goalkeeper from 12 yards, as his side were held to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener
England's players know who will start when they face Tunisia but Fabian Delph insists those who have missed out remain in good spirits.
The Real Madrid star scored a hat-trick for Portugal against Spain - the eighth straight tournament he has netted in - but that isn't an all-time high
The Lazio star was the focus of attention in the opening match on Sunday in Russia, as he is being hugely hyped ahead of a possible summer move
The Manchester City striker may be a record-breaking marksman at club level, but he has had to be patient on the grandest of international stages
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Jorge Sampaoli's side get their World Cup campaign under way as they take on the Scandinavian minnows - follow all the action LIVE!
The Manchester City striker scored his first World Cup goal for Argentina, but a nightmare performance from a talismanic figure headlined a 1-1 draw
An iconic figure who tasted World Cup glory on two occasions in his career is convinced that the Selecao can challenge again in Russia this summer
The World Cup winner has admitted that the Selecao simply must be victorious in Russia, or risk being called failures
The goalkeeper did plenty of research ahead of facing the world's best player, saying he had a good feeling he knew which direction he would shoot
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