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Argentina edge past Swiss in extra time

Angel Di Maria’s extra-time winner carried Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display against Switzerland. The two-time champions dominated possession in a turgid last-16 tie, but were…

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France reach quarter-finals

France reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup as Paul Pogba’s header and Joseph Yobo’s own goal knocked out Nigeria in Brasilia. Nigeria’s Emmanuel Emenike had a first-half goal ruled…

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Netherlands stun Mexico with late winner

Netherlands produced an astonishing late comeback to rescue their World Cup dream and deny Mexico a first quarter-final in 28 years. Substitute Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored the decisive goal from…

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Suarez banned for four months

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been suspended from all football-related activity for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini. In addition, the Liverpool player, 27, has been banned for…

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Argentina top group after beating Nigeria 3-2

Argentina and Nigeria have both qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup despite two Lionel Messi goals condemning the African side to a 3-2 defeat in their final…

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Ivory Coast coach steps down

Former France international Sabri Lamouchi has stepped down as Ivory Coast head coach after the African side failed to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup. The Elephants lost 2-1…

Uruguay

Luis Suarez in bite controversy

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been accused of biting a player for the third time in his career after an incident with Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. The Liverpool striker…

Neymar

Neymar sends Brazil into last 16

Neymar scored twice in a man-of-the-match display as Brazil rediscovered their attacking flair to overwhelm Cameroon and qualify for the World Cup knockout stage. The 22-year-old produced two brilliant first-half…

Belgium

Belgium secure place in last 16

Belgium substitute Divock Origi grabbed a winner two minutes from time against Russia to take his side into the last 16. Alexander Kokorin missed the best chance of a lifeless…

Messi

Messi saves Argentina blushes against Iran

Lionel Messi curled a stunning 91st-minute winner to send Argentina through to the World Cup knockout stage and rob the excellent Iran of a deserved point. Iran spent much of…