Germany and Spain will clash at this year’s World Cup after Friday’s draw in Doha placed the two former winners in the same group, while geopolitical rivals the United States and Iran were also drawn together.
Siiiii! Who is the highest international goal-scorer of all time? Cristiano Ronaldo has only one man left to beat – and is closing in after a four-goal haul against Lithuania.
The VAR system has made its debut at the 2018 Fifa World Cup and there has been no shortage of controversy with 15 formal incidents being reviewed thus far. FourFourTwo South Africa analyses its success.
Russia 2018 has broken the record for the most penalties awarded in a World Cup, with VAR continuing to dominate the debate.
Spain and Portugal both secured progression to the knockout stages despite failing to win their final Group B World Cup fixtures.
Portugal head coach Fernando Santos says his side’s third World Cup group game is not a case of Cristiano Ronaldo versus Iran as he warned his players of the tough contest awaiting them.
Dani Carvajal described Iran’s tactics as ‘disloyal’ even though Spain recorded their first World Cup win.
A fortuitous Diego Costa goal helped Spain overcome a dogged Iran to secure a 1-0 win in their World Cup Group B clash in Kazan on Wednesday evening.
Diego Costa scored his third goal of the tournament as Spain clinched a narrow 1-0 victory over Iran in their World Cup Group B encounter at the Kazan Arena on Wednesday evening.
Led by the youngest and only black coach at the tournament, Senegal became the first African nation to secure victory at the 2018 World Cup – a feat which should be celebrated, re-told and revered, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.