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Ghana

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Ghana survives five-goal thriller against South Korea

Ghana’s 3-2 victory over South Korea gives the Black Stars hope of advancing to the knockout stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ghana rolled out the changes Following Ghana’s 3-2 loss to Portugal, head coach Otto Addo made three changes to the starting lineup. The 4-3-3 replaced the 5-3-2 formation. Fullbacks Gideon Mensah and […]

Portugal

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Portugal-Uruguay penalty decision ends in controversy

The Portugal-Uruguay penalty controversy was one of many talking points out of Monday's World Cup game, but there were other issues for Uruguay to worry about. No width and no wits. That pretty much sums up Uruguay's performance against Portugal in the first 60 minutes. Despite the security of an experienced three man central defense […]

What each team needs to qualify for the World Cup knockout stage

Entering matchday three of the 2022 World Cup, there are endless group stage scenarios for teams to reach the coveted knockout stage. In fact, only two teams do not have any chance of reaching the last 16. Canada and Qatar are the only teams without a point after two games played. Qatar becomes the second […]

USMNT

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USA vs Iran sick notes for soccer fans

Need to skip out on work or school to watch tomorrow's win-or-go-home USA vs Iran game? Don't worry, we've got you covered with some "official" documents to excuse your absence so you don't miss any of the World Cup action. The final Group B match for both nations has huge implications, as the winner will […]

Cameroon

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Cameroon 3-3 thriller with Serbia brings hope

Cameroon was winning. Then, it was losing. Then, it was winning again. The 3-3 shootout was a rollercoaster of emotions, to say the least. There were 28 total shots, four yellow cards and some of the biggest drama of the World Cup. It began with Jean-Charles Castellano's 29th-minute strike to give Cameroon an early lead. […]

Iran

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Iran's Carlos Queiroz gets into spat with Jürgen Klinsmann

Iran Head Coach Carlos Queiroz has denounced Jürgen Klinsmann's comments about the Iranian team on a BBC broadcast. During a post-match segment with a co-presenter, Klinsmann rattled off several recent failures on Queiroz's resume with stints as coach of Colombia and Egypt. In contradiction to his own tenure, Klinsmann was terminated by U.S. Soccer in 2016 […]

Canada

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Croatia send Canada out of the World Cup

Andrej Kramaric scored a fine brace as Croatia overturned an early deficit to eliminate Canada from the World Cup at the Khalifa International stadium on Sunday evening. Alphonso Davies gave the North American nation a dream start with a thumping header from Tajon Buchanan’s cross from the right wing with only 68 seconds played. Croatia […]

Belgium

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Morocco looks potent in 2-0 win over Belgium

Morocco’s surprising win over Belgium was not the biggest upset of the World Cup. In fact, it might not even be the biggest upset of the day. Yet, it figures to be one of the biggest upsets in Morocco history. It may also be one of the most influential ones as well. Morocco’s two second-half […]

Iran

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US Soccer removes images that supported Iran protests

US Soccer got itself into political firestorm this weekend when it was revealed that the USMNT Twitter account had posted images earlier this weekend of the Iran flag with the Islamic Republic symbol removed. A US Soccer spokesman said it was a move to "show support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human […]

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium thanks to a 81st minute strike from Keysher Fuller that blew qualification from World Cup Group E wide open. Giant killers Japan who shocked Germany in the opening round hardly got a foothold in the game and would be left ruing their chances to […]

Argentina

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Messi scores to keep Argentina's World Cup dreams alive

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi put on a show on Saturday night for the nearly 89,000 people in attendance, as well as millions around the world. The 35-year-old forward helped Argentina beat Mexico with a goal and an assist. It was the seventh consecutive match that the superstar either scored or assisted for his country. All […]