Iran vs US World Cup clash rife with political tension
The last World Cup clash between the United States and Iran 24 years ago is considered one of the most politically charged matches in soccer history.
Iran shut out noise at World Cup but US loom
After a World Cup start clouded by a disastrous loss and persistent questions about the civil unrest back home, Iran are celebrating the prospect of its first-ever trip to the knockout stage.
Fernandes brace takes Portugal to last 16
Portugal picked up their second win in the Qatar World Cup and qualified for the Round of 16 after beating Uruguay by 2-0 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Monday.
Brazil beat Switzerland to reach Round of 16
A late Casemiro goal helped Brazil to pick up their second win in the Qatar World Cup as they beat Switzerland by 1-0 on Monday. They became the second team to book a spot in the Round of 16 of the competition.
Aboubakar saves Cameroon in 3-3 tie with Serbia
Substitute Vincent Aboubakar scored one goal and created another as Cameroon rallied from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 with Serbia at the World Cup on Monday.
Qatari fans hit back at Germany by recalling Özil in protest
Qatari soccer fans hit back at Germany’s World Cup protest on Sunday by holding pictures of former Germany player Mesut Özil while covering their mouths during the match against Spain.
Brazil take on Switzerland without Neymar
There’s no Neymar facing Switzerland at the World Cup on Monday.
Football fans riot in Brussels after Belgium lost to Morocco
Fans were so disappointed that they smashed shop windows, threw fireworks and torched vehicles after Morocco beat Belgium by 2-0 at the World Cup group match on Sunday
Germany stay alive after sharing points with Spain
Germany earned a vital point against confident Spain as the Word Cup group-stage match between the four-time world champion and La Roja ended in a 1-1 draw at the Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday.
Morocco upset Belgium at World Cup
Morocco stunned Belgium as they beat the second-ranked team by 2-0 in their second group-stage match at the Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday. The African side won a World Cup game for just the third time in their history.
Japan taste defeat against Costa Rica
Costa Rica bounced back from defeat as they beat Japan by 1-0 in their second group-stage match of the World Cup at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium on Sunday.
Brazil with plenty of options to replace Neymar
With Neymar out for at least another match, Brazil coach Tite must now start thinking about a replacement - and this time he has plenty of options.
Flashes of Arab unity at World Cup after years of discontent
Such Arab unity is hard to come by and fleeting when it arrives. But Qatar`s hosting of the World Cup has provided a moment where many in the Arab world have rallied by Doha and the Saudi team`s win
Messi magic keeps Argentina’s dream alive
Lionel Messi led his team from the front as Argentina beat Mexico in their second group-stage match of the World Cup by 2-0 at the Lusail stadium on Saturday. This victory helped them to climb up to the second spot of Group C with three points.
Mbappe shines as France beat Denmark
Kylian Mbappe scored a brace which helped France earn all three points as the defending champions defeated Denmark by 2-1 in their second group game at the 974 Stadium on Saturday. Meanwhile, they became the first team to qualify for the round of 16 of the World Cup.
Japan eye World Cup knockout stage with win against Costa Rica
Newspapers in Japan used the term "Daikimboshi" from sumo wrestling to describe the magnitude of the surprise: when a low-ranked wrestler overpowers a grand champion