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FIFA Secretary General congratulates Portugal on progression

FIFA Secretary General congratulates Portugal on progression

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has congratulated Portugal on reaching the knockout stage of the Word Cup - and praised their opponents, Iran. 26 Jun 2018
Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances after two games

Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances after two games

We've now seen every team at Russia 2018 twice (some three) so who's top of the class, who's rock bottom, and where do the Socceroos sit after that draw with Denmark? 26 Jun 2018
Portugal coach praises VAR after 1-1 draw with Iran

Portugal coach praises VAR after 1-1 draw with Iran

The Video video assistant referee (VAR) system worked well in the Portugal's match against Iran, Portugal head coach Fernando Santos said on Tuesday morning (AEST). 26 Jun 2018
World Cup breaks penalty record with help of VAR

World Cup breaks penalty record with help of VAR

The 2018 World Cup in Russia has broken the record for penalties awarded following the Portugal's encounter with Iran on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Quaresma named man of match against Iran

Quaresma named man of match against Iran

Portugal midfielder Ricardo Quaresma was named the man of the match as his side drew 1-1 with Iran and qualified for the round of 16 as Group B runners-up, FIFA said via the tournament's official Twitter account on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Iran v Portugal player ratings

Iran v Portugal player ratings

Iran drew with Portugal 1-1, courtesy of Karim Ansarifard's penalty after a wonder-goal from Ricardo Quaresma. 26 Jun 2018
World Cup day 12: Things you might have missed

World Cup day 12: Things you might have missed

Iran come close to upsetting Portugal thanks to a Ronaldo penalty miss and a VAR intrusion, Spain draw with Morocco but still top Group B - and will face Russia after their 3-0 defeat to Uruguay 26 Jun 2018
Portugal finish as Group B runners-up after 1-1 draw with Iran

Portugal finish as Group B runners-up after 1-1 draw with Iran

Reigning European champions Portugal were held to a 1-1 draw by Iran in the teams' final group-stage match, qualifying fro the round of 16 as Group B runners-up. 26 Jun 2018
Over 42,000 fans attend Portugal v Iran

Over 42,000 fans attend Portugal v Iran

A total of 41,685 fans attended the World Cup match between Iran and Portugal in Saransk on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Spain finish top of Group B after salvaging 2-2 draw with Morocco

Spain finish top of Group B after salvaging 2-2 draw with Morocco

Spain have finished their group-stage campaign at World Cup as Group B winners after drawing their final group match against Morocco. 26 Jun 2018
Quiz! Can you name these 30 players who’ve scored 50+ international goals?

Quiz! Can you name these 30 players who’ve scored 50+ international goals?

One player reached the 50-goal barrier in the 2018 World Cup; can you name him and 29 others whove played since 2000 and scored a half-century of international goals? 26 Jun 2018
World Cup: Five things we learned from Group B

World Cup: Five things we learned from Group B

With the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, Spain's superstars and the surprises of Morocco and Iran, Group B has set the World Cup alight. Here are five things we have learned after the first round. 21 Jun 2018
Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances so far

Ranked! Every World Cup 2018 team based on their performances so far

We've now seen every team at Russia 2018 at least once so who's top of the class, who's rock bottom, and where do the Socceroos sit? 21 Jun 2018
Spain on course for Round of 16 - Isco

Spain on course for Round of 16 - Isco

Spain midfielder Isco said he was satisfied with the team’s position in Group B after their two World Cup games, noting that Spain had a good chance of reaching the round of 16. 21 Jun 2018
Spain surprised by 'difficult' Iran match

Spain surprised by 'difficult' Iran match

Spain head coach Fernando Hierro that the World Cup match against Iran turned out to be unexpectedly difficult for his team. 21 Jun 2018
Spain coach: Half-time break 'helped us'

Spain coach: Half-time break 'helped us'

Spain head coach Fernando Hierro said the half time break helped his team psychologically during their Group B match with Iran at the FIFA World Cup on Wednesday. 21 Jun 2018