It’s been a tournament of upsets at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and hosts Russia will need another if they are to advance any further when they take on the might of Spain in the round of 16. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12am – midnight (AEST). Russia advanced to the knockout stage of the tournament out of the completely unpredictable Group A, where any combination of Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia could have advanced alongside Uruguay, who are now through to the quarter-finals after beating Portugal yesterday. The tournament hosts booked their trip to the quarter-finals in the first two games, with the first of those being most impressive as they plastered five goals in against Saudi Arabia. That game was never close and while the Arabic nation turned out to be almost the worst squad at the World Cup, Russia really put the foot to the floor and went for it. The second game against Egypt was closer, but still resulted in a handy win. With Uruguay beating Saudi … [Read more...] about Spain vs Russia: 2018 FIFA World Cup live scores, blog
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Here you can find the preview you are looking for by Roger Gonzalez @rgonzalezcbs 33s ago • 1 min read Time is running out as the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off on June 14 when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. And it's time for you to get caught up on every team, what there is to know, when they'll play and how you can watch.Below you will find links to previews for all 32 teams that will fight for the title to be called world's best. Just click on the country name to take you to our preview:Group ARussiaSaudi ArabiaEgyptUruguayGroup BPortugalSpainMoroccoIranGroup CFranceAustraliaPeruDenmarkGroup DArgentinaIcelandCroatiaNigeriaGroup EBrazilSwitzerlandCosta RicaSerbiaGroup FGermanyMexicoSwedenSouth KoreaGroup GBelgiumPanamaTunisiaEnglandGroup H PolandSenegalColombiaJapanMore World Cup content:ScheduleBroadcasting rightsWho to root forSquadsFor news, stories, results and more, follow us:- @CBSSportsSoccer - @RGonzalezCBS - Facebook … [Read more...] about Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup: Team previews for all 32 teams
Which one of these 10 players will have a breakout summer in Russia? by Igor Mello 59s ago • 9 min read The 2018 FIFA World Cup is right around the corner and it promises to deliver new household names for years to come. Last time around in Brazil, we saw the rise of James Rodriguez the superstar. James was at Monaco at the time, and because of his stunning performance, leading Colombia to the quarterfinals and winning the Golden Boot award, the youngster landed a deal with Real Madrid before eventually joining Bayern Munich. France's Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane and Memphis Depay of the Netherlands were also other notable players to leave their mark four years ago.As we approach the biggest soccer party on the planet in Russia on June 14, who will be the next crop of under-the-radar names to shine? Let's take a look at 10 viable candidates (in no particular order) for a breakout summer. The list built below does not include any restrictions in age … [Read more...] about Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup: The 10 under-the-radar names to know heading into this summer’s tournament
Brazil is a country with so much talent that they can leave a superb starting XI at home for the World Cup Top 5 / Top 10 16 May 2018, 15:06 IST No country on the planet has a relationship with the FIFA World Cup like Brazil does. They are the most successful team in the history of the tournament and the only country to have participated in all the tournaments.Some of the best performers at the grandest stage are also from Brazil and I’m talking about the likes of Pele, Garrincha and Ronaldo Nazario.Sadly for Brazil, they’ve had heartbreaks when they hosted the World Cup. They lost the final in 1950 in front of nearly 200,000 people and four years ago, they were humbled 7-1 by eventual winners, Germany, in the semifinal.As usual, Brazil are among the favourites to lift the trophy in Russia and Tite has already announced the squad that will represent the Selecao. Now because Brazil is a country that churns out talented players constantly, several world … [Read more...] about Brazil XI that will not be playing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Follow along with scores, schedule and standings throughout the World Cup group stage and knockout round by Igor Mello 1m ago • 3 min read The draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is long behind us, so it's time to start thinking about the future before the start of the tournament on June 14. Who has the easiest path to the knockout stage? Is it Lionel Messi and Argentina, with Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in their group? What about Neymar and Brazil, paired with Poland, Serbia and Costa Rica? Nobody knows for sure, but that's why it is fun to guess. Below you'll find the standings and schedule broken down by each group: Group A GPWDLGDPTSRussia 0 0 0 0 0 0 Saudi Arabia 0 … [Read more...] about 2018 FIFA World Cup standings, full schedule: Who will make it out of the group stage and into the knockout round?