England vs. Senegal: Euro 2020 finalist faces African champion for place in World Cup quarterfinals

CNN — Sunday’s Round of 16 will feature the 2018 World Cup winner, the current African champion and one of the Euro 2020 finalists. First, defending World Cup champions France take on Poland at the Al Thumama Stadium early in the game before arguably the highlight of the day as England take on Senegal at … Read more

Netherlands vs USA, Round of 16, FIFA World Cup: Preview, head to head, form, predicted XI, live streaming info

Match Preview After much posturing, the Netherlands must now deliver on their promise if they are to fulfill their own prophecy at the World Cup, starting with the knockout stage opener against the United States on Saturday. Much has been said – all from the Dutch side – of the team’s potential to go all … Read more

Iranian Killed For Celebrating FIFA World Cup Loss to United States: Rights Groups

An Iranian man was shot dead by security forces after celebrating the elimination of his country’s national team from the World Cup by the United States, human rights groups said on Wednesday. Iran was knocked out of the World Cup by the United States in Qatar on Tuesday night, prompting a mixed response from pro … Read more

Christian Pulisic is day-to-day after being taken to hospital with pelvic contusion suffered scoring winning goal for US

CNN — United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) striker Christian Pulisic has been taken to hospital with an abdominal injury he suffered while scoring the winning goal of the United States in their crucial 1-0 win over Iran at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. A U.S. soccer spokesperson told CNN in an email … Read more

Explained: Why final group games of FIFA WC are taking place at same time | Football News

With the 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup set to enter its commercial end in Qatar, much is at stake as only 16 teams will qualify for the knockout stages of the showpiece event. Hosts Qatar and Minnows Canada are already knocked out of the 2022 FIFA World Cup after losing their first two … Read more

Portugal vs. Uruguay: Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup match

CNN — The World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the pitch at the iconic Lusail stadium on Monday. FIFA’s global television feed avoided showing the pitch invader, but the individual could be seen running around the pitch following the flag as he … Read more

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

CNN — Iranian state media have called for the expulsion of the United States from the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed the Iranian flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram … Read more

Old tactics bring life to Iran in dying moments, needed in USA test

Tehran: Iran’s crushing 6-2 defeat in their World Cup opener against England was a wake-up call for Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz, forcing him to avoid resorting to the same shocking tactics against Wales. Facing huge pressure from fans and pundits over his ‘poor’ choice of starting 11, the head coach went from a 5-3-2 against … Read more

Venue, timings, telecast – all you need to know

In their second Group A game on Friday, November 25, the Netherlands will face Ecuador, while in a high-tension Group B match, England and the United States will renew their rivalry. Photo: AP HIGHLIGHTS The Netherlands will face Ecuador in their second Group A game on Friday. England and the United States will also renew … Read more