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 at FIFA World Cup 2022: Match prediction, preview, head-to-head and lineups

The Netherlands, three-time runners-up, will face the United States in the opening match of the World Cup Round of 16 on Saturday, December 3. The Netherlands won two games and drew, finishing first in Group A. They beat Senegal 2-0 in the opening encounter, drew 1-1 against Ecuador and beat their host, Qatar, by the … 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

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

Qatar grabs more unwanted history as The Netherlands and Senegal advance to last 16 of FIFA World Cup

Qatar was already the first host country to lose the opening game of a FIFA World Cup, now they hold the worst performance of any host country in the history of the tournament. Key points: The Netherlands and Senegal qualify for the round of 16 Qatar becomes the first host country not to score a … 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

Belgium trio Kevin de Bruyne, Jan Vertonghen and captain Eden Hazard ‘CLASHED’ in dressing room

Belgium’s World Cup goes from bad to worse as it emerges with “Romelu Lukaku having to separate the trio” Belgium’s World Cup misery hit new low after shock loss to Morocco Superstar players inside the Belgium camp were involved in an altercation Key players Kevin de Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Jan Vertonghen were all involved … Read more

World Cup protester brings rainbow pride flag onto field during Portugal and Uruguay match

A protester ran onto the pitch during the World Cup, carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a shirt that read ‘Save Ukraine’ below a Superman logo on the front and ‘respect for women Iranian” written on the back. Key points: A protester ran onto the pitch during the match between Portugal and Uruguay Security chased … 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

Canada to bring home over US$10M from FIFA after World Cup performance – National

Canada will leave the World Cup with US$10.5 million from FIFA for its participation in the men’s soccer showcase. The 41st-ranked Canadians, who opened the tournament with a 1-0 loss to second-place Belgium, were knocked out of the knockout round after a 4-1 loss to Croatia on Sunday. Canada will return home after playing number … Read more