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Croatia defeats Canada 4-1 at FIFA World Cup

Croatia defeats Canada 4-1 at FIFA World Cup

Croatia beat Canada 4-1 in a group stage match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan on Sunday. The goals were scored for Croatia by Andrej Kramaric (in the 36th and 70th minute of the match), Marko Livaja …

Morocco defeats Belgium 2-0 at FIFA World Cup

Morocco defeats Belgium 2-0 at FIFA World Cup

Morocco beat 2-0 Belgium in a group stage match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha on Sunday. The goals were scored by Abdelhamid Sabiri (73rd minute) and Zakaria Aboukhalal (90+2). Hakim Ziyech’s goal for …

World Cup 2022: Tunisia 0-1 Australia

World Cup 2022: Tunisia 0-1 Australia

Australia won a World Cup game for only the third time in their history and for the first time in 12 years with a dogged 1-0 victory over Tunisia on Saturday to revive their last-16 hopes. Striker Mitch Duke scored the only goal of a …

England and U.S. play to scoreless draw at 2022 FIFA World Cup

England and U.S. play to scoreless draw at 2022 FIFA World Cup

England and the United States played to a scoreless draw in a second round group stage match at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. England tops Group B with four points, followed by Iran (3), the US (2) and Wales (1). On November 29, …

Spain beats Costa Rica 7-0 at 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Spain beats Costa Rica 7-0 at 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Spain’s national football team defeated the national squad of Costa Rica 7-0 in a first round group stage match at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match was played at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha. The goals were scored by Dani Olmo …

Japan downs Germany 2-1 at 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Japan downs Germany 2-1 at 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Japan’s national football team defeated the national squad of Germany 2-1 in their group stage encounter on Wednesday at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match was played at the Khalifa International Stadium in the city of Al Rayyan …

Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup: Mexico vs Poland 0-0

Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup: Mexico vs Poland 0-0

The national football teams of Mexico and Poland finished their 2022 FIFA World Cup group stage game with a scoreless draw, playing on Tuesday night at the Stadium 974 in Doha. Polish striker Robert Lewandowski missed a spot kick at the …

World Cup 2022: US-Wales ends in 1-1 draw

World Cup 2022: US-Wales ends in 1-1 draw

The United States team played a 1-1 draw against Wales in the first round match of the World Cup group stage on Monday. The goal for the US at the Ahmed bin Ali stadium in Al-Rayyan was scored by Timothy Weah (36th minute), Gareth Bale …

England thrash Iran 6-2 in strong start to World Cup

England thrash Iran 6-2 in strong start to World Cup

England hammered Iran 6-2 on Monday in an emphatic World Cup opener thanks to two goals from Bukayo Saka and strikes by Jude Bellingham and Raheem Sterling, before substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish rounded off the rout. …

Iran national anthem booed in Qatar

Iran national anthem booed in Qatar

Iran's players refused to sing the national anthem as boos rung out from the stands ahead of their first game of the Qatar World Cup against England today.  The Iranian national squad stood stony-faced as the anthem played at …

Turkish Super Lig match postponed after Istanbul explosion

Turkish Super Lig match postponed after Istanbul explosion

A Sunday Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig match in Istanbul was postponed after an explosion in the city. The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said on Twitter that the match between Besiktas and Fraport TAV Antalyaspor was put off to a …

Former FIFA head says Iran should be barred from World Cup

Former FIFA head says Iran should be barred from World Cup

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter thinks Iran should be barred from the World Cup amid widespread protests in the Islamic Republic sparked by the death of a woman in the custody of morality police, a Swiss paper quoted him on Friday as …