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Belgium v Tunisia preview

Belgium will close in on the last 16 of the World Cup with a victory over Tunisia in their second Group G clash on Saturday. Roberto Martinez’s side cruised past Panama with a 3-0 victory on Monday, and another three points at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow would seal their spot in the knockout stages […]Read More
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Germany v Sweden preview

Germany will be looking for their first win of the 2018 World Cup when they take on Sweden in their second Group F game on Saturday. The reigning champions lost 1-0 to Mexico in their opening match, and have not lost back-to-back matches in the same World Cup finals since 1958 – when they lost […]Read More
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South Korea v Mexico preview

Mexico can book a spot in the knockout rounds of the World Cup when they meet South Korea in their Group F game on Saturday. Juan Carlos Osorio’s side stunned Germany in their opening game, with Hirving Lozano’s superb strike sealing a 1-0 win and another three points would secure their spot in the last […]Read More
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Musa earns Nigeria win over Iceland

Ahmed Musa scored both goals as Nigeria swept aside World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised with one round of games to go. The Super Eagles would have gone out with defeat but came good in Volgograd. Musa showed superb technique to fire Nigeria ahead on the half-volley before the Leicester player […]Read More
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Brazil vs Costa Rica preview

Neymar will start for Brazil as they look to put their 1-1 draw with Switzerland behind them when they face Costa Rica in Group E on Friday (12pm). The PSG star, who broke a toe four months ago, limped out of training during the week with an ankle injury but is expected to retain his […]Read More
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Nigeria v Iceland preview

After holding Argentina to a surprise draw, Iceland are hoping to make it four points in World Cup Group D against Nigeria at the Volgograd Arena on Friday (3pm). Iceland are buoyant after their shock result against Argentina where Lionel Messi saw a potentially match-winning penalty saved by Hannes Halldorsson. Nigeria, meanwhile, lost their opening […]Read More
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Serbia v Switzerland preview

Serbia have never reached the knockout rounds of a World Cup, but they have the chance to do so if they can beat Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium. Serbia beat Costa Rica in their opening game to top the group but Switzerland will have more positives than negatives to focus on after holding Brazil to […]Read More