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2022 FIFA World Cup

Heroic Messi saves Argentina's World Cup as Mexico's tactical tweaking fails

Argentina would've been eliminated from the World Cup with a loss to Mexico. After a tight, nervy first half, Messi stepped up.

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2022 FIFA World Cup

Lewandowski ends World Cup goal drought as Poland claim vital win vs. Saudi Arabia

Robert Lewandowski capped off a gutsy, tireless performance in Poland's 2-0 win against Saudi Arabia with his first-ever goal at a World Cup.

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Even in defeat to Poland, Saudi Arabia prove their upset of Argentina was no fluke

Despite losing to Poland, Saudi Arabia's second outing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup proved their opening win over Argentina was no fluke.

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TALKING POINTS

World Cup talking points: Shocks, great goals; FIFA, OneLove mess

We're one full week of action into the 2022 World Cup and already there's been a tournament's worth of talking points both on and off the field.

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ASIA ON THE WORLD STAGE

While their fans clean up off the pitch, Japan looking to make a mess of their own at World Cup

While their fans have caught the attention cleaning up stadiums, Japan are looking to make a mess of their own at the FIFA World Cup.

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Iran bounce back to show what they're really about and stay in World Cup hunt

A dominant 2-0 win over Wales has gotten Iran's 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign back on track after a humbling first outing against England.

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DAY SEVEN

Mexico aims to oust Messi and Argentina, USA can build off England draw: World Cup daily

The World Cup's matches on Friday saw Qatar eliminated, while England and USA entertained. Here's the latest and what's ahead at the World Cup.

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Rabiot talks to ESPN about France role, World Cup focus and his club future

Adrien Rabiot is a man in form and anchors France's midfield in Qatar. He talks to ESPN about the World Cup and his future.

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DAY SIX REACTION

England on course for World Cup knockouts but fans aren't happy after 0-0 "loss" vs. USA

With England on the cusp of reaching the World Cup round of 16, manager Gareth Southgate is focused on short-term progress as the pressure gains.

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Ecuador get well-deserved draw vs. Netherlands as Valencia eyes Golden Boot

With Ecuador stifling the Netherlands to a draw, it's all to play for in the final games of Group A on Nov. 29.

Leboeuf: Cody Gakpo has a bright future

Frank Leboeuf thinks Dutch winger Cody Gakpo's World Cup performance shows his star potential after goal against Ecuador.

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THE STRANGE CASE OF PELLISTRI

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Starter for Uruguay; ignored by Man United. The strange case of Facundo Pellistri

Uruguay's Facundo Pellistri has made more World Cup appearances than he has for his club, Manchester United. So what does his future hold?

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