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2022 FIFA World Cup

More than passion and luck, two factors that could decide South Korea's fate could be Cho and Hwang

Ahead of Friday's must-win clash with Portugal, South Korea's hopes of staying in the FIFA World Cup could rest on Cho Gue-sung and Hwang In-beom.

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World Cup 2022: How every team can reach the round of 16

The group stage at the 2022 World Cup continues, as 16 teams look to win a place in the knockouts. Here's what every nation needs.

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DRAMA IN GROUP E

Why Japan's winning goal vs. Spain was awarded by the VAR

We're analysing every VAR decision at the 2022 World Cup. The VAR crucially awarded Japan's winning goal against Spain, with the ball in play.

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Germany suffer humiliation of second straight group stage exit

Germany beat Costa Rica, but that means little after a third-place finish in Group E sees them make a group stage exit in consecutive World Cups.

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ASIA ON THE WORLD STAGE

Fearless Japan see no reason why they can't beat anyone and continue stunning World Cup run

After toppling both Germany and Spain to finish top of Group E, Japan see no reason why they can't keep this up in the World Cup knockout round.

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After stunning upsets, Japan may as well smash and grab for the rest of the FIFA World Cup

Samurai Blue's unpredictable and uncharacteristic style keyed their comebacks over Germany and Spain. Can it lead to a deep knockout round run?

SECOND AFRICAN TEAM MAKES ROUND OF 16

Morocco reach round of 16 as Canada's World Cup ends with calamity

Morocco's win that put them into the World Cup round of 16 as Group F winners was kickstarted by an unfortunate error that led to the opening goal.

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Croatia reach World Cup round of 16 as Belgium's golden generation stay trophy-less

Croatia, runners up in 2018, advance to the round of 16 of the World Cup and send a star-studded but disappointing Belgium side home.

TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Barca want Gundogan to replace Busquets

With Sergio Busquets soon out of contract, Barcelona need a midfield pivot, and Ilkay Gundogan is the perfect fit. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why every club wants to sign Portugal and Milan forward Rafael Leao

Portugal and AC Milan forward Rafael Leao is arguably the most-coveted attacking player among the elite clubs in world football. Here's why.

WORLD CUP SUPER SUBS

Why are subs scoring more at 2022 World Cup than ever?

Qatar 2022 isn't done with the group stage yet, but substitutes have already scored more goals than they did in the whole of Russia 2018. Why?

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