Colombia coach Jose Pekerman said he was "extremely concerned" after their playmaker James Rodriguez was forced off through injury in their final World Cup group game against Senegal on Thursday.
Panama play Tunisia in their final World Cup Group G match in Saransk on Thursday, with both teams already unable to reach the knockout phase.
England take on Belgium in a World Cup Group G clash in Kaliningrad on Thursday.
Japan advanced into the knockout phase of the World Cup on Thursday despite losing 1-0 to Poland, progressing from Group H thanks to their lower tally of yellow cards than Senegal.
Colombia's Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup Last 16 and dumped their African opponents out of tournament.
Tunisia have the chance to win their first World Cup match in 40 years when they face Panama in their final Group G game on Thursday but coach Nabil Maaloul said some of his players are yet to mentally recover from last week's loss to Belgium.
Carlos Sanchez returns for Colombia alongside Mateus Uribe as coach Jose Pekerman changes up his midfield for his side’s decisive Group H encounter with Senegal in Samara on Thursday. Sanchez, who was shown a red card in the opening minutes of Colombia’s opener against Japan, returns from suspension and replaces Wilmar Barrios. Uribe comes in […]
Senegal will carry the hopes of a continent into their final World Cup group game against Colombia on Thursday, but there is no added pressure in being Africa's sole last-16 prospect, according to defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
One of sport's old adages is "winning isn't everything, it's the only thing" but not for Belgium coach Roberto Martinez, at least not when his team take on England in their final World Cup round-robin match to decide top spot in Group G.
England and Belgium battle it out for top spot in their group on Thursday as the remaining teams at the World Cup digest Germany's astonishing exit from the tournament in Russia.
Goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva steered a much-improved Brazil to a 2-0 victory over a battling but ultimately outclassed Serbia on Wednesday and into a World Cup second-round meeting with Mexico.
Argentina great Diego Maradona said on Wednesday he was fine after appearing to take ill during the South Americans' roller-coaster World Cup win over Nigeria on Tuesday, but found himself in hot water again after making an obscene gesture at the game.
Germany should really not be surprised by their earliest World Cup exit in 80 years.
Defending world champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after a shock 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday.
The IAAF will not soften its stance on new regulations for female classification and is ready to defend it in the Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS), president Sebastian Coe has said.
Germany face their day of reckoning at the World Cup on Wednesday
The youngest professional player in the South Africa’s Women National hockey team, Ongeziwe Mali has represented the country at the Commonwealth Games.
Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado said on Tuesday that Senegal, whose players boast speed and technical skill, will be a mighty adversary in their final Group H game on Thursday.
Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina's rollercoaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday
South Korea take on Germany in a World Cup Group F game on Wednesday.
Germany look set to rely on players who did not win the 2014 World Cup to carry them past South Korea in their final Group F match on Wednesday and into the knockout stage.
Mexico play Sweden in a World Cup Group F match in Yekaterinburg on Wednesday. Where: Ekaterinburg Arena Capacity: 35,696 When: Wednesday June 27, 2000 local Referee: Nestor Pitana (Argentina) Key stats: * Mexico only need a draw against Sweden to seal their qualification for the Round of 16 for the seventh tournament in a row. […]
A late goal by Marcos Rojo gave Argentina a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in Group D on Tuesday and sent the twice champions through to the knockout stages of the World Cup.
Mexico will look to add gloss to their World Cup campaign when they face Sweden in their final Group F match on Wednesday, with a win likely to boost the image of their embattled coach Juan Carlos Osorio back home.
Iceland take on Croatia in a World Cup Group D game on Tuesday.
Nothing less than a win will do for Iceland against Croatia if they are to emulate their Euro 2016 success by making it to the knockout stage at their first World Cup, but it will be a tall order against a familiar foe that leads Group D.
Nigeria play Argentina in a World Cup Group D match in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.
Lying a humiliating last in a group they were expected to win, Argentina must beat Nigeria on Tuesday to have any chance of progressing and keeping alive captain Lionel Messi's dream of winning a first World Cup.
Australia take on Peru in their final World Cup Group C match in Sochi on Tuesday. Where: Fisht Stadium, Sochi Capacity: 48,000 When: Tuesday June 26, 1600 local Referee: To be announced Key stats: Peru have been eliminated from the World Cup after losing 1-0 to Denmark and 1-0 to France. * Australia, on one […]
With their hopes of reaching the World Cup's knockout rounds on a knife-edge, Australia head into their must-win match against Peru under pressure to score goals and with fingers crossed that France will bring their A-game against Denmark.