Lozano strikes as Mexico stun holders Germany
Germany 0 - 1 Mexico

Lozano strikes as Mexico stun holders Germany

Hirving Lozano was the Mexico hero as they beat reigning champions Germany 1-0 in a thrilling match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow -- their first loss in a World Cup opener since 1982.

Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner for England vs. Tunisia

Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner for England vs. Tunisia

Harry Kane scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as England beat Tunisia 2-1 in Volgograd.

Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama

Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama

Belgium laboured for large periods but still ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Panama in Sochi.

Andreas Granqvist's second-half penalty leads Sweden over South Korea

Andreas Granqvist's second-half penalty leads Sweden over South Korea

Andreas Granqvist scored a 65th-minute penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) as Sweden began their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Monday at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

Brazil held to shock draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

Brazil held to shock draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

Switzerland battled back from a goal down to earn a point in a 1-1 draw with Brazil as the two teams opened Group E play at Rostov Arena on Sunday.

Aleksandar Kolarov free kick gives Serbia win over Costa Rica

Aleksandar Kolarov free kick gives Serbia win over Costa Rica

A superb second-half free kick from Aleksandar Kolarov was enough to give Serbia a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a scrappy match at the Samara Arena.

Croatia defeat Nigeria in opener thanks to own goal and penalty

Croatia defeat Nigeria in opener thanks to own goal and penalty

Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament.

Denmark withstand Peru's sustained attack to earn opening win

Denmark withstand Peru's sustained attack to earn opening win

Yussuf Poulsen scored the only goal in the second half to give Denmark a 1-0 win over Peru, who earlier missed a penalty in their Group C opener on Saturday.

Lionel Messi has penalty saved as Argentina held by Iceland

Lionel Messi has penalty saved as Argentina held by Iceland

Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland in their World Cup opener.

VAR penalty and late Paul Pogba goal see France past Australia

VAR penalty and late Paul Pogba goal see France past Australia

France snatched a 2-1 victory over Australia in a game that saw them awarded the first VAR penalty decision in World Cup history.

Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational hat trick rescues point for Portugal vs. Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational hat trick rescues point for Portugal vs. Spain

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick rescued Portugal a valuable point in a 3-3 draw against Spain in the two teams' much-anticipated Group B opener on Friday.

Iran beat Morocco with added time Aziz Bouhaddouz own goal

Iran beat Morocco with added time Aziz Bouhaddouz own goal

A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday.

Jose Gimenez secures opening-game win for Uruguay vs. Egypt

Jose Gimenez secures opening-game win for Uruguay vs. Egypt

Jose Gimenez scored an 89th-minute header to secure a 1-0 win for Uruguay against Egypt in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah.

Russia ease to victory in World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia

Russia ease to victory in World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia

Hosts Russia got their World Cup off to a dream start with a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow.

Fernando Hierro to coach Spain during World Cup following Julen Lopetegui sacking

Fernando Hierro to coach Spain during World Cup following Julen Lopetegui sacking

Fernando Hierro will take charge of Spain at the World Cup following Julen Lopetegui's sacking.

Spain's Julen Lopetegui sacked as coach ahead of World Cup

Spain's Julen Lopetegui sacked as coach ahead of World Cup

Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain national coach on the eve of the World Cup, after agreeing to take over at Real Madrid.

Real Madrid hire Spain's Julen Lopetegui to take over as coach after World Cup

Real Madrid hire Spain's Julen Lopetegui to take over as coach after World Cup

Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid manager after the World Cup, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday, just two days before the tournament begins in Russia.

Patrick Vieira confirmed as new Nice boss after New York City exit

Patrick Vieira confirmed as new Nice boss after New York City exit

Nice have officially named Patrick Vieira as their new head coach, to succeed Borussia Dortmund-bound Lucien Favre.

World Cup squads: Who will be on the plane to Russia?

World Cup squads: Who will be on the plane to Russia?

The 23-man squads for all 32 teams at the 2018 World Cup are confirmed. Find out below who is on the plane to Russia and remember that teams have until the day before their first game at the tournament to replace an injured player.

Eden Hazard limps off as Belgium beat Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

Eden Hazard limps off as Belgium beat Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

Belgium's easy 4-1 win over Costa Rica in their final World Cup warm-up took a scary turn when Eden Hazard limped off in the 70th minute after an awkward collision.

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Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner for England vs. Tunisia
Tunisia 1 - 2 England

Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner for England vs. Tunisia

Harry Kane scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as England beat Tunisia 2-1 in Volgograd.

Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama
Belgium 3 - 0 Panama

Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium ease to victory over Panama

Belgium laboured for large periods but still ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Panama in Sochi.

Andreas Granqvist's second-half penalty leads Sweden over South Korea
Sweden 1 - 0 South Korea

Andreas Granqvist's second-half penalty leads Sweden over South Korea

Andreas Granqvist scored a 65th-minute penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) as Sweden began their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Monday at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

Brazil held to shock draw by Switzerland in Group E opener
Brazil 1 - 1 Switzerland

Brazil held to shock draw by Switzerland in Group E opener

Switzerland battled back from a goal down to earn a point in a 1-1 draw with Brazil as the two teams opened Group E play at Rostov Arena on Sunday.

Aleksandar Kolarov free kick gives Serbia win over Costa Rica
Costa Rica 0 - 1 Serbia

Aleksandar Kolarov free kick gives Serbia win over Costa Rica

A superb second-half free kick from Aleksandar Kolarov was enough to give Serbia a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a scrappy match at the Samara Arena.

Croatia defeat Nigeria in opener thanks to own goal and penalty
Croatia 2 - 0 Nigeria

Croatia defeat Nigeria in opener thanks to own goal and penalty

Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 on Saturday with an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty from Luka Modric to go top of World Cup Group D, one of the toughest and most unpredictable in the tournament.

Denmark withstand Peru's sustained attack to earn opening win
Peru 0 - 1 Denmark

Denmark withstand Peru's sustained attack to earn opening win

Yussuf Poulsen scored the only goal in the second half to give Denmark a 1-0 win over Peru, who earlier missed a penalty in their Group C opener on Saturday.

Lionel Messi has penalty saved as Argentina held by Iceland
Argentina 1 - 1 Iceland

Lionel Messi has penalty saved as Argentina held by Iceland

Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland in their World Cup opener.

VAR penalty and late Paul Pogba goal see France past Australia
France 2 - 1 Australia

VAR penalty and late Paul Pogba goal see France past Australia

France snatched a 2-1 victory over Australia in a game that saw them awarded the first VAR penalty decision in World Cup history.

Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational hat trick rescues point for Portugal vs. Spain
Portugal 3 - 3 Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational hat trick rescues point for Portugal vs. Spain

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick rescued Portugal a valuable point in a 3-3 draw against Spain in the two teams' much-anticipated Group B opener on Friday.

Iran beat Morocco with added time Aziz Bouhaddouz own goal
Morocco 0 - 1 Iran

Iran beat Morocco with added time Aziz Bouhaddouz own goal

A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on Friday.

Jose Gimenez secures opening-game win for Uruguay vs. Egypt
Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay

Jose Gimenez secures opening-game win for Uruguay vs. Egypt

Jose Gimenez scored an 89th-minute header to secure a 1-0 win for Uruguay against Egypt in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah.

Russia ease to victory in World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia
Russia 5 - 0 Saudi Arabia

Russia ease to victory in World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia

Hosts Russia got their World Cup off to a dream start with a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow.

Fernando Hierro to coach Spain during World Cup following Julen Lopetegui sacking
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Fernando Hierro to coach Spain during World Cup following Julen Lopetegui sacking

Fernando Hierro will take charge of Spain at the World Cup following Julen Lopetegui's sacking.

Spain's Julen Lopetegui sacked as coach ahead of World Cup
Spain news

Spain's Julen Lopetegui sacked as coach ahead of World Cup

Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain national coach on the eve of the World Cup, after agreeing to take over at Real Madrid.

Real Madrid hire Spain's Julen Lopetegui to take over as coach after World Cup
Real Madrid news

Real Madrid hire Spain's Julen Lopetegui to take over as coach after World Cup

Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid manager after the World Cup, the Spanish club announced on Tuesday, just two days before the tournament begins in Russia.

Patrick Vieira confirmed as new Nice boss after New York City exit
Nice news

Patrick Vieira confirmed as new Nice boss after New York City exit

Nice have officially named Patrick Vieira as their new head coach, to succeed Borussia Dortmund-bound Lucien Favre.

World Cup squads: Who will be on the plane to Russia?
World Cup news

World Cup squads: Who will be on the plane to Russia?

The 23-man squads for all 32 teams at the 2018 World Cup are confirmed. Find out below who is on the plane to Russia and remember that teams have until the day before their first game at the tournament to replace an injured player.

Eden Hazard limps off as Belgium beat Costa Rica ahead of World Cup
Belgium 4 - 1 Costa Rica

Eden Hazard limps off as Belgium beat Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

Belgium's easy 4-1 win over Costa Rica in their final World Cup warm-up took a scary turn when Eden Hazard limped off in the 70th minute after an awkward collision.