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UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018

Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018

Croatia ends Russia’s run, advances to World Cup semifinals

Croatia ended Russia’s surprising World Cup run with a 4-3 penalty shootout victory in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018

England beats Sweden 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals

England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018

France beats Uruguay 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals

Antoine Griezmann’s fluke goal helped France earn a place in the World Cup semifinals.

UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018

England finally wins penalty shootout at World Cup, beating Colombia

England’s Eric Dier scored the decisive kick after a scrappy game ended in a 1-1 draw, denying Colombia a second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals.

UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018

Emil Forsberg delivers for Sweden in 1-0 World Cup win over Switzerland

Emil Forsberg dropped his shoulder to create space at the edge of the area and scored with a deflected shot to earn the Swedes a 1-0 victory over Switzerland on …

El Hadary sets record, but Saudis beat Egypt 2-1 at World Cup

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, who is 45, took the field for his team’s final group match to set the record. Although he saved one penalty, he couldn’t stop Saudi …

UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018

What do Costa Rica, Panama early exits from World Cup say about U.S. soccer?

Costa Rica and Panama were overwhelmed at the World Cup, both going two and out. What does that say about the United States, which didn’t even make it to soccer’s …

Kane scores hat trick in England’s 6-1 World Cup rout of Panama

With two penalties and an accidental deflection, Harry Kane moved ahead of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and put England into the round of 16 at the World Cup.

Falcao scores, Colombia beats Poland 3-0 at World Cup

Four years after Radamel Falcao was supposed to lead Colombia at the World Cup, he’s doing just that. Falcao missed the tournament in Brazil with a knee injury and had …

UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018

Honda goal gives Japan a 2-2 draw with Senegal at World Cup

Keisuke Honda sat on the bench for 72 minutes, knowing a goal would make him the first Japanese player to score at three World Cups.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018

World Cup preview: Tactical tinkering unsettling Mexico players

Mexicans can never be sure who will be playing for the national team under Juan Carlos Osorio.

U.S. will open qualifying bid for soccer’s 2018 World Cup in St. Louis

The U.S. men’s soccer team will open qualifying for the 2018 World Cup at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Nov. 13. Given a bye in the first three rounds …