2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
0-1-0, 3rd in FIFA World Cup
Diego Costa delighted to silence his critics (0:32)
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1dNick Ames

Spain in danger as Iran smell blood

You can be as slick as you want, have all the stars you like, but one slip in the group stages can prove costly in the World Cup.

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2dIan Darke

Favourites find World Cup won't be easy

The favourites have started slowly and shown some flaws, while the so-called lesser nations have proved they can compete in Russia.

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2dAdriana Garcia

De Gea backed by Spain boss despite fan vote

Spain coach Fernando Hierro has given David de Gea his full backing ahead of Wednesday's World Cup Group B encounter against Iran.

Ronaldo's record-breaking hat trick (0:31)
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5dESPN staff

Pique: Ronaldo has 'habit' of going to ground

Spain defender Gerard Pique has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of habitually "throwing himself to the ground" after Friday's thrilling 3-3 draw.

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5dChris Wright

World Cup Daily: Ronaldo's busy day, Iran joy

We thought he'd been quiet ... 2018 World Cup, meet Mr. Ronaldo! Plus, what was with the empty seats in Yekaterinburg? And here comes Messi!

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5dDermot Corrigan

Hierro: I wouldn't trade anyone for Ronaldo

Fernando Hierro says he wouldn't trade any of his players for Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal superstar's hat trick denied Spain three points.

Portugal, Spain show their superiority in Group B (3:22)
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5dGabriele Marcotti

Ronaldo the GOAT as Portugal, Spain draw 3-3

Cristiano Ronaldo is Portugal's talisman and he showed just why on Friday, scoring three superb goals to earn his country a 3-3 draw with Spain.

Portugal, Spain fans take over Sochi (0:44)
Marcotti: Ronaldo will shine at the 2018 World Cup (2:05)

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference0Tied-14th
Goals Scored3Tied-2nd
Assists1Tied-4th
Goals Conceded3Tied-28th