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    Senegal punish Polish errors to win

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 10:54pm on June 19, 2018

    Senegal took full advantage of their opponents' errors to beat Poland 2-1 in their opening Group H match, finally giving Africa something to cheer about...

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    Japan make history with win

    Agence France-Presse . Saransk | Updated at 08:15pm on June 19, 2018

    Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a...

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    All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:55pm on June 19, 2018

    Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know...

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    Russia know how to stop Salah

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a way to rein in Egypt’s striker Mohamed Salah today in Saint Petersburg....

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    Taxi ploughs into football fans in Moscow

    Reuters | Updated at 02:20pm on June 17, 2018

    A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square on Saturday, injuring seven people including two Mexicans in the city for the...

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    Trauma? What trauma? Brazil hail inner peace ahead of opener

    Reuters. Rostov-on-Don | Updated at 12:14am on June 17, 2018

    While Brazil's stunning collapse in the semi-final of the 2014 World Cup is still fresh in most football fans' minds, the Selecao seem to have...

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    Ronaldo 1 Messi 0 in World Cup duel

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 12:04am on June 17, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo has emphatically won the first round of his World Cup duel with eternal rival Lionel Messi -- revelling in the adulation after his...

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    Saudi women at WC talk up new found freedoms at home

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 08:45pm on June 15, 2018

    Saudi Arabia's soccer team may have been thrashed in its first World Cup match, but Saudi women attending the tournament said they still had lots...

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    Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0

    Reuters. Yekaterinburg | Updated at 08:18pm on June 15, 2018

    Uruguay's Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the...

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    Cheryshev erases years of misfortune with spectacular display

    Reuters. Rostov-on-Don | Updated at 05:53pm on June 15, 2018

    Russia winger Denis Cheryshev has had a career littered with mishaps but he thrust himself into the limelight with two spectacular goals from the bench...