2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
4th in FIFA World Cup
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1hSimon Kuper, ESPN.com writer

France beware, sympathy for Neymar, importance of VAR

With the World Cup over, here's a look at what we've learned from the tournament - which includes a warning for the winners and sympathy for Neymar.

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3hLiam Twomey , ESPN.com writer

Kane thanks teammates after winning Golden Boot

Six goals were enough for Kane to claim the award by a convincing two-goal margin ahead of France pair Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe.

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1dNick Miller

Top 10 'what ifs' of the 2018 World Cup

It's easy to go back and say "what if" after the fact but it's fun to do nonetheless. Here are the top 10 'what ifs' from the 2018 World Cup.

SC: How will this England team be remembered? (2:54)
Was the World Cup a success for Harry Kane? (3:39)
Burley: Belgium were good enough to win this tournament (2:21)
Belgium's stars shine to claim bronze (0:28)
Extra Time: Best World Cup final? Kane lucky? (8:13)
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3dLiam Twomey

Spurs duo Kane, Rose disappoint vs. Belgium

England were left frustrated against Belgium in the third-place game, notably Harry Kane, who failed to score for the third straight game.

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Southgate: England are not a top-four team yet

England manager Gareth Southgate doesn't believe England are one of the world's top four teams despite finishing fourth in the 2018 World Cup.

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3dMark Ogden

Hazard, Belgium deservedly grab bronze

In a match with little intrigue, Belgium were the better side against England with Eden Hazard outclassing Raheem Sterling the most glaring example.

What can Belgium & England take away from Russia? (2:45)
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Belgium beat England, finish third in World Cup

Thomas Meunier scored in the opening minutes and Eden Hazard added a goal late as Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the World Cup's third-place game.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference4Tied-5th
Goals Scored124th
Goals Conceded8Tied-28th