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Heroic Messi saves Argentina's World Cup as Mexico's tactical tweaking fails

Argentina would've been eliminated from the World Cup with a loss to Mexico. After a tight, nervy first half, Messi stepped up.

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Lewandowski ends World Cup goal drought as Poland claim vital win vs. Saudi Arabia

Robert Lewandowski capped off a gutsy, tireless performance in Poland's 2-0 win against Saudi Arabia with his first-ever goal at a World Cup.

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Even in defeat to Poland, Saudi Arabia prove their upset of Argentina was no fluke

Despite losing to Poland, Saudi Arabia's second outing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup proved their opening win over Argentina was no fluke.

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Transfer Talk: Man United end Leao pursuit as Ronaldo exit changes plan

Man United had been linked to Leao, a winger, but now that Ronaldo is gone, they are shopping for strikers instead. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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2022 World Cup stats: Iran get first win over European side, hosts Qatar eliminated

ESPN brings you the best stats from the four World Cup matches played on Friday.

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World Cup talking points: Shocks, great goals; FIFA, OneLove mess

We're one full week of action into the 2022 World Cup and already there's been a tournament's worth of talking points both on and off the field.

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Mexico aims to oust Messi and Argentina, USA can build off England draw: World Cup daily

The World Cup's matches on Friday saw Qatar eliminated, while England and USA entertained. Here's the latest and what's ahead at the World Cup.

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Rabiot talks to ESPN about France role, World Cup focus and his club future

Adrien Rabiot is a man in form and anchors France's midfield in Qatar. He talks to ESPN about the World Cup and his future.

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Iran bounce back to show what they're really about and stay in World Cup hunt

A dominant 2-0 win over Wales has gotten Iran's 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign back on track after a humbling first outing against England.

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Is this World Cup the end of the road for Gareth Bale?

Mark Ogden explains why Wales' chance of qualification is slim after their 2-0 loss against Iran and how Gareth Bale's international career is close to ending.

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Marcotti: A dramatic and emotional win for Iran

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