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World Cup Catch-up: Ronaldo record, poor Pepe & a comedy throw-in

27 days ago   |   By BBC

Watch all the best action and funnies from day seven of the World Cup, as Spain overcome an unorthodox Iran team and Cristiano Ronaldo does it again for Portugal.
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Is Spain's World Cup already operating on borrowed time?

27 days ago   |   By ESPN

Diego Costa scored on a deflection to lift Spain past Iran, despite the best efforts of Carlos Queiroz's side to find an equaliser.
Spain managed to walk away with three points against Iran, but the FC crew explain how Iran managed to disrupt La Roja.
Don Hutchison says while Spain narrowly defeated Iran, there was always going to be one winner in the match.
Mehdi Taremi will see the moment again and again in his sleep. The next time a ball is aimed perfectly onto his head at the far post, with eight minutes of a critical World Cup tie to play, he will launch his six-foot-two frame at the...
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'This is not football' - Carvajal criticises Iran tactics

'This is not football' - Carvajal criticises Iran tactics

27 days ago   |   By Goal

Even though a fortunate Diego Costa strike earned the Roja a 1-0 win over their plucky opponents, the right-back hit out at their tactics.
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Cristiano Ronaldo tells story behind new goatee as Portugal beat Morocco

27 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Ronaldo joins episode five of Project Russia to discuss Brazil's World Cup hopes and his ambitions for Neymar.
Cristiano Ronaldo underlined his G.O.A.T credentials in Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain last time out... and is now sporting a goatee.
The Real Madrid star scored a stunning hat trick for Portugal in their Group B opener and his celebration caused a bit of a stir.
Ronaldo sporting a goatee for today's encounter. Thoughts? PORMAR pic.twitter.com/oY0GPyAHpr- AS English June 20, 2018
Some thought he was claiming himself to be the greatest of all time but his coach Fernando Santos...
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Iran 0-1 Spain: 3 things we learned

27 days ago   |   By FanSided

Spain grabbed a crucial 1-0 win over Iran to keep themselves in contention for the knockout rounds. Here are three things we learned from the game. It was dull, ugly tedious 90 minutes, but Spain eventually emerged winners through a deflected Diego Costa goal. The win puts Spain level with Portugal in group B and...
Iran 0-1 Spain: 3 things we learned - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Costa on target to give Spain victory

Costa on target to give Spain victory

27 days ago   |   By FIFA

IR Iran and Spain rounded off Matchday 2 in Group B, with La Roja securing a deserved 1-0 win to record their first victory at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
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Post-match press conference: IR Iran 0-1 Spain

27 days ago   |   By FIFA

FIFA World Cup™ 2018: IR Iran - Spain: IRN v. ESP - Post-Match PC / KAZAN - Kazan Arena / 20 June 2018
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Spain hero Costa denies stamping on Iran goalkeeper

Spain hero Costa denies stamping on Iran goalkeeper

27 days ago   |   By Goal

The Atletico man took his World Cup tally up to three with a fortuitous goal to down Iran, who gave the Roja plenty of problems in a spirited display
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Soccer-Iceland keeper Halldorsson swaps film-making for World Cup drama

27 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Iceland film maker-turned-goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson showcased his skill at creating drama in his side's 1-1 World Cup draw against Argentina, taking centre stage as he saved a penalty from Lionel Messi in front of millions of TV viewers. To complement the modest wages on offer as he started his career in the domestic league, the 34-year-old net-minder worked in the film business before going full-time as a professional footballer when he moved to Norway in 2012. Back home in Iceland, 99.6 percent of the country's TV viewers saw him stop Messi's shot as the tiny island nation made their...
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IR Iran 0-1 Spain

27 days ago   |   By FIFA

Spain came out on top in a hard fought encounter with IR Iran thanks to a goal from striker Diego Costa.
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World Cup scores, standings, schedule, recap: Ronaldo takes over; Uruguay, Russia through; Spain fails to impress in Day 7

27 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Day 7 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is highlighted by a trio of 1-0 results
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World Cup Day 7 awards: Cristiano Ronaldo grew a chin beard

27 days ago   |   By FanSided

Cristiano Ronaldo scored again, Saudi Arabia lost less badly than last time and Spain beat Iran on World Cup Day 7. Let's hand out some awards. On the seventh day of the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo's facial hair took center stage during Portugal's win against Morocco, Uruguay ensured Saudi Arabia won't advance to the round...
World Cup Day 7 awards: Cristiano Ronaldo grew a chin beard - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Uruguay and Spain grind out 1-0 wins

27 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Luis Suarez's first half strike for Uruguay saw off Saudi Arabia whilst Spain's Diego Costa's second half deflection was enough to beat Iran.
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Fluke goal edges Spain past Iran

27 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

In a World Cup full of odd bounces and bobbles, it was Spain's turn to profit. Diego Costa knew little about his goal in a tight 1-0 win over Iran, but it counts the same, and puts La Roja on the brink of the knockout rounds. Nick Ames & 187
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Diego Costa scores again, Spain beats Iran 1-0 at World Cup

Diego Costa scores again, Spain beats Iran 1-0 at World Cup

27 days ago   |   By USA Today

Diego Costa scored on a deflection to lead Spain to a 1-0 win over Iran at the World Cup
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