2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
4th in FIFA World Cup
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78dJohn Duerden

AFC teams exit Russia, look to January's Asian Cup

John Duerden takes a look at lessons all the AFC nations learned from the 2018 World Cup and what needs to be done in the coming weeks and months.


Network accused of illegally showing WC games

FIFA accused television channel BeoutQ, which is widely available in Saudi Arabia, of illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup.

Russia played to their strengths vs. Saudi Arabia (3:17)
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102dESPN staff

World Cup hosts Russia ease to victory

Hosts Russia got their World Cup off to a dream start with a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow.

Russia & Saudi Arabia fans arrive at World Cup opener (0:29)
Ballsupski: Oooh, the World Cup's on (5:38)
105dJohn Duerden

Al Jaber: Saudis can shock the world again

Sami Al Jaber has been through the highs and lows of Saudi football, and thinks that the current Green Falcons side could cause a shock in Russia.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference-531st
Goals Scored2Tied-21st
Goals Conceded7Tied-25th