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Diego Costa registers as Spain overcome Iran

Diego Costa registers as Spain overcome Iran

Costa scored in the 54th minute after being set up by Andres Iniesta . Iran was later denied an equaliser by the video assistant referee as the got a word in his ear that "goal-scorer" Saeid Ezatolahi was in fact offside. Spain seemed rejuvenated after the interval, with Sergio Busquets unleashing a searing long-range strike that forced Beiranvand into a brilliant double save.


How Senegal's coach Aliou Cisse became a meme

How Senegal's coach Aliou Cisse became a meme

The Egyptian team had been playing against Uruguay when the photo was taken, and despite how the spectators were only watching the game on a screen at the Federation Internationale de Football Association fan zone in Moscow, they were still more than happy to carry the disabled man on their shoulders.



Iran on the verge of making history in World Cup

Both the team look to have arrived in their best form for tonight. Iran is now sitting at the top of Group B and will look to somehow maintain this position. Omid, V. Amiri (Ghoddos, min. 86), Karim (Jahanbakhsh, min. 75); Mehdi, Sardar. The suggestion that David de Gea is close to being dropped from Spain's starting line-up might appear ridiculous to anyone who has watched the keeper's consistently outstanding performances for Manchester United over the past few years.


Neymar returns to Brazil training ahead of Costa Rica match

Neymar returns to Brazil training ahead of Costa Rica match

The 26-year-old forward took part in all exercises in "normal" fashion at the behind closed doors session in Sochi, according to the Brazilian federation CBF. He scored in that game, and then made his first start since the injury, also scoring, in a 3-0 win over Austria in Vienna just before Tite´s squad flew to Russian Federation.


Rebekah Vardy at beach with husband Jamie for World Cup family day

Rebekah Vardy at beach with husband Jamie for World Cup family day

The Tottenham hitman got his World Cup campaign off to a magnificent start, with two goals on Monday night, but it was the importance and timing of his second strike that really highlighted his class. They could not get behind their defence once it sat back. Southgate delivered a team meeting with the England players with his right arm in a sling.


Dustin Johnson has history on his side at the US Open

Dustin Johnson has history on his side at the US Open

Open to be tough, but we saw some examples late in the day where well executed shots were not only not being rewarded, but in some cases penalised". "Having said that, this golf course will get slowed down tonight". Dustin Johnson staggered around Shinnecock Hills like a punch-drunk boxer, reeling from one troubled shot to the next to the next. He's one of the best players in the world.