England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments and book a quarter-final clash against Sweden at the World Cup.
Switzerland are without Fabian Schar and captain Stephan Lichtsteiner, who are both serving suspensions after picking up two yellows apiece, and they are likely to be replaced by Johan Djourou and Michael Land respectively.
Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals as substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds against Japan to snatch a 3-2 comeback win on Monday and set up a clash with five-time champions B
Brazil roared in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico
Neymar’s Brazil, and a Belgian outfit inspired by Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku, are both expected to advance, events of the weekend have shown that nothing can be taken for granted.
Croatia won the shootout 3-2 in penalty shoot out.
In the end, it was a dramatic 4-3 penalty shootout that decided the game, scoring the winner after a Sergei Ignashevich goal and Artem Dzyuba penalty in normal time meant the two sides could not be separated after 120 minutes
The match ended 1-1 following extra-time and Russia won 4-3 in a penalty shootout after Iago Aspas' effort was saved by Igor Akinfeev.
This World Cup has not been short of stunning goals and Cavani added another to the collection when he opened the scoring early on, playing a superb one-two with Luis Suarez before thumping home a header from his strike partn
For Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, their inability to make decisive impacts in their teams' last-16 matches means their tournaments - and perhaps their hopes of claiming the game's biggest prize - are over
Kylian Mbappe scored twice as France dumped Lionel Messi and Argentina out of the World Cup with a 4-3 win in an outstanding round-of-16 tie in Moscow.
The world's two greatest players and a crowd of pretenders enter the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday when Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal target a place in the quarter-finals
Group H has featured some of the most surprising and exciting football of the 2018 World Cup thus far.
The shopping malls and markets usually spend their busiest time before the two Eids, the other being Eid-ul-Adha, and this time around, the sports shops are also passing a hectic time selling thousands of jerseys, flags, foot
With all eyes on the world's most expensive footballer, the Barcelona player can operate under the radar and in Russia he has had the space to do what he does best, driving forward, threading perfect passes and cutting in to
Brazil strolled into the last 16 of the 2018 Fifa World Cup after somewhat outplaying Serbia 2-0 in both the sides’ final Group E encounter at Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia
On a warm and sunny afternoon at Kazan Arena, some 42,000 flabbergasted fans witnessed the fall of a titanic team who had made the semi-finals or beyond in every World Cup since 2002
Maradona, who was seen being helped to walk from his seat amid the excitement of Tuesday's game in St. Petersburg, said a doctor had suggested he left at halftime after his neck hurt and he felt he might faint
It is marvellous to have won it in this manner. It is a deserved joy," Messi said in quotes published by Argentina's official Twitter account
The squad arrived to a passionate welcome at the Renaissance Monarch hotel in Moscow ahead of Thursday' group decider at Spartak Stadium.