With an average age of 26 years and 18 days, England arrived in Russia with the third-youngest squad in the tournament. The sides beat Panama and Tunisia, each scoring eight goals and conceding two, to set up a showdown for top spot on Thursday, and both opted to rest a host of big-name stars. During extra time, burst clear of the Denmark defence and was felled by Mathias Jørgensen when he was clean through on goal, only for Schmeichel to save 's spot-kick by diving down to his left and clutching the ball to his chest. The teams had met in six previous games, most recently in a friendly in 2017, which ended in a 3—3 draw. Bold and italics denotes qualified but position not assured. Alli's goal was England's 11th at Russia 2018, equalling the country's record of most goals at a single World Cup set in 1966. Five minutes before the break, 's inswinging free-kick from the right was met by , who headed the ball into the bottom left corner.
Goal brings you the permutations. On the final spot kicks for both the teams, took a shot from a staggered run-up which Subašić saved with his feet, before slotted the ball into the bottom left corner of the net. A lacklustre first half in St Petersburg contained only one shot on target from either side and that came via 38-year-old Russia defender Sergei Ignashevich's weak fifth-minute effort straight at goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy. El Tri were pipped by Sweden in Group F but still qualified at the expense of holders Germany, whom they beat 1-0 in their opening game. You can see the projected last 16 ties in the table below, which will be updated accordingly. Croatia, on the other hand, saw off Iceland to make it three wins from three, having swept Messi and Co aside 3-0 in their second game. Fédération Internationale de Football Association.
Man of the match - Denis Cheryshev Russia Denis Cheryshev scored once from his four attempts, had a pass completion rate of 76. Group E In the end it was Brazil who topped the group, after goals from Paulinho and Thiago Silva earned a 2-0 win against Serbia, who were pipped to second place by Switzerland. Date Team Result Team June 30 - June 30 - July 1 - July 1 - July 2 Brazil - Mexico July 2 - July 3 - July 3 - England Bold denotes qualified and position assured. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. In the 70th minute, burst through for a one-on-one and dinked over , only to see a retreating hack the ball off the line. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Six minutes after the break, 's block turned away 's shot, and 's inswinging delivery from the right to the front post was turned in by , who outjumped his marker, , to head beyond Courtois.
Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Should lose out to Belgium here. But then Yerry Mina popped up with his second goal of the tournament for Colombia, and suddenly Japan, despite losing, were going through by virtue of having less yellow cards. Mbappé put France ahead again in the 64th minute when he picked up a loose ball in the left of the area, found a yard of space and fired in low with his left foot under Armani. Russia has only had one victory over Spain. The sides have never met at a World Cup, but Portugal beat Uruguay 3-0 in a 1966 friendly, while they drew 1-1 in 1972. Maguire became the first player to score their first England goal in a World Cup knockout match since in 2002.
Switzerland Not a bad game by any means, and hats off to both of these nations for earning their place in the Round of 16. They will broadcast 29 matches live while 12 will be delayed. Denmark: Progressed in second spot in Group C as expected. The crowning glory, however, was Stones' second - another header that capped a perfectly worked routine that had almost brought a goal for Raheem Sterling first and was implemented after lengthy discussions between several England players. They become the 13th different nation to reach their first World Cup Final. Kane completed his treble with a fortunate deflection from Ruben Loftus-Cheek's shot after the break, before Panama's noisy supporters were able to celebrate their first goal at a World Cup through Felipe Baloy.
Argentina are the first team to score at least three goals but still lose a World Cup match since the in 1986. This is discouraged and will be removed in upcoming major release. Argentina There'll be no shortage of stars when two of the tournament's heavyweights meet at the Kazan Arena on Saturday. However, finding the right support for Messi has been a problem, with neither Sergio Aguero nor Gonzalo Higuain convincing. The group stages have offered excitement and entertainment galore and looming on the horizon is the last 16. Both France and Denmark progressed to the last 16 after playing out a 0-0 draw in the final game of Group C, knocking out.
Croatia captain Luka Modric was 12 years old when his country went on to reach the semi-finals in France 20 years ago. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. The teams had faced each other in 11 previous matches, including two World Cup group stage matches, both won by Argentina in 1930, and in 1978. Portugal: Ronaldo's missed penalty almost dumped out the European champions in the group stage - he'll be desperate to make up for that error. We also use this information to show you ads for similar films you may like in the future. After half-time, met 's deep cross from the right at head height with a flying, left-footed finish to the left of the net.
Here we run you through who has qualified so far, and the permutations for the rest of the groups, with all the details you need for the next round of games as sudden death comes into play. If that amanages to break this team together they'll have a chance, but they need to tighten up at the back. Their only other competitive meeting was during the , which finished as a 2—2 draw. Luka Modric has been in great form and will be key if they are to grab another win here. Who better to do it against? Will be confident of victory. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. On July 1, the winners of Group B play the runners-up from Group A in the first game, with the winners of Group D facing the runners-up from Group C in the second game of the day.
The teams had faced each other in seven previous matches, which includes two matches played in the , England winning on both occasions 4—1 and 5—1. Eden Hazard twice went close, narrowly missing the target with a low, left-footed drive before seeing a curler with his right deflected over the crossbar by the head of. In the 48th minute, slipped a pass through to , who rifled a shot across from the right which went into the left corner of the net. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. England and Belgium are both coming out of Group G, and both teams have been dominant offensively with eight goals each in the first two matches. Instead, Tite's squad has shown a stronger resolve in defensive areas. The prize for that was a place in the weaker half of the draw, but Switzerland is no pushover.
However, they did score their first World Cup goal through Baloy to spark great celebrations from their supporters, who can at least return home with that treasured memory. Even after the exits of Germany, Argentina and Portugal, there are a number of heavyweights still standing. The hosts Russia face Spain on Sunday whilst Croatia will look to continue their great start when they take on Denmark. In the 16th minute, arrived beyond the back post to meet a cross, but was unable to direct his header on target. England striker Harry Kane has the lead in the Golden Boot category with five goals through two games.