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World Cup: Four Round of 16 teams surface

Luis Suarez celebrates his second goal of the tournament as his free kick earned Uruguay top slot in Group A.Photo credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 25, 2018

Four Round of 16 teams surfaced Monday as Uruguay, Portugal, Spain, and Russia clinched spots in the knockout phase. Late drama in Kaliningrad resulted in Spain winning Group B after a 2-2 draw against Morocco in Kaliningrad Stadium. Lago Aspas scored to equalize for Spain in stoppage time after re...

Argentina Looks Fragile and VAR Enters the Scene

Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson stopped Lionel Messi's penalty kick which ultimately earned Iceland a tie. Photo credit: washingtonpost.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 16, 2018

A pair of missed penalties and some Video Assistant Referee calls were the defining moments in Day 3 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lionel Messi’s miss from the spot meant missed opportunity for Argentina meanwhile France managed a victory against Australia. Messi Unable to Influence Argentina A day of ...

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