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Five Things We Learned As Mbappe And France Barged Past Argentina

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 30: Antoine Griezmann of France celebrates victory with teammate Presnel Kimpembe following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between France and Argentina at Kazan Arena on June 30, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

France booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday afternoon with 4-3 win in what was an eventful clash in Kazan. Les Bleus became the first side into the last eight in a highly entertaining match, full of drama, brilliant goals and defending that was concerning to the point of negligent. Argentina may leave with a few regrets, …

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France Send Argentina Home In A Seven-Goal World Cup Classic In Kazan

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 30: Kylian Mbappe of France celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between France and Argentina at Kazan Arena on June 30, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

France finally showed their title credentials at this World Cup with a rousing 4-3 victory over Argentina in Kazan. Les Bleus were the favourites going into this encounter against a seriously disjointed Argentina side, but had to be wary of a rejuvenation in Jorge Sampaoli’s side after they clawed their way into the last 16 with victory over Nigeria in midweek. …

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Watch: Penalty Drama As France Take The Lead Against Argentina

With only 13 minutes on the clock, France have taken a 1-0 lead against Argentina in the first last-16 clash of this year’s World Cup.  At a raucous Kazan Arena, France have come flying out of the blocks and they almost took the lead in the opening 10 minutes when Antoine Griezmann smashed a freekick off the crossbar. Argentina then …

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World Cup 2018: Power Ranking The Remaining 16 Teams

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Argentina at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 26, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

With the World Cup group stage coming to a close, the hopes of 16 teams have come to a juddering halt. Among them, the biggest surprise is that defending champions Germany are on the plane home, their fate sealed by a 2-0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. Elsewhere, the likes of Poland and Morocco turned out to be major …

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Diego Maradona Offers Reward Over ‘Death’ Report

Diego Maradona has offered a $10,000 reward to identify the source of reports he had died after Argentina’s World Cup match against Nigeria, his lawyer said Thursday. Maradona found himself on the receiving end of much attention following his animated response to Argentina’s narrow victory over Nigeria that saw them escape their group last Thursday. Reports that Maradona had died …

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Ireland Scale New Heights In Latest World Rugby Rankings

Mitsubishi Estate Series 3rd Test, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23/6/2018 Australia vs Ireland Ireland's Conor Murray celebrates after the game

Ireland remain in second place in the latest World Rugby rankings, but have also hit a new milestone. Their dramatic series-clinching 20-16 victory over Australia in Sydney last Saturday has seen Joe Schmidt’s side move past the 90-point mark for the first time in the 15-year history of the rankings system. It marks the end of a stunning season for …

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