2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
1-1-0, 1st in FIFA World Cup
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Spain need more Costa goals to secure top spot

Spain will be looking for their unlikely new World Cup figurehead Diego Costa to strike again against already eliminated Morocco on Monday.

Pique: Spain can achieve special things at World Cup (0:56)
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2dSid Lowe

Hierro's not here to be Spain's caretaker

Fernando Hierro was the accidental manager after Spain fired Julen Lopetegui but it's clear that he's working hard to make this his team.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Messi 'light years' ahead of Maradona - Ramos

Maradona said that although Real Madrid and Spain defender Ramos got more attention than Uruguay's Diego Godin, Godin was the better player.

3dNick Ames

Is Spain's World Cup on borrowed time?

Spain have defended sloppily and struggled to establish a rhythm in two group-stage matches. Could their World Cup be over before it really begins?

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3dDermot Corrigan

Isco 8/10 as Spain struggle past Iran

Isco was Spain's brightest player against Iran even as Fernando Hierro's side struggled their way to a 1-0 win.

Burley: You'll see a better Spain against better teams (4:49)
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3dNick Ames

Costa's fluke goal edges Spain past Iran

Fortune shined on Spain as a fluke goal gifted them a 1-0 win over Iran and put La Roja on the verge of moving to the World Cup's knockout stage.

Matchday 7: Ronaldo's record, Suarez & Costa net winners (0:42)
Diego Costa delighted to silence his critics (0:32)
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5dNick Ames

Spain in danger as Iran smell blood

You can be as slick as you want, have all the stars you like, but one slip in the group stages can prove costly in the World Cup.

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5dIan Darke

Favourites find World Cup won't be easy

The favourites have started slowly and shown some flaws, while the so-called lesser nations have proved they can compete in Russia.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference1Tied-8th
Goals Scored4Tied-4th
Goals Conceded3Tied-22nd