Nigeria's top players needed persuasion to change positions in a tactical shake-up but coach Gernot Rohr's plans paid dividends as they beat Iceland
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Football's world governing body FIFA said on Friday it was trying to identify fans shown fighting during Thursday's Argentina-Croatia match.
Iceland need to beat a Croatia side their coach Heimir Hallgrimsson described as being like the other half of a married couple to make the last 16.
It looked like VAR's penalty reversal would cap a difficult day for Neymar, but Brazil found a way vs. Costa Rica... and he found a goal.
After the shock loss to Mexico, Germany are facing an uphill battle to defend their World Cup title. But that won't deter manager Joachim Low.
Neymar wrote that "talk is cheap" but it's harder to deliver after Brazil escaped their second World Cup game with a 2-0 win over Costa Rica.
Video assistant referees have hit the headlines in Russia. We chronicle every major decision that the VAR has had to consider, and how well it did.
Ahmed Musa's majestic double saw Nigeria past Iceland and, in the process, threw Lionel Messi and Argentina a World Cup lifeline in Group D.
Costa Rica coach Oscar Ramirez said there was little more his team could have done after being eliminated from the World Cup in a loss to Brazil.
Ahmed Musa scored two superb goals as Nigeria jump-started their World Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D on Saturday.
The second round of games in the World Cup group stage is now under way. Find out what each nation has to do to qualify for the knockout stage.
The Selecao finally found a way past Costa Rica but it wasn't easy and Brazil's display was a far cry from the pre-tournament form shown under Tite.
Germany centre-back Mats Hummels is unlikely to feature in their second World Cup Group F game against Sweden on Saturday after hurting his neck.