Argentina v Croatia player ratings
Argentina's back-line looked like an accident waiting to happen and in the second half against Croatia it imploded spectacularly.
Leckie: I'm not worried
Mathew Leckie says he isn’t worried that the Socceroos have failed to score from open play at the 2018 World Cup.
What happened next when England won their opening World Cup matches?
The Three Lions triumphed in their curtain-raiser for just the sixth time in history by defeating Tunisia but what happened in the other tournaments that began with avictory?
How Ruben Loftus-Cheek became primed to start for England at a World Cup
This time last year, the 22-year-old was on his summer holidays after a season of zero Premier League starts at Chelsea. Now, after a stellar campaign on loan at Crystal Palace, he's in line to start for his country on the biggest stage of all.
Brave minnows no longer!
It’s taken a couple of days to get to this article, with all the travelling, but that’s given me some time to think about our performance in the first match against France...
The Road to Russia - Brazil fan chat
Adrian Deans is slowly making his way to Russia. Along the way he is testing the mood of fans from some of the participating countries and the next instalment is Brazil – one of the tournament favourites. Adrian had a chance encounter with Paolo and Dominique from Goiania, who were surprisingly downbeat about their country’s chances.
Who's smiling now? Argentina v Croatia fan pics
No prizes for guessing who came out on top in this clash. It's written all over the faces of the fans. A 3-0 win over Argentina sees Croatia crash through to the Round of 16 while Messi's men are left with just one point from their opening two games.
More from tactical genius Harley Breen
Can tactical genius Harley Breen lead his team to victory? Find out how his line up of 'stars' fare against Dinamo FC in an edge-of-the-seat 5v5 challenge.
Watch: Fans erupt at Jedi moment
Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak delivers from the spot again...AND don't the fans love it!