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Spain not affected by Lopetegui’s departure - Pique

Spain not affected by Lopetegui’s departure - Pique

Spain defender Gerard Pique said it was important for their team to show that the sacking of their former head coach Julen Lopetegui has not had any lingering effects on the squad. 16 Jun 2018
Santos says Portugal and Spain put on a show

Santos says Portugal and Spain put on a show

Portugal and Spain players put on a show during their World Cup encounter, Portugal head coach Fernando Santos said on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Hierro Says He Would Not Swap Any of His Players for Ronaldo

Hierro Says He Would Not Swap Any of His Players for Ronaldo

Spain head coach Fernando Hierro said on Friday that he would not swap any of his players for Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo. 16 Jun 2018
Around 44,000 Fans Attended Portugal v Spain

Around 44,000 Fans Attended Portugal v Spain

The FIFA World Cup Group B game between Portugal and Spain on Friday was attended by a total of 43,866 spectators. 16 Jun 2018
Ronaldo Matches Puskas Record After Hat-Trick

Ronaldo Matches Puskas Record After Hat-Trick

Cristiano Ronaldo moved level with former Hungary legend Ferenc Puskas as Europe’s all-time leading scorer in national team competitions, as his hat-trick helped earn Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain in Sochi. 16 Jun 2018
Ronaldo Named Man of the Match After Hat-Trick

Ronaldo Named Man of the Match After Hat-Trick

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the man of the match award as his hat-trick helped Portugal to a 3-3 draw against Spain in a pulsating encounter in Sochi on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Ronaldo First Player to Score Hat-Trick at 2018 World Cup

Ronaldo First Player to Score Hat-Trick at 2018 World Cup

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player at the 2018 World Cup in Russia to score a hat-trick, as he rescued a point for Portugal following a 3-3 draw against Spain in Sochi earlier on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
World Cup day two: the things you might have missed

World Cup day two: the things you might have missed

Portugal and Spains wonderful 3-3 drawmade us forget all about Uruguays late 1-0 win over Egypt and Irans even later 1-0 over Morocco. But this is what you may have missed... 16 Jun 2018
Boussoufa Says Morocco's Loss to Iran Was Unexpected

Boussoufa Says Morocco's Loss to Iran Was Unexpected

Morocco midfielder Mbark Boussoufa said Friday that his side's loss to Iran in their first 2018 World Cup match was unexpected for everyone. 16 Jun 2018
Queiroz Says Iran's Plan to Frustrate Morocco Worked

Queiroz Says Iran's Plan to Frustrate Morocco Worked

Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz credited his side’s ability to frustrate Morocco as one of the reasons his team were able to beat their Group B rivals on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Ronaldo Fourth Player to Score at Four World Cups

Ronaldo Fourth Player to Score at Four World Cups

Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronado became the fourth player to score at least a goal at four World Cups. 16 Jun 2018
Harit Named Best Player of Morocco v Iran Match

Harit Named Best Player of Morocco v Iran Match

Morocco midfielder Amine Harit was named the best player of the Morocco-Iran match, FIFA said on its website on Friday. 16 Jun 2018
Portugal v Spain player ratings

Portugal v Spain player ratings

Extreme quality, Iberian rivalry. You can't write scripts like this. 16 Jun 2018
Morocco vs Iran player ratings

Morocco vs Iran player ratings

This was the first official meeting between the two nations and with some late drama, Morocco fell to Iran, 0-1, due to Aziz Bouhaddouz's heartbreaking own goal. 16 Jun 2018
Hierro Supports De Gea After Costly Error

Hierro Supports De Gea After Costly Error

Spain head coach Fernando Hierro said he was supporting his team's goalkeeper David de Gea who made a costly error during Spain's 3-3 draw with Portugal with Sochi on Friday. 15 Jun 2018
Ronaldo's hat-trick earns Portugal 3-3 draw with spain

Ronaldo's hat-trick earns Portugal 3-3 draw with spain

Cristiano Ronaldo's Sublime Hat-Trick Helped Portugal to Earn 3-3 Draw With Spain in Teams' First Match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Friday. 15 Jun 2018