FIFA World Cup 2018: Biggest moments from the group stage so far
(Photo: AP / AFP)
(Photo: AP / AFP)
Russia's Denis Cheryshev was the star of the day as the hosts got off to a dream start in the 2018 FIFA World Cup by thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium on June 14. (Photo: AFP)
Russia's Denis Cheryshev was the star of the day as the hosts got off to a dream start in the 2018 FIFA World Cup by thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium on June 14. (Photo: AFP)
In a dramatic 3-3 draw, Cristiano Ronaldo was Portugal's hero in their Group B opener against Spain, completing a sensational hat-trick on June 15. (Photo: AFP)
In a dramatic 3-3 draw, Cristiano Ronaldo was Portugal's hero in their Group B opener against Spain, completing a sensational hat-trick on June 15. (Photo: AFP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi was the talk of the town after the country's disappointing 1-1 draw on June 16. In a dramatic match yet again, the Barcelona striker missed a penalty as Iceland goalkeeper Halldorson completed a fantastic save. (Photo: AP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi was the talk of the town after the country's disappointing 1-1 draw on June 16. In a dramatic match yet again, the Barcelona striker missed a penalty as Iceland goalkeeper Halldorson completed a fantastic save. (Photo: AP)
Mexico's Hirving Lozano spoilt defending champions Germany's party as El Tri completed a 1-0 win on June 17 in their Group F clash (Photo: AP)
Mexico's Hirving Lozano spoilt defending champions Germany's party as El Tri completed a 1-0 win on June 17 in their Group F clash (Photo: AP)
Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako scored goals as Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in their Group G encounter on June 19. Japan became the first Asian nation to beat a South American country at the World Cup. (Photo: AP)
Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako scored goals as Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in their Group G encounter on June 19. Japan became the first Asian nation to beat a South American country at the World Cup. (Photo: AP)
The FIFA World Cup turned from bad to worse for Lionel Messi as Croatia thumped Argentina 3-0 on June 21. This means Argentina will need a win against Nigeria, and hope that Iceland lose to Croatia on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
The FIFA World Cup turned from bad to worse for Lionel Messi as Croatia thumped Argentina 3-0 on June 21. This means Argentina will need a win against Nigeria, and hope that Iceland lose to Croatia on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
Toni Kroos' 95th minute winner against Germany sealed an emphatic victory against Sweden, thereby putting the defending champions still in the tournament. (Photo: AP)
Toni Kroos' 95th minute winner against Germany sealed an emphatic victory against Sweden, thereby putting the defending champions still in the tournament. (Photo: AP)
England were no match for Panama as the Three Lions sealed a spot in the round of 16 with a 6-1 win, thanks to a hat-trick by Harry Kane. This meant that Belgium, too, advanced to the next stage. (Photo: AP)
England were no match for Panama as the Three Lions sealed a spot in the round of 16 with a 6-1 win, thanks to a hat-trick by Harry Kane. This meant that Belgium, too, advanced to the next stage. (Photo: AP)
Radamel Falcao scored his first-ever World Cup goal as Colombia saw off Poland with a 3-0 win against the European outfit. This meant that Poland were eliminated from the 32-team tournament. (Photo: AP)
Radamel Falcao scored his first-ever World Cup goal as Colombia saw off Poland with a 3-0 win against the European outfit. This meant that Poland were eliminated from the 32-team tournament. (Photo: AP)
The road was not easy for Spain, but a thrilling 2-2 draw against alread-eliminated Morocco was enough to send them to the konockouts along with Portugal, who drew 1-1 with Iran. (Photo: AP)
The road was not easy for Spain, but a thrilling 2-2 draw against alread-eliminated Morocco was enough to send them to the konockouts along with Portugal, who drew 1-1 with Iran. (Photo: AP)