FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

N'Golo Kante ruled out of France's final FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

N'Golo Kante ruled out of France's final FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

France beat Bulgaria 1-0 away on Saturday to move within touching distance of qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russia, but Kante limped off shortly after half an hour and was replaced by Adrien Rabiot.

Oct 09, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
Super sub Cristiano Ronaldo lifts Portugal to victory in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

Super sub Cristiano Ronaldo lifts Portugal to victory in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

Coach Fernando Santos decided to leave Ronaldo on the bench for the start as Portugal's record scorer was carrying a yellow card and another would have ruled him out of the Switzerland game.

Oct 08, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Spain clinch FIFA 2018 World Cup spot with slick win over Albania

Spain clinch FIFA 2018 World Cup spot with slick win over Albania

Despite missing influential players such as Alvaro Morata, Andres Iniesta and Dani Carvajal through injury, the 2010 world champions looked as irresistible as in their 3-0 win over Italy last month, scoring three times in the space of 11 minutes.

Oct 07, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Wales beat Georgia to keep FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification hopes alive

Wales beat Georgia to keep FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification hopes alive

Without Gareth Bale, Wales produced a disciplined performance against a tricky Georgian side who drew 1-1 in Cardiff - one of five draws for Coleman's team.

Oct 07, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Argentina frets over possible Lionel Messi-less FIFA 2018 World Cup

Argentina frets over possible Lionel Messi-less FIFA 2018 World Cup

Sitting sixth, Argentina now almost certainly need to win their final pool game away to Ecuador or miss out entirely on the global footballing showpiece, a prospect that had newspapers in the country retching with horror.

Oct 07, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Argentina's FIFA 2018 World Cup hopes in trouble after goalless draw vs Peru

Argentina's FIFA 2018 World Cup hopes in trouble after goalless draw vs Peru

Argentina visit Ecuador at high altitude in Quito in the final round of matches on Tuesday while Peru, who are hoping to go to the finals for the first time in 36 years, host Colombia in Lima.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
Bolivia hold Brazil to goalless draw in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

Bolivia hold Brazil to goalless draw in FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier

The point extended his run in the qualifiers to 11 games without defeat. Brazil top the South American standings with 38 points from 17 games, while Bolivia have 14 points

Oct 06, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
Germany qualify for FIFA 2018 World Cup with easy win over Northern Ireland

Germany qualify for FIFA 2018 World Cup with easy win over Northern Ireland

The raucous 18,000 crowd were silenced within two minutes as Rudy lashed home a stunning right-footed effort into the top corner from outside the area that gave Michael McGovern no chance.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Harry Kane sends England​ to FIFA 2018 World Cup with last-minute winner against Slovenia

Harry Kane sends England​ to FIFA 2018 World Cup with last-minute winner against Slovenia

It is the sixth time in succession England have qualified for the World Cup, but after making such heavy work of defeating Slovenia, they are unlikely to give the game's super-powers many sleepless nights.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:21 AM IST