Sublime Brazil crush South Korea 4-1 with attacking masterclass

World Cup favourites Brazil produced a performance to delight fans and terrify potential opponents on Monday as they ripped through South Korea with four first-half goals to secure a hugely impressive 4-1 victory in their last 16 clash.

4h ago| Top News

Match Highlights: Brazil vs South Korea — as it happened

Match highlights: Formidable Brazil steamrolled South Korea 4-1 to advance to the Quarter Finals.

Neymar starts for Brazil in last-16 match against South Korea

Neymar makes his return to Brazil's starting line-up for Monday's World Cup last-16 tie against South Korea.

'God save our King': France in thrall to Mbappe as England loom

France head into Saturday's heavyweight World Cup quarter-final clash with England well aware that their hopes of carrying on in Qatar and retaining the title rest on the shoulders of Kylian Mbappe.

9h ago| Life & Living

The Japanese way of football

The Japanese football team, also known as the Samurai Blue, is raving about the World Cup stadium in Qatar in ways few expected. The discipline and coordination they carry as a nation consistently garner respect from their neighbours. Japan has all of the ingredients to be a football powerhouse: the world's third-largest economy, a population of 125 million people, a national passion for football, a prominent domestic league, and the infrastructure that comes with co-hosting its own World Cup.

10h ago| Life & Living

Brazil and South-Korea bring their culture to the field

With over 30 nations participating in this year’s World Cup, the field has once again become a melting pot of cultural expression. Particularly, South Korea and Brazil have made an impact in bringing a significant piece of their home to an international platform, giving fans from all over the opportunity to indulge in their cultural practices. The World Cup being watched by millions all over the globe not only presents the chance for teams to exhibit their skills, talent and sportsmanship, but also breaks cultural barriers.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Sublime Brazil crush South Korea 4-1 with attacking masterclass

World Cup favourites Brazil produced a performance to delight fans and terrify potential opponents on Monday as they ripped through South Korea with four first-half goals to secure a hugely impressive 4-1 victory in their last 16 clash.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Match Highlights: Brazil vs South Korea — as it happened

Match highlights: Formidable Brazil steamrolled South Korea 4-1 to advance to the Quarter Finals.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Neymar starts for Brazil in last-16 match against South Korea

Neymar makes his return to Brazil's starting line-up for Monday's World Cup last-16 tie against South Korea.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Sublime Brazil crush Korea

Neymar returned from injury to help inspire Brazil to a 4-1 victory over South Korea on Monday as the favourites cruised through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

The last of its kind?

A football World Cup offers a spectrum of gifts -- superstars lighting up the centre stage, rising stars becoming household names, nerve-wracking encounters between powerhouses, stunning upsets,

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Ronaldo in sharp focus

Speculation regarding the future of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and his outburst following his substitution against South Korea were in sharp focus on Monday ahead of their World Cup last-16 game against Switzerland.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Croatia knock out Japan

Croatia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday with a dramatic 3-1 penalty shoot-out win over Japan after a tense last-16 clash ended 1-1.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Pele says good luck to Brazil ahead of South Korea clash

Soccer great Pele on Monday backed Brazil's national team ahead of their World Cup round of 16 match against South Korea, saying he will watch the game from hospital after being admitted there last week as he battles colon cancer.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Croatia beat Japan on penalties to reach quarter-finals

Croatia goalkeeper Dominic Kivakovic saved penalties from Takumi Minamino, Kaoru Mitoma and Maya Yoshida before Mario Pasalic netted the winning spot-kick in their 3-1 shootout win over Japan on Monday to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Portugal coach Santos 'not happy' with Ronaldo World Cup gesture

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said he was unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's behaviour after the forward reacted angrily when substituted during the team's final group game at the World Cup in Qatar.