Netherlands beat USA to move into quarter-finals

The Netherlands survived a late scare against the United States to move into the Fifa World Cup quarter-finals with a ruthless display of finishing. Memphis Depay and Daley Blind put the Dutch two up however Haji Wright ignited US hopes which were soon extinguished by Denzel Dumfries.

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Cameroon stun Brazil but fail to progress

A late goal by skipper Vincent Aboubakar ended Cameroon’s 20-year wait for a win at the World Cup as the Indomitable Lions bowed out in style by beating a much-changed Brazil 1-0 at the Lusail Stadium. With qualification already in the bag after wins over Serbia and Switzerland, Brazil still won Group G, ahead of Switzerland on goal difference, and will face Group H runners-up South Korea, who beat Portugal 2-1, in the next round.

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Switzerland slay Serbia to progress to last 16

Switzerland sealed their place in the World Cup last 16 following an entertaining five-goal victory over Serbia to round off the group stage. The Swiss fell behind but launched a comeback in a feisty affair to secure progression to the next round.

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Uruguay bow out on goals scored despite win over Ghana

Uruguay beat Ghana but went out of the World Cup on goals scored as they finished third behind South Korea in Group H, despite Luiz Suarez’s heroics. The Uruguay striker played a major role in both of Uruguay’s goals and the 35-year-old was in tears after the final whistle, following what may have been his last international.

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