Goncalo Ramos scores hat-trick Portugal put six past Switzerland

Last 16 Portugal 6-1 Switzerland Few fans had heard of Goncalo Ramos before Portugal’s 6-1 demolition of Switzerland took them

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Morocco hold their nerve on penalties to knock out Spain

Last 16 Morocco 0-0 Spain AET (Morocco win 3-0 on penalties)  Spain are out of the World Cup after losing

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Brazil demolish South Korea to cruise into last eight

Brazil delivered an ominous message to their World Cup rivals with a dazzling display of attacking brilliance to dismantle South Korea and set up a quarter-final against Croatia. Neymar made a goalscoring return to action after injury at Stadium 974, but Brazil’s superstar was only one element of a devastating performance that ripped South Korea to shreds and settled this last-16 game well before half-time.

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Livakovic the hero as Croatia beat Japan on penalties

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic was the hero, saving three penalties in the shootout, as Croatia edged past Japan with a 3-1 victory to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. After a 1-1 draw at extra time, Livakovic kept out the first two efforts before stopping Maya Yoshida’s kick, then Mario Pasalic tucked his penalty into the corner to take his side through.

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England ease past Senegal to lineup quarter-final bout with France

England will meet France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday after an impressive demolition of Senegal at Al Bayt Stadium.Gareth Southgate’s side survived a nervy opening in which goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made an outstanding save from Boulaye Dia to run out convincing winners with a powerful display of attacking strength.

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