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Brazil leave it late to see off Costa Rica

Neymar notched for Brazil in their win over Costa Rica
6.23pm 22 JUNE 2018

Brazil are no longer on their own at the top of the World Cup market after leaving it late to land a dramatic 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in a pulsating encounter in St Petersburg.

Argentina thrashed by classy Croatians

9.12pm 21 JUNE 2018

Argentina need help to keep their World Cup dream alive following a crushing 3-0 defeat to Croatia left them on one point from two matches in Group D. Jorge Sampaoli's shambolic side are 11-8 with bet365 and Betway to qualify with Iceland at evens, while N...

France through to last 16 of World Cup

Kylian Mbappe of France
6.06pm 21 JUNE 2018

France are 15-2 to win the World Cup after qualifying for the knockout stages following a 1-0 win over Peru. Kylian Mbappe scored the only goal as Les Bleus laboured to their second success of the competition. The other Group C clash finished level as Aus...

Neymar injury boosts golden boot rivals

9.07pm 19 JUNE 2018

England required a stoppage-time winner from skipper Harry Kane to trump Tunisia 2-1 in their Group G curtain-raiser but that hasn't stopped the punters from getting stuck into the Three Lions for World Cup glory.

Kane is the England hero with late winner

9.36pm 18 JUNE 2018

Harry Kane came to England's rescue in Volgograd as the Three Lions captain grabbed a late winner for a 2-1 victory against Tunisia

13-2 Mexico stun world champions Germany

6.29pm 17 JUNE 2018

Mexico caused a World Cup sensation after stunning reigning champions Germany with a 1-0 win in Moscow on a day of shocks.

Messi's missed penalty costly for Argentina

7.13pm 16 JUNE 2018

It promised to be one of the most important betting days of the World Cup with four matches screened almost consecutively and bookmakers were left loving an unlikely source in the battle with punters.

Hat-trick hero Ronaldo cut to 2-1 for Boot

9.31pm 15 JUNE 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo lit up the World Cup with a hat-trick in Sochi to earn Portugal a thrilling 3-3 draw against Spain.

Uruguay late show breaks Egypt hearts

6.08pm 15 JUNE 2018

World Cup dark horses Uruguay left it late but they eventually started their Group A campaign with a victory after seeing off Egypt 1-0.

World Cup hosts Russia make perfect start

Robbie Williams performs prior to the opening match
6.42pm 14 JUNE 2018

Hosts Russia got the World Cup party started in fine fashion with a 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. There had been fears that Russia could be the worst team ever to play in their own World Cup but Stanislav Cherchesov's sid...

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Match in Focus

13:00 Su 24Jun BBC1

England v Panama

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • England are unbeaten in their last 11 matches
Expert verdict
There were plenty of positives for England to take out of their World Cup opener and they can follow it up with a much more comfortable success over Panama. England have been starting games at a very quick tempo and should soon gain the ascendancy against an ordinary Panama side, who have very little scope to improve.


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