Quarter and semi final match dates, and latest results

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He is a great talent.

One of those teams - who have one World Cup title combined - will be playing in the tournament final July 15 in Moscow. Heavyweights Argentina, Portugal and Spain have been left behind.

Yet amid the penalty shootout drama and late comeback triumphs, Brazil marched into the quarter-finals with minimal fuss, beating Mexico 2-0.

An argument over who is a better footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, took an ugly turn when it resulted in a divorce between a couple in Russian Federation. After defending manfully for 120 minutes, Russian Federation were able to beat the 2010 champions in a penalty shootout, with goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev making a stunning stop from Iago Aspas.

The claim has been made by RTS after Neymar was the centre of attention for both the right and unfortunately, wrong reasons, during his country's 2-0 defeat of Mexico in the last 16 clash.

"Everyone gets anxious when a game goes to penalties, and with the record England have in competitions, it's huge in England that they've managed to win the shootout here.it's great for confidence because of England's history", he said.

The man told the newspapers that they had fallen in love when meeting in a bar while watching the 2002 World Cup, but her mocking words got him to "take my belongings and leave her forever", the reports said.

Among the four quarterfinal matches in the World Cup, this England-Sweden tie has the biggest difference in terms of odds as Englishmen are almost a 4-1 favourite to move through.

Uruguay's success has been built on a solid defence led by Atletico Madrid pair Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin, with the old-fashioned strike partnership of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani doing the damage at the other end with five goals between them.

Brazil now play Belgium in the quarter-final on Friday but the build up to the match has been about Neymar and his play acting.

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