Japan claim first win of 2018 vs. Paraguay

Japan claimed their first victory of the year on Tuesday, coming from behind to beat Paraguay 4-2 and boost morale a week before their opener.


Lewandowski nets brace in Poland's final warmup

Two strikes from captain Robert Lewandowski followed by goals from Dawid Kownacki and Jakub Blaszczykowski gave Poland a 4-0 victory over Lithuania.

Belgium 4-1 Costa Rica: Lukaku dominates Los Ticos (1:54)
Batshuayi makes it four for Belgium (1:01)
Lukaku nets his second for Belgium (1:02)
Lukaku's top-corner volley puts Belgium ahead (1:05)
Mertens levels the score for Belgium (1:07)
Ruiz's volley gives Costa Rica the lead (0:59)
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Neymar scores stunner as Brazil beat Austria

Gabriel Jesus, Neymar and Philippe Coutinho scored as Brazil finished off their World Cup preparation with a comfortable 3-0 win against Austria.

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Mexico heads to Russia 'more united than ever'

El Tri will depart for the World Cup after a trying week in Denmark, yet Andres Guardado said the team has come together after controversy.

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Steffen 8/10, Green 7/10 as U.S. draw France

A young U.S. side earned a shocking draw in France, as goalkeeper Zack Steffen starred and Julian Green reannounced himself at international level.

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Gallardo, Peralta look unusable for World Cup

There was more bad than good for Mexico as Jesus Gallardo and Oribe Peralta struggled mightily in an uninspiring 2-0 loss to Denmark.

Nicol: Spain lacking spark to break teams down (1:12)
Twellman: France result doesn't matter for USMNT (1:41)
More questions for Mexico after loss at Denmark (2:09)
France 1-1 United States: Young USMNT denied shock win (2:53)
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Mbappe, Green strike in U.S.-France draw

France's Kylian Mbappe cancelled out a Julian Green goal for the United States in a 1-1 friendly draw in Lyon on Saturday night.

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Giroud, Miazga exit game after bloody collision

Olivier Giroud and Matt Miazga exited the game after an ugly collision left them badly bloodied in France's final World Cup warmup against the U.S.

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11dTom Marshall

Experimental Mexico lose in Denmark

Juan Carlos Osorio rotated his Mexico XI again and got another disappointing result as El Tri fell 2-0 to Denmark before heading to the World Cup.

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11dTom Marshall

Mexico look disjointed in loss to Denmark

Second-half goals from Yussuf Poulsen and Christian Eriksen clinched a 2-0 victory for Denmark against Mexico in each team's final warmup.