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World Cup 2022: How every team reached the round of 16

The group stage at the 2022 World Cup is complete, here's how all 16 teams won a place in the knockout bracket.

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FRIDAY'S GAMES

BRAZIL SUFFER SHOCK DEFEAT

Were Brazil too relaxed in Cameroon loss?

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SWISS TALISMAN DOES IT AGAIN

Shaqiri rebuffs Serbian fan boos, leads Switzerland into round of 16

Despite intense pressure and jeering, Xherdan Shaqiri stepped up and Switzerland advance in the 2022 World Cup as Serbia fell short yet again.

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PULISIC SET TO RETURN AGAINST NETHERLANDS

Pulisic describes winning goal, sets new targets for USA

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Pelvic contusion won't keep Pulisic, US from 'beating anybody'

Christian Pulisic is confident ahead of Saturday's showdown vs. Netherlands.

KNOCKOUT ROUND-BOUND

World Cup vibes rankings: USA, Japan feeling best going into Round of 16

Every national team heads to the World Cup with different expectations, but what about how they played compared to the results they got? Folks, we're talking about vibes and right now, two teams are head and shoulders above the rest.

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SOUTH KOREA INTO THE ROUND OF 16

Are South Korea being underestimated in this World Cup?

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Son steps up as South Korea's late win sends Uruguay out and sums up wild World Cup

South Korea were heading out until the 91st minute, but then everything changed.

TEARFUL EXIT FOR URUGUAY

Why Uruguay deserved to not qualify

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Why the referee rejected Darwin Nunez's VAR penalty vs. Ghana

Uruguay's 2-0 win over Ghana was full of VAR drama over penalties to both teams. Here's what happened.

DEJA VU FOR GERMANY

Germany's early World Cup exit will sting, but they will just be fine

It surely hurts that they've been eliminated in the group stage for the second straight tournament, but this one isn't a disaster. There is hope.

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Was Germany's group stage exit a new World Cup low?

How does the underwhelming effort rank among the worst performances by major nations on the big stage?

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