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You can't go deep in a World Cup if you can't score goals; the USA were doomed

The USA boast about hanging with big teams instead of beating them. The main problem is easy to identify.

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The USA accomplished a lot, but left everyone wanting more

The national team showed potential that captivated a wide audience watching back home.

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WORLD CUP DAILY

England, France showdown, Neymar injury watch, Monday's best bets

England and France to meet in the quarterfinals. Will Neymar be fully fit for Brazil's clash against South Korea? Here's the latest from Qatar.

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WORLD CUP SCOREBOARD

MONDAY'S GAMES

TIME TO TALK ABOUT BRUNO

Why Bruno Fernandes has been Portugal's best player at the World Cup

Bruno Fernandes was dropped for Portugal's round-of-16 exit at the Euros. At the same stage of this World Cup, he's been the team's key player.

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ENGLAND INTO THE LAST EIGHT

Echegaray: Bellingham is an absolute star

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England's World Cup starts with formidable France

The next challenge is something they've never done: Beat a major nation in a knockout game away from Wembley.

TRANSFERS

LIVE Transfer Talk: USA's McKennie attracts Tottenham attention

Weston McKennie impressed at the World Cup, and now the Juventus midfielder has the attention of Spurs. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Marcotti: Deal to take Ronaldo to Saudi Pro League is nonsense

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FRANCE'S DYNAMIC FORWARD DUO

Why Mbappe is the best player at this World Cup

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How Giroud surpassed Henry's France goal record

Thierry Henry's reign as France's all-time top scorer was ended by Olivier Giroud. Both are Les Bleus legends.

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