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Round of 16 is set! South Korea show Uruguay out, USA-Netherlands preview

After nearly two wild weeks at the World Cup, we have the reached the win-or-go-home portion of the tourney. Here's the latest from Qatar.

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Echegaray defends his World Cup bracket full of shocks

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WORLD CUP SCOREBOARD

FRIDAY'S GAMES

WHO HAS MOVED ON?

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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World Cup vibes rankings: USA, Japan feeling best after group stage

Every nation heads to the World Cup with different expectations, but how have teams played vs. their results?

BRAZIL SUFFER SHOCK DEFEAT

Were Brazil too relaxed in Cameroon loss?

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Cameroon give this World Cup another shock by beating Brazil

It's the most entertaining group stage in recent memory -- and now add Cameroon's upset of Brazil to the list.

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.

ASSESSING THE CONTENDERS

World Cup last 16: Why every team left will, won't win it all

As teams secure places in the World Cup knockout stage, we break down their strengths and weaknesses and assess their chances of lifting the trophy on Dec. 18.

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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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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.

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