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2022 FIFA World Cup

Southgate's bets keep paying off and World Cup quarterfinals await

Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham are peaking at the right time, and England coach Gareth Southgate's World Cup is going as well as he could ask.

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England fans erupt as the Three Lions go 2-0 up vs. Senegal

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UNITED STATES WC TAKEAWAYS

The US accomplished a lot in Qatar, but left everyone wanting more

Did the US deserve to make the quarterfinals? No, but they showed that they could, and that potential captivated a wide audience watching back home.

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

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

OLIVIER GIROUD'S GREATNESS

How impressive has Olivier Giroud's career been?

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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.

WORLD CUP QUARTERFINALS

Argentina are building momentum, but it's nice to have Messi to call on

At times, Argentina seem like work in progress. Leo Messi is in excellent form -- which is good -- but Lionel Scaloni's side still have their flaws.

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Relentless pressure earned Japan two famous wins. Will Croatia be No. 3?

No team had beaten Germany and Spain in the same World Cup until Japan. Can they topple Croatia next?

WORLD CUP DAILY

USA fall short, Argentina avoid upset, England and France on alert

Is there a silver lining to the USA's early exit from the World Cup after such a promising start? Here's the latest from Qatar.

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Berhalter: Americans can be proud of their team

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