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Wild day sees Japan, Spain survive as Germany exit

Four-time winners Germany are going home after Spain and Japan provided more drama at the World Cup. Meanwhile, it's party time in Morocco! Here's the latest from Qatar.

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THURSDAY'S GAMES

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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JAPAN, SPAIN ADVANCE

Japan stage dramatic rally to reach round of 16, but are Spain fine with result?

Japan staged a heroic comeback against Spain to win 2-1 and book their place in the round of 16 at the World Cup.

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Why Japan's winning goal was awarded by the VAR

Did the ball go out of play before Japan's decisive strike against Spain? Here is why the goal was given.

TIME TO CELEBRATE!

Morocco fans take to the streets after qualifying for the last 16

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GROUP F WRAPS UP

Croatia reach World Cup round of 16 as Belgium's golden generation stay trophy-less

Croatia, runners up in 2018, advance to the round of 16 of the World Cup and send a star-studded but disappointing Belgium side home.

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Morocco reach round of 16 as Canada's World Cup ends with calamity

Morocco's win that put them into the round of 16 was kickstarted by an error that led to the opening goal.

WHO MOVES ON?

World Cup 2022: How every team can reach the round of 16

The group stage at the 2022 World Cup continues, as 16 teams look to win a place in the knockouts. Here's what every nation needs.

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