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A Mexican soccer supporter poses for a picture ahead of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 17, 2018 - 10:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:17 p.m. Hirving Lozano, Carlos Vela and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will lead Mexico's attack in its opening World Cup game against Germany. There's also a place in the starting lineup for midfielder Jesus Gallardo, while...
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Costa Rica and Serbia players scuffle during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 17, 2018 - 10:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Aleksandar Kolarov's curling free kick in the 56th minute has helped Serbia to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in its World Cup opener. Serbia, which missed out on the 2014 World Cup, had the early advantage in a tough group...
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Costa Rica's Johan Venegas fights for the ball against Serbia's Branislav Ivanovic during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:48 p.m. The opening half between Costa Rica and Serbia was back and forth, right from the start: Aleksandar Mitrovic's header was off in the opening minute and moments later Marco Urena's angled shot for Costa Rica was saved...
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Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 17, 2018 - 7:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist. British television staff working in Spartak Stadium during Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday reported seeing Maradona respond to South...
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Costa Rica's players warm up prior the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 17, 2018 - 7:51 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Veteran defender Branislav Ivanovic is set to become Serbia's most capped international player when he starts against Costa Rica in the World Cup. It will be his 104th international appearance and Serbia's first at the...
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Russia's Alan Dzagoev reacts as he holds his leg during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
June 17, 2018 - 7:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Midfielder Alan Dzagoev has ruled himself out of Russia's two remaining World Cup group games because of injury. Dzagoev hurt his left hamstring during Russia's opening 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia and tells Russia's RIA...
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Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 17, 2018 - 6:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan that witnesses perceived as racist. British television staff working in Spartak Stadium in Moscow during Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland on...
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Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates with teammate Ante Rebic after scoring from a penalty spot during the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Luka Modric has scored on a penalty kick in the 71st minute to give Croatia a 2-0 lead over Nigeria in their World Cup match. The Croatia captain drilled the ball low into the corner as goalkeeper Francis Uzoho dove...
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Croatia's Mario Mandzukic, right, heads the ball to make Nigeria's Oghenekaro Etebo score an own goal ti give Croatia a 1-0 lead during the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:55 p.m. An own-goal by Nigeria's Oghenekaro Etebo gave Croatia a 1-0 halftime lead in their World Cup opener. Etebo deflected the ball just inside the post in the 32nd minute after Mario Mandzukic's diving header off a...
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Poland's Arkadiusz Milik,left, is challenged by Lithuania's Modestas Vorobiovas,right, during a friendly soccer match between Poland and Lithuaniain Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 16, 2018 - 3:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Egypt striker Mohamed Salah has been presented with a giant birthday cake at his team's hotel in Chechnya. Video shows Salah's teammates singing "Happy Birthday" in the lobby and a cake in the colors of the Egyptian...
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