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The Netherlands: USA’s World Cup opponents – and how to beat them
The Dutch boast youth and experience along with a few exceptional individual talents. The Americans will need to be at their best to make the quarter-finals

Tom Dart

02, Dec, 2022 @4:04 AM

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World Cup 2022 briefing: Portugal and Ghana are out to settle a score
Luis Suárez’s handball still smarts for Ghana but Portugal will also be keen for revenge

Will Magee, Martin Belam, Michael Butler and Tom Davies

02, Dec, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Socceroos put fandom to one side in bid to foil Lionel Messi and Argentina | Emma Kemp
Australia must figure out a way to contain the ubiquitous Messi while not forgetting about the rest of a team stacked with talent

Emma Kemp in Doha

02, Dec, 2022 @3:10 AM

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Socceroos World Cup run has made Australia fall in love with football again but for how long? | John Davidson
The game has been here before and progress has largely been squandered. These seedlings cannot be left to wither once more

John Davidson

02, Dec, 2022 @12:48 AM

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Spain have ‘nothing to celebrate’ despite evading path to Brazil, says Luis Enrique
Spain lost to Japan 2-1 but their second-placed finish means a potential quarter-final against Brazil is avoided

Paul MacInnes at Khalifa International Stadium

02, Dec, 2022 @12:40 AM

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Hansi Flick left in limbo as Germany fail to find new winning blueprint | Jonathan Liew
The great German teams could raise their games to suit the occasion, but this new side seem to do the polar opposite

Jonathan Liew at Al Bayt Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @11:55 PM

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‘Very upset’: Flick calls for Germany reboot after humiliating World Cup exit
Germany’s coach said his country would have to ‘do things differently’ if they were to compete for international honours again

Barney Ronay at Al Bayt Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @11:10 PM

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Referee Stéphanie Frappart disrupts narrative to make World Cup history
At a fiercely depoliticised tournament, the French official reminds host nation that women have a place in football

Suzanne Wrack

01, Dec, 2022 @10:49 PM

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Declan Rice learns from past failings to become England’s anchorman | Jacob Steinberg
West Ham midfielder knows he and Jude Bellingham must establish control if they are to overcome quality opposition

Jacob Steinberg in Doha

01, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Simón plays Spain into trouble as Japan turn World Cup upside down again | Sid Lowe
Hajime Moriyasu’s Japan won a game that seemed way beyond them in a wild and extraordinary group decider with Unai Simón playing Spain into trouble

Sid Lowe at Khalifa International Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @10:22 PM

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How and what time to watch Socceroos vs Argentina match live: Australia at Fifa World Cup 2022
With a place in the quarter-finals at stake, find out the TV channel or live stream where football fans can follow the action. When is kick-off against Argentina? Your questions answered with our guide

Mike Hytner

01, Dec, 2022 @10:21 PM

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Socceroos show smarts by appearing to obtain secret Danish note mid-game
Football Australia staff insist Graham Arnold would have made same substitution regardless of note

Emma Kemp in Doha

01, Dec, 2022 @9:44 PM

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