Story highlightsSerbia 0-2 Brazil Switzerland 2-2 Costa RicaBrazil, Switzerland progress

(CNN)There were no World Cup shocks in Moscow as Brazil secured a 2-0 win against Serbia to progress to the knockout stages as Group E winners.

After Germany’s surprise exit from the competition earlier on Wednesday all eyes turned to Brazil, another World Cup heavyweight with its progress not yet secured and one keen on making amends for their 7-1 World Cup semifinal thumping to the Germans four years ago on home soil. The minimum needed from the Brazilians at the Spartak Stadium to make sure of their place in the next round was a draw. Goals in either half from Paulinho and Thiago Silva ensured the five-time champions added three points to their tally to top the group and set up a last-16 tie against Mexico. Neymar had chances to add a third for Brazil.Neymar had chances to add a third for Brazil.Neymar had chances to add a third for Brazil.READ: Germany out of World CupRead MoreSerbia had their moments, but Brazil had too much creativity and firepower in the final third to put their continued participation in this competition in doubt. The Serbians were far from overwhelmed in the first half and while the attacking triumvirate of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus occasionally threatened, they did not terrorize. Instead, defensive errors proved to be Serbia’s downfall. In the 35th minute, a delightful Coutinho pass over the top of Serbia’s defence found Paulinho galloping through the middle and the midfielder converted from close range for his first goal of the competition. It was a strike which eased Brazilian nerves and left Serbia needing two goals if they were to stay in the competition. The Serbians looked dangerous on the counterattack and in the second half they had opportunities against a sometimes unconvincing Brazilian defense. Aleksandar Mitrovic, whose overhead kick in the first half sailed over the crossbar, headed a rebounded Alisson save straight at Silva when in the six-yard box. Germany's Marco Reus reacts after his team lost to South Korea and was knocked out of the World Cup on Wednesday, June 27. The defending champions lost 2-0 and finished at the bottom of Group F.Germany's Marco Reus reacts after his team lost to South Korea and was knocked out of the World Cup on Wednesday, June 27. The defending champions lost 2-0 and finished at the bottom of Group F. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupGermany’s Marco Reus reacts after his team lost to South Korea and was knocked out of the World Cup on Wednesday, June 27. The defending champions lost 2-0 and finished at the bottom of Group F.Hide Caption 1 of 110South Korea's Lee Jae-sung, left, chases down a ball with Germany's Jonas Hector.South Korea's Lee Jae-sung, left, chases down a ball with Germany's Jonas Hector. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSouth Korea’s Lee Jae-sung, left, chases down a ball with Germany’s Jonas Hector.Hide Caption 2 of 110Ludwig Augustinsson celebrates after scoring Sweden's first goal in its 3-0 victory over Mexico on Wednesday. The result meant that Sweden would top Group F and Mexico would finish in second.Ludwig Augustinsson celebrates after scoring Sweden's first goal in its 3-0 victory over Mexico on Wednesday. The result meant that Sweden would top Group F and Mexico would finish in second. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupLudwig Augustinsson celebrates after scoring Sweden’s first goal in its 3-0 victory over Mexico on Wednesday. The result meant that Sweden would top Group F and Mexico would finish in second.Hide Caption 3 of 110Mexican defender Hector Moreno heads the ball in front of Swedish forward Marcus Berg.Mexican defender Hector Moreno heads the ball in front of Swedish forward Marcus Berg. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMexican defender Hector Moreno heads the ball in front of Swedish forward Marcus Berg.Hide Caption 4 of 110Brazilian defender Thiago Silva celebrates after his powerful header gave Brazil a 2-0 lead over Serbia on Wednesday. Brazil won Group E with two victories and a draw.Brazilian defender Thiago Silva celebrates after his powerful header gave Brazil a 2-0 lead over Serbia on Wednesday. Brazil won Group E with two victories and a draw. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBrazilian defender Thiago Silva celebrates after his powerful header gave Brazil a 2-0 lead over Serbia on Wednesday. Brazil won Group E with two victories and a draw.Hide Caption 5 of 110Brazil's Willian and Serbia's Filip Kostic fight for the ball during Wednesday's match.Brazil's Willian and Serbia's Filip Kostic fight for the ball during Wednesday's match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBrazil’s Willian and Serbia’s Filip Kostic fight for the ball during Wednesday’s match.Hide Caption 6 of 110Brazilian star Neymar controls the ball during the Serbia match.Brazilian star Neymar controls the ball during the Serbia match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBrazilian star Neymar controls the ball during the Serbia match.Hide Caption 7 of 110Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili scored the first goal in his team's 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Wednesday. Switzerland finished second in its group to advance to the knockout stage.Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili scored the first goal in his team's 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Wednesday. Switzerland finished second in its group to advance to the knockout stage. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSwitzerland’s Blerim Dzemaili scored the first goal in his team’s 2-2 draw with Costa Rica on Wednesday. Switzerland finished second in its group to advance to the knockout stage.Hide Caption 8 of 110Kendall Waston had a goal for Costa Rica in the match against Switzerland.Kendall Waston had a goal for Costa Rica in the match against Switzerland. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupKendall Waston had a goal for Costa Rica in the match against Switzerland.Hide Caption 9 of 110Costa Rican defender Cristian Gamboa vies for the ball with Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez.Costa Rican defender Cristian Gamboa vies for the ball with Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCosta Rican defender Cristian Gamboa vies for the ball with Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez.Hide Caption 10 of 110Argentina star Lionel Messi rides on the back of Marcos Rojo after Rojo's late winner against Nigeria on Tuesday, June 26. With the 2-1 victory, Argentina clinched a spot in the next round of the tournament.Argentina star Lionel Messi rides on the back of Marcos Rojo after Rojo's late winner against Nigeria on Tuesday, June 26. With the 2-1 victory, Argentina clinched a spot in the next round of the tournament. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupArgentina star Lionel Messi rides on the back of Marcos Rojo after Rojo’s late winner against Nigeria on Tuesday, June 26. With the 2-1 victory, Argentina clinched a spot in the next round of the tournament.Hide Caption 11 of 110Rojo controls the ball earlier in the match against Nigeria.Rojo controls the ball earlier in the match against Nigeria. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupRojo controls the ball earlier in the match against Nigeria.Hide Caption 12 of 110Argentina legend Diego Maradona was in the crowd once again, drawing attention from fans just as he did when he was a player.Argentina legend Diego Maradona was in the crowd once again, drawing attention from fans just as he did when he was a player. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupArgentina legend Diego Maradona was in the crowd once again, drawing attention from fans just as he did when he was a player.Hide Caption 13 of 110Croatia's Josip Pivaric prepares to chest the ball during the team's 1-0 win against Iceland on Tuesday. Croatia is 3-0 so far in the tournament.Croatia's Josip Pivaric prepares to chest the ball during the team's 1-0 win against Iceland on Tuesday. Croatia is 3-0 so far in the tournament. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCroatia’s Josip Pivaric prepares to chest the ball during the team’s 1-0 win against Iceland on Tuesday. Croatia is 3-0 so far in the tournament.Hide Caption 14 of 110Croatia supporters kiss ahead of the match against Iceland.Croatia supporters kiss ahead of the match against Iceland. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCroatia supporters kiss ahead of the match against Iceland.Hide Caption 15 of 110Danish players acknowledge fans after their scoreless draw with France on Tuesday. Both teams advanced to the knockout stage.Danish players acknowledge fans after their scoreless draw with France on Tuesday. Both teams advanced to the knockout stage. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupDanish players acknowledge fans after their scoreless draw with France on Tuesday. Both teams advanced to the knockout stage.Hide Caption 16 of 110Denmark's Martin Braithwaite, left, is tracked by France's N'Golo Kante, center,  and Presnel Kimpembe.Denmark's Martin Braithwaite, left, is tracked by France's N'Golo Kante, center,  and Presnel Kimpembe. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupDenmark’s Martin Braithwaite, left, is tracked by France’s N’Golo Kante, center, and Presnel Kimpembe.Hide Caption 17 of 110Australian player Mark Milligan is joined by his children after a 2-0 loss to Peru on Tuesday.Australian player Mark Milligan is joined by his children after a 2-0 loss to Peru on Tuesday. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAustralian player Mark Milligan is joined by his children after a 2-0 loss to Peru on Tuesday.Hide Caption 18 of 110Milligan stretches to clear a cross.Milligan stretches to clear a cross. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMilligan stretches to clear a cross.Hide Caption 19 of 110Aaron Mooy tugs on the jersey of Peru's Paolo Guerrero.Aaron Mooy tugs on the jersey of Peru's Paolo Guerrero. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAaron Mooy tugs on the jersey of Peru’s Paolo Guerrero.Hide Caption 20 of 110Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma, left, is embraced by Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Iran on Monday, June 25. Iran scored late to tie the match, but the 1-1 result was enough to see Portugal into the next round.Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma, left, is embraced by Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Iran on Monday, June 25. Iran scored late to tie the match, but the 1-1 result was enough to see Portugal into the next round. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPortugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, left, is embraced by Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Iran on Monday, June 25. Iran scored late to tie the match, but the 1-1 result was enough to see Portugal into the next round.Hide Caption 21 of 110An Iran fan enjoys the pre-match atmosphere.An Iran fan enjoys the pre-match atmosphere. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAn Iran fan enjoys the pre-match atmosphere.Hide Caption 22 of 110Iranian forward Sardar Azmoun shields the ball from Portuguese defender Jose Fonte.Iranian forward Sardar Azmoun shields the ball from Portuguese defender Jose Fonte. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupIranian forward Sardar Azmoun shields the ball from Portuguese defender Jose Fonte.Hide Caption 23 of 110Moroccan goalkeeper Munir catches the ball against Spain.Moroccan goalkeeper Munir catches the ball against Spain. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMoroccan goalkeeper Munir catches the ball against Spain.Hide Caption 24 of 110Egyptian star Mohamed Salah reacts after Saudi Arabia's winning goal in second-half stoppage time on Monday. Egypt lost all three of its matches at this World Cup.Egyptian star Mohamed Salah reacts after Saudi Arabia's winning goal in second-half stoppage time on Monday. Egypt lost all three of its matches at this World Cup. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupEgyptian star Mohamed Salah reacts after Saudi Arabia’s winning goal in second-half stoppage time on Monday. Egypt lost all three of its matches at this World Cup.Hide Caption 25 of 110Salem Al-Dawsari celebrates with a flip after scoring the match-winning goal against Egypt.Salem Al-Dawsari celebrates with a flip after scoring the match-winning goal against Egypt. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSalem Al-Dawsari celebrates with a flip after scoring the match-winning goal against Egypt.Hide Caption 26 of 110Russia's Artem Dzyuba, in white, competes with Uruguay's Sebastian Coates during Uruguay's 3-0 victory on Monday. Uruguay won all three of its matches in the group stage. This was Russia's first loss.Russia's Artem Dzyuba, in white, competes with Uruguay's Sebastian Coates during Uruguay's 3-0 victory on Monday. Uruguay won all three of its matches in the group stage. This was Russia's first loss. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupRussia’s Artem Dzyuba, in white, competes with Uruguay’s Sebastian Coates during Uruguay’s 3-0 victory on Monday. Uruguay won all three of its matches in the group stage. This was Russia’s first loss.Hide Caption 27 of 110A Uruguay fan, right, poses with a Russia fan before the match.A Uruguay fan, right, poses with a Russia fan before the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA Uruguay fan, right, poses with a Russia fan before the match.Hide Caption 28 of 110Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez, left, reacts after the second goal deflected past Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev. Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez, left, reacts after the second goal deflected past Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupUruguayan forward Luis Suarez, left, reacts after the second goal deflected past Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev. Hide Caption 29 of 110Colombian forward Falcao celebrates after scoring against Poland on Sunday, June 24. Colombia won 3-0.Colombian forward Falcao celebrates after scoring against Poland on Sunday, June 24. Colombia won 3-0. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupColombian forward Falcao celebrates after scoring against Poland on Sunday, June 24. Colombia won 3-0.Hide Caption 30 of 110Colombian defender Yerry Mina opened the scoring with a header in the first half.Colombian defender Yerry Mina opened the scoring with a header in the first half. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupColombian defender Yerry Mina opened the scoring with a header in the first half.Hide Caption 31 of 110A Colombia fan before the Poland match.A Colombia fan before the Poland match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA Colombia fan before the Poland match.Hide Caption 32 of 110Senegalese players huddle up before the second half of their match against Japan on Sunday. The two teams tied 2-2.Senegalese players huddle up before the second half of their match against Japan on Sunday. The two teams tied 2-2. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSenegalese players huddle up before the second half of their match against Japan on Sunday. The two teams tied 2-2.Hide Caption 33 of 110A shot of the crowd at the Ekaterinburg  Arena during the Japan-Senegal match.A shot of the crowd at the Ekaterinburg  Arena during the Japan-Senegal match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA shot of the crowd at the Ekaterinburg Arena during the Japan-Senegal match.Hide Caption 34 of 110English striker Harry Kane celebrates after scoring a penalty in the 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday. Kane finished with a hat trick.English striker Harry Kane celebrates after scoring a penalty in the 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday. Kane finished with a hat trick. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupEnglish striker Harry Kane celebrates after scoring a penalty in the 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday. Kane finished with a hat trick.Hide Caption 35 of 110Panama players gather after their defeat. Panama players gather after their defeat. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPanama players gather after their defeat. Hide Caption 36 of 110German players celebrate after Toni Kroos scored on a late free kick to stun Sweden 2-1 on Saturday, June 23.German players celebrate after Toni Kroos scored on a late free kick to stun Sweden 2-1 on Saturday, June 23. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupGerman players celebrate after Toni Kroos scored on a late free kick to stun Sweden 2-1 on Saturday, June 23.Hide Caption 37 of 110South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng, right, argues with Mexico's Edson Alvarez as Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa lies on the ground on Saturday. Mexico won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the next round.South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng, right, argues with Mexico's Edson Alvarez as Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa lies on the ground on Saturday. Mexico won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the next round. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSouth Korea’s Ki Sung-yueng, right, argues with Mexico’s Edson Alvarez as Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa lies on the ground on Saturday. Mexico won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the next round.Hide Caption 38 of 110South Korea's Lee Yong, left, duels for the ball with Mexico's Hirving Lozano.South Korea's Lee Yong, left, duels for the ball with Mexico's Hirving Lozano. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSouth Korea’s Lee Yong, left, duels for the ball with Mexico’s Hirving Lozano.Hide Caption 39 of 110A Mexico fan waits for the start of the match against South Korea.A Mexico fan waits for the start of the match against South Korea. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA Mexico fan waits for the start of the match against South Korea.Hide Caption 40 of 110Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores against Tunisia on Saturday, June 23. He had a pair of goals in the match, which Belgium won 5-2.Belgium's Romelu Lukaku scores against Tunisia on Saturday, June 23. He had a pair of goals in the match, which Belgium won 5-2. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBelgium’s Romelu Lukaku scores against Tunisia on Saturday, June 23. He had a pair of goals in the match, which Belgium won 5-2.Hide Caption 41 of 110Captain Eden Hazard also scored two for Belgium.Captain Eden Hazard also scored two for Belgium. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCaptain Eden Hazard also scored two for Belgium.Hide Caption 42 of 110Players watch the ball during the Belgium-Tunisia match.Players watch the ball during the Belgium-Tunisia match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPlayers watch the ball during the Belgium-Tunisia match.Hide Caption 43 of 110Belgium's Jan Vertonghen, left, challenges Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri.Belgium's Jan Vertonghen, left, challenges Tunisia's Wahbi Khazri. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBelgium’s Jan Vertonghen, left, challenges Tunisia’s Wahbi Khazri.Hide Caption 44 of 110Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Serbia on Friday, June 22. Switzerland won 2-1.Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Serbia on Friday, June 22. Switzerland won 2-1. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSwiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Serbia on Friday, June 22. Switzerland won 2-1.Hide Caption 45 of 110Swiss players defend Serbia's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.Swiss players defend Serbia's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSwiss players defend Serbia’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.Hide Caption 46 of 110Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer catches the ball over Milinkovic-Savic.Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer catches the ball over Milinkovic-Savic. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSwiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer catches the ball over Milinkovic-Savic.Hide Caption 47 of 110Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo kicks the ball during the 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday.Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo kicks the ball during the 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupNigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo kicks the ball during the 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday.Hide Caption 48 of 110Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his second goal of the match against Iceland.Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his second goal of the match against Iceland. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAhmed Musa celebrates after scoring his second goal of the match against Iceland.Hide Caption 49 of 110Iceland fans perform their famous viking clap.Iceland fans perform their famous viking clap. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupIceland fans perform their famous viking clap.Hide Caption 50 of 110Neymar celebrates his last-second goal that finished off Brazil's 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday.Neymar celebrates his last-second goal that finished off Brazil's 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupNeymar celebrates his last-second goal that finished off Brazil’s 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday.Hide Caption 51 of 110Neymar taps in his goal late in the match.Neymar taps in his goal late in the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupNeymar taps in his goal late in the match.Hide Caption 52 of 110Croatian players celebrate the second goal in their 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday, June 21. The victory clinched them a spot in the knockout stage.Croatian players celebrate the second goal in their 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday, June 21. The victory clinched them a spot in the knockout stage. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCroatian players celebrate the second goal in their 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday, June 21. The victory clinched them a spot in the knockout stage.Hide Caption 53 of 110Croatia's Luka Modric is tackled by Argentina's Nicolas Tagliafico.Croatia's Luka Modric is tackled by Argentina's Nicolas Tagliafico. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCroatia’s Luka Modric is tackled by Argentina’s Nicolas Tagliafico.Hide Caption 54 of 110Willy Caballero is dejected after his flubbed clearance gifted Croatia its first goal.Willy Caballero is dejected after his flubbed clearance gifted Croatia its first goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupWilly Caballero is dejected after his flubbed clearance gifted Croatia its first goal.Hide Caption 55 of 110France's Kylian Mbappe, right, celebrates with teammate Antoine Griezmann after scoring against Peru on Thursday. It was the only goal of the match.France's Kylian Mbappe, right, celebrates with teammate Antoine Griezmann after scoring against Peru on Thursday. It was the only goal of the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFrance’s Kylian Mbappe, right, celebrates with teammate Antoine Griezmann after scoring against Peru on Thursday. It was the only goal of the match.Hide Caption 56 of 110Peru's Andre Carrillo is challenged by French players Paul Pogba, left, and N'Golo Kante.Peru's Andre Carrillo is challenged by French players Paul Pogba, left, and N'Golo Kante. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPeru’s Andre Carrillo is challenged by French players Paul Pogba, left, and N’Golo Kante.Hide Caption 57 of 110A Peruvian supporter waits for the start of the match.A Peruvian supporter waits for the start of the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA Peruvian supporter waits for the start of the match.Hide Caption 58 of 110Australia's Robbie Kruse, foreground, and Denmark's Henrik Dalsgaard go for a header during the teams' 1-1 draw on Thursday.Australia's Robbie Kruse, foreground, and Denmark's Henrik Dalsgaard go for a header during the teams' 1-1 draw on Thursday. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAustralia’s Robbie Kruse, foreground, and Denmark’s Henrik Dalsgaard go for a header during the teams’ 1-1 draw on Thursday.Hide Caption 59 of 110Australia's Joshua Risdon jumps over Thomas Delaney.Australia's Joshua Risdon jumps over Thomas Delaney. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupAustralia’s Joshua Risdon jumps over Thomas Delaney.Hide Caption 60 of 110Spain's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Isco after scoring against Iran on June 20. Spain won 1-0.Spain's Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Isco after scoring against Iran on June 20. Spain won 1-0. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSpain’s Diego Costa, right, celebrates with teammate Isco after scoring against Iran on June 20. Spain won 1-0.Hide Caption 61 of 110A fan has his face painted with the colors of the Spanish flag on June 20.A fan has his face painted with the colors of the Spanish flag on June 20. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA fan has his face painted with the colors of the Spanish flag on June 20.Hide Caption 62 of 110Referee Andres Cunha speaks with Iranian midfielder Ehsan Hajsafi during the match.Referee Andres Cunha speaks with Iranian midfielder Ehsan Hajsafi during the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupReferee Andres Cunha speaks with Iranian midfielder Ehsan Hajsafi during the match.Hide Caption 63 of 110Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on June 20. It was his tournament-leading fourth goal.Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on June 20. It was his tournament-leading fourth goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal in Portugal’s 1-0 win over Morocco on June 20. It was his tournament-leading fourth goal.Hide Caption 64 of 110Uruguay fans cheer outside the stadium before the match with Saudi Arabia on June 20.Uruguay fans cheer outside the stadium before the match with Saudi Arabia on June 20. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupUruguay fans cheer outside the stadium before the match with Saudi Arabia on June 20.Hide Caption 65 of 110Saudi Arabia's Fahad Al-Muwallad, left, challenges Uruguay's Diego Godin.Saudi Arabia's Fahad Al-Muwallad, left, challenges Uruguay's Diego Godin. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSaudi Arabia’s Fahad Al-Muwallad, left, challenges Uruguay’s Diego Godin.Hide Caption 66 of 110Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring for Uruguay in the 23rd minute. It was the only goal of the match, and the final result meant Uruguay and Russia would both advance to the tournament's knockout stage.Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring for Uruguay in the 23rd minute. It was the only goal of the match, and the final result meant Uruguay and Russia would both advance to the tournament's knockout stage. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupLuis Suarez celebrates after scoring for Uruguay in the 23rd minute. It was the only goal of the match, and the final result meant Uruguay and Russia would both advance to the tournament’s knockout stage.Hide Caption 67 of 110Mohamed Salah kisses the ball before scoring a penalty for Egypt on June 19. Russia won, however, by a final score of 3-1.Mohamed Salah kisses the ball before scoring a penalty for Egypt on June 19. Russia won, however, by a final score of 3-1. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMohamed Salah kisses the ball before scoring a penalty for Egypt on June 19. Russia won, however, by a final score of 3-1.Hide Caption 68 of 110Egypt's Tarek Hamed, left, and Russia's Aleksandr Golovin compete for the ball.Egypt's Tarek Hamed, left, and Russia's Aleksandr Golovin compete for the ball. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupEgypt’s Tarek Hamed, left, and Russia’s Aleksandr Golovin compete for the ball.Hide Caption 69 of 110Russia's first goal came when the ball deflected off Egypt's Ahmed Fathi.Russia's first goal came when the ball deflected off Egypt's Ahmed Fathi. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupRussia’s first goal came when the ball deflected off Egypt’s Ahmed Fathi.Hide Caption 70 of 110Members of the Senegal team celebrate after defeating Poland 2-1 in their match on June 19.Members of the Senegal team celebrate after defeating Poland 2-1 in their match on June 19. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMembers of the Senegal team celebrate after defeating Poland 2-1 in their match on June 19.Hide Caption 71 of 110Japanese defender Gen Shoji climbs over Colombia's Radamel Falcao to win a header in their World Cup opener on June 19. Japan won the match 2-1.Japanese defender Gen Shoji climbs over Colombia's Radamel Falcao to win a header in their World Cup opener on June 19. Japan won the match 2-1. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupJapanese defender Gen Shoji climbs over Colombia’s Radamel Falcao to win a header in their World Cup opener on June 19. Japan won the match 2-1.Hide Caption 72 of 110The referee shows a red card to Colombia's Carlos Sanchez in the third minute. Sanchez was deemed to have deliberately handled the ball in the box.The referee shows a red card to Colombia's Carlos Sanchez in the third minute. Sanchez was deemed to have deliberately handled the ball in the box. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupThe referee shows a red card to Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez in the third minute. Sanchez was deemed to have deliberately handled the ball in the box.Hide Caption 73 of 110English players celebrate Harry Kane's first goal in the 2-1 win over Tunisia on June 18. Kane later added the winner in second-half stoppage time.English players celebrate Harry Kane's first goal in the 2-1 win over Tunisia on June 18. Kane later added the winner in second-half stoppage time. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupEnglish players celebrate Harry Kane’s first goal in the 2-1 win over Tunisia on June 18. Kane later added the winner in second-half stoppage time.Hide Caption 74 of 110A Tunisia fan shows his dejection after the final whistle.A Tunisia fan shows his dejection after the final whistle. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA Tunisia fan shows his dejection after the final whistle.Hide Caption 75 of 110Belgium's Dries Mertens, right, competes for the ball with Panama's Jose Luis Rodriguez during their World Cup opener on June 18. Mertens scored a goal in Belgium's 3-0 victory.Belgium's Dries Mertens, right, competes for the ball with Panama's Jose Luis Rodriguez during their World Cup opener on June 18. Mertens scored a goal in Belgium's 3-0 victory. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBelgium’s Dries Mertens, right, competes for the ball with Panama’s Jose Luis Rodriguez during their World Cup opener on June 18. Mertens scored a goal in Belgium’s 3-0 victory.Hide Caption 76 of 110Panamanian forward Gabriel Torres controls the ball during the match against Belgium.Panamanian forward Gabriel Torres controls the ball during the match against Belgium. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPanamanian forward Gabriel Torres controls the ball during the match against Belgium.Hide Caption 77 of 110Sweden's Pontus Jansson, top left, and South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng try to head the ball during Sweden's 1-0 victory on June 18.Sweden's Pontus Jansson, top left, and South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng try to head the ball during Sweden's 1-0 victory on June 18. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSweden’s Pontus Jansson, top left, and South Korea’s Ki Sung-yueng try to head the ball during Sweden’s 1-0 victory on June 18.Hide Caption 78 of 110Switzerland's Steven Zuber celebrates after scoring a goal against Brazil on June 17. The two teams tied 1-1.Switzerland's Steven Zuber celebrates after scoring a goal against Brazil on June 17. The two teams tied 1-1. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSwitzerland’s Steven Zuber celebrates after scoring a goal against Brazil on June 17. The two teams tied 1-1.Hide Caption 79 of 110Brazil's Philippe Coutinho and Switzerland's Breel Embolo compete for the ball.Brazil's Philippe Coutinho and Switzerland's Breel Embolo compete for the ball. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBrazil’s Philippe Coutinho and Switzerland’s Breel Embolo compete for the ball.Hide Caption 80 of 110Brazilian star Neymar recently came back from a foot injury.Brazilian star Neymar recently came back from a foot injury. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBrazilian star Neymar recently came back from a foot injury.Hide Caption 81 of 110Mexico's Hirving Lozano, left, celebrates with Jesus Gallardo after scoring the only goal in the upset victory over Germany on June 17. Germany won the World Cup in 2014.Mexico's Hirving Lozano, left, celebrates with Jesus Gallardo after scoring the only goal in the upset victory over Germany on June 17. Germany won the World Cup in 2014. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMexico’s Hirving Lozano, left, celebrates with Jesus Gallardo after scoring the only goal in the upset victory over Germany on June 17. Germany won the World Cup in 2014.Hide Caption 82 of 110Fans wave German flags before facing off with Mexico.Fans wave German flags before facing off with Mexico. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFans wave German flags before facing off with Mexico.Hide Caption 83 of 110Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes a late save against Mario Gomez.Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes a late save against Mario Gomez. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes a late save against Mario Gomez.Hide Caption 84 of 110Marcos Ureña runs onto the pitch during Costa Rica's opening match against Serbia on June 17. Serbia won 1-0.Marcos Ureña runs onto the pitch during Costa Rica's opening match against Serbia on June 17. Serbia won 1-0. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMarcos Ureña runs onto the pitch during Costa Rica’s opening match against Serbia on June 17. Serbia won 1-0.Hide Caption 85 of 110Croatian players celebrate after Luka Modric scored the second goal of their 2-0 win against Nigeria on June 16.Croatian players celebrate after Luka Modric scored the second goal of their 2-0 win against Nigeria on June 16. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupCroatian players celebrate after Luka Modric scored the second goal of their 2-0 win against Nigeria on June 16.Hide Caption 86 of 110Nigerian captain John Obi Mikel runs with the ball during the Croatia match.Nigerian captain John Obi Mikel runs with the ball during the Croatia match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupNigerian captain John Obi Mikel runs with the ball during the Croatia match.Hide Caption 87 of 110Denmark's Yussuf Poulsen reacts after he scored a goal against Peru on June 16. It turned out to be the only goal in the match.Denmark's Yussuf Poulsen reacts after he scored a goal against Peru on June 16. It turned out to be the only goal in the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupDenmark’s Yussuf Poulsen reacts after he scored a goal against Peru on June 16. It turned out to be the only goal in the match.Hide Caption 88 of 110Peru's Luis Advincula, left, and Denmark's Martin Braithwaite fight for the ball.Peru's Luis Advincula, left, and Denmark's Martin Braithwaite fight for the ball. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPeru’s Luis Advincula, left, and Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite fight for the ball.Hide Caption 89 of 110Argentina star Lionel Messi appears downcast at the end of a 1-1 draw with Iceland on June 16. Messi missed a penalty in the match.Argentina star Lionel Messi appears downcast at the end of a 1-1 draw with Iceland on June 16. Messi missed a penalty in the match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupArgentina star Lionel Messi appears downcast at the end of a 1-1 draw with Iceland on June 16. Messi missed a penalty in the match.Hide Caption 90 of 110Messi and Iceland's Hordur Magnusson struggle for the ball.Messi and Iceland's Hordur Magnusson struggle for the ball. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMessi and Iceland’s Hordur Magnusson struggle for the ball.Hide Caption 91 of 110Fans of France share a kiss before the team's opening match with Australia on June 16.Fans of France share a kiss before the team's opening match with Australia on June 16. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFans of France share a kiss before the team’s opening match with Australia on June 16.Hide Caption 92 of 110French midfielder Paul Pogba keeps his eye on the ball against Australia. His shot deflected off an Australian for the match-winning goal.French midfielder Paul Pogba keeps his eye on the ball against Australia. His shot deflected off an Australian for the match-winning goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFrench midfielder Paul Pogba keeps his eye on the ball against Australia. His shot deflected off an Australian for the match-winning goal.Hide Caption 93 of 110Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his first-half penalty against Spain on June 15. He added two more goals in the 3-3 draw.Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his first-half penalty against Spain on June 15. He added two more goals in the 3-3 draw. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPortugal star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his first-half penalty against Spain on June 15. He added two more goals in the 3-3 draw.Hide Caption 94 of 110Spanish defender Nacho, left, competes for a header with Portugal's Bruno Fernandes. Nacho conceded the early penalty to Ronaldo but responded with a second-half goal.Spanish defender Nacho, left, competes for a header with Portugal's Bruno Fernandes. Nacho conceded the early penalty to Ronaldo but responded with a second-half goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupSpanish defender Nacho, left, competes for a header with Portugal’s Bruno Fernandes. Nacho conceded the early penalty to Ronaldo but responded with a second-half goal.Hide Caption 95 of 110Fernando Hierro was making his debut as Spain's manager. The former captain took over two days ago when <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/13/sport/julen-lopetegui-real-madrid-spain-world-cup-spt-intl/index.html" target="_blank">Spain fired Julen Lopetegui.</a>Fernando Hierro was making his debut as Spain's manager. The former captain took over two days ago when <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/13/sport/julen-lopetegui-real-madrid-spain-world-cup-spt-intl/index.html" target="_blank">Spain fired Julen Lopetegui.</a> Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFernando Hierro was making his debut as Spain’s manager. The former captain took over two days ago when Spain fired Julen Lopetegui.Hide Caption 96 of 110Portuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro controls the ball in the match against Spain.Portuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro controls the ball in the match against Spain. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPortuguese defender Raphael Guerreiro controls the ball in the match against Spain.Hide Caption 97 of 110Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz lies on the ground after heading the ball into his own net late in stoppage time on June 15. The whistle was blown just a few moments later, and Iran won 1-0.Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz lies on the ground after heading the ball into his own net late in stoppage time on June 15. The whistle was blown just a few moments later, and Iran won 1-0. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupMorocco’s Aziz Bouhaddouz lies on the ground after heading the ball into his own net late in stoppage time on June 15. The whistle was blown just a few moments later, and Iran won 1-0.Hide Caption 98 of 110Iran's Alireza Jahanbakhsh grimaces in pain in front of Morocco's Romain Saiss.Iran's Alireza Jahanbakhsh grimaces in pain in front of Morocco's Romain Saiss. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupIran’s Alireza Jahanbakhsh grimaces in pain in front of Morocco’s Romain Saiss.Hide Caption 99 of 110Uruguay's Luis Suarez, left, and Egypt's Sam Morsy battle for the ball on June 15. Uruguay won 1-0.Uruguay's Luis Suarez, left, and Egypt's Sam Morsy battle for the ball on June 15. Uruguay won 1-0. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupUruguay’s Luis Suarez, left, and Egypt’s Sam Morsy battle for the ball on June 15. Uruguay won 1-0.Hide Caption 100 of 110Fans watch the Egypt-Uruguay match from temporary seats set up at the Ekaterinburg Arena. The seats had to be installed to meet FIFA's minimum-seating requirement.Fans watch the Egypt-Uruguay match from temporary seats set up at the Ekaterinburg Arena. The seats had to be installed to meet FIFA's minimum-seating requirement. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFans watch the Egypt-Uruguay match from temporary seats set up at the Ekaterinburg Arena. The seats had to be installed to meet FIFA’s minimum-seating requirement.Hide Caption 101 of 110Egyptian midfielder Abdallah Said heads the ball during the match against Uruguay.Egyptian midfielder Abdallah Said heads the ball during the match against Uruguay. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupEgyptian midfielder Abdallah Said heads the ball during the match against Uruguay.Hide Caption 102 of 110Fedor Smolov fights off two Saudi defenders during the tournament opener, which Russia won 3-0 on June 14. Russia and Saudi Arabia came into the match as the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament.Fedor Smolov fights off two Saudi defenders during the tournament opener, which Russia won 3-0 on June 14. Russia and Saudi Arabia came into the match as the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFedor Smolov fights off two Saudi defenders during the tournament opener, which Russia won 3-0 on June 14. Russia and Saudi Arabia came into the match as the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament.Hide Caption 103 of 110Fans watching from Yekaterinburg, Russia, celebrate Russia's first goal.Fans watching from Yekaterinburg, Russia, celebrate Russia's first goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupFans watching from Yekaterinburg, Russia, celebrate Russia’s first goal.Hide Caption 104 of 110The ball flies past Saudi Arabian goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf for Russia's fourth goal.The ball flies past Saudi Arabian goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf for Russia's fourth goal. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupThe ball flies past Saudi Arabian goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf for Russia’s fourth goal.Hide Caption 105 of 110A fan wears body paint in Russia's colors before the opening match.A fan wears body paint in Russia's colors before the opening match. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupA fan wears body paint in Russia’s colors before the opening match.Hide Caption 106 of 110Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the crowd before kickoff at the Luzhniki Stadium.Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the crowd before kickoff at the Luzhniki Stadium. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupRussian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the crowd before kickoff at the Luzhniki Stadium.Hide Caption 107 of 110Performers take part in the tournament's opening ceremony.Performers take part in the tournament's opening ceremony. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupPerformers take part in the tournament’s opening ceremony.Hide Caption 108 of 110British pop star Robbie Williams headlined the opening ceremony.British pop star Robbie Williams headlined the opening ceremony. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupBritish pop star Robbie Williams headlined the opening ceremony.Hide Caption 109 of 110Russian soprano Aida Garifullina sings during the opening ceremony.Russian soprano Aida Garifullina sings during the opening ceremony. Photos: The best photos of the 2018 World CupRussian soprano Aida Garifullina sings during the opening ceremony.Hide Caption 110 of 11004 world cup 062718 RESTRICTED03 world cup 06271802 world cup 062718 RESTRICTED01 world cup 06271805 world cup 062718 RESTRICTED06 world cup 062718 RESTRICTED07 world cup 06271808 world cup 06271810 world cup 06271809 world cup 06271809 world cup 062618 RESTRICTED06 world cup 06261807 world cup 06261808 world cup 06261807 world cup 06261802 world cup 06261801 world cup 06261803 world cup 06261804 world cup 06261805 world cup 06261809 world cup 06251807 world cup 06251808 world cup 06251811 world cup 06251804 world cup 06251806 world cup 06251801 world cup 06251802 world cup 06251803 world cup 06251809 world cup 06241807 world cup 06241813 world cup 06241806 world cup 062418 RESTRICTED05 world cup 062418 RESTRICTED01 world cup 06241802 world cup 06241810 world cup 062318 RESTRICTED07 world cup 06231809 world cup 06231808 world cup 06231805 world cup 06231801 world cup 06231802 world cup 062318 RESTRICTED03 world cup 06231809 world cup 06221808 world cup 06221807 world cup 06221804 world cup 06221805 world cup 06221806 world cup 06221801 world cup 06221802 world cup 06221806 world cup 06211807 world cup 06211808 world cup 06211803 world cup 06211804 world cup 06211805 world cup 06211801 world cup 06211802 world cup 06211834 world cup 06201832 world cup 06201833 world cup 06201831 world cup 06201828 world cup 06201830 world cup 06201829 world cup 06201825 world cup 06191823 world cup 06191824 world cup 06191835 world cup 06201819 world cup 06191818 world cup 061918 RESTRICTED14 world cup 06181817 world cup 06181813 world cup 06181812 world cup 06181810 world cup 06181805 world cup 06181803 world cup 06181804 world cup 06181807 world cup 06181806 world cup 061718 RESTRICTED08 world cup 06181801 world cup 06171816 world cup 061618 RESTRICTED19 world cup 06161811 world cup 061618 RESTRICTED14 world cup 061618 RESTRICTED07 world cup 06161810 world cup 06161805 world cup 06161803 world cup 06161813b world cup 06151814 world cup 06151816 world cup 06151817 world cup 06151807 world cup 06151810 world cup 06151802 world cup 06151803 world cup 06151804 world cup 06151820 world cup 06141828 world cup 06141824 world cup 06141803 world cup 06141809 world cup 06141808 world cup 06141807 world cup 06141806 world cup 061418The striker had another opportunity in the 64th minute, but his close range downward header was caught comfortably by Brazil’s goalkeeper. Mitrovic’s profligacy proved to be costly. Despite Serbia being in the ascendancy, Brazil doubled their advantage when Silva headed Neymar’s corner in at the near post. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, features and videosThe header punctured Serbia’s hopes and from there on it was a question of how many Brazil would score and were it not for Vladimir Stojkovic twice saving efforts from Neymar at point-blank range it could have been a heavier defeat for the Serbians whose World Cup is now over. Dante on Brazil's 7-1 defeat to GermanyDante on Brazil's 7-1 defeat to GermanyDante on Brazil's 7-1 defeat to GermanyJUST WATCHEDDante on Brazil’s 7-1 defeat to GermanyReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Dante on Brazil’s 7-1 defeat to Germany 02:09Swiss qualifySwitzerland qualified for the knockout stages of Russia 2018 as Group E runner-up, scrapping to an entertaining 2-2 draw against already-eliminated Costa Rica and will now face Sweden on Tuesday.Despite not being assured of a place in the last 16 ahead of kick-off, the Swiss started sluggishly and had goalkeeper Yann Sommer to thank for keeping the scores level in the first half.Gianluca Costantini is famous in his native Italy for his satirical drawings. Here he depicts rival superstar footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in advance of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Click or scroll for some of his other depictions of the the key moments of the tournament. Gianluca Costantini is famous in his native Italy for his satirical drawings. Here he depicts rival superstar footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in advance of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Click or scroll for some of his other depictions of the the key moments of the tournament. Photos: Gianluca Costantini is famous in his native Italy for his satirical drawings. Here he depicts rival superstar footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in advance of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Click or scroll for some of his other depictions of the the key moments of the tournament. Hide Caption 1 of 17Marcos Rojo's late goal gave Argentina a crucial 2-1 win over Nigeria and sent the South American side through to the last 16 of the World Cup at Russia 2018.Marcos Rojo's late goal gave Argentina a crucial 2-1 win over Nigeria and sent the South American side through to the last 16 of the World Cup at Russia 2018. Photos: Marcos Rojo’s late goal gave Argentina a crucial 2-1 win over Nigeria and sent the South American side through to the last 16 of the World Cup at Russia 2018.Hide Caption 2 of 17Iago Aspas' deft backheel ensured Spain grabbed a 2-2 draw against Morocco. It was initially ruled out for offside, only for Uzbekistani referee Ravshan Irmatov to award the goal following a VAR review. A point for Spain coupled with a late equalizer for Iran against Portugal meant La Roja topped Group B by virtue of goals scored. Iago Aspas' deft backheel ensured Spain grabbed a 2-2 draw against Morocco. It was initially ruled out for offside, only for Uzbekistani referee Ravshan Irmatov to award the goal following a VAR review. A point for Spain coupled with a late equalizer for Iran against Portugal meant La Roja topped Group B by virtue of goals scored. Photos: Iago Aspas’ deft backheel ensured Spain grabbed a 2-2 draw against Morocco. It was initially ruled out for offside, only for Uzbekistani referee Ravshan Irmatov to award the goal following a VAR review. A point for Spain coupled with a late equalizer for Iran against Portugal meant La Roja topped Group B by virtue of goals scored. Hide Caption 3 of 17Salem Al-Dawsar scored a late Saudi Arabia winner with the last kick of the game in a 2-1 victory over Egypt to give the Green Falcons their first World Cup victory since 1994.Salem Al-Dawsar scored a late Saudi Arabia winner with the last kick of the game in a 2-1 victory over Egypt to give the Green Falcons their first World Cup victory since 1994. Photos: Salem Al-Dawsar scored a late Saudi Arabia winner with the last kick of the game in a 2-1 victory over Egypt to give the Green Falcons their first World Cup victory since 1994.Hide Caption 4 of 17Toni Kroos' superb free-kick against Sweden delivered a last-gasp winner and brought the Germans the win they desperately needed in the most dramatic fashion to keep the defending champions' World Cup hopes alive.Toni Kroos' superb free-kick against Sweden delivered a last-gasp winner and brought the Germans the win they desperately needed in the most dramatic fashion to keep the defending champions' World Cup hopes alive. Photos: Toni Kroos’ superb free-kick against Sweden delivered a last-gasp winner and brought the Germans the win they desperately needed in the most dramatic fashion to keep the defending champions’ World Cup hopes alive.Hide Caption 5 of 17Romelu Lukaku is having an impressive World Cup. He scored two goals in Belgium's 3-0 win over Panama and grabbed another brace in the 5-2 over Tunisia.Romelu Lukaku is having an impressive World Cup. He scored two goals in Belgium's 3-0 win over Panama and grabbed another brace in the 5-2 over Tunisia. Photos: Romelu Lukaku is having an impressive World Cup. He scored two goals in Belgium’s 3-0 win over Panama and grabbed another brace in the 5-2 over Tunisia.Hide Caption 6 of 17Two delightful goals from the impressive Ahmed Musa secured Nigeria a first victory of the tournament and diminished Iceland's chances of making it into the last 16.Two delightful goals from the impressive Ahmed Musa secured Nigeria a first victory of the tournament and diminished Iceland's chances of making it into the last 16. Photos: Two delightful goals from the impressive Ahmed Musa secured Nigeria a first victory of the tournament and diminished Iceland’s chances of making it into the last 16.Hide Caption 7 of 17Philippe Coutinho scored one of the goals of the 2018 World Cup in Brazil's opening game against Switzerland with a superb curling shot. The match finished 1-1.Philippe Coutinho scored one of the goals of the 2018 World Cup in Brazil's opening game against Switzerland with a superb curling shot. The match finished 1-1. Photos: Philippe Coutinho scored one of the goals of the 2018 World Cup in Brazil’s opening game against Switzerland with a superb curling shot. The match finished 1-1.Hide Caption 8 of 17Barcelona striker Luis Suarez scored on his 100th international appearance in Uruguay's 1-0 win against Saudi Arabia. It was the 31-year-old's 52nd goal for his country and one of his simplest, side-footing into the net from six yards following a corner. Suarez also becomes the first Uruguayan to score at three World Cups.Barcelona striker Luis Suarez scored on his 100th international appearance in Uruguay's 1-0 win against Saudi Arabia. It was the 31-year-old's 52nd goal for his country and one of his simplest, side-footing into the net from six yards following a corner. Suarez also becomes the first Uruguayan to score at three World Cups. Photos: Barcelona striker Luis Suarez scored on his 100th international appearance in Uruguay’s 1-0 win against Saudi Arabia. It was the 31-year-old’s 52nd goal for his country and one of his simplest, side-footing into the net from six yards following a corner. Suarez also becomes the first Uruguayan to score at three World Cups.Hide Caption 9 of 17Mo Salah finally made his World Cup bow and scored a goal but the Egyptian could not save his country as the Pharaohs' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of football's showpiece event were all but ended by a clinical Russia.<br />On a rainy night in St Petersburg, Russia recorded their second convincing win of the group stages with this 3-1 victory against an Egyptian side which had hoped that Salah's return from injury would kickstart their tournament.Mo Salah finally made his World Cup bow and scored a goal but the Egyptian could not save his country as the Pharaohs' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of football's showpiece event were all but ended by a clinical Russia.<br />On a rainy night in St Petersburg, Russia recorded their second convincing win of the group stages with this 3-1 victory against an Egyptian side which had hoped that Salah's return from injury would kickstart their tournament. Photos: Mo Salah finally made his World Cup bow and scored a goal but the Egyptian could not save his country as the Pharaohs’ hopes of progressing to the knockout stages of football’s showpiece event were all but ended by a clinical Russia.On a rainy night in St Petersburg, Russia recorded their second convincing win of the group stages with this 3-1 victory against an Egyptian side which had hoped that Salah’s return from injury would kickstart their tournament.Hide Caption 10 of 17Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty in Argentina's opening World Cup game -- the 0-0 draw against Iceland.Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty in Argentina's opening World Cup game -- the 0-0 draw against Iceland. Photos: Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty in Argentina’s opening World Cup game — the 0-0 draw against Iceland.Hide Caption 11 of 17Cristiano Ronaldo had a barnstorming start to the 2018 World Cup scoring a hattrick in the 3-3 draw against Spain. His third goal was a stunning free-kick in the closing minutes that ensured Portugal secured a point from the game.Cristiano Ronaldo had a barnstorming start to the 2018 World Cup scoring a hattrick in the 3-3 draw against Spain. His third goal was a stunning free-kick in the closing minutes that ensured Portugal secured a point from the game. Photos: Cristiano Ronaldo had a barnstorming start to the 2018 World Cup scoring a hattrick in the 3-3 draw against Spain. His third goal was a stunning free-kick in the closing minutes that ensured Portugal secured a point from the game.Hide Caption 12 of 17Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored his first goal at a World Cup finals in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia. After getting his first he then headed in England's winner.Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored his first goal at a World Cup finals in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia. After getting his first he then headed in England's winner. Photos: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored his first goal at a World Cup finals in England’s 2-1 win over Tunisia. After getting his first he then headed in England’s winner.Hide Caption 13 of 17Hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia were pitted against each other in the World Cup's opening match on Thursday, June 14. Hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia were pitted against each other in the World Cup's opening match on Thursday, June 14. Photos: Hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia were pitted against each other in the World Cup’s opening match on Thursday, June 14. Hide Caption 14 of 17Uruguay's Luis Suarez has history in the World Cup -- the Barcelona forward will hope to avoid controversy in his third tournament, while 45-year-old Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary will be playing in his first. Uruguay's Luis Suarez has history in the World Cup -- the Barcelona forward will hope to avoid controversy in his third tournament, while 45-year-old Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary will be playing in his first. Photos: Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has history in the World Cup — the Barcelona forward will hope to avoid controversy in his third tournament, while 45-year-old Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary will be playing in his first. Hide Caption 15 of 17Argentina and Iceland faced off in the Group D opener on June 16 -- the so-called "Group of Death." Both Sergio "Kun" Aguero of Argentina and Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson suffered knee injuries prior to the World Cup.Argentina and Iceland faced off in the Group D opener on June 16 -- the so-called "Group of Death." Both Sergio "Kun" Aguero of Argentina and Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson suffered knee injuries prior to the World Cup. Photos: Argentina and Iceland faced off in the Group D opener on June 16 — the so-called “Group of Death.” Both Sergio “Kun” Aguero of Argentina and Iceland’s Gylfi Sigurdsson suffered knee injuries prior to the World Cup.Hide Caption 16 of 17The Group E match between Brazil and Switzerland ended up in a 1-1 draw.The Group E match between Brazil and Switzerland ended up in a 1-1 draw. Photos: The Group E match between Brazil and Switzerland ended up in a 1-1 draw.Hide Caption 17 of 17messi ronaldo teasemarcos rojoIago AspasSalem Al-DawsariToni KroosRomelu LukakuAhmed MusaCoutinho sketchSuarezsalah sketchmessi sketchronaldo sketchharry kane sketchrussia saudi arabia teasegianluca costantini Suarez vs. Al Hardry aguero Gianluca Costantini Neymar ShaqiriREAD: Swiss keeper cooks up a storm with food blogWithout nerves and with nothing to play for, Costa Rica were playing the kind of entertaining football which saw the team reach the quarterfinals in Brazil.Bryan Oviedo delivered an early, teasing cross into the box and Celso Borges’ header looked destined for the back of the net, but Yann Sommer got down quickly to tip it onto the post.Xherdan Shaqiri was robbed of the ball soon after, dawdling in possession as Daniel Colindres pounced and curled a wonderful effort over Sommer but saw his strike hit the underside of the crossbar.Sommer was again called into action minutes later, tipping Colindres’ goal bound effort around the post and out for a corner.But for all of Costa Rica’s early pressing, it was Switzerland who would take the lead. Shaqiri’s cross into the box was headed down by Breel Embolo and Blerim Zemaili pounced on the loose ball and hammered his strike past Keylor Navas.Undeterred by that setback late in the first half, Costa Rica pressed on and got their reward just 10 minutes after the restart.Kendall Waston rose highest in the penalty area to expertly nod Joel Campbell’s corner past Sommer’s outstretched fingertips and spark jubilant scenes on the bench and in the stands.Bora Milutinovic shares secrets to career successBora Milutinovic shares secrets to career successBora Milutinovic shares secrets to career success_00000000JUST WATCHEDBora Milutinovic shares secrets to career successReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCH

Bora Milutinovic shares secrets to career success 02:27READ: Maradona ‘fine’ after health scareThat goal was Costa Rica’s first at Russia 2018 and meant that all 32 teams at this World Cup have now scored at least once.In the end, the goal meant little but Costa Rica’s bench and the fans in the stand celebrated wildly.As the match entered the final few minutes and appeared to be petering out into a draw, substitute Josip Drmic appeared at the far post to delightfully steer Denis Zakaria’s low cross into the far corner.Costa Rica was then awarded two penalties in stoppage time; the first overturned correctly by VAR, the second scored by Bryan Ruiz — via the crossbar and the back of Sommer’s head.If Los Ticos failed to reproduce the memorable moments that saw them reach the quarterfinals in Brazil four years ago, but at least they now have a small memento to take home from Russia.

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