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FIFA World Cup The Russia 2018 group stage is over, but which sides have impressed, which are lucky to be in the last 16 and why do we have to go so far down to find Germany?
FIFA World Cup One shining star and another who must do better from every nation in the last 16, brought to you by Greg Lea
FIFA World Cup With three games down and only half of Russia 2018's teams remaining, Nick Miller picks out the stars who've shone brightest so far
England The group stage is over, so we've rated the performances of all 32 nations in Russia
FIFA World Cup Jogi Löw has done an Arsene Wenger, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is unmissed and the hosts have won already – Michael Yokhin on 10 talking points from Russia 2018
Football quiz Each of these players has been directly involved in at least two goals in the group stage. Name them...
FIFA World Cup Belgium finished top of Group G by beating England, while Colombia and Japan joined them in the knockout stage
Akira Nishino Akira Nishino threatened to undo his own good work by making six changes against Poland, but Japan somehow clung on in the World Cup.
Japan and Senegal broke new ground on Thursday as FIFA's fair play rankings were used to decide a World Cup group for the first time.
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