In Group A, Senegal, beaten against the Netherlands in the first match, won Friday, November 25 in Doha, against Qatar (3-1) now on the verge of elimination. At 5 p.m., the Netherlands face Ecuador. In Group B, the day started with the unexpected victory, in the last seconds, of Iran against Wales (2-0). The other Group B match opposes England to the United States at 8 p.m. Follow our live.
The Iranians sang their anthem. After having refused to sing it in support of the victims of the Iranian regime’s repression against England on Monday, the Iranian players this time sang their national anthem before the match against Wales.
Ronaldo goes down in history. Cristiano Ronaldo made World Cup history on Thursday by scoring in five different editions. “It’s something that makes me very proud, launched the Portuguese star, it’s a great moment, my fifth World Cup, we won, we started off on the right foot. It’s a very important victory, we know that winning the first game is crucial.”
Neymar injured, but optimistic. Brazilian star Neymar was injured in the victory against Serbia (2-0). Out in tears and victim of a sprained right ankle, the attacker sees far. “Difficult match, but it was important to winwrote the Paris Saint-Germain player on his social networks. Congratulations to the team, first step taken… There are 6 left”. “We are confident, Neymar will play again in this World Cup”assured the Brazilian coach, Tite.