World Cup news - latest: Spain knocked out as Morocco win on penalties; Ronaldo benched after being criticised by Portugal boss

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Portugal manager Fernando Santos hits out at Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction after he was substituted in their final group game; France's protest about Antoine Griezmann's goal being ruled out against Tunisia is rejected; Brazil's players unfurl a Pele tribute after their 4-1 win.

18:05:38 Morocco's winning penalties in pictures Morocco have defied the odds and knocked Spain out of the World Cup in a penalty shootout.Morocco v Spain 3pm | Portugal v Switzerland 7pm 13:10:01 Could this be Morocco's secret good luck charm? Unlike many teams, Morocco's head coach Walid Regragui has insisted on his players' chosen family members enjoying an all-inclusive trip to Qatar for the World Cup., in which he criticised the Red Devils and their manager Erik ten Hag.England's possible route to Qatar 2022 World Cup final with dates and times confirmed QUIET! Bellingham makes joke after Henderson walks away from interview about transfer ranked Kane above Rooney for greatest England strikers but Spurs star not the best yet demands Juventus 'still owe' Ronaldo £17m despite leaving for Man United in 2021 leave Ashley's group serve eviction notice to Coventry, Jordan says it's 'negotiation tool' RON-SEALED? Ronaldo to reveal next club after World Cup with reports €500mi Saudi deal done battle French journalist thinks World Cup clash is England's to win because of Mbappe issue jubilant Staff at England team hotel welcome stars back with party - and players love it Getty Ronaldo was seen shouting in the direction of his opponent Advertisement 3 The star claimed there was no disagreement with Santos despite looking rather unimpressed by his substitution When asked if Ronaldo would start against the Swiss, Santos – who has been Portugal manager since 2014 – said: “I only give the team in the stadium, in the locker room, it has always been like this.

It is also the first Arab nation to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals.Hakim Ziyech, Abdelhamid Sabiri and Achraf Hakimi scored the three winning penalties that secured the victory.The 24-year-old later posted a picture of him kissing her on the forehead, with the caption:"I love you, mum.You can check out photos of the three goals below.Advertisement highest paid athlete in the world.17:46:34 Spain knocked out of World Cup after losing on penalties to Morocco Spain have been knocked out of the World Cup after losing on penalities to Morocco.The move, it seems, is part of Regragui's strategy to create positive energy that will translate into an advantage on the pitch.The team failed to score a single penalty against Morocco's goalkeeper Yassine Bounou.” talkSPORT World Cup 2022 Coverage talkSPORT is bringing you wall-to-wall coverage of the 2022 World Cup.

As Morocco celebrated reaching the quarter-finals, several Spanish players could be seen crying on the pitch." Could all the family members in the crowd prove to be the team's good luck charm during their game against Spain this afternoon? Guess we'll have to wait and see.Getty He is now set for a fresh start in Saudi Arabia Advertisement However, despite the reports, it is understood Ronaldo will not reveal any decision about his future until after the World Cup.Sky Sports' Ben Grounds said:"The Madrid-born Hakimi is Spain's thorn, but Bounou deserves the plaudits for his superb saves in the shoot-out."The Moroccan dream lives on in the desert..What a moment for the Arab world.Once he returns to club football, Ronaldo could well be staying on in the Middle East.Spain slump to their haunches.The Senegalese winger has been seen covering his eyes and pointing a finger to his head, imitating a gun, after scoring.Topics.

" Earlier, Spain's coach Luis Enrique said he had set his players"homework" of practising 1,000 penalties ahead of the game.But it doesn't seem to have paid off… 17:41:36 Ronaldo left out of starting line-up for Portugal's game against Switzerland Cristiano Ronaldo is not in the starting line-up for Portugal in the round of 16 of the World Cup against Switzerland.On Monday, around 300 people died in an attack in the eastern North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.We are broadcasting all 64 games in the tournament live, with over 600 hours of coverage across our network.The 37-year-old left Manchester United last month under a cloud and has cast a shadow over Fernando Santos' side during their time in Qatar.Portugal head coach Santos was unhappy with the veteran's reaction to being substituted towards the end of Friday's 2-1 loss to South Korea.After a brief period of calm, it went on the offensive again in October, but it has rejected the most recent massacre accusations.Ronaldo said his frustration was aimed at an opposing player.You can also download the , or ask your smart speaker to play talkSPORT.

17:35:01 Morocco vs Spain goes to penalties After another 33 minutes of playing time, Morocco and Spain's World Cup game will now go to penalties.12:30:01 Will Ronaldo be in Portugal's starting line-up? As Portugal get ready to take on Switzerland this evening, the question lots of people are asking is if Ronaldo will be part of the starting 11? As we told you this morning, manager Fernando Santos has hit out at the former Manchester United forward's reaction after he was substituted in their final World Cup group game last week.Both teams failed to score during extra-time, despite several chances, with the result remaining 0-0 after more than two hours on the pitch.Unsurprisingly, Spain came into this knockout clash as the substantial favourites, according to the bookmakers, but so far they've not managed to find the net.He said his frustration was aimed at an opposing player rather than Santos for taking him off, but Santos said it wasn't a good look for the team.Taking the first penalty is Morocco's Sabiri.Whoever wins this match will go on to play either Portugal or Switzerland in the quarter-finals, depending on the winners of tonight's game.Portugal's social media manager has posted this picture today - tellingly, given the circumstances, Ronaldo isn't pictured among the smiling squad.

17:15:01 Poland's PM defends paying footballers a World Cup bonus amid country's economic hardship Poland's prime minister has defended his controversial decision to pay high bonuses to the national soccer team for its World Cup performance amid a period of economic hardship in the country.Mateusz Morawiecki said he believes the players have earned some kind of bonus by advancing from their group – which is Poland's best result at the tournament in 36 years.Clear? 12:10:01 'You man are so pressed by women in football' - Ian Wright defends fellow football pundit Former England striker Ian Wright has hit back at"horrible" Twitter users for criticising fellow pundit Eni Aluko after she made a mistake on air."This success is worth any money," Morawiecki told Polish news outlet wPolsce.At a meeting before the team left for Qatar, Morawiecki promised players a"very good reward"if things go well."He's the top scorer for Brazil over the last two years and has a great record, 19 in 40 appearances.Media reports said there was talk of at least 30 million zlotys (£5,490,104.

4).The figure would actually mean Richarlison scored around one goal every two games.Poland advanced from Group C after defeating Saudi Arabia, drawing with Mexico and losing to Argentina, but were eliminated by defending champion France.With a budget deficit, high spending on defence and inflation of more than 17% hitting the nation, government spokesman Piotr Mueller recently said there would be no bonus for the players.This morning, Wright came to her defence, tweeting:"I've made countless mistakes live on air.Instead, he said the money would be spent on training children and developing the football infrastructure within Poland.16:52:49 Morocco vs Spain enters extra time - as both teams fail to score Morocco and Spain's World Cup knockout game has entered extra-time after both teams failed to score."You man are so pressed by women in football that you take pure pleasure in this.

In the last minute of the game, Spain was awarded a free-kick in a dangerous position, but they failed to find the net, with Morocco's goalkeeper making a solid save.If either team fails to score now, the game will go to penalties." 11:50:01 'If you disconnect, you go home' - Pedri's warning to Spain ahead of Morocco match Pedri has warned Spain will face a World Cup exit this afternoon if they do not concentrate during their game against Morocco.The winner will go on to face either Portugal or Switzerland in the quarter-finals.16:47:01 Mbappe misses training session just four days away from France's quarter-final against England Football superstar Kylian Mbappe has missed his training session today – just four days out from France's quarter-final against England.Spain kicked off their World Cup campaign with a dominant 7-0 victory over Costa Rica, but have since slipped with a 1-1 draw with Germany and a 2-1 loss against Japan.The PSG forward, who is top scorer at the tournament in Qatar with five goals, was undergoing a separate recovery session instead, Sky Sports reported.

It is not unusual for players with a large workload to have individual training plans, but this is one to keep an eye on as Saturday's huge game draws closer.It was a hard blow – we didn't expect that result against Japan.Mbappe has been spoken about a lot in the lead up to the match and it has been widely anticipated that he could be the most challenging player Southgate's side will have to deal with during the game.Mbappe has been described as one of the best players in the World Cup and was responsible for two of France's three goals in their comfortable win over Poland in the last 16.We have realised all matches are life and death in terms of the tournament.16:27:51 'I would like to apologise for losing my temper' - Samuel Eto'o releases statement after attacking man Samuel Eto'o has released a statement apologising for"a violent altercation" outside a stadium at the World Cup in Qatar.Footage emerged of Cameroon's FA president attacking a man, who is believed to be a photographer, following Brazil's clash with South Korea.If they score, it can be the only one they need.

Despite his apology, the former Cameroon and Barcelona striker has said he will continue to"resist the relentless provocation and daily harassment of some Algerian supporters".During the clip, which was filmed by the Argentine newspaper La Opinion, Eto'o makes his way out of the stadium and the man approaches him, before the pair exchange words and Eto'o begins to shout at him.11:30:01 Spain's coach hopes 'homework' of 1,000 penalties will pay off this afternoon Spain's coach Luis Enrique has said he hopes his players'"homework" of practising 1,000 penalties will pay off during their game against Morocco this afternoon.Moments later, a huddle begins to form and the footballer knees the man in the face, knocking him to the ground.In his statement, Eto'o added:"I would like to apologise for losing my temper and reacting in a way that does not match my personality.Spain were eliminated on penalties by Italy in the semi-finals of last year's Euros.I apologise to the public for this unfortunate incident.

"I call on the Algerian authorities and federation to take their responsibilities to put an end to this unhealthy climate before a more serious tragedy occurs.Meanwhile, Spain have urged their fans around the world to"kidnap the remote" and watch the game this afternoon." He also claimed to have been targeted by"insults and allegations of cheating" throughout the World Cup, and said Cameroonians have been"harassed and pestered by Algerians".Cameroon beat Algeria in their World Cup play-off clash in March."If you're not in Spain, you're travelling, or you're just a fan of the national team anywhere else in the world.You can read his full statement below 16:07:01 First ever temporary World Cup stadium set to be dismantled Less than two weeks after making its debut as a World Cup venue, Stadium 974 is now set to be dismantled after hosting its final game.The arena, which was made from 974 shipping containers, was built for just seven matches, and saw its last one played on Monday night when Brazil defeated South Korea..

It is the first temporary stadium in World Cup history and organisers have pledged to dismantle it and rebuild it in a different location, or make it into smaller venues elsewhere.According to the Financial Times, the latest chatter suggests it may end up in Uruguay, but there has also been talk about it being sent to Africa." the tweet says.Due to its design, the stadium bowl seating avoids the need for air conditioning, and it uses 40% less water compared to a conventional stadium development.Due to your consent preferences, you’re not able to view this.The clip shows the players booting the ball back and forth across the pool in Doha, before Rice headers it and jumps into the water..

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World Cup news - latest: Portugal manager hits out at Ronaldo strop; Eto'o brutally kicks cameramanPortugal manager Fernando Santos hits out at Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction after he was substituted in their final group game; France's protest about Antoine Griezmann's goal being ruled out against Tunisia is rejected; Brazil's players unfurl a Pele tribute after their 4-1 win. What a spoilt git. Disgruntled at Utd, disgruntled at Portugal. Always looking to blame everyone else. Who is really the problem here?

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