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South Korea made history with their astonishing run to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals but the current crop of players have struggled to come close to that performance.
Disgraced former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter to defy ban to attend World Cup, meet Russian President Vladimir Putin
Despite his ban, Blatter has on several occasions said he would respond favourably to an invitation from Putin to come and see the World Cup in Russia.
Disturbing news of an earthquake in Osaka, which killed three people and injured more than 300, and a fire alarm at 5:00 am on Monday at the team hotel meant the players struggled to get much sleep.
Two England supporters were taken off a train on their way to the southern city and charged with being drunk in public.
Maguire, Stones, Walker in back three as Harry Kane leads England against Tunisia in their FIFA World Cup opener
For Tunisia, Sunderland midfielder Wahbi Khazri, who spent last season on loan at Rennes in France is named as captain to play behind lone striker Naim Sliti.
Belgium just needed a spark from somewhere, and they got it from Dries Mertens in the 47th minute.
Senegal are one of five African teams at the tournament in Russia but they are the only one coached by an African.
Kalinic has scored 15 goals in 42 international appearances, including three in qualifying to help Croatia reach the finals.
Neymar was fouled 10 times, more than any player in a single World Cup match since Alan Shearer 20 years ago, and provoked Switzerland's three yellow cards.
Four years ago in Brazil, Sakai was a substitute but expects to feature prominently in Japan's Russia campaign.
Loew has been heavily criticised in Germany for his tactics and keeping faith in under-performing players, especially Sami Khedira and Mesut Ozil.
Dedryck Boyata starts in defence as Eden Hazard leads Belgium against Panama in FIFA World Cup Group G opener
Roman Torres, whose goal against Costa Rica in qualifying secured Panama a place in Russia, captains the side from central defence.
Andreas Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea in FIFA World Cup Group F game
The game was decided when Viktor Claesson went down from a challenge by Kim Min-woo with referee Joel Aguilar pointing to the spot after checking the footage.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects top nations to recover from slow starts
Germany suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to an inspired Mexico in Moscow, while Brazil were held to a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don.
Salah's name has been creeping into conversations often since Russia's 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia in the tournament curtainraiser.