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Explained: Why Italy failed to qualify for FIFA World Cup yet again?
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Explained: Why Italy failed to qualify for FIFA World Cup yet again?

Italy failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for a second straight edition. After the highs of Euro 2020 title, what went wrong for the Azzurri?

FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Christian Pulisic treble as USA rout Panama to all-but book Qatar ticket
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FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Christian Pulisic treble as USA rout Panama to all-but book Qatar ticket

Pulisic scored a pair of first-half penalties — both given against Panama captain Anibal Godoy — before completing his treble with a virtuoso goal in the second half to leave the US with one foot in this year's finals in Qatar.

FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Canada joy as Jamaica rout seals first finals berth since 1986
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FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Canada joy as Jamaica rout seals first finals berth since 1986

Goals from Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan, Junior Hoilett and an Adrian Mariappa own goal secured all three points after Canada dominated against a Jamaica side already eliminated from contention

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie on target as US sink Mexico
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie on target as US sink Mexico

The win leaves the United States on top of the eight-team final round of CONCACAF standings with 14 points from seven games.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Harry Kane fires England to brink of Qatar, Italy's hopes in balance
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Harry Kane fires England to brink of Qatar, Italy's hopes in balance

The England captain Harry Kane has scored just one Premier League goal this season, but now has six in five games for his country.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier: Angel Di Maria winner puts Argentina on brink of qualification
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier: Angel Di Maria winner puts Argentina on brink of qualification

Di Maria's sublime early finish at the Campeón del Siglo stadium in Montevideo was the difference between the sides in a match dominated by Uruguay.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Brazil qualify for Qatar World Cup with Colombia win
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Brazil qualify for Qatar World Cup with Colombia win

Brazil have produced a near perfect qualifying campaign, winning 11 of 12 matches — their only blemish a goalless draw in Colombia last month — to qualify with six games to spare.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain pounce on Sweden shock, Portugal held by Ireland
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain pounce on Sweden shock, Portugal held by Ireland

Pablo Sarabia's penalty proved enough for La Roja to take all three points in Athens and move a point above Sweden ahead of a winner-takes-all clash between the sides in Seville on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain at Greece; Croatia aim to gain on Russia
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain at Greece; Croatia aim to gain on Russia

Spain need to win in Greece to guarantee a chance to finish first in the group regardless of other results.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain facing injury battle ahead of decisive games
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Spain facing injury battle ahead of decisive games

Spain enter their final two matches in second place in Group B, two points behind Sweden and four ahead of third-place Greece.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia in showdown games
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Portugal, Spain, Italy, Croatia in showdown games

Three groups are set to be decided when the top two teams meet in a last-game showdown. Winners will go to Qatar and losers head for the playoffs in March, needing to get past two more opponents to qualify.

Ajax's Daley Blind to miss rest of Eredivisie season due to ankle injury, but hopes to be fit for Euro 2021
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Ajax's Daley Blind to miss rest of Eredivisie season due to ankle injury, but hopes to be fit for Euro 2021

Blind was hurt during the second half of his country’s 7-0 win over Gibraltar in a World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Germany's Toni Kroos slams hosts Qatar over treatment of migrant workers
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Germany's Toni Kroos slams hosts Qatar over treatment of migrant workers

Kroos' comments came after the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Norway all protested by wearing T-shirts with messages such as "Human Rights" or "Football supports change" before World Cup qualifiers over the last week.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Harry Kane ends England goal drought to sink Albania
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Harry Kane ends England goal drought to sink Albania

This was the England captain Kane's first international goal since he scored against Kosovo 500 days ago in November 2019.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Denmark players join protest against Qatar's treatment of migrant workers
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Denmark players join protest against Qatar's treatment of migrant workers

Players from Germany and the Netherlands have also protested in recent days as the European qualifying campaign begins for the 2022 tournament, the hosting of which was controversially awarded a decade ago to Qatar.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Coronavirus pandemic blamed for lack of VAR after Cristiano Ronaldo's complaints
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Coronavirus pandemic blamed for lack of VAR after Cristiano Ronaldo's complaints

Portugal's path to the 2022 World Cup has been complicated by Ronaldo being denied a stoppage-time winner against Serbia on Saturday

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Ousmane Dembele scores, Kylian Mbappe misses penalty as France beat Kazakhstan
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Ousmane Dembele scores, Kylian Mbappe misses penalty as France beat Kazakhstan

It was a welcome result for reigning world champions France after they kicked off their campaign in qualifying Group D by drawing 1-1 at home to Ukraine last Wednesday.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Netherlands players aim rights protest at Qatar ahead of Latvia clash
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Netherlands players aim rights protest at Qatar ahead of Latvia clash

Germany lined up before the Iceland game in black T-shirts with white lettering to spell out "Human Rights", while Norway donned T-shirts with the message "Human rights, on and off the pitch" before their qualifier against Gibraltar.

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Denmark team promise to protest against Qatar in Moldova clash
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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Denmark team promise to protest against Qatar in Moldova clash

Both Norway's and Germany's teams have already made protest gestures at their respective qualifiers, in both case by wearing shirts with human rights messages.

World Cup qualifiers: Erling Haaland's Norway hint at pre-match protest over Qatar human rights abuses
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World Cup qualifiers: Erling Haaland's Norway hint at pre-match protest over Qatar human rights abuses

Norway players plan to use the fixture against Gibraltar as an opportunity to express their reservations about Qatar's human rights record.