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Sanchez sent off as Japan beat Colombia

Carlos Sanchez was dismissed for handball as Japan won the penalty from which Shinji Kagawa gave them the lead.

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LIVE Day 6: Colombia, Poland in action; Salah to star?

Radamel Falcao and Robert Lewandowski make their debuts at this World Cup, against Japan and Senegal, respectively, while Egypt face Russia.

Robson: Japan made the extra man count

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson feels Japan should've dominated 10-man Colombia, but did just enough in the second half to earn a win in their Group H opener.

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England need more than Kane's goals: Alli, Sterling and Lingard must step up

Mark Ogden: Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard have played 78 games for England, but have delivered a combined total of just five goals.

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Why VAR might not have advised penalties to England

England fans were up in arms about Harry Kane being denied two penalties against Tunisia. But why might VAR have not advised penalties?

Ogden: Scarce flights make it hard for England fans

Mark Ogden feels the lack of transport available around Russia could be the reason for so few England fans making the trip to Russia.

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Project Russia: England players struggle in Tunisia trivia test

The Three Lions test their knowledge of Tunisia, fans share their predictions and mosquitoes take over Volgograd in episode seven of Project Russia.

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Ballsupski: Let's see what Group H is like

Day six of the World Cup and Anthony Richardson and Ian Fiveankles look ahead to the final matches of Group H, whether the first Cruyff turn will ever be eclipsed and what player's they have for their anti-fantasy football teams.

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McManaman: Kane's winner takes pressure off England

Steve McManaman explains the importance of England's win over Tunisia, and the FC crew rate Harry Kane's performance in his World Cup debut.

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Tuesday's World Cup fixtures

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Transfer news

LIVE Transfer Talk: Liverpool step up interest in England goalkeeper Pope

With Lucas Torreiro and Bernd Leno coming on board, Arsenal will sell Jack Wilshere to make room in the squad. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Madrid to meet Bale reps over future - sources

A meeting between Gareth Bale's representatives and Real Madrid chiefs which could decide his long term future is to take place soon, sources say.

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FIFA World Cup

Germany, Argentina, Spain and Brazil make slow start to World Cup

Ian Darke: The favourites have started slowly and shown some flaws, while the so-called lesser nations have proved they can compete in Russia.

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De Gea's form, focus make mistake vs. Portugal inexplicable

David De Gea has been in fine form and he's focused on delivering Spain another World Cup. So his error vs. Portugal came as a such a shock.

Saudi Arabia team's plane catches fire mid-air

The plane carrying the Saudi Arabia World Cup team caught fire mid-air on its way to Rostov on Don, eventually landing safely.

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Egypt need Salah's magic, mastery vs. Russia

Egypt need Mohamed Salah vs. Russia given that it's a must-win game. There's no better time for him to show he's one of the world's best right now.

Egypt: Salah fit to play barring last fitness test

Egypt coach Hector Cuper is ready to gamble on Mohamed Salah and is hoping the striker comes through a final fitness test.

Ames: Russia cautious about Egypt

Nick Ames discusses the expectations on the Russian team from the fans to go far in the World Cup but insists they are wary of Egypt's attacking threats.

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Cricket

England vs. Australia, 3rd ODI

Australia bowl first in must-win ODI at Trent Bridge

An England victory would seal the series with two matches to spare

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