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Who Is Starting for the USMNT, Iran Today?
Who Is Starting for the USMNT, Iran Today?

From the starting lineups to potential national anthem protests, this matchup is one to watch from the opening kickoff. Heres who to expect on the field.

Wales vs England, live! Score, updates, how to watch, stream, videos
Wales vs England, live! Score, updates, how to watch, stream, videos

Being dubbed as 'The Battle of Britain' this clash in the Group B finale between Wales and England has plenty on the line.

US, Iran fans mingle in Qatar ahead World Cup clash
US, Iran fans mingle in Qatar ahead World Cup clash

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Smiling U.S. and Iranian fans mingled and posed for photos outside a stadium in Doha ahead of a politically charged World Cup match on Tuesday. The atmosphere was generally festive though the political divisions among Iran fans were apparent outside Al Thumama Stadium, as they have been during previous Iran games during the tournament as pro-government fans confronted those expressing support for the anti-government protests across Iran.

Brazil team complains about pitch quality of Stadium 974
Brazil team complains about pitch quality of Stadium 974

STORY: Goalkeeper coach Claudio Taffarel said the Brazilian staff inspected the pitch before the match with Switzerland and found it to be in a bad shape.'The pitch, we inspected it before the game, it really caught our attention that it was not perfect. Other teams had played there a lot, so it is a pitch where the ball goes very fast, making it difficult to control the ball, as we saw in some moments of the match. The players can manage these adversities during the match.'The Brazilians, still without their star player Neymar, have one last group-stage match to play against Cameroon on Friday (December 2).

Qatar Ends World Cup Debut With Loss to the Netherlands
Qatar Ends World Cup Debut With Loss to the Netherlands

Qatar lost all three of its games in the group stage and became the second host country to not advance to the knockout stage.

Qatar says farewell to World Cup in 2-0 loss to Netherlands
Qatar says farewell to World Cup in 2-0 loss to Netherlands

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) Ibrahim Al-Ghanim, a former Qatar national soccer team defender, was dressed like thousands of other local men as he rushed to his seat through a main foyer at Al Bayt Stadium. ''We are all here to support Qatar and the team, and to enjoy it,'' Al-Ghanim said. Al-Ghanim suggested not using the World Cup as the barometer.

Iran vs USA, live! Score, updates, live stream link, USMNT lineup
Iran vs USA, live! Score, updates, live stream link, USMNT lineup

The USA seeks a return to the knockout rounds and that'll only come with a win over Iran at 2pm ET Tuesday in Al Khor.

Tensions build ahead of must-win World Cup match between U.S., Iran
Tensions build ahead of must-win World Cup match between U.S., Iran

Geopolitical tensions are building ahead of the must-win World Cup match between the U.S. and Iran. CBS Sports soccer analyst Grant Wahl joins CBS News' Lana Zak and Elaine Quijano to discuss how the teams are feeling the global pressure.

World Cup live updates: Senegal leads Ecuador in Group A; USMNT faces win-or-go-home match vs. Iran
World Cup live updates: Senegal leads Ecuador in Group A; USMNT faces win-or-go-home match vs. Iran

The USMNT faces a must-win situation against Iran in its Group B finale at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Messi likened to skiing great Alberto Tomba by Poland coach
Messi likened to skiing great Alberto Tomba by Poland coach

Poland coach Czeslaw Michniewicz delved into the worlds of skiing and tennis when assessing the task facing his players in stopping Argentina great Lionel Messi at the World Cup. A draw for Poland in Wednesday's game at Stadium 974 will secure a place in the last 16, but the team's chances of advancing hinge largely on how it deals with Messi. Michniewicz used other sports as a reference.

How to Watch Australia vs. Denmark in 2022 World Cup Group D Match
How to Watch Australia vs. Denmark in 2022 World Cup Group D Match

Heres how to catch Australia and Denmark in their 2022 FIFA World Cup Group D match on Wednesday.

World Cup protestor waving rainbow flag interrupts Portugal vs. Uruguay match
World Cup protestor waving rainbow flag interrupts Portugal vs. Uruguay match

A spectator ran onto the pitch during a match at the World Cup in Qatar, bearing a rainbow flag and messages supporting Ukraine and Iranian women.

Neymar to miss Brazil
Neymar to miss Brazil's last group game at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Neymar will miss Brazil's last group game at the World Cup because of his right ankle injury, the team doctor said Tuesday. Rodrigo Lasmar said the Brazil forward will not be fit to face Cameroon in the Group G game on Friday. Neymar missed Monday's game against Switzerland, when Brazil won 1-0 to secure its spot in the round of 16.

Veterans keep important role in Spain
Veterans keep important role in Spain's young World Cup team

After the final whistle of Spain's 1-1 draw with Germany at the World Cup on Sunday, coach Luis Enrique went out to the field and began talking to some of his players. Busquets and the other veterans in the team are still playing an important role for Luis Enrique in Qatar, where Spain has one of the youngest squads in the tournament. Youngsters Gavi, Pedri and Nico Williams have attracted most of the attention so far, but the likes of Busquets, Dani Carvajal and Jordi Alba remain key figures for La Roja as it tries to win a second World Cup title.

What World Cup Games Are Happening Today? Match Schedule for Nov. 29
What World Cup Games Are Happening Today? Match Schedule for Nov. 29

The USMNT and England are in action as Group B play comes to a close. Heres a look at the full FIFA World Cup schedule for Tuesday.

France coach Deschamps refuses to discuss holidaying Benzema
France coach Deschamps refuses to discuss holidaying Benzema

France coach Didier Deschamps refused to discuss Karim Benzema after the injured Ballon d'Or winner was spotted arriving on holiday on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion following his withdrawal from the World Cup.

Three keys to the USMNT defeating Iran and advancing to the 2022 World Cup knockout stage
Three keys to the USMNT defeating Iran and advancing to the 2022 World Cup knockout stage

After draws against Wales and England, the USMNT's only path to the World Cup's knockout rounds is a victory over Iran in the Group B finale.

France World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds
France World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Kylian Mbappe struck twice as France saw off bogey team Denmark 2-1 to book a place in the World Cup knockout stage.

Spain
Spain's World Cup veterans learning from spectacular Pedri, says Koke

Spain midfielder Pedri only turned 20 last week but his team-mate Koke says even the squad's veteran players are learning from him at the World Cup.

Croatia charged for World Cup fans
Croatia charged for World Cup fans' taunts of Canada goalie

FIFA opened a disciplinary case against Croatia on Tuesday because of its fans' taunts aimed at the Canada goalkeeper who has Serbian family ties during the teams' World Cup game. FIFA said the charge against the Croatian soccer federation was "due to the behavior of its fans" and cited rules relating to discrimination and security at games. Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan was born in an ethnic Serb region of Croatia that was part of the conflict that split the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Portugal World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Portugal World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Cristiano Ronaldo wheeled away in celebration, acting as though he had scored yet another goal at the World Cup.

Germany World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Germany World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Hansi Flick praised the determination of Niclas Fullkrug after he came off the bench to score an equaliser against Spain and keep Germany's World Cup hopes alive.

Qatar loses on World Cup field, makes gains on global stage
Qatar loses on World Cup field, makes gains on global stage

DOHA, Qatar (AP) The gilded stadiums are among the most spectacular in the world. The seafront is sparkling and the skyscrapers are draped with larger-than-life banners featuring the stars of the World Cup. Fans crowd around big screens throughout the city to watch soccer along the waterfront in Doha, or at the upscale Pearl Marina.

Croatia World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Croatia World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic was delighted to see his side hit some of their best form at times in their 4-1 World Cup Group F win over Canada, but he says there is still work to do in the last game against Belgium if they are to progress.

Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Brazil shrugged off the loss of Neymar to injury for their final two group games by beating Switzerland to book their place in the last-16 in Qatar.

Belgium World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Belgium World Cup 2022 results, squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez seems puzzled as to why his side have been so poor in their opening two matches of the World Cup, but put Sunday's surprise 2-0 loss to Morocco down to a fear of losing and not enough quality in their attack.

Argentina World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Argentina World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Lionel Messi thumped in a 64th minute goal and Enzo Fernandez added another late in the game to give Argentina a 2-0 victory over battling Mexico in their World Cup Group C match on Saturday and reignite their tournament hopes.

Iran-US World Cup clash rife with political tension
Iran-US World Cup clash rife with political tension

DOHA, Qatar (AP) The last World Cup clash between the United States and Iran 24 years ago is considered one of the most politically charged matches in soccer history. This time, the political overtones are just as strong and relations perhaps even more fraught as the U.S. and Iran face off once again on Tuesday in Qatar. Iran's nationwide protests, its expanding nuclear program and regional and international attacks linked back to Tehran have pushed the match beyond the stadium and into geopolitics.

Brazil vs Cameroon, World Cup 2022: When is it, where is it and how to watch on TV
Brazil vs Cameroon, World Cup 2022: When is it, where is it and how to watch on TV

World Cup favourites Brazil conclude their group-stage campaign with a fixture against Cameroon at the Lusail Iconic Stadium.

What each 2022 World Cup team needs to qualify for the knockout stages
What each 2022 World Cup team needs to qualify for the knockout stages

Monday 28 November marks the end of the penultimate round of group-stage fixtures at the Qatar World Cup. Every team now has one more match to play before half the sides are sent home.

Japan vs Spain: How to watch live, stream link, team news
Japan vs Spain: How to watch live, stream link, team news

A win will see either Spain or Japan finish top of Group E. It's all to play for on Thursday.

Costa Rica vs Germany: How to watch live, stream link, team news
Costa Rica vs Germany: How to watch live, stream link, team news

Germany need to beat Costa Rica, and they need some help in the other Group E finale, to reach the knockout rounds.

Canelo Alvarez goes off rails by threatening soccer star Lionel Messi
Canelo Alvarez goes off rails by threatening soccer star Lionel Messi

Canelo Alvarez went off the rails by threatening soccer star Lionel Messi over an innocuous locker room incident.

Iran World Cup showdown with U.S. overshadowed by protests against Islamic regime
Iran World Cup showdown with U.S. overshadowed by protests against Islamic regime

Ramin Rezaeian and fellow Iranian players are in a no-win situation as they face the U.S. at the World Cup amid protests against the Islamic Republic.

U.S.-Iranians feel mixed ahead of World Cup showdown
U.S.-Iranians feel mixed ahead of World Cup showdown

STORY: Iran's national soccer team players have been dragged into a political crisis at home, pressured by protesters seeking to challenge the legitimacy of the country's clerical rulers to side with them publicly and condemn a deadly state crackdown.Soccer fan Mariam Ispahani told Reuters she would "love to separate politics and religion from sport".But others had stronger opinions, like Mohammed Ghafari who said he wished Iranian players "won't win because lots of people in Iran are suffering". While a woman, who gave her name only as Rebecca, said she was torn because although the match-up is exciting for Iranian-Americans, "good people" in Iran "don't want this play to happen because...

For Iran coach Carlos Queiroz, playing against U.S. will have special meaning
For Iran coach Carlos Queiroz, playing against U.S. will have special meaning

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz once was given the task to take the USMNT far in the 2010 World Cup, but will now try to eliminate the Americans in Tuesday's Group B match.

U.S. staying focused on must-win match versus Iran, amid politically charged atmosphere
U.S. staying focused on must-win match versus Iran, amid politically charged atmosphere

The U.S. men's soccer team knows they have to defeat Iran in Tuesday's World Cup group play finale in order to advance to the Round of 16 in Qatar.

Best Moments From Day 9 of FIFA World Cup
Best Moments From Day 9 of FIFA World Cup

Brazil's Casemiro, Portugal's Bruno Fernandes and Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar provided the top World Cup moments on Monday.

Protests, not politics, are center stage for this Iran-US game at World Cup | Opinion
Protests, not politics, are center stage for this Iran-US game at World Cup | Opinion

With two points after draws in its first two games at World Cup in Qatar, USMNT must beat Iran on Tuesday to advance to knockout rounds.

Swiss loss sets up enticing rematch with Serbia at World Cup
Swiss loss sets up enticing rematch with Serbia at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Switzerland's loss made its upcoming World Cup rematch all the more enticing, and with a lot more on the line. Ever since the match schedule was made in April, the Group G game between Switzerland and Serbia has been one to keep an eye on. Not just because of the talented players on both teams, but because of the political tensions they brought on the field when they met at the last World Cup.

Rainbow-flag carrying protester brings Portugal vs Uruguay to a halt
Rainbow-flag carrying protester brings Portugal vs Uruguay to a halt

Portugal's World Cup match with Uruguay was temporarily halted after an individual waving a rainbow pride flag invaded the pitch in protest of Qatar's anti-gay laws, before being dragged away by security.

Good news: Japanese fans make a mark at the FIFA World Cup by picking up their own litter

Japanese soccer fans show amazing sportsmanship at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar by picking up stadium litter win or lose.

Bruno Fernandes Scores Brace in Portugal
Bruno Fernandes Scores Brace in Portugal's 2-0 Group H Win Over Uruguay

Portugal made it two wins out of two with Bruno Fernandes brace securing a 2-0 Group H win vs. Uruguay on Monday.

Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo Combine for Portugal
Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo Combine for Portugal's First Goal Vs. Uruguay

Bruno Fernandes opened the scoring for Portugal against Uruguay on Monday with a little help from star forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Neymar, Brazil Praises Casemiro For Clutch Game-Winning Goal
Neymar, Brazil Praises Casemiro For Clutch Game-Winning Goal

Brazil's midfielder Casemiro scored the lone goal of the game vs. Switzerland to help his team advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup, sparking positive reactions from Neymar and Brazilian fans.

Protester with rainbow flag runs onto field at World Cup
Protester with rainbow flag runs onto field at World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) A protestor ran onto the field Monday carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that said ''SAVE UKRAINE'' on the front and ''RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN'' on the back during a World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay. Security officials chased the protestor down and the flag was dropped on the field before the person was escorted off the field. It wasn't immediately clear if the protestor faced any charges or had been detained by police.

Portugal vs Uruguay, World Cup 2022 live: score and latest updates as Ronaldo starts
Portugal vs Uruguay, World Cup 2022 live: score and latest updates as Ronaldo starts

Portugal vs Uruguay, World Cup 2022 live: score and latest updates as Ronaldo starts

Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds
Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds

Brazil shrugged off the loss of Neymar to injury for their final two group games by beating Switzerland to book their place in the last-16 in Qatar.

Even without Neymar, Brazil and Casemiro too much for Switzerland | Opinion
Even without Neymar, Brazil and Casemiro too much for Switzerland | Opinion

Brazil is now unbeaten in 17 consecutive group-stage games, a stretch that dates back to 1998 World Cup

Canelo Álvarez Sends Warning Shots to Lionel Messi on Twitter
Canelo Álvarez Sends Warning Shots to Lionel Messi on Twitter

Canelo lvarez isnt too happy with Lionel Messi after a video appears to show the star having a Mexican jersey on the ground and then kicking it.


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