Japan's surprise title charge at the Women's World Cup gathered pace with a clinical 3-1 win over Norway to reach the last eight while Spain thrashed Switzerland 5-1 on Saturday
Norway's hopes of reaching the Women's World Cup last 16 hang in the balance after they lost star forward Ada Hegerberg to injury before kickoff
Sports director Pierluigi Tami told a press conference on Wednesday: "It was not a question of Covid. It was a virus that spread in the hotel. Not all, but some players caught it.
Cristiano Ronaldo didn't celebrate much with his teammates on the pitch after Portugal's 6-1 victory over Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match. The video of him walking off to the locker room has gone viral.
Cristiano Ronaldo's partner Georgina Rodriguez expressed her dissatisfaction on seeing the Portugal captain being benched by manager Fernando Santos in the Switzerland match.
The 21-year-old striker was handed a surprise start ahead of five-times Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and rewarded coach Fernando Santos with a brilliant match-winning display.
Portugal manager Fernando Santos made the big call of dropping Cristiano Ronaldo to the bench in a FIFA World Cup Round of 16 game
Fernando Santos said his decision to leave Cristiano Ronaldo out of his team for Tuesday's 6-1 triumph over Switzerland in the World Cup last 16 had been "strategic and nothing more."
The 21-year-old Ramos, who started instead of Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.
FIFA World Cup: Portugal will facing Switzerland in the last Round of 16 match of the FIFA World Cup 2022, at the Lusail Stadium on Wednesday (IST)
FIFA World Cup 2022, Portugal vs Switzerland Highlights: Portugal rode on Goncalo Ramos' hat-trick to beat Switzerland 6-1.
Fans at the high-stakes World Cup group match between Serbia and Switzerland on Friday were told to "stop all discriminatory chants and gestures" as tensions on the pitch boiled over.
Remo Freuler's brilliant goal early in the second half sent the Swiss through to the knockout rounds for the fourth time in five World Cups.
FIFA World Cup 2022, Cameroon vs Brazil and Switzerland vs Serbia, Group G, Highlights: Brazil and Switzerland have qualified for the Round of 16
FIFA World Cup 2022: Serbia will take on Switzerland in their last Group G match of the FIFA World Cup 2022, at Stadium 974 on Friday
The Brazilians had been frustrated by an obdurate Swiss side at Doha's Stadium 974 and it looked as if they would have to settle for a point after a Vinicius Junior strike in the second half was disallowed for offside
FIFA World Cup 2022, Brazil vs Switzerland Highlights: Casemiro's second-half strike earned Brazil a 1-0 win over Switzerland. With the victory, the Selecao qualified for Round of 16.
FIFA World Cup, BRA vs SWI: Brazil will take on Switzerland in their next Group G fixture of the FIFA World Cup 2022, at Stadium 974 on Monday