WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Argentina were the big winners in Day 13 action of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Albiceleste rode to victory over Nigeria on the back of two superb goals from Lionel Messi and Marcos Rojo. The win sent Argentina to the Round of 16 and left Nigeria on the outside looking in. Elsewhere, Iceland lost the opportunity to go through as they fell 2-1 to Croatia. In Group C, France and Denmark both went through after their 0-0 draw and Peru picked up a victory with a 2-0 result over Australia, the Socceroos losing the match they needed to win in order to advance.
WORLD SOCCER (FIFA WORLD CUP): Brazil avoided a second consecutive draw with a couple of dramatic late strikes to defeat Costa Rica 2-0 on Day 9 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ahmed Musa produced a superb performance leading Nigeria past Iceland 2-0 and Switzerland defeated Serbia 2-1 in an exciting comeback win.