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World Cup Viewer's Guide: Argentina, Messi look for rebound

Nov. 25, 2022 14:29 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Lose and go home. That's the harsh fact facing Argentina as the team heads into its crucial World Cup match against Mexico. Argentina arrived in Qatar as a favorite but suffered one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history with a 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia in...

Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa wants more in his 5th World Cup

Nov. 24, 2022 07:09 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With a post-game hug, Robert Lewandowski paid respect where it was due. Guillermo Ochoa had done it again at the World Cup. Mexico's stalwart goalkeeper stopped Lewandowski, one of the game's best strikers, on a second-half penalty kick that preserved a...

Mexican super fan is ready for another World Cup

Nov. 14, 2022 07:33 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Of the thousands of Mexican fans expected to travel to Qatar for the biggest soccer tournament in the world, only one of them can boast of having attended 10 World Cups and more than 450 matches for the country’s national team: Héctor Chávez, better known as “Caramelo.”...

Scaloni: The inexperienced coach who broke Argentina's curse

Oct. 31, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The quiet Russian town of Bronnitsy was the scene of one of the most tense moments the Argentina team experienced during the 2018 World Cup when Lionel Messi stood up to the then-coach Jorge Sampaoli and yelled: “We don't get what you're saying. We no longer trust...

Hernandez out of Mexico's World Cup team; Jimenez, Corona in

Oct. 26, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez will not be going to the World Cup in Qatar after he was left out of Mexico’s preliminary roster on Wednesday, with coach Gerardo Martino opting to include injured duo Raúl Jiménez and Jesús Corona instead. Martino had...