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World Cup recap: France makes finals, Germany goes under

Belgium beat England 1-0 in June 28 in the World Cup quarterfinals. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Ben Zimmer | For The Pitt News

July 11, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been the stage for major upsets and shock performances, which have many considering it as one of the most dramatic to have ever occurred. With Croatia and England playing in the second semi-final Wednesday, the world is looking toward which unlikely team will face France — ...

World Cup recap: Brazil struggles, England and Belgium impress

Officials attend a ceremony to celebrate the beginning of a 1,000-day countdown until the start of the 2018 World Cup in September 2015. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By Trent Leonard | Senior Staff Writer

June 27, 2018

Since the FIFA World Cup kicked off in Russia June 14, there have been a number of surprising and exciting results — as expected from such a high-stakes global competition. Between upsets, underachieving squads and tournament favorites, here’s a recap of the most pertinent storylines of the World Cup thu...

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