Spain and Portugal reach World Cup knockout round


MOSCOW: (DNA) – Spain and Portugal reached the World Cup last 16 on Monday on a dramatic evening dominated by VAR decisions.Spain, who topped Group B, drew 2-2 with Morocco with a late equaliser that was referred to the video assistant referee and Iran held Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal to a 1-1 draw.

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Fernando Hierro’s Spain, the 2010 world champions, will play Russia in the next round in Moscow on Sunday while European champions Portugal face Uruguay in Sochi the previous day.