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It's half-time at the World Cup

Croatia are the stand-out team so far, and Germany the most disappointing of the lot

Croatia's Modric (at left) scoring his nation's second goal against Argentina at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, on June 21. Croatia won this World Cup Group D match 3-0.

Spain's Nacho celebrating after scoring his team's third goal during the Group B match against Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 15. The match ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw.

A BREATHLESS and captivating World Cup in Russia is now at its half-way mark. All 48 group games are done and dusted, and the tournament enters the all-important knockout stage as we inch closer to crowning football's next world champion.

For the 16 nations still in the chase, it's...

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