For Mexico, World Cup heartache and four years of regret

Goals from Henry Martín and Luis Chávez were not enough to take El Tri to the round of 16 for the eighth straight time as Group C's second qualifying spot looked destined to be determined in perhaps the most painful way possible.

Iran fans divided in World Cup match against US

The World Cup match between Iran and the United States on Tuesday was charged with emotion among Iranian fans, some of whom had come to Qatar not only to support their team, but the protest movement back home.