Mauricio Pinilla (right) of Chile rattles the crossbar in the closing stages of extra-time in their second round match against Brazil   in Belo Horizonte.

Fifa is investigating a remarkable bust-up at the World Cup after claims Chile striker Mauricio Pinilla was punched by Brazil’s communications direct(...)

Brazil’s players celebrate after winning the penalty shoot against  Chile at the  Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte. Photograph: EPA

Brazil 1 Chile 1 (aet, 1-1 after 90 mins. Brazil win 3-2 on penalties)The hosts survived and Chile had to suffer yet more World Cup heartbreak against(...)

Alexis Sanchez scored Chile’s opening goal of the World Cup in the 3-1 defeat of Australia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba last Friday. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

The first week of this World Cup has seen events on and off the pitch conspire together for the perfect start.On the field the football has been attac(...)

 Kim Bo-Kyung scores Cardiff City’s late equaliser   against Manchester United during the Premier League  match at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Cardiff City 2 Man Utd 2: Manchester United extended their unbeaten run to 10 matches in all competitions but it was Cardiff City who came away happie(...)

Cardiff City’s Fraizer Campbell (L) celebrates after scoring against Manchester City at Cardiff City Stadium Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Cardiff 3 Manchester City 2: Former Manchester United striker Fraizer Campbell scored two late goals as Cardiff marked their first Premier League home(...)