Peru fans celebrate after their win over Australia in their 2018 World Cup Group C meeting. Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Australia 0 Peru 2 It would, if we are honest, have been a remarkable achievement if Bert van Marwijk had steered Australia through the group stage s(...)

France’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during  a press conference at the Ekaterinburg Arena on the eve of the  game against Peru.  Photograph: Getty Images

A matter of weeks after Hugo Lloris suggested that his Tottenham teammates needed to ask themselves a question or two over the summer months about wha(...)

Denmark’s Kasper Schmeichel looks on as Peru’s Christian Cueva misses a penalty during their Group C match at Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia. Photograph: Reuters

After Spain v Portugal on Friday night this World Cup, frankly, owed us nothing, if that tussle had been retrospectively declared the final and the tr(...)

Jefferson Farfan will carry the hopes of Peru along with captain Paulo Guerrero. Photograph: Steven Ryan/Getty

Peru (200-1) Who are they? After 36 years, Peru have made it back to the World Cup – the longest absence of any nation present at this summer’s tour(...)

Peru’s Andy Polo celebrates with teammates and supporters after beating New Zealand to reach the World Cup. Photo: Luka Gonzales/Getty Images

Peru 2 New Zealand 0 (aggregate: 2-0) Peru became the last side to clinch their place at next year’s World Cup finals when goals in each half from Je(...)

Philippe Coutinho of Brazil celebrates his goal against Ecuador with teammate Willian. Photograph: Reuters

Uruguay and Argentina drew 0-0 in an uninspiring but hotly contested World Cup qualifier in Montevideo on Thursday, a result that leaves both sides s(...)