Spain’s Diego Costa  celebrating with team mate Isco after scoring  against  Iran  at Kazan Arena. Photograph:    Francois Nel/Getty Images

Fernando Hierro might reckon that Diego Costa can do even better at this World Cup than the three goals in two starts that he has managed so far, but (...)

 Diego Costa   scores Spain’s goal after a clearance attempt by Iran’s Ramin Rezaeianin bounced off his leg in  World Cup Group B  game   in Kazan. Photograph: Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Iran 0 Spain 1 Amid the din, Iran’s footballers collapsed to the floor exhausted and someone decided to put Y Viva Espana on the PA system. Spain had(...)

Morocco’s forward Aziz Bouhaddouz  heads home an own goal in the World Cup Group B  match against  Iran at the St Petersburg Stadium. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

Morocco 0 Iran 1 Even when the World Cup is bad, you absolutely have to watch because something you’ll still be talking about for years could happen(...)