Laurens: France have all the tools to keep winning trophies (1:26)
Making sense of CONCACAF's new World Cup qualifying format (2:18)
Rapinoe slams FIFA's 'unbelievable' scheduling (1:01)
Remembering Bob Ley's utter despair with FIFA in 2015 (0:41)
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55dEd Dove

1990: When Cameroon rocked the world

As Roger Milla and Francois Omam-Biyik each celebrate their birthday this week, ESPN remembers the 1990 World Cup exploits of the Indomitable Lions.

Zimmerman opens up on biggest USMNT obstacle (1:52)
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91dReuters

Asia holds World Cup draw despite '22 doubts

The draw for the first of Asia's World Cup qualifiers was made on Wednesday, even though FIFA has yet to decide how many teams will play in 2022.

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111dTom Marshall

Chicharito urges calm amid Mexico's fine form

Javier Hernandez isn't getting carried away after Mexico made it two victories from Gerardo Martino's first two games in charge by beating Paraguay.

Tom Marshall Mexico correspondent 

Mexico 3-0 Paraguay at half-time here in Levi's Stadium. That was easy for El Tri. Paraguay all over the place defensively and Mexico has capitalized. Jonathan dos Santos, Javier Hernandez scored a goal each, with a Gustavo Gomez own goal completing the first half drubbing.

Tom Marshall Mexico correspondent 

Mexico XI to face Paraguay in Tata Martino's second game in charge of El Tri. Miguel Layun captains the team. Only Edson Alvarez keeps his place from last Friday's 3-1 victory over Chile.

Tom Marshall Mexico correspondent 

Preparations for Qatar 2022 are well underway for some Mexico fans. Around 50,000 expected today at Levi's Stadium for El Tri's friendly against Paraguay. Coach Gerardo Martino is coming up against his former side, with which he managed to make the "fifth game" of the 2010 World Cup.

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Tom Marshall Mexico correspondent 

Mexico vs. Paraguay tonight in Levi's Stadium. Hearing ticket sales are approaching 45,000. Gerardo Martino expected to make changes.

Tom Marshall Mexico correspondent 

Reports that Javier Hernandez, Diego Lainez and Jonathan dos Santos will start vs. Paraguay. Hearing Gerardo Martino set up this team in training.

WC Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Uruguay3300+59
Russia3201+46
Saudi Arabia3102-53
Egypt3003-40
Group BGPWDLGDP
Spain3120+15
Portugal3120+15
Iran311104
Morocco3012-21
Group CGPWDLGDP
France3210+27
Denmark3120+15
Peru310203
Australia3012-31
Group DGPWDLGDP
Croatia3300+69
Argentina3111-24
Nigeria3102-13
Iceland3012-31
Group EGPWDLGDP
Brazil3210+47
Switzerland3120+15
Serbia3102-23
Costa Rica3012-31
Group FGPWDLGDP
Sweden3201+36
Mexico3201-16
South Korea310203
Germany3102-23
Group GGPWDLGDP
Belgium3300+79
England3201+56
Tunisia3102-33
Panama3003-90
Group HGPWDLGDP
Colombia3201+36
Japan311104
Senegal311104
Poland3102-33