2dAssociated Press

Iran vs. Iraq, S Korea vs. N Korea in WC draw

South Korea will face North Korea in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup as the draw for the second round was made on Wednesday.

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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58dEd 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)

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.

115dTom 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.


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.