Fifa World Cup live blog – day 16 as it happened: fantastic day of drama sees France and Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals

Thrilling day of action in opening knockout ties

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 30 June, 2018, 9:44pm
UPDATED : Sunday, 01 July, 2018, 4:44am

France come out on top in a seven-goal thriller. Argentina’s Di Maria scores one of the goals of the tournament, before France full-back Benjamin Pavard outdoes him

Edinson Cavani strikes to dump European champions Portugal out of World Cup at first knockout stage