Six teams have booked their place in the quarter-finals after a series of thrilling round-of-16 matches in Qatar.

Argentina have their star player Lionel Messi and a goalkeeping error from Mat Ryan to thank for overcoming a heroic Australian performance in the round of 16.

The 2018 World Cup finalists, Croatia just never seem to get tired. On Monday, they beat Japan on penalties to reach the quarter-finals, where they will face Brazil.

The Oranje, The Netherlands, progressed after overcoming a spirited USA in a no-nonsense 3-1 win. Netherlands’ defence, marshalled by Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk, dealt with the attacking threat.

Another favourite to win the tournament, France delivered on expectations and beat Poland 3-1 to advance to the quarter-finals.

Brazil stormed into the quarter-finals with an overwhelming 4-1 victory over South Korea, scoring all their goals in the first 36 minutes of the game.

England secured a spot in the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over African champions Senegal. The Three Lions are set to meet reigning champions France on Saturday.