Sometime from now, Argentina will face Croatia in a crucial Group D match. As this tournament has already shown us that teams have not come to fill up the numbers they are here to challenge the so-called favourites and matching them toe to toe. 579 more words
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As Argentina got their 2018 World Cup campaign underway yesterday, within minutes you could sense the emphasis on playing through Lionel Messi.
This is a tactic that it understandable given the talents of an individual widely regarded as the greatest player in the world today, and in some circles the greatest of all time. 913 more words
“It’s Mario Gotze! Germany wins the World Cup.” Four years ago, we heard this on our television screens; the Argentinean dream was done. The wait for a World Cup continued as they lost the final to Germany in extra-time courtesy of a Mario Gotze strike. 577 more words
2014 runner up Argentina have found themselves in tough group which includes Nigeria, Iceland and Croatia. All teams have decent weapons at their disposal and none of them can be discarded easily. 926 more words
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is desperate to win the Champions League, saying that was his focus ahead of individual prizes.
Salah, 25, has enjoyed an incredible first season at Anfield, scoring 40 goals in 45 games in all competitions since arriving from Roma.The Egypt international is on track to win the Premier League Golden Boot, while he has helped his side into the Champions League semi-finals.Salah said his focus was on trying to win Europe’s elite club competition, in which Liverpool face his former club, Roma, in the last four.”It is a great feeling, of course it is a great feeling, but in the end I am just happy to score and help the team,” he told UK newspapers. 144 more words
Gabriel Jesus has challenged Manchester City to channel their anger in Liverpool’s direction on Tuesday when they attempt a Champions League escape act.
Pep Guardiola’s side have endured the unfamiliar feeling of crushing defeat twice over of the past week, with two results that have taken a little of the shine off an excellent campaign.First, Liverpool stormed to a 3-0 win in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield last Wednesday before City surrendered a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 to Manchester United in Saturday’s derby, passing up the chance to be confirmed as Premier League champions at home to their bitter rivals in the process.All Brazil striker Jesus has to show for his efforts in those games is a pair of bookings and the scale of both defeats is not lost on the 21-year-old.”We are sad and annoyed, of course, because we have had two tough defeats in the two most important games of the season,” he told reporters. 227 more words
Pep Guardiola insists he has not changed his selection plans for Saturday’s Manchester derby in the wake of City’s 3-0 defeat at Liverpool in midweek. 363 more words