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Germany World Cup Camp Angry At ‘Under The Belt’ Ozil Criticism

Germany have hit out at “under the belt” criticism of Mesut Ozil as the under-fire holders attempt to get their World Cup campaign back on track against Sweden. Joachim Loew’s team have faced a fierce backlash after their poor first-half display in the 1-0 defeat to Mexico on Sunday. Attacking midfielder Ozil was singled out in some quarters, with ex-Germany …

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Brazil Have Work To Do After Opening Draw With Switzerland

The World Cup has already thrown up some surprising results, and tonight’s tie between Brazil and Switzerland was no different. The Group E clash saw Brazil enter the tournament with hopes higher than they have been in years, with talisman Neymar leading the charge. The star-studded side started well, culminating in an early ‘goal of the tournament’ contender via Barcelona …

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Diego Maradona Blasts Argentina Coach After Iceland Draw

Argentina legend Diego Maradona issued a scathing assessment Sunday of his country’s World Cup draw with Iceland, warning manager Jorge Sampaoli that he would not be welcome back home unless he changes his tactics. “Playing like that, he can’t come back to Argentina,” the 1986 World Cup winner told Venezuelan television after Lionel Messi missed a penalty in the 1-1 …

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Watch: Mexico Take Upset Lead Over Germany With Fine Counter Attack

Pre-tournament favourites Germany are in action against Mexico in Group F of the World Cup. While the odds reflected their respective chances of claiming victory in this opening fixture, on the balance of play at half time, Mexico have been full value for their lead. The ever-metronomic World Champions have struggled to dictate the tempo of the game. While Mexico …

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Poulsen Winner For Denmark Ruins Peru’s World Cup Return

Yussuf Poulsen ruined Peru’s first appearance at a World Cup finals for 36 years on Saturday with the winning goal for Denmark to seal a 1-0 victory in Saransk. Poulsen made amends for conceding a first-half penalty that was awarded after the referee consulted the VAR system, but which Peru midfielder Christian Cueva blasted over the crossbar. The win extends …

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