Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Significance of Nigeria match not lost on Argentina boss

Significance of Nigeria match not lost on Argentina boss
Under pressure Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli admits his side face a “momentous” must-win clash with Nigeria.
Argentina know only a victory will do if they are to avoid a humiliating exit from the group stages.
They currently lie bottom of Group D with a solitary point to their name following a draw with Iceland and the embarrassing 3-0 defeat to Croatia.
Yet Sampaoli remains convinced his beleagured side can salvage something from what has been a dismal World Cup campaign so far.
“For us it’s a momentous game, I think both teams are going to do everything possible to qualify, that makes the match very attractive.” he said at his pre-match press conference.

Portugal limp into the last 16 with draw against Iran

Portugal limp into the last 16 with draw against Iran
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty and Portugal blew the chance to finish top of Group B, with a dramatic climax seeing them draw 1-1 with minnows Iran.
The European champions were leading through Ricardo Quaresma’s stunning goal but were dramatically pegged back in stoppage time by a controversial spot-kick – and they would have gone out of the tournament had Mehdi Taremi not missed a golden chance at the end.
Ronaldo should have ended doubts about the outcome, and taken his goal tally for the tournament to five, when Portugal were awarded a 51st-minute penalty in Saransk.

Spain 2 Morocco 2: La Roja top group despite dramatic draw

Fernando Hierro's side finish above Portugal in Group B after a 2-2 draw against Morocco in Kaliningrad.
Spain booked a last-16 World Cup clash with hosts Russia after a last-gasp 2-2 draw against already eliminated Morocco in Kaliningrad.
The 2010 champions started Monday on top of Group B but seemed certain to slip below their Iberian rivals in the final table as both matches entered stoppage-time with Portugal and Morocco leading.
Spain went behind when Andres Iniesta and captain Sergio Ramos somehow allowed Khalid Boutaib to seize upon a loose ball and run clear to score Morocco's first goal at the finals since 1998.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Japan 2 Senegal 2: Honda gatecrashes Cisse's party

Japan 2 Senegal 2: Honda gatecrashes Cisse's party
Senegal thought they had one foot in the last 16 of the World Cup before Keisuke Honda's late strike ensured a share of the spoils.
Senegal and Japan missed the chance to take a giant stride towards the World Cup knockout stages after playing out a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Ekaterinburg Arena.
After winning their opening games, three points for either side would have made them outright Group H leaders and put them in pole position for a last-16 berth.
As it is, they will have to endure an anxious wait for the result of Poland and Colombia's clash later on Sunday to know what they need to do in the final round of fixtures on Thursday.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw shows off bulky torso as ace enjoys summer off-season on luxury yacht in Ibiza

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw shows off bulky torso as ace enjoys summer off-season on luxury yacht in Ibiza
Manchester United Luke Shaw showed off his new bulky physique on a luxury yacht in Ibiza
Shaw, 22, has been capped seven times for England since making his debut in 2014 - and even featured against Costa Rica in Brazil.
But his last appearance for the Three Lions came in March 2017 during a 1-0 defeat to Germany, with his club playing time limited under Jose Mourinho.
The ex-Southampton star hasn't featured more than 20 times in a season since joining for £30million four years ago, due to injuries and question marks over his fitness.

Japan coach highlights Mane threat ahead of Senegal clash

Japan vs Senegal - Japan coach highlights Mane threat ahead of Senegal clash
Japan head coach Akira Nishino believes stopping Sadio Mane is the key to his side’s chances against Senegal.
The two sides clash in Ekaterinburg on Sunday, with both nations having won their opening games in Group H.
Mane was instrumental in Senegal’s 2-1 victory against Poland, who at times during the game doubled up on the Liverpool winger.

James Rodriguez set to start for Colombia

Poland vs Colombia - James Rodriguez set to start for Colombia
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman is preparing to unleash James Rodriguez on Poland in an attempt to prevent an early World Cup exit.
Playmaker Rodriguez was restricted to a substitute appearance in the opening defeat against Japan due to a calf injury.
The 26-year-old, winner of the golden boot in Brazil four years ago, came on for the final half an hour in Saransk but was unable to help his team salvage a point after they had Carlos Sanchez sent off inside three minutes.
England 6 - 1 Panama: Kane hat-trick sees Southgate's side sail through
Captain Harry Kane led the way with a hat-trick as England stormed into the knockout stages of the World Cup with a 6-1 thrashing of Panama.
Gareth Southgate's side had squeezed past Tunisia in their opening Group G game thanks to a stoppage-time winner from their skipper, but there was no late drama in a one-sided clash in Nizhny Novgorod.

Kane and John Stones both scored twice before the interval, the former converting a pair of penalties as England scored five before the break against their beleaguered opponents.
However, Jesse Lingard registered the pick of England’s first-half strikes, bending a shot home with his right foot after being teed up Raheem Sterling, who – despite media conjecture in the week – kept his place in the starting XI.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's is the best player in the world, 70% better than Messi - Carvajal

Carvajal is 'unsure' about Cristiano Ronaldo's future
Dani Carvajal says he doesn't know if his Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo will remain in Spain next season.
The rumour mill has been firing on all cylinders this summer after Ronaldo implied after the Champions League final that he's interested in a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.
After Real's victory in the Champions League final against Liverpool, the Portuguese superstar referred to playing for the club in the past tense, which has been seized upon by the media as his explicit desire to leave the club.

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'Game of Thrones' stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie marry at her family's Scottish castle

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are married.
People reports that the "Game of Thrones" stars, both 31, tied the knot on June 23 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at the 12th century Wardhill Castle, which has been in Rose's family for 900 years.
"We are absolutely thrilled for Kit and Rose to be marrying today. It's a delight," her father, Sebastian Leslie, told MailOnline hours before the ceremony as he made final preparations on the sprawling property.

Dele Alli back to England training but doubtful for Panama game

Dele Alli returns to England training but doubtful for Panama game
Dele Alli returned to England training on Saturday, but remains a doubt to start Sunday's World Cup group G game with Panama.
The Tottenham midfielder suffered a thigh injury against Tunisia last week and was described by manager Gareth Southgate as only having a "slim chance" of featuring against Panama.
Alli was substituted after 80 minutes in England's 2-1 win for Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and had a scan on the injury on Tuesday showing a 'slight thigh strain' that needed to be monitored.

Toni Kroos revives German World Cup hopes with stunning late winner

Toni Kroos revives German World Cup hopes with stunning late winner
Toni Kroos scored deep into stoppage time to revive Germany’s fading World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 win over Sweden.

Marco Reus’ maiden goal at the tournament to equalise Ola Toivonen’s first-half strike in Sochi looked set to give the defending champions a slim chance of progressing to the knockout phase.
However, despite Germany being down to 10 men after Jerome Boateng’s red card, midfielder Kroos scored from a short free-kick move in the fifth minute of added time to break Swedish hearts.

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Saturday, 23 June 2018

South Korea 1 Mexico 2: Hernandez nets landmark goal as last 16 beckons

South Korea 1 Mexico 2: Hernandez nets landmark goal as last 16 beckons
Javier Hernandez scored a landmark goal to help Mexico see off South Korea 2-1 and take a huge step towards the World Cup last 16.
Javier Hernandez hit his 50th international goal as Mexico edged closer to progression from World Cup Group F with a 2-1 victory over South Korea.
Mexico's all-time leading scorer was well marshalled by South Korea's defence for much of Saturday's clash in Rostov-on-Don, but took his chance when it came in the 66th minute, slotting home in composed fashion at the culmination of a wonderful counter-attack.

Belgium 5 Tunisia 2: Lukaku and Hazard shine as Red Devils run riot

Belgium 5 Tunisia 2: Lukaku and Hazard shine as Red Devils run riot
Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored braces as Belgium crushed Tunisia 5-2 to all but secure their place in the World Cup knockout stages.
The Red Devils just need England to avoid defeat to Panama in Sunday's other Group G game to confirm their last-16 spot and no team at Russia 2018 will want to be drawn against Roberto Martinez's side after this swashbuckling display.
Belgium were dominant from the outset, taking a 2-0 lead inside 16 minutes through Hazard's penalty and Lukaku's fine finish.
Dylan Bronn then handed the African side an unlikely lifeline before Lukaku - who scored twice in the opening 3-0 win over Panama - restored Belgium's lead to become his country's all-time top scorer at major tournaments with seven goals.
Hazard netted his second early in the second half, while substitute Michy Batshuayi – who had earlier missed three golden opportunities – scored a fifth in the 90th minute. Wahbi Khazri bagged a late consolation for Tunisia, but it did little to take the shine off a memorable result for Belgium.

Why Neymar cried after helping Brazil secure crucial win over Costa Rica

Why Neymar cried after helping Brazil secure crucial win over Costa Rica
Neymar cut an emotional figure after helping Brazil secure a crucial 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Friday afternoon in their World Cup clash.
After being held to a draw by Switzerland in their opening game, the pressure was on Tite's side as they needed a win to give themselves a major boost in order to avoid a potential scare of a premature exit from the tournament.
They eventually broke down a stubborn Costa Rica side in injury time, with goals from Philippe Coutinho and Neymar doing the damage. The latter was then seen covering his face and in tears after the full-time whistle as the emotion of the event clearly got the better of him.

Ahmed Musa at the double as Nigeria beat Iceland

Ahmed Musa at the double as Nigeria beat Iceland
Ahmed Musa scored twice as Nigeria bounced back from their opening defeat to beat Group D rivals Iceland 2-0.
Leicester forward Musa opened the scoring early in the second half and fired home another brilliant goal in the 75th minute to put Nigeria in control.
Iceland’s Gylfi Sigurdsson missed an 83rd-minute penalty as Nigeria’s victory ensured they, Iceland and Argentina can all still qualify for the knockout stage of the World Cup with one game to play.

Friday, 22 June 2018

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend appears with giant RING at World Cup clash

Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend appears with giant RING at World Cup clash
CRISTIANO RONALDO: Georgina Rodriguez is the Portugal star's girlfriend – and maybe fiance?
Georgina Rodriguez was spotted in the stands sporting the rock as she watched her beau lead Portugal to victory over Morocco at the World Cup.
It could be the £614,000 band from Cartier which Ronaldo is reported to have purchased last month.
She is the mother of Ronaldo’s daughter Alana Martina and the couple have been dating for the last year.
The model wore a Portugal shirt shirt as she watched from the stands of the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Ronaldo lead his side to victory over Morocco with a 1-0 win.

Suarez announces wife's pregnancy after World Cup heroics

Suarez announces wife's pregnancy after World Cup heroics
After scoring in his 100th Uruguay game to secure World Cup progression, Luis Suarez revealed his wife is pregnant for the third time.
Luis Suarez hailed the "spectacular" achievement of Uruguay reaching the last 16 of the World Cup for the third time in succession - then announced his wife is expecting their third child.
Uruguay joined Russia in securing qualification from Group A, as Saudi Arabia and Egypt were eliminated, following the 1-0 result in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday.

Brazil vs Costa Rica - Neymar to start against Costa Rica despite ankle issue

Brazil vs Costa Rica - Neymar to start against Costa Rica despite ankle issue
Neymar will start for Brazil against Costa Rica despite suffering an ankle issue earlier this week, with coach Tite insisting he does not want the “genius” to alter his style.
The five-time World Cup winners had a scare on Tuesday when Neymar hobbled out of training, yet he was back for Wednesday’s session and will feature against Los Ticos after Tite confirmed he would name an unchanged XI.
That is despite Brazil being held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in their opening fixture, when the world’s most expensive footballer Neymar had an unusually quiet night.

Man Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho CAN 'break the bank' for Gareth Bale - expert

Jose Mourinho has come under fire during his last two seasons at Old Trafford, after failing to keep up with rivals Manchester City.
But the 55-year-old has put out a strong statement this summer, securing two early transfers through Fred and Diego Dalot.
And now football finance expert Kieran Maguire has revealed Gareth Bale could soon be added to that list.
Man Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho CAN 'break the bank' for Gareth Bale - expert
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He told Starsport exclusively: "They can afford him and they showed that with Alexis Sanchez in the last window.
"They are prepared to break the bank in terms of wages, having said that, Real Madrid's wage bill is considerably higher than Manchester United.
"But I imagine Mourinho will be allowed to break the bank again if he wants.
"The one problem they may have is Bale was giving a come-and-get-me interview after the Champions League final, but he did that on the basis of Zinedine Zidane still being the manager.
"Now Zidane has gone, it may be worth seeing what the new manager's plans are."

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Blame me, not Caballero - Sampaoli defends goalkeeper after blunder 

Blame me, not Caballero - Sampaoli defends goalkeeper after blunder
The Chelsea keeper's mistake teed up Ante Rebic for the opening goal of a heavy defeat on Thursday, but his coach insists he is at fault

Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli insists he should take the blame for their dramatic 3-0 World Cup defeat to Croatia and not goalkeeper Willy Caballero.
The 36-year-old - only starting in Russia after Sergio Romero withdrew from the squad due to a knee injury - gifted Ante Rebic a 53rd-minute goal after a woeful attempted pass lacked the power to evade the forward.
That set in motion a painful second half for Argentina, who conceded further goals from Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic to leave them in danger of needing a win and a swing in goal difference in their final Group D game against Nigeria to reach the last 16.

British Girl Sells Virginity Online For $1.4 Million?

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A 26 year-old British student has taken to the internet to auction off her virginity, in the latest attempt to capitalize on a woman’s innocence and man’s insatiable desire for untrodden terrain. Jasmin, who lives in London, had caused a stir when she set up a profile on Cinderella Escorts in order to raise the proper funds to start her own business.

Jorge Sampaoli concedes Lionel Messi is limited by Argentina team-mates

Jorge Sampaoli concedes Lionel Messi is limited by Argentina team-mates
Jorge Sampaoli has admitted Lionel Messi is limited by the current Argentina team, with the two-time World Cup winners facing possible early elimination after a 3-0 loss to Croatia.
The 1978 and 1986 champions could fail to make it out of their group in Russia having picked up just one point from their opening two games following Thursday night’s defeat against the Croatians, who have progressed to the last 16.
Ante Rebic opened the scoring with a second-half volley that was set up by Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero’s error before midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic added late strikes.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Messi vs Ronaldo: Fabregas considers 'complete' Barcelona star to be 'best ever'

Messi vs Ronaldo: Fabregas considers 'complete' Barcelona star to be 'best ever'
Lionel Messi is “the best player ever - with or without a World Cup”, says Cesc Fabregas, with the Barcelona superstar considered to be more complete than Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo.
It is rare for two iconic figures and serious contenders to the title of the greatest of all time to be competing in the same era, but that is what a modern day audience have been treated to.
Messi and Ronaldo have shared 10 Ballons d’Or between them during a decade of dominance, while collecting countless domestic and European honours with their respective club sides.

France 1 Peru 0: Mbappe books last-16 spot with record goal

France 1 Peru 0: Mbappe books last-16 spot with record goal
Peru were beaten without scoring a goal again as they exited the World Cup, while France have confirmed their place in the last 16.
Kylian Mbappe made history as France booked their place in the World Cup's knockout rounds with an unconvincing 1-0 Group C defeat of Peru.
France were fortunate in their 2-1 opening win over Australia and they had slices of luck again at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Thursday.
Mbappe's goal, which came from close-range after Olivier Giroud's shot took a wicked deflection to beat goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, saw the 19-year-old become the youngest player to score for France at a major international tournament.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Portugal 1 Morocco 0: Record-breaker Ronaldo sends Renard's men out

Portugal 1 Morocco 0: Record-breaker Ronaldo sends Renard's men out
Cristiano Ronaldo scored after four minutes to become the leading European international goal-scorer of all time as Portugal beat Morocco.

Cristiano Ronaldo took just four minutes to score the goal that made him the top-scoring European in international football as Portugal beat Morocco 1-0 in Moscow to dump Herve Renard's men out of the World Cup.
One the tournament's star performers so far picked up where he left off after his hat-trick against Spain in Portugal's opening 3-3 Group B draw, heading Fernando Santos' men into an early lead with a goal that moved him to 85 international goals - one ahead of the legendary Ferenc Puskas in the all-time standings.
Morocco head coach Renard came into the game having seen his players denied a point after dominating much of their opening encounter against Iran and they were largely the better side here too, keeping Portugal on the back foot and quelling the threat of Ronaldo for long periods.

Iniesta: Lopetegui sacking unsettled Spain players

Iniesta: Lopetegui sacking unsettled Spain players
Vissel Kobe midfielder Andres Iniesta admits Julen Lopetegui's sacking unsettled Spain's players.
Fernando Hierro took over the reins of the team ahead of the first match in Russia after Lopetegui was sacked three days before the start of the tournament after deciding to join Real Madrid.
"It was a moment that we want to put behind us, it was not comfortable for anyone and we are concentrated on what we have ahead," said former Barcelona captain Iniesta.

Portugal star Ronaldo becomes second leading international scorer with Morocco goal

Portugal star Ronaldo becomes second leading international scorer with Morocco goal
The Real Madrid man is now only behind Iran legend Ali Daei in the rankings after finding the back of the net once again
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the second leading international goalscorer of all time after finding the back of the net against Morocco.

The Portugal superstar, 33, netted inside the opening five minutes of his side's World Cup clash at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday.

Ronaldo has now scored more international goals than any other European player in history following his 85th effort on the international stage.

And the Real Madrid man is now only behind Iran legend Ali Daei (109 goals) in the all-time rankings.

Sampdoria chief confirms Torreira's €30m Arsenal transfer

Sampdoria chief confirms Torreira's €30m Arsenal transfer
The Serie A club have confirmed that their 22-year-old midfielder will leave for the Premier League once the World Cup has finished

Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has confirmed that Lucas Torreira has left the club to join Arsenal for €30 million (£26m/$35m).
The midfielder is currently in Russia as part of the Uruguay squad for the World Cup, and is expected to complete his transfer to the Emirates Stadium once the tournament has finished .

Poland 1 Senegal 2: Good fortune and bad errors hand Africans Group H win

Poland 1 Senegal 2: Good fortune and bad errors hand Africans Group H win
An own goal from Thiago Cionek and M'Baye Niang's first strike for Senegal earned Aliou Cisse's side a 2-1 victory in Group H.
Senegal upset Poland with a 2-1 Group H victory in Moscow that owed plenty to poor mistakes from the European nation.

Poland were widely expected to qualify for the knockout rounds but after suffering a seventh loss in their last nine World Cup matches, FIFA's eighth-ranked team are in danger of making an early exit.

Real Madrid chasing £70m Liverpool target is part of master plan to secure even bigger transfer

Real Madrid chasing £70m Liverpool target is part of master plan to secure even bigger transfer
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is reportedly mainly chasing the transfer of Roma goalkeeper Alisson as part of an attempt to land Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.
The Spanish giants are one of the main teams being strongly linked with Alisson this summer, though Globo Esporte

Russia 3 Egypt 1: Salah strikes but hosts right on course for last 16 

Russia 3 Egypt 1: Salah strikes but hosts right on course for last 16
Mohamed Salah scored from the spot on his World Cup debut, but Egypt are on the verge of an early exit following a 3-1 defeat to Russia.

Mohamed Salah's penalty failed to save Egypt as World Cup hosts Russia all-but secured progression from Group A with a comprehensive 3-1 win in St Petersburg.
Making his first appearance since going off injured in the Champions League final on May 26, Salah was often on the periphery at the Krestovsky Stadium, but still managed to mark his World Cup debut with a consolation on 73 minutes.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

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Generally regarded as one of the most successful governors in the history of the Nigerian Republic, he was born in Calabar on the 30th of September 1961 to Mr. Henry Etim Duke and Mrs. Genevieve Duke. Raised by his parents to value hard work and the pursuit of knowledge, Duke grew up knowing and acknowledging the necessity of education. After finishing his primary and secondary education in the West and Northern parts of the country respectively, he went on to the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria where he had his first taste of politics, running for office in the Students Association of the Institute of Administration. He went on to graduate with his LLB as an Honour Student in 1982 and was also called to the Bar in 1983 after his training at the Lagos chapter of the Nigerian Law School.

Monday, 18 June 2018

SuperX - Now it’s time to see who is real fan

SuperX - Now it’s time to see who is real fan
Break the old way of playing, control the process of game
Compared with the traditional football competition mobile games, SuperX create its own 5min play type: each player has ten chances to guess what will happen in next 5 mins, player can choose anytime to bet on what event will happen in next 5 mins starting from the time player make the bet, so each player can control the whole match by himself! The real fan will not use up all ten chances at the beginning. Because the match is in total 90 mins, the result is not decided until the very end of it! Here is some great advice: don’t be blind confidence, follow the match and it will guarantee you much more chances to win!

Cristiano Ronaldo: England captain Harry Kane vows to challenge World Cup rival

Cristiano Ronaldo: England captain Harry Kane vows to challenge World Cup rival
Cristiano Ronaldo: Harry Kane is hoping to start his World Cup campaign with a hat-trick
HARRY KANE believes he can have an 18 carat last laugh on jokers who suggested that the samovar presented to him by locals on England’s first day in Russia was the only trophy he was likely to lift.
“Obviously, I see a few of the jokes going round on social media - it is what it is,” the England captain said.
“I’ve got a lot of trophies for scoring in my career but I’d like to be sitting here with that big gold trophy in a few weeks’ time.”
The World Cup, 6kg and 37cm tall, would be enough of a comeback for anybody, you would think – but Kane has not given up hope of winning the Golden Boot for the top scorer as well.
Cristiano Ronaldo rather upped the ante with a hat-trick against Spain in Portugal’s opening game, but Kane remains undeterred.

Curse of champions? Germany have familiar World Cup issues to solve 

Curse of champions? Germany have familiar World Cup issues to solve
Thomas Muller and his team-mates were made to look slow by Mexico
Germany are facing similar problems to those that have afflicted previous World Cup holders, writes Adam Bate.
Germany's status among the favourites to win the 2018 World Cup should come as no surprise given their pedigree. Not only are they the holders but they have reached the equivalent of the quarter-final stage in each of the last 16 World Cups. And yet, their opening-game defeat to Mexico is part of a wider trend for reigning champions.
Argentina were beaten by Cameroon in 1990 and France lost to Senegal by the same 1-0 scoreline in 2002. Italy were held as holders in both 1986 and 2010, while Spain were famously humbled 5-1 by Netherlands last time out. It is rather more than a curiosity. It is a consequence of the natural desire to keep a team of World Cup winners together.

Brazil's Neymar, Gabriel Jesus kept down by Switzerland in opening draw 

Brazil's Neymar, Gabriel Jesus kept down by Switzerland in opening draw
Neymar tried a lot but not much came off for the Brazilian star against Switzerland.
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Brazil disappointed the torcedores (fans) who filled the Rostov Arena with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in their opening World Cup match Sunday.
Tite's team had a great first half but were not able to keep up their tempo, suffered from an early second-half equalizer and took too long to react.
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Bayern Munich put 70 million euro price tag on Barcelona target Thiago

Bayern Munich put 70 million euro price tag on Barcelona target Thiago
Barcelona have made Thiago Alcantara their main target for the midfield following Antoine Griezmann's decision to turn them down and remain at Atletico Madrid.
The Catalan side have made contact with Bayern Munich and been told that the player who came through the youth ranks at Barcelona would cost 70 million euros.

Tite frustrated by Switzerland goal as Brazil draw World Cup opener 

Tite frustrated by Switzerland goal as Brazil draw World Cup opener
Brazil coach Tite was convinced Switzerland’s equaliser should have been ruled out for a foul as the five-time World Cup winners were held to a 1-1 draw in their Group E opener.
Swiss midfielder Steven Zuber headed his side level five minutes into the second half, leaving the Brazilians protesting in vain amid claims he had pushed defender Miranda as he climbed to meet Xherdan Shaqiri’s corner.
The South Americans also saw appeals for a penalty waved away after Gabriel Jesus had gone down under Manuel Akanji’s challenge to spark yet another debate over the VAR system.

Paul Pogba claims he is the ‘most criticised player in the world’ 

Paul Pogba claims he is the ‘most criticised player in the world’
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".
Pogba played a vital role in France's 2-1 win over Australia in their opening World Cup match on Saturday, setting up Antoine Griezmann before the forward won a penalty, and then seeing his deflected effort bounce off the underside of the bar and cross the line for the winner.
The 25-year-old's form was the subject of much debate during an inconsistent Premier League season but Pogba, who re-joined United from Juventus for a then world-record transfer fee of £89m in 2016, claims he cannot make mistakes like other players.
"It's funny, I went from the biggest transfer in the world, to the most criticised player in the world," he told Telefoot.
Pogba agreed with France coach Didier Deschamps that his side must improve after they were pushed all the way by Australia in their World Cup opener.
"As the coach said, we can do better and we have to do better," Pogba added.