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It was a normal challenge – Switzerland equaliser fine by Shaqiri

Added: 18.06.2018 16:27 | 3 views | 0 comments

Brazil are incorrect with their assessment that Switzerland's equaliser in their World Cup Group E clash should not have stood, according to Xherdan Shaqiri. Steven Zuber rose above Miranda to head home five minutes into the second half in Rostov-on-Don, cancelling out Philippe Coutinho's first-half strike, though Brazil wanted a free-kick awarded in their favour. VAR ...]


Coutinho expects more Neymar punishment at World Cup

Added: 18.06.2018 16:27 | 4 views | 0 comments

Neymar and Brazil will have to get used to World Cup opponents trying to break up their attacking rhythm with tactical fouls, says Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona playmaker scored a superb opener but Brazil were pegged back by Switzerland as Steven Zuber headed in from a corner to earn a 1-1 draw on Sunday. Neymar ...]


Alli calls for England to be ruthless in World Cup opener

Added: 18.06.2018 12:47 | 5 views | 0 comments

Dele Alli has called on England to be ruthless at the World Cup as they prepare for their Group G opener against Tunisia on Monday. The Three Lions flopped in Brazil four years ago, where they were eliminated in the group stages, before being knocked out in a dismal last-16 defeat to Iceland at Euro ...]

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Brazil's class of 2018 on verge of matching 1970s winless run

Added: 18.06.2018 11:57 | 15 views | 0 comments

a run of four matches without victory spanning the 1974 and 1978 tournaments.

Tags: Brazil, SPA

Swiss self-belief surges after thwarting Brazil

Added: 18.06.2018 11:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

Switzerland were never regarded as one of the pre-tournament World Cup favorites but after they thwarted heavyweights Brazil with a gutsy 1-1 draw in their Group E opener on Sunday, they could be dreaming of a deep run in Russia.


Video: Slaven Bilic’s Piece of Punditry Goes Viral and For a Good Reason Too

Added: 18.06.2018 8:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Croatia tactician sat on the expert panel for the match between Brazil and Switzerland where he was asked to comment on a detail from the match that could have pushed the game the other way. And while his fellow pundits gave their definite opinion on whether it’s been a foul or not, Bilic was ...]


´Aching´ Neymar urges referees to intervene

Added: 18.06.2018 3:39 | 6 views | 0 comments

Neymar insisted Miranda was fouled as Switzerland equalised to deny Brazil victory in their opening game at the World Cup, and the star striker also urged referees to offer better protection after he came in for some rough treatment in Rostov-on-Don. Steven Zuber appeared to push Miranda before heading home a second-half goal that saw Tite's ...]


Jesus: I had no reason to play for a penalty

Added: 18.06.2018 3:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Brazil star Gabriel Jesus said he had no reason to play for a foul after having a penalty shout turned down against Switzerland. Jesus went down in the area under a challenge from Manuel Akanji in the second half of the 1-1 World Cup draw on Sunday. However, no whistle was forthcoming as Brazil – ...]


World Cup 2018 memes: Mexico stuns Germany; Brazil pops a balloon

Added: 17.06.2018 22:30 | 23 views | 0 comments

Doggone it, there were a lot of Chihuahua vs. German Shepherd jokes. And then there was the red balloon.

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Brazil the latest favourites to stumble, but Tite and Neymar won´t panic

Added: 17.06.2018 22:07 | 7 views | 0 comments

World Cup winners don't always arrive at tournaments ready-made. And apparently, Switzerland enjoy making them sweat. In South Africa in 2010, the Swiss stunned heavy favourites Spain 1-0 in their opening group game, as Vicente Del Bosque's side got off to a false start.  It didn't prevent them from lifting the trophy a little under ...]


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