Other countries should be afraid to play against England – Declan Rice

Declan Rice has warned England’s World Cup opponents not to be afraid to play for his side during the closing stages of the tournament in Qatar. England qualified for the last 16 thanks to comfortable wins over Iran and Wales, either side of a goalless draw with the United States. Gareth Southgate’s team, ranked fifth in the FIFA World Ranking after Brazil, Belgium, Argentina and France, faces Senegal on Sunday in the first knockout round. Rice believes England should be feared because of their “world-class” attacking options that include the…

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Serge Gnabry: Why Germany’s World Cup star hasn’t arrived at West Bromwich Albion

Please point out any gaps in your employment history. It’s an embarrassing question for Serge Gnabry, for him those gaps relate to the 2015-16 season, when he was on loan from Arsenal at West Bromwich Albion. He made his debut in August at home against Chelsea, three games into the season and a month after he turned 20, coming on for 12 minutes at the end of a 3-2 Premier League defeat. All goals had already been scored by the time he scored. Then he played in the League Cup…

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The result of the Argentina-Poland match: The two teams qualify to face Australia and France in the next round

Argentina qualified for the knockout rounds of the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland in their last Group C match in Qatar. Alexis McAllister scored the first goal of the game for Argentina, before Julian Alvarez made sure of victory. Lionel Messi had earlier witnessed a penalty kick that Wojciech Chesney saved. A 2-0 win for Argentina meant they qualified for the last 16 as group stage winners. They will play against Australia in the next round. Elsewhere, Mexico could only beat Saudi Arabia 2-1, meaning Poland advanced…

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How Mesut Ozil fell into the crossfire of the “moral hypocrisy” dispute in Germany

Mesut Ozil has not been called up by national team manager Hansi Flick for the World Cup, but he will be in Qatar this week. The former Germany and Arsenal midfielder – who won the 2014 World Cup – is traveling to the Gulf to watch some matches in his personal capacity. However, Ozil, Currently in Istanbul Basaksehir, it has A surprise of sorts has already appeared at this tournament: during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Spain, dozens of Qataris and spectators in an assortment of national team jerseys held up…

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Mbappe has found harmony with France, but tension awaits him at Paris Saint-Germain and a sale may follow

As the French players gathered to celebrate Adrien Rabiot’s equalizing goal against Australia, there was an embrace between the Juventus midfielder and French star Kylian Mbappe. For many, the scene may have seemed like a direct moment of relief after the world champions fell behind in their opening World Cup match. But for those who have followed this dramatic France side in recent years, it was a sign of harmony. Mbappe and Rabiot in the midst of a team embrace after Rabiot’s equalizer against Australia (Photo: Ryan Pearcy via Getty…

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Opportunity awaits USMNT in knockouts: ‘We deserve to be in the position we’re in’

When he took the job as head coach of the U.S. men’s national team in December 2018, Gregg Berhalter laid out a mission to change the way the world perceives American soccer. For all of the highs and lows of the last four years, Berhalter and his players knew the only way they could achieve that was by succeeding at the World Cup after the U.S. missed out on the tournament four years ago. On Tuesday night, they cleared a significant hurdle in Qatar. It was not pretty, not even…

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Luke Shaw is motivated by the memory of his late grandmother at the 2022 World Cup

Luke Shaw has said the memory of his late grandmother motivates him to play well in the 2022 World Cup after she passed away shortly before England’s opening match. Shaw, the 27-year-old Manchester United full-back, started all three of England’s World Cup matches in Qatar, helping his side keep consecutive clean sheets after opening their campaign in a 6-2 victory over Iran. And after England’s 3-0 win over Wales on Tuesday, Shaw said his grandmother died shortly before the tournament, but he decided to stay in Qatar with the support…

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Stephanie Frappart becomes the first woman to referee a World Cup

Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to take charge of a match at a men’s FIFA World Cup™. The French official will take charge of the group stage match between Costa Rica and Germany on December 1. And, in the process, she will become the first woman to take charge of a World Cup match in the tournament’s 92-year history. It is not Frappart’s first record. In 2021, she became the first woman to officiate a men’s World Cup qualifier, when she took charge of the Netherlands against Latvia.…

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The result of the match between the Netherlands and Qatar: Cody Gacbo and Frenkie de Jong scored the victory

The Netherlands finished top of Group A after beating Qatar on Tuesday. Gakpo put his side ahead in the 26th minute of the match, dribbled through a massed diagonal defense before smashing a right-footed shot into the bottom corner from the edge of the area. Frenkie de Jong then doubled the Netherlands’ lead just after the break. The midfielder caught a saved shot before pressing the ball into the Qatar net. Then Holland’s goal was ruled out due to a handball by Gakpo in the build-up. Holland and Qatar a…

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USMNT Predict XI vs Iran: Why Jesus Ferreira might get the nod at the striker

It took more than eight years for the US men’s national team to return to the World Cup. If they do not beat Iran on Tuesday, their stay in the 2022 edition of the tournament will only last nine days. The United States must win the Group B final against Iran on Tuesday in order to advance to the last 16. A loss or tie against the Iranians would put an early end to the US competition in Qatar. The Americans entered the match in third place in the group,…

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