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Gernot Rohr admits tactical gaffe vs Argentina at the World Cup

Gernot Rohr has revealed how the Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems (EPTS) as well as his assistants led to the biggest tactical gaffe he made during the group match against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup.
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Diego Maradona upset at not being considered for Argentina job

Diego Maradona has expressed his disappointment over not being considered by the media as a candidate for the Argentina job.
Paul Pogba paid tribute to Lionel Messi after France knocked Argentina out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, saying I will always be united with him. - Getty Images

Paul Pogba: Lionel Messi ‘makes me love football more’

Paul Pogba paid tribute to Lionel Messi after France knocked Argentina out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, saying: "I will always be united with him."
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Jorge Sampaoli: Argentina tried everything to bring the best out of Lionel Messi

Argentina “tried everything” to bring the best out of Lionel Messi during a disappointing 2018 World Cup campaign, claims Jorge Sampaoli.
Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

Jorge Sampaoli: Lionel Messi is the coach

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli consulted Lionel Messi about substitutions mid-game as the Albiceleste overcame Nigeria to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup.
Diego Maradona was repeatedly shown on television during Argentina’s victory against Nigeria at the St Petersburg Stadium. Sergio Perez|Reuters

Diego Maradona drama is a problem for Argentina and Lionel Messi

When Lionel Messi ran to the corner and sank to his knees, the enduring image of Argentina scrambling into the World Cup’s last 16 was set.
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Pablo Zabaleta: Argentina must turn up against strong Nigeria

Former Argentina and Manchester City star Pablo Zabaleta has urged the Albiceleste to come up with their A game against a strong Super Eagles side ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Group D 2018 FIFA World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg.
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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles won’t park the bus against Argentina

Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that the Super Eagles must be on the attack against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday and diligently take the chances that come their way against the two-time World Cup winners.

World Cup: Fan reportedly commits suicide after Argentina loss

There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country’s national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
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Emmanuel Okala urges Super Eagles not to lose focus

Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.
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Christian Chukwu: Argentina very beatable

As Nigerians celebrate the Super Eagles 2-0 victory over the Strakkamir Okkar of Iceland on Friday, Christian Chukwu, one-time Captain of the Green Eagles say their next group opponents, Argentina, are beatable.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli | Reuters

Crisis hits Argentina camp ahead of clash with Nigeria

Argentina camp here at the FIFA World Cup in Russia is in turmoil. The reason for the crisis is the 3-0 defeat handed out to the Albiceleste by Croatia on Thursday night to narrow the chances of the South American nation making it to the knockout stage a difficult one.
Argentina fans speak up after Croatia drubbing, frustrated with two members of the team

Argentina fans shocked but still dreaming of World Cup glory

The realisation that the 3-0 thumping by Croatia — complete with comedy first goal — had left the mighty two-time winners on the verge of a humiliating exit, left some of their fans in tears.
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Report: Argentina ‘anarchy’ slammed by Atletico boss Diego Simeone in leaked recording

An audio clip reportedly of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, a former midfielder for Argentina, has gone viral after he described the national team as "anarchy."

World Cup: Diego Maradona fears for Argentina against Super Eagles

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

Diego Maradona: Don’t blame Lionel Messi for Iceland draw

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the Albiceleste captain missed a penalty in the country’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their Group D encounter in Moscow on Saturday, at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Christian Chukwu urges Super Eagles to step-up their game

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, has urged the Super Eagles to step-up their game by putting forward the Nigerian fighting spirit.

World Cup: Jorge Sampaoli backs Lionel Messi to lead Argentina through group stage

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli defended Lionel Messi after the captain erred from the penalty spot in a difficult World Cup debut for 2014's finalists.

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