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Troubled Spain meets rival Portugal and Ronaldo at World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

SOCHI, Russia - Compared to Spain's coaching chaos, the distractions created by Cristiano Ronaldo have become almost meaningless for Portugal.
Spain will play its opening World Cup match against the European champions on Friday with a coach who has been on the job for only two days. Fernando Hierro, a former national team player who had been acting as the national team's sports director in Russia, will coach the squad following the Spanish federation's shocking decision to fire Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday.
"We are in a very difficult situation," Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales...
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Troubled Spain meets rival Portugal and Ronaldo at World Cup

Troubled Spain meets rival Portugal and Ronaldo at World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

SOCHI, Russia Compared to Spain's coaching chaos, the distractions created by Cristiano Ronaldo have become almost meaningless for Portugal.
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World Cup Betting Tips: Get 3/1 on Ronaldo or Costa finding the net with winnings paid in cash

World Cup Betting Tips: Get 3/1 on Ronaldo or Costa finding the net with winnings paid in cash

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

Portugal play Spain in one of the most anticipated games of the tournament and dabblebet have a new customer offer featuring two deadly forwards
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'Salah on Messi & Ronaldo's level' - 'very humble' Liverpool star earns Hadji approval

'Salah on Messi & Ronaldo's level' - 'very humble' Liverpool star earns Hadji approval

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

The Egypt international has enjoyed an unforgettable season and will be aiming to overcome injury to make his mark at the World Cup
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Defence isn't sexy, but it's what will win the World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Michael Cox Footballing history is recalled through individual moments rather than all-round team performances, and those moments tend to feature attacking brilliance. From Johan Cruyff's turn to Pele's dummy, from Diego Maradona's slalom to Marco van Basten's volley, it's the genius of attackers that lingers longest. Our memories of great players, and great teams, flow from those snapshots. But winning international tournaments has become, more than ever, about something else entirely: not conceding. It's not the sexiest thing about football, but when it comes to major international...
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Added Time: a World Cup jamboree special

7 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Times

Emmet Malone has the latest from Russia, Mary Hannigan on Flintoff and Rasputin
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World Cup DFS for June 14: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy soccer picks for Russia vs. Saudi Arabia

7 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with nearly $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
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Portugal World Cup Betting Preview: Latest odds, squad and tournament history

Portugal World Cup Betting Preview: Latest odds, squad and tournament history

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

After defying the odds to win Euro 2016, the Selecao will again look to Cristiano Ronaldo to lead them to glory in what could be his last tournament
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WORLD CUP: Brazil humiliated by Germany at home in 2014

WORLD CUP: Brazil humiliated by Germany at home in 2014

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Hoping to exorcise the ghosts of the Maracanazo at its home World Cup, Brazil instead was subjected to a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the 2014 semifinals
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WORLD CUP: Brazil humiliated by Germany at home in 2014

7 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

Getting what you wish for doesn't always work out well.
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It's time for Brazil to win World Cup - Ronaldo

It's time for Brazil to win World Cup - Ronaldo

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Former striker Ronaldo believes Brazil will end their wait for a World Cup this year in Russia
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