Umtiti believes Barcelona's Messi is not the same in Argentina
Umtiti believes Barcelona's Messi is not the same in Argentina
Dull Danes and flat French play out mutually beneficial 0-0 draw
30 June, 2018, 12:15
All eyes will be on Messi and co which comprises of Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria to fire Argentina to the quarterfinals.
Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe scored France's victor in their 1-0 victory over Peru and Lloris said he expected the 19-year-old to shine against Argentina.
"This player is outstanding so we have to take a number of precautions", the former World Cup-winning captain said. Let's see who has the best plan.
"They've won the World Cup in the past so it will be a big, hard match and we'll have to step up our level".
Argentina battled into the last 16 in Russian Federation, needing a dramatic 2-1 win over Nigeria to clinch second spot in Group D with their first victory of the tournament.
Group C winners France await in Kazan on Saturday (Live on RTÉ2, 3pm) - and under-pressure Sampaoli maintains his players will be ready for the challenge.
For Argentina, the man to watch is once again Lionel Messi. "They also have [Barcelona] team-mates whom I know well".
"Kylian has huge quality and potential, he's fast, explosive and needs space".
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Argentina have defeated France in their two World Cup meetings (1930, 1-0; 1978, 2-1). He is the last Argentinean player to score against France, back in February 2009 in a friendly (2-0).
Like many of his compatriots, Griezmann has fallen short of expectations and, with just a goal to his name, is promising fans there's more to come.
"We want to control the game throughout, if we don't I am sure it will become a very physical game, which will not suit us at all". La Albiceleste has been under heavy scrutiny during the current World Cup campaign - and for good measure, considering how poor the team has been.
"They will try to make us make mistakes, and try to hurt us on the wings".
The South Americans looked in real danger of crashing out at the group stage before a dramatic victory over Nigeria saw them through to the last 16 as runners-up behind Croatia.
Elsewhere, Mexico fans carried South Korean fans aloft through Mexico City's main square in a victory march after the result. Four years later, in Brazil , Spain was knocked out of the tournament at the group stages by a tough Netherlands side.
Denmark require just a point to join France in the knockout stages, and could even pip Les Bleus to top spot with a victory. Argentina will attempt to salvage its World Cup status when it takes on Nigeria on Tuesday evening.
Former England worldwide Gary Neville has lavished praise on striker Harry Kane after his hat-trick in the World Cup on Sunday. Panama's equal-sized army of red-shirted fans continued to dance and cheer on the "Canaleros" (Canalmen) to the end.
The latter time was a considerable 0.704 faster than Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo, the best of the rest. Lewis Hamilton during the French Grand Prix race at Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on June 24, 2018.
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Japan and Senegal are now tied atop the Group H table on three points after pulling off upsets in their first games. The 32-year-old Honda, a former AC Milan forward, became the first Japanese player to score at three World Cups.
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England, Belgium set to battle for second spot?
But coach Gareth Southgate said his team are focused on winning, not on plotting a particular route through the knockout stages. If England win, the star strikers looking to take them down are Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Mbappe, Neymar and Javier Hernandez.
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Philippe Coutinho skips out of the tackle from Nemanja Matic during Brazil's 2-0 win over Serbia . Others in the last 16 will be wary - the five-time winners mean business in Russian Federation .
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