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Russia prepare for ‘match of a lifetime’ against Spain after satisfying fans

The bell tolls for Russia and to say the fans are fatalistic before Spain last-16 match would be an understatement The bell tolls for Russia, the country’s first national team to make the knockout stages, and to say the fans are fatalistic would be an understatement. Sunday Stanislav Cherchesov’s side come up against Spain, a squad loaded with more star …

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Why Guardian US is supporting Mexico, North America’s team, at the World Cup

As kick-off approaches for Russia 2018, only one team is the logical choice for Americans to cheer Léelo en español As the World Cup kicks off this week without the US men’s national team, American fans are choosing who to put their support behind. Will it be the world champions Germany, the jogo bonito of Brazil, Lionel Messi’s Argentina or …

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Tiki-taxi for Spain as style becomes vice against Russia’s rearguard | Barney Ronay

Finesse was no match for the World Cup hosts tenacity in their Moscow last16 showdown Tiki-taxi for Spain. On a slow-burn, increasingly wild afternoon at the Luzhniki Stadium the outstanding team of the age produced a quietly extraordinary performance, exiting the World Cup with surely the most statistically dominant losing game ever mustered up. At the end Spain’s players sat …

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Tiki-taxi for Spain as form grows vice against Russia’s rearguard | Barney Ronay

Finesse was no match for the World Cup multitudes perseverance in their Moscow last1 6 showdown Tiki-taxi for Spain. On a slow-burn, increasingly wild afternoon at the Luzhniki Stadium the outstanding team of the age developed a quietly extraordinary act, exiting the World Cup with surely the most statistically dominant losing recreation ever mustered up. At the end Spain’s players …

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