Ronaldo-Messi debate goes far deeper than goals scored

Getting things straight Georgina also wore a distinctive set of dental braces over her teeth

Getting things straight Georgina also wore a distinctive set of dental braces over her teeth

We're nearly there (knockout stages) and then we'll see.

The 33-year-old scored a hat-trick for the European champions in their match against Spain, in a thrilling game that ended 3-3.

Dias said there were some nerves ahead of their final group match, with the team having failed to hit top gear as yet in Russian Federation.

It marked the first time in four decades the five-time tournament victor Brazil has not won its opening match at a World Cup.

"But it's all relative". "[The draw with Portugal] was a better performance than we thought".

For Morocco, a second successive defeat condemned them to an early exit in their first World Cup appearance since 1998.

However, Messi's brilliance on that occasion masked serious flaws with Sampaoli's set-up, and Petit believes slumping out in the group stage could be the wake up call Argentina need.

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"This goatee? It's a joke I had with [Ricardo] Quaresma", he said in a post match interview following Portugal's 1-0 victory over Morocco with him proving to be the difference once more. We have to improve in that area. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming. As always we welcome your questions, there will be much to break down and discuss after Iran, when Portugal will hopefully be looking forward to a Round of 16 clash against Russian Federation or Uruguay.

"But we're not trying to focus on that".

Portugal started in a 4-4-2 formation against Morocco, with Goncalo Guedes alongside Ronaldo in attack.

"We are proud to be able to count on him".

"Yes, he is playing well, but if you really look at what he has done, he has scored one penalty, one free kick, one goal from a corner and one with a shot that David De Gea should have saved. We need to win to go ahead of them". "There is not a big change if he scores a goal", said Raffaele Poli, head of the CIES Football Observatory in Switzerland, who has analysed transfer markets. Let us know in the comments. "I think we can frustrate Ronaldo and Portugal with a great teamwork", Mahdavikia added.

"I see Leo well, just like the rest of my teammates, eager to hit back, to do things well in our next game and to work", Mercado said at a news conference in Moscow.

"It is with regret and disappointment that following yesterday's group B game between Portugal and Morocco, FIFA has learnt of reports in the media concerning the referee Mark Geiger".

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