AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Key Morocco defender Nayef Aguerd faces a race against time to be fit for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Portugal after he limped off in tears during the last-16 win over Spain.
World Cup 2022 Brazil vs. Croatia start time, odds, lines: Expert picks, FIFA predictions, best bets
Brazil try to stay on track for a sixth world title on Friday when they take on Croatia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Al Raayan, Qatar. Brazil won their fifth World Cup in 2002 but have been past the quarterfinals just once in the past four tournaments. Croatia was the runner-up in 2018, losing 4-2 to France in the final, and also made the semifinals in 1998. The Brazilians, the winners of Group G, dominated South Korea in their Round of 16 match, a 4-1 victory. Croatia needed penalties to get past Japan on Monday following a 1-1 draw. It will be a matchup between the flair and creativity of the Samba Boys and the grit and experience of the Checkered Ones.
Stockport County right-back Macauley Southam-Hales was "very lucky" not to be seriously injured after colliding with an advertising hoarding during their FA Cup replay win over Charlton Athletic, says boss Dave Challinor. The 26-year-old appeared to be nudged by Charlton's George Dobson and was taken to hospital following the incident.
Cristiano Ronaldo has still not made a decision on his future amid interest from Chelsea.
Arsenal have got a tough run of games waiting for them at the end of the Qatar World Cup.
Chelsea are still in the race to sign Jude Bellingham.
Ten Hag has decisions to make on a number of positions.
Mauricio Pochettino has opened up on why he shelved plans to try and pair Kylian Mbappe and Harry Kane together at PSG.
Raheem Sterling will return to the England squad ahead of their World Cup 2022 quarter-final with France following the burglary of his family home in Surrey.The 27-year-old forward did not feature in Sunday’s last-16 win against Senegal due to concern over his family’s wellbeing after the break-in that left his partner Paige and their three children badly shaken.Sterling returned to the UK but is now willing to travel back to Qatar, with additional security measures being worked through to assure his family’s safety.The FA confirmed: “Raheem Sterling will return to England’s World Cup base in Qatar. “The Chelsea forward...
Making sure young players get games is crucial when you want too develop them, so Sunderland will have some decisions to make.
Arsenal could make a move for Joao Felix in January after an Atletico Madrid supremo admitted the club are willing to sell the forward. The Portugal international has had a frustrating time with the La Liga side since he joined them for £113m in 2019. We check over 250...
To say that Angel Di Maria’s stint at Manchester United did not go well is something of an understatement. Di Maria originally joined in the summer of 2014 as new boss Louis Van Gaal’s first marquee signing. He arrived at Old Trafford for a club-record £59.7million fee, having...
"Since the dawn of time..." - Konate reveals text from rival Liverpool player ahead of England vs France
France defender Ibrahima Konate has said that he has received a message from England's Trent Alexander-Arnold, with the two countries facing each other on Saturday in the World Cup quarter-final. At the weekend, Konate and Alexander-Arnold will be turning from Liverpool teammates to international rivals. Konate signed for Liverpool in...
Arsenal get their preparations for the return of the Premier League in the first mid-season friendly. The squad that have not travelled to Qatar were allowed some time off before travelling to Dubai. The Dubai Super Cup will take place from December 8 to 16 with Arsenal and Lyon joined...
Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech has helped Morocco reach the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Spain on penalties. The Blues winger has fallen out of favour under Graham Potter as he continues to be linked with a transfer away from Stamford Bridge. The 29-year-old completed a move to Chelsea back in 2020...
Atletico Madrid have put Joao Felix up for sale ahead of the January market with a set price. Felix made a formal transfer request this week, which has since been granted by Atletico. AS says Atletico will seek to sell at a starting price of €100m. PSG, Chelsea, Bayern...
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has scoffed at claims of Cristiano Ronaldo being difficult to manage. After his return to Manchester United, Ronaldo butted heads with Ralf Rangnick and Erik ten Hag before being released from his contract. But Ancelotti scoffed to Il Corriere dello Sport: "Can someone who scores...
All the information you need to watch the return of the Premier League. In the midst of the Premier League's very first mid-season World Cup break, when exactly can fans expect the action to return?. When FIFA confirmed that the 2022 World Cup would be played in the winter, it...