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Mascherano backs Sabella and Messi

Mascherano backs Sabella and Messi

Javier Mascherano was received as a hero in his hometown, San Lorenzo, and was decorated for his great work in the World Cup in Brazil. There he spoke to reporters and backed Lionel Messi and Alejandro Sabella. “Alejandro gave me ...

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KEY STATS: Argentina 1-0 Belgium

For the first time, Argentina have now won their first five matches of a World Cup. At the inaugural WC (in 1930), Argentina won the first four matches but lost the fifth match: 4-2 against Uruguay in the final

Argentina beat Belgium 1-0  and advance to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990. Yes, Argentina end their 24-year wait for a semi-final place Since Argentina’s back-to-back World Cup finals in 1986 and 1990; Argentina have made it to one semi final (2004), ...

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Argentina advance to quarterfinals

Angel Di Maria’s late winner in dying minutes of extra time helps Argentina beat Switzerland 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.     Penalties looked a certainty until, in the 118th minute, It was Messi run who ...

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