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15hMichael Yokhin

Sweden: Form an issue without Ibra

Though Sweden shocked Italy over two legs to qualify for the first time since 2006, their players' form leaves a lot to be desired heading in.

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15hNicolas Baier

Argentina: Pressure on Messi to deliver

Argentina have the best player in the world in Lionel Messi and loads of talent but can Jorge Sampaoli find the right mix to deliver the World Cup?

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15hMichael Yokhin

Croatia: Midfield among the best in the world

Led by Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic, Croatia have some of the best midfielders in the world. Can their talent paper over questions off the pitch?

Klopp: Salah injury 'very bad for Mo, Liverpool & Egypt' (1:51)
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1dGlenn Price

Egypt 'optimistic' Salah can play in World Cup

Salah left the pitch in tears when he was forced to come off injured in the 29th minute against Real Madrid after landing awkwardly on his shoulder.

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2dTom Marshall

Mexico gives Gio dos Santos fitness deadline

Javier Hernandez called Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio a "genius" at a training session on Friday ahead of a friendly against Wales.

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U.S.-led WC bid stands by $10bn revenue

The North American bid for the 2026 World Cup has defended itself from accusations that its record-breaking profit projections do not stack up.

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World Cup preliminary squads: Who is in?

The teams for the World Cup are announcing their squads. Find out below who is in contention before FIFA's deadline for all final squads on June 4.

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Germany players 'on fire' for World Cup - Low

Germany coach Joachim Low says his players are "on fire for the World Cup" and that he has a "very good feeling" going into the tournament in Russia

WC Standings

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