Ronaldo defends Neymar as English also accused of diving


Samara: So can Brazil go all the way in this World Cup?

With Real Madrid's Casemiro suspended, Brazil coach Tite is hoping to call upon Barcelona's Paulinho in his place, though those plans could be left in tatters as he was forced to sit out the last few training sessions.

- Argentina sports newspaper Ole leaves its readers in no doubt over their opinion of Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli following the team's last 16 defeat to France. This isn't the first time fans clad in their booster gear stayed to clean up after themselves-they packed away all their trash after the team beat Colombia earlier in the tournament.

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"They don't kick-and-rush like 20 years ago - they like to play out from defence".

After he dived in a bid to win a penalty against Costa Rica in Brazil's second match, Tostao, a striker in the legendary 1970 World Cup-winning side, encouraged coach Tite to have a heart-to-heart with the player. The statement was published hours after the Brazil-Mexico match, Monday. Brazil is looking to Italy for inspiration.

The world's most expensive player is edging back towards his best after missing the final three-and-a-half months of the club season due to injury as he scored his second goal of the tournament and set up Firmino's late tap-in. "It's complicated. We're facing the best team in the world". "You have to win titles with your team". And while Brazil have always possessed brilliant individuals, they have also long since been pragmatists above all else. And it came back to me watching Colombia how he acted and provoked.

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Brazil defends from the front, with captain Thiago Silva admitting the aim is to concede no more goals. When the ball does come into our area, it is much easier to cut it out. "Our attackers play a big part in that".

The former Tottenham man is expected to rejoin the group on Thursday and take a place alongside Fernandinho in the starting line-up to face Belgium on Friday. England beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties in a bad-tempered game that was nearly constantly interrupted with referee Mark Geiger booking six Colombians and two English players.

Neymar's unseemly habit of going down under even the tenderest of bodily contact has won him few fans at this World Cup.

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