Germany coach Hansi Flick after Spain draw: ‘What the team has done is huge’

Hansi Flick (Germany coach, who drew 1-1 with Spain on Sunday): “The team fought hard, but we only took one step. We live well together, even if we read other things. It’s huge what the team has done. I am fierce. They are warriors on the pitch, they play with their hearts. If we keep … Read more

Iran protests against the United States for removing the Allah symbol from its flag

The Iranian Football Federation protested on Sunday against the removal by the American Federation of the sign Allah from the Iranian flag before the meeting between the two teams on Tuesday (8 p.m.). The United States and Iran play their qualification in a highly political duel, while the Iranians are in second place in Group … Read more

Argentina captain Lionel Messi after Mexico win: ‘We had no other choice’

Lionel Messi (Argentina captain and man of the match, after the 2-0 victory over Mexico in the World Cup): “We got our first three points and now we will prepare as well as possible for another final, against Poland (Wednesday, 8 p.m.). It was a difficult match, because Mexico are a great coach and it’s … Read more

Didier Deschamps confirms Steve Mandanda as number 2 goalkeeper and will rotate against Tunisia

First selection qualified for the round of 16, France can calmly hope to finish in first place in group D with its two victories and a largely positive goal difference (+ 4). The idea is therefore to rotate against Tunisia on Wednesday. Four years ago, in the same situation, Didier Deschamps had largely changed his … Read more

The notes of the Blues against Denmark: Mbappé superstar, Griezmann omnipresent

Kylian Mbappé scores three goals in two games. Panoramic. Discover the ratings given to the players of the France team after their 2-1 victory over Denmark on Saturday in Doha. By our specials sent to Doha victory and qualification. The Blues disposed of Denmark (2-1) this Thursday, at the 974 stadium in Doha, on behalf … Read more

Gareth Southgate (England), after the draw against the United States: “A very tough opponent”

“Personally, I’m very satisfied with the application of the players against a very tough opponent. Getting out of such a high performance (as against Iran) and regaining such quality was difficult anyway. I think we controlled the game well and the two defenders were very good in having such control with the ball against the … Read more

Wembley Stadium in rainbow colors

If the captains of the selections are qualified for the World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal, have not been allowed to wear a rainbow armband, in a sign of support for the LGBTQ + community, England stood out this Friday before the match against the United States (0-0). Thousands of miles from Doha, … Read more

Neymar forfeits, Iran allows itself to dream, Qatar already out … all the highlights of this Friday

Find all the highlights of the World Cup this Friday, D-1 from France-Denmark. The blow of the day: Neymar forfeits against Switzerland The news fell this Friday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the match against Serbia: Neymar will be forfeited against Switzerland. Hit in the right ankle at the end of the match, the … Read more

Louis van Gaal (Netherlands), after the draw against Ecuador: “We couldn’t win”

Louis van Gaal (Netherlands coach, after the 1-1 draw with Ecuador): “We didn’t have a good game. We played well on possession of the opponent’s ball but not when we had the ball at our feet. It’s our problem. It was already in the first game (2-0 victory against Senegal). All the duels, all the … Read more