The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily

The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily
The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily

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Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcela Mora y Araujo to discuss the first two of the knockout rounds, starting with the barnstorming seven-goal thriller between France and Argentina.

Uruguay vs Portugal was a game tipped to end nine-a-side, with full-blooded challenges and histrionics. In the end, the only card of the game was shown to Cristiano Ronaldo for dissent, as he realised his side were slipping out of the tournament.

In part three we look forward to tomorrow’s games. We call up Eliot Rothwell to discuss Russia’s chances against Spain and we hear from Troels Henriksen from Jyllands-Posten to get the Danish perspective on what seems a very difficult test against Croatia. And Barry reads a thing.

Back tomorrow!

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