SWISS ALMOST THROUGH TO KNOCKOUT STAGE

The Switzerland team at the ongoing World Cup in Russia is almost through to the next stage after aXherdanShaqiri late strike helped them defeat a stubborn Serbian opposition.

It was a high stakes match after the Swiss had held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in the first game. Serbia had three points after seeing off Costa Rica so they were willing to get the win to seal their qualification or at least force a draw and test their chances with Brazil. The Swiss were aware that a draw might put them in a tight spot so they fought desperately for a win.
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Lucas Biglia – Argentina need get the best out of Lionel Messi

Argentina international Lucas Biglia believes the national side looks pretty ‘ordinary’ without the services of Lionel Messi. However, the midfielder admits that his compatriots should learn how to get the best out of the Barcelona star without wearing him out.

The 2014 World Cup finalists found themselves with a realistic chance of missing out on the World Cup finals altogether, but Messi came up with a standout performance right at the end as he scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Ecuador in the final qualifying game.
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