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    Pressure on Germany really high: Muller

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Germany star Thomas Muller says the reigning world champions are feeling the pressure as they prepare for this weekend’s game against Sweden at risk of...

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    Every match is final now: Neuer

    Reuters . Vatutinki | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2018

    Germany must win their next two World Cup matches against Sweden and South Korea but that will require a total change in attitude and not...

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    Big guns fail to fire as lesser lights shine

    Reuters . Samara | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2018

    Traditionally the stage on which the biggest teams parade their talents, this year’s World Cup has seen the Goliaths of international football stumble when faced...

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    Mexico quakes with joy over upset win

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:10pm on June 18, 2018

    Thousands of jubilant Mexico supporters partied in the streets of the capital Sunday after their team's shock 1-0 victory over World Cup holders Germany —...

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    Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:19am on June 18, 2018

    Hardliners of chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the...

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    Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 11:01pm on June 17, 2018

    Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack...

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    Trauma? What trauma? Brazil hail inner peace ahead of opener

    Reuters. Rostov-on-Don | Updated at 12:14am on June 17, 2018

    While Brazil's stunning collapse in the semi-final of the 2014 World Cup is still fresh in most football fans' minds, the Selecao seem to have...

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    Germans ready to confirm favourites tag

    Reuters. Vatutinki | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2018

    World champions Germany know they must up their game when they kick off their world title defence against Mexico on Sunday if they are to...

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    World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on June 13, 2018

    The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed in the streets and flags of the...

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    Germany arrive in Russia for WC

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil...