Who is a better player Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? It's a long running debate in football world. And now the former England manager Fabio Capello also joined the never ending debate on Thursday by stating that the Argentine is more skilful among the two.
Ola Toivonen`s goal crowned a gutsy Sweden fight back in a 1-1 draw with Russia but, ever the tough taskmaster, Fabio Capello thought the visitors should have easily won the Euro 2016 qualifier on Thursday.
Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic hopes his side can ease the pain of a controversial exit from the World Cup 32 years ago by qualifying for the second round for the first time in their history when they face Russia on Thursday.
Fabio Capello threw his support behind Igor Akinfeev after the goalkeeper`s self-confessed "kids" error very nearly spiked his 68th birthday celebrations and Russia`s return to the World Cup after a 12-year absence.
Welcome to our live coverage of the World Cup Group H game between Russia and South Korea at Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba. The Group H opener marks the clash between two teams who are expected to give in their best and gain some vitality in the Group.