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Pastore not considering PSG exit to help World Cup chances

Javier Pastore is not contemplating leaving Paris Saint-Germain in January despite acknowledging that he needs to play more regularly if he is to get into Argentina’s World Cup squad. The playmaker joined PSG from Palermo ahead of the 2011-12 Ligue 1 season and was one of the first big signings …

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Argentina v Nigeria Betting: Friendly match unlikely to be a spectacle for Russian neutrals

It was not their best performance, but Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Russia last week meant that the Albiceleste began their preparations for the World Cup in positive fashion. Sergio Aguero scored four minutes from the end of a game which Argentina had dominated without ever really shining, although they did enjoy …

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Russia v Argentina Betting: Visitors to get going early as Messi and Co. hunt warm up win

Following an uninspiring qualifying campaign, Argentina came extremely close to not making it to next summer’s World Cup., with only a 3-1 victory in Ecuador in their final qualifier securing them an automatic spot at Russia next summer. Russia are not expected to shine next year, despite home advantage, with the side …

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All bark, no bite: Wasteful Argentina staring at catastrophic World Cup elimination

When you can no longer change the players on the pitch, try and change the fans. Argentina brought a must-win World Cup qualifying clash against Peru to Boca Juniors’ infamous Bombonera on Thursday, in an attempt to up the ante at the end of a spluttering campaign for Russia 2018.  …

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Gago ruptures ACL in Argentina draw

Veteran Argentina midfielder Fernando Gago suffered heartache on Thursday after sustaining a cruciate ligament injury in World Cup qualifying. Argentina’s hopes of booking a ticket to Russia for next year’s World Cup were dealt a blow following a goalless draw at home to Peru in Buenos Aires and their woes …

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Argentina In Danger Of Missing Out On World Cup Qualification

Argentina’s Lionel Messi gestures at the end of the goalless 2018 World Cup qualifier football match against Peru in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2017. Eitan ABRAMOVICH / AFP Lionel Messi and Argentina’s hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were left hanging in the balance on Thursday after another …

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