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Panama v Serbia

International Friendly

2014-06-01 01:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-05-31 11:08:10)

MARKET INFORMATION:

PANAMA MISSING HALF OF THEIR TEAM!!!!

Panama are without goalkeeper Jaime Penedo (97 caps), defenders Luis Henríquez (70 caps/3 goals) and Eduardo Dasent (17 caps), midfielders Aníbal Godoy (41 caps), Juan de Dios Perez (37 caps), Marcos Sanchez (32 caps) and Eybir Bonaga (21 caps), key striker Blas Perez (83 caps/34 goals).


Costa Rica v Japan

International Friendly

2014-06-03 02:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-02 23:13:41)

MARKET INFORMATION:

COSTA RICA MISSING IMPORTANT PLAYERS!!!!

Costa Rica are without defenders Salvatierra (26 caps) and Oviedo (26 apps), midfielders Hernandez (39 caps/6 goals), Herrera (25 caps/4 goals) and Rodriguez (16 caps), striker Saborio (93 caps/32 goals - top scorer).


Brazil v Panama

International Friendly

2014-06-03 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-03 11:21:30)

MARKET INFORMATION:

PANAMA MISSING KEY PLAYERS!!!!

Brazil are without defender Thiago Silva (45 caps), midfielders Paulinho (25 caps/5 goals), Moura (31 caps/4 goals and Lucas (24 caps), strikers Robinho (92 caps/27 goals) and Pato (27 caps/10 goals).

Panama are missing goalkeeper Penedo (97caps), defenders Henriquez (70 caps/3 goals) and Dasent (17 caps), midfielders Godoy (41 caps), J.De Perez (37 caps), Sanchez (32 caps/2 goals) and Bonag (21 caps/2 goals), key striker B.Perez (83 caps/34 goals).

Possible Line-ups:

Brazil: Cesar, Alves, Luiz, Dante, Marcelo, Gustavo, Hernanes, Oscar, Hulk, Neymar, Fred.

Panama: McFarlane, Torres, Rodríguez, Parrish, Chen, Cooper, Gpmez, Henríquez, Quintero, Barahona, Munoz.


Inter Turku v HJK Helsinki

Finland Veikkausliiga

2014-06-04 16:30:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-04 11:34:04)

MARKET INFORMATION:

HJK HELSINKI MISSING 5 FIRST-TEAM PLAYERS!!!

HJK Helsinki are without defenders Sorsa (4 apps), Baah (8 apps) and Lampi (7 apps), midfielders Tainio (5 apps) and Schuller (8 apps) who are all out injured.


Italy v Luxembourg

International Friendly

2014-06-04 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-04 10:44:27)

MARKET INFORMATION:

ITALY MISSING PLAYERS!!!

Italy are without defenders Christian Maggio (34 caps), Domenico Criscito (22 caps) and Federico Balzaretti (16 caps), midfielders Emanuele Giaccherini (19 caps/3 goals) and Riccardo Montolivo (58 caps/2 goals), strikers Alberto Gilardino (57 caps/19 goals - top scorer), Pablo Osvaldo (14 caps/4 goals) and Giuseppe Rossi (30 caps/7 goals).

Possible Line-up:

Italy: Perin, Abate, Bonucci, Chiellini, Barzagli, Motta, De Rossi, Verratti, Destro, Insigne, Cassano.


Chile v Northern Ireland

International Friendly

2014-06-05 01:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-04 10:12:02)

MARKET INFORMATION:

BOTH TEAMS MISSING KEY PLAYERS!!!!

Chile are without defenders Alvarez (24 caps), Fierro (23 caps) and Gonzales (28 apps/2 goals), midfielders Fernandez (60 caps/14 goals), Gonzalez (48 caps/4 goals) and Pizarro (40 caps/3 goals), striker Suazo (60 caps/21 goals), also midfielders Vidal (53 caps/8 goals) and Millar (29 caps/2 goals) are doubts.

Northern Ireland are missing N.Ireland defenders McAuley (47 caps/4 goals), McGivern (21 caps), Cathcart (18 caps), Evans (38 caps) and Hodson (14 caps), midfielders Brunt (46 caps) and McCourt (14 caps/2 goals), strikers Lafferty (37 caps/9 goals - top scorer), Paterson (22 caps/3 goals) and Ward (10 caps).


Argentina v Ireland ( Rugby Test Series International )

Rugby Test Series International

2014-06-07 19:40:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-07 12:33:10)

MARKET INFORMATION:

ARGENTINA RESTING ALL THEIR BEST PLAYERS AND WILL USE 'B' TEAM TONIGHT!!!!!

Argentina headcoach Daniel Hourcade chose to rest all his best players for the summer tests in order to keep them fresh for the rugby Championship. So they are without Fernandez-Lobbe, Matera, Hernandez, Imhoff and Leguizamon. It is a squad of mainly of local players.

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

L'ARGENTINA LASCIA A RIPOSO TUTTI I SUOI MIGLIORI GIOCATORI ED USERA' LE RISERVE STASERA!!!!!

L'allenatore dell'Argentina Daniel Hourcade ha scelto di lasciare a riposo tutti i suoi migliori giocatori per questo test estivo, così da lasciarli freschi per la Championship di rugby. Quindi sono assenti Fernandez-Lobbe, Matera, Hernandez, Imhoff e Leguizamon. La sua squadra è per la maggior parte composta da giocatori locali.


Argentina v Slovenia

International Friendly

2014-06-07 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-07 11:31:25)

MARKET INFORMATION:

ARGENTINA COULD BE MISSING SEVERAL PLAYERS!!!!!

Argentina are expected to be without defenders Martín Demichelis (38 caps), Pablo Zabaleta (36 caps), Ezequiel Garay (18 caps), Nicolas Otamendi (16 caps) and Fabricio Coloccini (39 caps), midfielders Ever Banega (24 caps) and Jose Ernesto Sosa (19 apsp), strikers Rodrigo Palacio (22 caps/3 goals), Gonzalo Higuain (36 caps/21 goals) and Sergio Aguero (50 caps/21 goals).

Argentina (possible): Romero, Fernandez, Garay, Rojo, Campagnaro, Mascherano, Gago, Alvarez, Di Maria, Messi, Lavezzi.


Belgium v Tunisia

International Friendly

2014-06-07 19:45:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-07 12:00:57)

MARKET INFORMATION:

TUNISIA MISSING SEVERAL KEY PLAYERS!!!

Tunisia are without goalkeeper Mathlouthi (41 caps), defenders Yahia (23 caps), Haggui (82 caps/6 goals) and Chemman (25 caps), midfielders Hatira (8 caps), Khazri (7 caps/3 goals), Darragi (44 caps/9 goals) and Ragued (41 caps), strikers Allagui (26 caps/5 goals), Khelifa (25 caps/5 goals) and Chermiti (33 caps/6 goals).


Brazil v Croatia (Group A)

World Cup 2014

2014-06-12 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-02 15:36:35)


LINE-UPS

Brazil: Cesar, Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Paulinho, Gustavo, Hulk, Oscar, Neymar, Fred. 

Subs: Jefferson, Fernandinho, Dante, Maxwell, Henrique, Ramires, Hernanes, Willian, Bernard, Jo, Maicon, Victor.

Croatia: Pletikosa, Srna, Corluka, Lovren, Vrsaljko, Modric, Rakitic, Perisic, Kovacic, Olic, Jelavic. 

Subs: Zelenika, Pranjic, Vukojevic, Schildenfeld, Brozovic, Rebic, Sammir, Vida, Eduardo, Subasic.




MATCH INFORMATION:

Brazil named a strong 23-man squad with Chelsea players David Luiz, Oscar, Ramires and Willian, along with QPR keeper Julio Cesar who is on-loan at Toronto FC, and Barcelona striker Neymar in attack, but A.C Milan strikers Kaka and Robinho miss out.

Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Toronto FC), Jefferson (Botafogo), Victor (Atletico Mineiro).

Defenders: Marcelo (Real Madrid), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Maxwell (PSG), Thiago Silva (PSG), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Henrique (Napoli).

Midfielders: Paulinho (Tottenham), Ramires (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea), Hernanes (Inter Milan), Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Fernandinho (Man City).

Strikers: Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk), Neymar (Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Jo (Atletico Mineiro), Hulk (Zenit St Petersburg).

Croatia named two English-based players in their 23-man squad - Southampton defender Dejan Lovren and Hull striker Nikica Jelavic, along along with key men Luka Modric from Real Madrid, Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla and Mario Mandzukic from Bayern Munich, but QPR midfielder Niko Kranjcar is out through injury and defender Josip Simunic of Dinamo Zagreb is suspended for 10 matches. 

Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (Rostov), Danijel Subasic (Monaco), Oliver Zelenika (Dinamo Zagreb).

Defenders: Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk), Dejan Lovren (Southampton), Vedran Corluka (Lok.Moscow), Gordon Schildenfeld (Panathinaikos), Danijel Pranjic (both Panathinaikos), Domagoj Vida (Dynamo Kiev), Sime Vrsaljko (Genoa).

Midfielders: Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitic (Sevilla), Ognjen Vukojevic (Dynamo Kiev), Ivan Perisic (Wolfsburg), Mateo Kovacic (Inter Milan), Marcelo Brozovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Sammir (Getafe), Ivan Mocinic (Rijeka).

Strikers: Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich), Ivica Olic (Wolfsburg), Eduardo (Shakhtar Donetsk), Nikica Jelavic (Hull), Ante Rebic (Fiorentina).

CROATIA KEY STRIKER MARIO MANDUZUKIC (49 CAPS/14 GOALS) IS SUSPENDED FOR THIS MATCH!!

INFORMAZIONI SULLA PARTITA

Il Brasile ha convocato una forte rosa di 23 giocatori, con David Luiz, Oscar, Ramires e Willian del Chelsea assieme al portiere Julio Cesar del QPR, in prestito al Toronto FC, ed all'attaccante Neymar del Barcellona ma Kakà e Robinho del Milan sono stati lasciati fuori.

Portieri: Julio Cesar (Toronto FC), Jefferson (Botafogo), Victor (Atletico Mineiro).

Difensori: Marcelo (Real Madrid), Daniel Alves (Barcellona), Maicon (Roma), Maxwell (PSG), Thiago Silva (PSG), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Monaco), Henrique (Napoli).

Centrocampisti: Paulinho (Tottenham), Ramires (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea), Hernanes (Inter), Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Fernandinho (Man City).

Attaccanti: Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk), Neymar (Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Jo (Atletico Mineiro), Hulk (Zenit St Petersburg).

La Croazia ha convocato due giocatori "inglesi" trai suoi 23 - il difensore Dejan Lovren del Southampton e l'attaccante Nikica Jelavic dell'Hull - oltre a giocatori fondamentali come Luka Modric del Real Madrid, Ivan Rakitic del Siviglia e Mario Mandzukic del Bayern Monaco, ma il centrocampista Niko Kranjcar del QPR è infortunato ed il difensore Josip Simunic della Dinamo Zagabria è squalificato per 10 partite.

Portieri: Stipe Pletikosa (Rostov), Danijel Subasic (Monaco), Oliver Zelenika (Dinamo Zagabria).

Difensori: Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk), Dejan Lovren (Southampton), Vedran Corluka (Lok.Mosca), Gordon Schildenfeld (Panathinaikos), Danijel Pranjic (entrambi Panathinaikos), Domagoj Vida (Dinamo Kiev), Sime Vrsaljko (Genoa).

Centrocampisti: Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitic (Siviglia), Ognjen Vukojevic (Dynamo Kiev), Ivan Perisic (Wolfsburg), Mateo Kovacic (Inter), Marcelo Brozović (Dinamo Zagreb), Sammir (Getafe), Ivan Močinić ( Rijeka).

Strikers: Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Monaco), Ivica Olic (Wolfsburg), Eduardo (Shakhtar Donetsk), Nikica Jelavic (Hull), Ante Rebić (Fiorentina).

MARIO MANDUZUKIC, il miglior attaccante della CROAZIA (49 presenze/14 gol) E' SQUALIFICATO PER QUESTA PARTITA!!


Mexico v Cameroon (Group A)

World Cup 2014

2014-06-13 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-02 17:01:46)

MATCH INFORMATION:

Mexico squad of 23 players had Man Utd striker Javier Hernandez as the only Premier League player involved, ex-Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez and Villarreal striker Giovani Dos Santos also made the squad but Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela was again dropped. 

Goalkeepers: Jose de Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).

Defenders: Miguel Layun (America), Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Paul Aguilar (America), Andres Guardado (Bayer Leverkusen), Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (America), Diego Reyes (Porto), Rafael Marquez (Leon).

Midfielders: Miguel Angel Ponce (Toluca), Jose Juan Vazquez (Leon), Luis Montes (Leon), Hector Herrera (Porto), Isaac Brizuela (Toluca), Marco Fabian (Cruz Azul), Carlos Pena (Leon).

Strikers: Oribe Peralta (Santos), Javier Hernandez (Man Utd), Giovani dos Santos (Villarreal), Raul Jimenez (America), Alan Pulido (Tigres).

Cameroon 23-man squad picked itself with Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o and Lorient striker Vincent Aboubakar likely to be key men. Mohamadou Idrissou was dropped from the squad after missing a penalty against Paraguay. Forgotten ex-Arsenal man Alex Song now at Barcelona is also included.

Goalkeepers: Loic Feudjou (Coton Sport), Charles Itandje (Konyaspor), Sammy Ndjock (Fethiyespor).

Defenders: Benoit Assou-Ekotto (QPR), Henri Bedimo (Lyon), Aurelien Chedjou (Galatasaray), Cedric Djeugou (Coton Sport), Nicolas Nkoulou (Marseille), Dany Nounkeu (Besiktas), Allan Nyom (Granada).

Midfielders: Enoh Eyong (Antalyaspor), Jean Makoun (Rennes), Joel Matip (Schalke), Stephane Mbia (Sevilla), Benjamin Moukandjo (Nancy), Landry Nguemo (Bordeaux), Edgar Salli (Lens), Alex Song (Barcelona).

Strikers: Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient), Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting (Mainz), Samuel Eto'o (Chelsea), Fabrice Olinga (Malaga), Achille Webo (Fenerbahce).

INFORMAZIONI SULLA PARTITA:

Nel Messico è l'attaccante Javier Hernandez del Man. United l'unico giocatore di Premier League convocato tra i 23; ci sono anche l'ex difensore del Barcellona Rafael Marquez e l'attaccante Giovani Dos Santos del Villareal, ma l'attaccante Carlos Vela della Real Sociedad è stato nuovamente scartato.

Portieri: José de Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).

Difensori: Miguel Layun (America), Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Paul Aguilar (America), Andres Guardado (Bayer Leverkusen), Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (America), Diego Reyes (Porto), Rafael Marquez (Leon ).

Centrocampisti: Miguel Angel Ponce (Toluca), Jose Juan Vazquez (Leon), Luis Montes (Leon), Hector Herrera (Porto), Isaac Brizuela (Toluca), Marco Fabian (Cruz Azul), Carlos Pena (Leon).

Attaccanti: Oribe Peralta (Santos), Javier Hernandez (Man Utd), Giovani dos Santos (Villarreal), Raul Jimenez (America), Alan Pulido (Tigres).

Nel Camerun c'è l'attaccante Samuel Eto'o del Chelsea tra i 23 convocati ed anche l'attaccante Vincent Aboubakar del Lorient rischia di essere tra gli uomini chiave. Mohamadou Idrissou è stato eliminato dalla squadra dopo aver fallito un rigore contro il Paraguay. Anche Alex Song, ex dell'Arsenal ora al Barcellona, è stato convocato.

Portieri: Loic Feudjou (Coton Sport), Charles Itandje (Konyaspor), Sammy Ndjock (Fethiyespor).

Difensori: Benoit Assou-Ekotto (QPR), Henri Bedimo (Lione), Aurelien Chedjou (Galatasaray), Cedric Djeugou (Coton Sport), Nicolas Nkoulou (Marsiglia), Dany Nounkeu (Besiktas), Allan Nyom (Granada).

Centrocampisti: Enoh Eyong (Antalyaspor), Jean Makoun (Rennes), Joel Matip (Schalke), Stephane Mbia (Siviglia), Benjamin Moukandjo (Nancy), Landry Nguemo (Bordeaux), Edgar Salli (Lens), Alex Song (Barcellona).

Attaccanti: Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient), Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting (Mainz), Samuel Eto'o (Chelsea), Fabrice Olinga (Malaga), Achille Webo (Fenerbahce).


Spain v Holland (Group B)

World Cup 2014

2014-06-13 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-02 21:49:10)

LINE-UPS:

Spain: Casillas, Azpilicueta, Ramos, Pique, Alba, Alonso, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Silva, Costa.

Subs: De Gea, Reina, Albiol, Martinez, Juanfran, Villa, Torres, Fabregas, Pedro, Mata, Koke, Cazorla.

Holland: Cillessen, Janmaat, Vlaar, De Vrij, Martins Indi, Blind, de Guzman, Sneijder, De Jong, van Persie, Robben

Subs: Vorm, Krul. Verhaegh, Veltman, Kongolo, Kuyt, Clasie, Lens, Fer, Huntelaar, Wijnaldum, Depay.

MARKET INFORMATION:

Spain 23-man squad included strikers Costa, Torres and Villa, as well as 9 players from Real Madrid and Barcelona, but Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes miss out through injury, while there were no places for Man City striker Alvaro Negredo and winger Jesus Navas.

Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Pepe Reina (Napoli), David De Gea (Man Utd).

Defenders: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Raul Albiol (Napoli), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Juanfran (Atletico Madrid), Jordi Alba (Barcelona).

Midfielders: Xavi (Barcelona), Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Koke (Atletico Madrid), Javi Martinez (Bayern Munich), David Silva (Man City).

Strikers: Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid), Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Pedro (Barcelona), Juan Mata (Man Utd), David Villa (Atletico Madrid).

Holland have six Premiership players in a 23-man squad including Man Utd striker Robin Van Persie, Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar, goalkeepers Tim Krul from Newcastle and Michel Vorm of Swansea. Winger Arjen Robben of Bayern Munich and Wesley Sneijder of Galatasaray are other big names, but Rafael van der Vaart is out injured.

Goalkeepers:  Jasper Cillessen (Ajax), Tim Krul (Newcastle), Michel Vorm (Swansea)

Defenders:  Daley Blind (Ajax), Joel Veltman (Ajax), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord), Daryl Janmaat (Feyenoord), Terence Kongolo (Feyenoord), Bruno Martins Indi, (Feyenoord), Paul Verhaegh (Augsburg), Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa).

Midfielders:  Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea), Nigel de Jong (A.C.Milan), Leroy Fer (Norwich), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV Eindhoven).

Forwards:  Memphis Depay (PSV Eindhoven), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce), Jeremain Lens (Dynamo Kiev), Robin van Persie (Man Utd).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Spagna ha inserito nella lista dei 23 convocati gli attaccanti Costa, Torres e Villa, oltre a 9 giocatori da Real Madrid e Barcellona, ma il centrocampista Thiago Alcantara del Bayern Monaco ed il portiere Victor Valdes del Barcellona sono assenti a causa dei rispettivi infortunii e neanche l'attaccante Alvaro Negredo e l'ala Jesus Navas, entrambi del Man. city, sono stati convocati.

Portieri: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Pepe Reina (Napoli), David De Gea (Man Utd).

Difensori: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Gerard Pique (Barcellona), Raul Albiol (Napoli), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Juanfran (Atletico Madrid), Jordi Alba (Barcellona).

Centrocampisti: Xavi (Barcellona), Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Sergio Busquets (Barcellona), Andres Iniesta (Barcellona), Cesc Fabregas (Barcellona), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Koke (Atletico Madrid), Javi Martinez (Bayern Monaco) , David Silva (Manchester City).

Attaccanti: Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid), Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Pedro (Barcellona), Juan Mata (Man Utd), David Villa (Atletico Madrid).

L'Olanda ha convocato sei giocatori di Premier League tra i suoi 23 uomini, tra cui l'attaccante Robin Van Persie del Manchester United, il difensore Ron Vlaar dell'Aston Villa, i portieri Tim Krul del Newcastle e Michel Vorm dello Swansea. Arjen Robben del Bayern Monaco e Wesley Sneijder del Galatasaray sono gli altri grandi nomi, ma Rafael van der Vaart è infortunato.

Portieri: Jasper Cillessen (Ajax), Tim Krul (Newcastle), Michel Vorm (Swansea)

Difensori: Daley ciechi (Ajax), Joel Veltman (Ajax), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord), Daryl Janmaat (Feyenoord), Terence Kongolo (Feyenoord), Bruno Martins Indi (Feyenoord), Paul Verhaegh (Augsburg), Ron Vlaar ( Aston Villa).

Centrocampisti: Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea), Nigel de Jong (Milan), Leroy Fer (Norwich), Arjen Robben (Bayern Monaco), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV Eindhoven).

Attaccanti: Memphis Depay (PSV Eindhoven), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce), Jeremain Lens (Dynamo Kiev), Robin van Persie (Man Utd).


Colombia v Greece (Group C)

World Cup 2014

2014-06-14 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-03 22:06:49)

MARKET INFORMATION:

Colombia 23-man squad were dealt a massive blow when star striker Radamel Falcao was withdrawn from the squad after failing to find his fitness following a knee injury. They still have decent players though in Guarin of Inter Milan, Rodriguez of Monaco and strikers Martinez from Porto and Bacca of Sevilla.

Goalkeepers: David Ospina (Nice), Faryd Mondragon (Deportivo Cali), Camilo Vargas (Independiente Santa Fe).

Defenders: Mario Yepes (A.C.Milan), Cristian Zapata (A.C.Milan), Pablo Armero (Napoli), Camilo Zuniga (Napoli), Santiago Arias (PSV Eindhoven), Eder Alvarez Balanta (River Plate), Carlos Valdes (San Lorenzo).

Midfielders: Fredy Guarin (Inter Milan), Juan Cuadrado (Fiorentina), James Rodriguez (Monaco), Abel Aguilar (Toulouse), Juan Fernando Quintero (Porto), Carlos Sanchez (Elche), Aldo Leao Ramirez (Morelia), Alexander Mejia (Atletico Nacional),

Strikers: Victor Ibarbo (Cagliari), Jackson Martinez (Porto), Carlos Bacca (Sevilla), Adrian Ramos (Hertha Berlin), Teofilo Gutierrez (River Plate).

Greece 23-man squad features Fulham striker Konstantinos Mitroglou despite only playing 120 minutes of football since signing in January following injury problems. His team-mate Giorgos Karagounis is also in the squad along with Greece hero and veteren striker Georgios Samaras.

Goalkeepers: Orestis Karnezis (Granada), Panagiotis Glykos (PAOK), Stefanos Kapino (Panathinaikos).

Defenders: Kostas Manolas (Olympiakos), Giannis Maniatis (Olympiakos), Jose Holebas (Olympiakos), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (B.Dortmund), Giorgios Tzavellas (PAOK), Loukas Vyntra (Levante), Vasilis Torosidis (Roma), Vangelis Moras (Verona).

Midfielders: Alexandros Tziolis (Kayserispor), Andreas Samaris (Olympiakos), Kostas Katsouranis (PAOK), Giorgos Karagounis (Fulham), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Torino), Ioannis Fetfatzidis (Genoa), Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (Bologna), Panagiotis Kone (Bologna).

Forwards: Dimitris Salpingidis (PAOK), Giorgios Samaras (Celtic), Konstantinos Mitroglou (Fulham), Theofanis Gekas (Konyaspor).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Colombia ha subito un duro colpo non avendo potuto inserire Radamel Falcao tra i 23 convocati: l'attaccante non è riuscito a tornare in forma a seguito di un infortunio al ginocchio. Restano ancora giocatori decenti come Guarin dell'Inter, Rodriguez del Monaco e gli attaccanti Martinez del Porto e Bacca del Siviglia.

Portieri: David Ospina (Nizza), Faryd Mondragon (Deportivo Cali), Camilo Vargas (Independiente Santa Fe).

Difensori: Mario Yepes (Milan), Cristian Zapata (Milan), Pablo Armero (Napoli), Camilo Zuniga (Napoli), Santiago Arias (PSV Eindhoven), Eder Alvarez Balanta (River Plate), Carlos Valdes (San Lorenzo).

Centrocampisti: Fredy Guarin (Inter), Juan Cuadrado (Fiorentina), James Rodriguez (Monaco), Abel Aguilar (Toulouse), Juan Fernando Quintero (Porto), Carlos Sanchez (Elche), Aldo Leao Ramirez (Morelia), Alexander Mejia ( Atletico Nacional),

Strikers: Victor Ibarbo (Cagliari), Jackson Martinez (Porto), Carlos Bacca (Sevilla), Adrian Ramos (Hertha Berlino), Teofilo Gutierrez (River Plate).

La Grecia ha convocato anche Konstantinos Mitroglou tra i suoi 23, anche se l'attaccante ha giocato solo 120 minuti da quando è arrivato al Fulham a gennaio, a causa di un infortunio. Anche il suo compagno di squadra Giorgos Karagounis è stato convocato, così come l'eroe e veterano attaccante greco Georgios Samaras.

Portieri: Orestis Karnezis (Granada), Panagiotis Glykos (PAOK), Stefanos Kapino (Panathinaikos).

Difensori: Kostas Manolas (Olympiakos), Giannis Maniatis (Olympiakos), Jose Holebas (Olympiakos), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (B.Dortmund), Giorgios Tzavellas (PAOK), Loukas Vyntra (Levante), Vasilis Torosidis (Roma), Vangelis Moras (Verona).

Centrocampisti: Alexandros Tziolis (Kayserispor), Andreas Samaris (Olympiakos), Kostas Katsouranis (PAOK), Giorgos Karagounis (Fulham), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Torino), Ioannis Fetfatzidis (Genoa), Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (Bologna), Panagiotis Kone (Bologna).

Attaccanti: Dimitris Salpingidis (PAOK), Giorgios Samaras (Celtic), Konstantinos Mitroglou (Fulham), Theofanis Gekas (Konyaspor).


Uruguay v Costa Rica (Group D)

World Cup 2014

2014-06-14 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-04 22:46:17)

MARKET INFORMATION:

Uruguay 23-man squad held no real shocks and they go into the World Cup with a very strong set of players with the likes of defenders Godin and Caceres, midfielders Rodriguez, stirkers Suarez and Cavani all have fantastic seasons with their club sides, even veteren striker Diego Forlan made the squad again.

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad).

Defenders: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (West Brom), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Jose Maria Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Liverpool), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Jorge Fucile (Porto).

Midfielders: Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio), Alvaro Pereira (Sao Paulo), Walter Gargano (Parma), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Morelia), Diego Perez (Bologna), Cristian Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Gaston Ramirez (Southampton), Nicolas Lodeiro (Botafogo).

Strikers: Luis Suarez (Liverpool), Edinson Cavani (Paris St-Germain), Abel Hernandez (Palermo), Diego Forlan (Cerezo Osaka), Christian Stuani (Espanyol).

Costa Rica 23-man squad will be missing key striker and top goalscorer Alvaro Saborio who broke his foot during training and Everton defender Bryan Oviedo misses out as he recovers from a broken leg but Joel Campbell, on loan at Olympiakos from Arsenal, and Fulham's Bryan Ruiz, who is on loan at PSV are in.

Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas (Levante), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense) Daniel Cambronero (Herediano).

Defenders: Johnny Acosta (Alajuelense), Giancarlo Gonzalez (Columbus Crew), Michael Umana (Saprissa), Oscar Duarte (Bruges), Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew), Heiner Mora (Saprissa), Junior Diaz (Mainz), Christian Gamboa (Rosenborg), Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls).

Midfielders: Celso Borges (AIK Stolkholm), Christian Bolanos (FC Copenhagen), Esteban Granados (Herediano), Michael Barrantes (Aalesund), Yeltsin Tejeda (Saprissa), Diego Calvo (Valerenga), Jose Miguel Cubero (Herediano).

Strikers: Bryan Ruiz (PSV Eindhoven, on loan from Fulham), Joel Campbell (Olympiakos, on loan from Arsenal), Randall Brenes (Cartagines), Marco Urena (FC Kuban Krasnodar).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

L'Uruguay non ha provocato sorprese con la sua lista dei 23 convocati e giocherà il Mondiale con un gruppo forte, con giocatori del calibro dei difensori Godin e Caceres, del centrocampista Rodriguez e degli attaccanti Suarez e Cavani, tutti reduci da stagioni fantastiche con le loro squadre di club; anche il vetereno attaccante Diego Forlan è stato nuovamente convocato.

Portieri: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Muñoz (Libertad).

Difensori: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (WBA), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Jose Maria Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Liverpool), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Jorge Fucile (Porto).

Centrocampisti: Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio), Alvaro Pereira (Sao Paulo), Walter Gargano (Parma), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Morelia), Diego Perez (Bologna), Cristian Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Gaston Ramirez (Southampton), Nicolas Lodeiro (Botafogo).

Attaccanti: Luis Suarez (Liverpool), Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain), Abel Hernandez (Palermo), Diego Forlan (Cerezo Osaka), Christian Stuani (Espanyol).

La Costa Rica non ha potuto inserire tra i 23 convocati il suo fondamentale attaccante e capocannoniere Alvaro Saborio, che si è infortunato al piede durante un allenamento, ed il difensore dell'Everton Bryan Oviedo, che sta smaltendo un infortunio alla gamba, ma Joel Campbell dell'Arsenal (in prestito all'Olympiakos) e Bryan Ruiz del Fulham (in prestito al PSV) sono presenti.

Portieri: Keylor Navas (Levante), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense) Daniel Cambronero (Herediano).

Difensori: Johnny Acosta (Alajuelense), Giancarlo Gonzalez (Columbus Crew), Michael Umana (Saprissa), Oscar Duarte (Bruges), Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew), Heiner Mora (Saprissa), Junior Diaz (Mainz), Christian Gamboa (Rosenborg), Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls).

Centrocampisti: Celso Borges (AIK Stolkholm), Christian Bolaños (FC Copenaghen), Esteban Granados (Herediano), Michael Barrantes (Aalesund), Eltsin Tejeda (Saprissa), Diego Calvo (Valerenga), José Miguel Cubero (Herediano).

Attaccanti: Bryan Ruiz (PSV Eindhoven, in prestito dal Fulham), Joel Campbell (Olympiakos, in prestito dall'Arsenal), Randall Brenes (Cartagines), Marco Urena (Kuban Krasnodar).


Chile v Australia (Group B)

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Chile 23-man squad included Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal despite having surgery for a knee problem. Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez joins British-based players Gary Medel, Gonzalo Jara and Jean Beausejour. Striker Esteban Paredes makes the final squad despite been omitted from the provisional 30-man squad.

Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo (Real Sociedad), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Cristopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica)

Defenders: Gary Medel (Cardiff), Gonzalo Jara (Nottm Forest), Jose Rojas (Universidad de Chile), Eugenio Mena (Santos), Mauricio Isla (Juventus).

Midfielders: Jorge Valdivia (Palmeiras), Felipe Gutierrez (FC Twente), Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Colo Colo), Francisco Silva (Osasuna), Arturo Vidal (Juventus), Charles Aranguiz (Internacional), Marcelo Diaz (Basel), Carlos Carmona (Atalanta), Miiko Albornoz (Malmo).

Strikers:  Alexis Sanchez (Barcelona), Esteban Paredes (Colo Colo) Eduardo Vargas (Valencia), Jean Beausejour (Wigan), Mauricio Pinilla (Cagliari), Fabian Orellana (Celta Vigo).

Australia 23-man squad consisted of ex-Everton star Tim Cahill, also Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak, while Luke Wilshere who now plays in Russia for Dinamo Moscow, but previous capatain Lucas Neill who has 96 caps for Australia has not been included in the final squad.

Goalkeepers: Mark Birighitti (Newcastle Jets), Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United), Mitchell Langerak (B.Dortmund), Mat Ryan (Club Brugge).

Defenders:  Jason Davidson (Heracles Almelo), Ivan Franjic (Brisbane Roar), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng Taishan), Matthew Spiranovic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Luke Wilkshire (Dinamo Moscow), Bailey Wright (Preston).

Midfielders: Oliver Bozanic (Luzern), Mark Bresciano (Al Gharafa), James Holland (Austria Vienna), Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace), Massimo Luongo (Swindon), Matthew McKay (Brisbane Roar), Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory), Tommy Oar (Utrecht), Tommy Rogic (Melbourne Victory), James Troisi (Melbourne Victory), Dario Vidosic (Sion).

Forwards: Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Ben Halloran (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Josh Kennedy (Nagoya Grampus 8), Matthew Leckie (FSV Frankfurt 1899), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

Il Cile ha incluso il centrocampista della Juventus Arturo Vidal nella sua lista dei 23 convocati, nonostante il recente intervento chirurgico subito per un problema al ginocchio. L'ala Alexis Sanchez del Barcellona si aggiunge a Gary Medel, Gonzalo Jara e Jean Beausejour, tutti giocatori che militano nei campionati britannici. L'attaccante Esteban Paredes completa la squadra finale, nonostante fosse stato escluso dai 30 pre-convocati.

Portieri: Claudio Bravo (Real Sociedad), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Cristopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica)

Difensori: Gary Medel (Cardiff), Gonzalo Jara (Nottm Forest), Jose Rojas (Universidad de Chile), Eugenio Mena (Santos), Mauricio Isla (Juventus).

Centrocampisti: Jorge Valdivia (Palmeiras), Felipe Gutierrez (FC Twente), José Pedro Fuenzalida (Colo Colo), Francisco Silva (Osasuna), Arturo Vidal (Juventus), Charles Aránguiz (Internacional), Marcelo Diaz (Basilea), Carlos Carmona (Atalanta), Miiko Albornoz (Malmö).

Attaccanti: Alexis Sanchez (Barcellona), Esteban Paredes (Colo Colo), Eduardo Vargas (Valencia), Jean Beausejour (Wigan), Mauricio Pinilla (Cagliari), Fabian Orellana (Celta Vigo).

L'Australia ha convocato l'ex stella dell'Everton Tim Cahill, ed anche il centrocampista Mile Jedinak del Crystal Palace e Luca Wilshere (che ora gioca in Russia per la Dinamo Mosca) sono tra i 23, ma l'ex capitano Lucas Neill, 96 presenze con l'Australia, non è stato incluso nella lista definitiva.

Portieri: Mark Birighitti (Newcastle Jets), Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United), Mitchell Langerak (B.Dortmund), Mat Ryan (Club Brugge).

Difensori: Jason Davidson (Heracles Almelo), Ivan Franjic (Brisbane Roar), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng Taishan), Matthew Spiranovic (occidentali di Sydney Wanderers), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai), Luke Wilkshire (Dinamo Mosca), Bailey Wright (Preston).

Centrocampisti: Oliver Bozanic (Luzern), Mark Bresciano (Al Gharafa), James Holland (Austria Vienna), Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace), Massimo Luongo (Swindon), Matthew McKay (Brisbane Roar), Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory), Tommy Oar (Utrecht), Tommy Rogic (Melbourne Victory), James Troisi (Melbourne Victory), Dario Vidosic (Sion).

Attaccanti: Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Ben Halloran (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Josh Kennedy (Nagoya Grampus 8), Matthew Leckie (FSV Frankfurt 1899), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets).


Ivory Coast v Japan (Group C)

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Ivory Coast have named their 23-man squad and it has a star studded wealth of talent including top scorer Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure and fellow Premier League players Cheick Tiote of Newcastle, striker Wilfried Bony of Swansea and Kolo Toure of Liverpool. Ex-Arsenal Gervinho is in the squad after a great season with Roma.

Goalkeepers: Boubacar Barry (Lokeren), Sylvain Gbohouo (Sewe Sport), Sayouba Sande (Stabaek).

Defenders:  Kolo Toure (Liverpool), Sol Bamba (Trabzonspor), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor), Serge Aurier (Toulouse), Arthur Boka (Stuttgart), Ousmane Viera Diarrassouba (Caykur Rizespor), Constant Djakpa (Frankfurt), Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro (Toulouse).

Midfielders: Yaya Toure (Man City), Cheick Tiote (Newcastle), Serey Die (FC Basel), Max Gradel (St Etienne), Diomande Ismael (St Etienne), Didier Ya Konan (Hannover), Mathis Bolly (Dusseldorf).

Strikers:  Gervinho (Roma), Didier Drogba (Galatasaray), Salomon Kalou (Lille), Wilfried Bony (Swansea), Giovanni Sio (FC Basel).

Japan 23-man squad has 12 Europe-based players, including Man Utd midfielder Shinji Kagawa and Southampton defender Maya Yoshida. A.C Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda is also named as is Gamba Osaka midfielder Yasuhito Endo who had won a national record 141 caps.

Goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima (Standard Liege), Shusaku Nishikawa (Urawa Reds), Shuichi Gonda (FC Tokyo).

Defenders: Masato Morishige (FC Tokyo), Yasuyuki Konno (Gamba Osaka), Yuto Nagatomo (Inter Milan), Maya Yoshida (Southampton), Masahiko Inoha (Jubilo Iwata), Atsuto Uchida (Schalke), Hiroki Sakai (Hannover), Gotoku Sakai (Stuttgart).

Midfielders: Yasuhito Endo (Gamba Osaka), Keisuke Honda (A.C.Milan), Shinji Kagawa (Man Ue), Makoto Hasebe (Nurnberg), Hiroshi Kiyotake (Nurnberg), Hotaru Yamaguchi (Cerezo Osaka), Toshihiro Aoyama (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Manabu Saito (Yokohama F Marinos).

Strikers: Shinji Okazaki (Mainz), Yoichiro Kakitani (Cerezo Osaka), Yuya Osako (Munich 1860), Yoshito Okubo (Kawasaki Frontale).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Costa d'Avorio è tempestata di talenti tra i suoi 23 convocati, con stelle del calibro di Didier Drogba (capocannoniere), Yaya Toure ed altri giocatori della Premier League come Cheick Tioté di Newcastle, l'attaccante Wilfried Bony dello Swansea e Kolo Toure del Liverpool. Anche Gervinho, ex dell'Arsenal, è stato convocato dopo aver disputato una grande stagione con la Roma.

Portieri: Boubacar Barry (Lokeren), Sylvain Gbohouo (Sewe Sport), Sayouba Sande (Stabaek).

Difensori: Kolo Toure (Liverpool), Sol Bamba (Trabzonspor), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor), Serge Aurier (Tolosa), Arthur Boka (Stoccarda), Ousmane Viera Diarrassouba (Caykur Rizespor), Constant Djakpa (Francoforte), Jean-Daniel Akpa -Akpro (Tolosa).

Centrocampisti: Yaya Toure (Manchester City), Cheick Tioté (Newcastle), Serey Die (FC Basilea), Max Gradel (St Etienne), Diomande Ismael (St Etienne), Didier Ya Konan (Hannover), Mathis Bolly (Dusseldorf).

Attaccanti: Gervinho (Roma), Didier Drogba (Galatasaray), Salomon Kalou (Lille), Wilfried Bony (Swansea), Giovanni Sio (FC Basel).

Il Giappone ha convocato 12 giocatori che giocano in Europa nella lista dei 23, tra cui il centrocampista Shinji Kagawa del Man. United ed il difensore Maya Yoshida del Southampton. Anche Keisuke Honda del Milan è stato convocatocosì come il centrocampista Yasuhito Endo del Gamba Osaka, che detiene il record di presenze (141).

Portieri: Eiji Kawashima (Standard Liege), Shusaku Nishikawa (Urawa Reds), Shuichi Gonda (FC Tokyo).

Difensori: Masato Morishige (FC Tokyo), Yasuyuki Konno (Gamba Osaka), Yuto Nagatomo (Inter), Maya Yoshida (Southampton), Masahiko Inoha (Jubilo Iwata), Atsuto Uchida (Schalke), Hiroki Sakai (Hannover), Gotoku Sakai (Stoccarda).

Centrocampisti: Yasuhito Endo (Gamba Osaka), Keisuke Honda (Milan), Shinji Kagawa (Man Utd), Makoto Hasebe (Norimberga), Hiroshi Kiyotake (Norimberga), Hotaru Yamaguchi (Cerezo Osaka), Toshihiro Aoyama (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Manabu Saito (Yokohama F Marinos).

Attaccanti: Shinji Okazaki (Mainz), Yoichiro Kakitani (Cerezo Osaka), Yuya Osako (Monaco 1860), Yoshito Okubo (Kawasaki Frontale).


Switzerland v Ecuador (Group E)

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Switzerland 23-man squad has plenty of well known talent playing for top teams in Europe, including Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner, Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri and Napoli midfielders Valon Behrami, Blerim Dzemaili and Gokhan Inler, while striker Josip Drmic had a great season with Nurnberg.

Goalkeepers: Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg), Roman Buerki (Grasshopper), Yann Sommer (FC Basel).

Defenders:  Johan Djourou (Hamburg), Michael Lang (Grasshoppers), Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg), Fabian Schaer (FC Basel), Philippe Senderos (Aston Villa), Steve von Bergen (Young Boys), Reto Ziegler (Sassuolo).

Midfielders: Tranquillo Barnetta (E.Frankfurt), Valon Behrami (Napoli), Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli), Gelson Fernandes (Freiburg), Gokhan Inler (Napoli), Xherdan Shaqiri (Bayern Munich), Valentin Stocker (FC Basel).

Strikers: Josip Drmic (Nurnberg), Mario Gavranovic (Zurich), Admir Mehmedi (Freiburg), Haris Seferovic (Real Sociedad), Granit Xhaka (B.Monchengladbach).

Ecuador named their 23-man squad which included star man Man Utd winger Antonio Valencia, while they will look to top scorer Felipe Caicedo for the goals. The majority of the Ecuador squad play for teams in South America which will suit them with the conditions in Brazil of humidity and altitude.

Goalkeepers:  Maximo Banguera (Barcelona SC), Alexander Dominguez (LDU Quito), Adrian Bone (El Nacional).

Defenders: Frickson Erazo (Flamengo), Jorge Guagua (Emelec), Oscar Bagui (Emelec), Gabriel Achilier (Emelec), Walter Ayovi (Pachuca), Juan Carlos Paredes (Barcelona SC).

Midfielders: Segundo Castillo (Al-Hilal), Carlos Gruezo (Stuttgart), Renato Ibarra (Vitesse Arnhem), Cristian Noboa (Dynamo Moscow), Luis Saritama (Barcelona SC), Antonio Valencia (Man Ue), Edison Mendez (Independiente Santa Fe), Fidel Martinez (Tijuana), Michael Arroyo (Atlante).

Forwards: Felipe Caicedo (Al-Jazira), Jefferson Montero (Morelia), Joao Rojas (Cruz Azul), Jaime Ayovi (Tijuana), Enner Valencia (Pachuca).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Svizzera ha un sacco di famosi giocatori di talento, che giocano nelle migliori squadre d'Europa, nella sua lista dei 23 convocati: il difensore della Juventus Stephan Lichtsteiner, l'ala Xherdan Shaqiri del Bayern Monaco i centrocampisti Valon Behrami, Blerim Dzemaili e Gokhan Inler del Napoli ed anche l'attaccante Josip Drmic, reduce da una grande stagione con il Norimberga.

Portieri: Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg), Roman Buerki (Grasshopper), Yann Sommer (Basilea).

Difensori: Johan Djourou (Amburgo), Michael Lang (Grasshoppers), Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg), Fabian Schaer (Basilea), Philippe Senderos (Aston Villa), Steve von Bergen (Young Boys), Reto Ziegler (Sassuolo).

Centrocampisti: Tranquillo Barnetta (E.Frankfurt), Valon Behrami (Napoli), Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli), Gelson Fernandes (Friburgo), Gokhan Inler (Napoli), Xherdan Shaqiri (Bayern Monaco), Valentin Stocker (Basilea).

Attaccanti: Josip Drmic (Norimberga), Mario Gavranovic (Zurigo), Admir Mehmedi (Friburgo), Haris Seferovic (Real Sociedad), Granit Xhaka (B.Monchengladbach).

L'Ecuador ha convocato anche la stella Antonio Valencia, ala del Manchester United, mentre si affiderà a Felipe Caicedo per segnare. La maggior parte della squadra dell'Ecuador giocare in squadre del Sud America che hanno condizioni di umidità e altitudine simili a quelle del Brasile.

Portieri: Maximo Banguera (Barcelona SC), Alexander Dominguez (LDU Quito), Adrian Bone (El Nacional).

Difensori: Frickson Erazo (Flamengo), Jorge Guagua (Emelec), Oscar Bagüi (Emelec), Gabriel Achilier (Emelec), Walter Ayovi (Pachuca), Juan Carlos Paredes (Barcelona SC).

Centrocampisti: Segundo Castillo (Al-Hilal), Carlos Gruezo (Stuttgart), Renato Ibarra (Vitesse Arnhem), Cristian Noboa (Dinamo Mosca), Luis Saritama (Barcelona SC), Antonio Valencia (Man Ue), Edison Mendez (Independiente Santa Fe ), Fidel Martinez (Tijuana), Michael Arroyo (Atlante).

Attaccanti: Felipe Caicedo (Al-Jazira), Jefferson Montero (Morelia), Joao Rojas (Cruz Azul), Jaime Ayovi (Tijuana), Enner Valencia (Pachuca).


France v Honduras (Group E)

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France named their 23-man squad but there was no place for Man City midfielder Samir Nasri and defender Gael Clichy or Monaco captain Eric Abidal, but the wealth of talent include Paul Pogba of Juventus, Karim Benzema of Real Madrid and winger Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich, plus 10 Premiership players.

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Stephane Ruffier (Marseille), Mickael Landreau (Bastia).

Defenders: Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle), Lucas Digne (PSG) Patrice Evra (Man Utd), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal), Eliaquim Mangala (Porto), Mamadou Sakho (Liverpool), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid).

Midfielders: Yohan Cabaye (PSG), Blaise Matuidi (PSG), Clement Grenier (Lyon), Rio Mavuba (Lille), Paul Pogba (Juventus), Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle), Mathieu Valbuena (Marseille).

Strikers: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal), Antoine Griezmann (Real Sociedad), Loic Remy (Newastle), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich).

Honduras named 6 British-based players in their 23-man squad - Hull defender Maynor Figueroa, Stoke midfielder Wilson Palacios, Wigan midfielder Roger Espinoza and defender Juan Carlos Garcia, Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre. But Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta withdrawn from the squad through injury.

Goalkeepers: Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Luis Lopez (Real Espana).

Defenders: Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan), Maynor Figueroa (Hull), Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Osman Chavez (Qingdao Janoon), Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua).

Midfielders: Edder Delgado (Real Espana), Luis Garrido (Olimpia), Roger Espinoza (Wigan), Jorge Claros (Motagua), Wilson Palacios (Stoke), Oscar Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Andy Najar (Anderlecht), Mario Martinez (Real Espana), Marvin Chavez (Chivas USA).

Striker: Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense), Carlo Costly (Real Espana), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Francia ha escluso il centrocampista Samir Nasri ed il difensore Gael Clichy del Manchester City, oltre al capitano del Monaco Eric Abidal, dalla lista dei 23 convocati, ma è comunque ricca di talenti: Paul Pogba della Juventus, Karim Benzema del Real Madrid e l'ala Franck Ribery del Bayern Monaco, oltre a 10 giocatori che militano in Premier League.

Portieri: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Stephane Ruffier (Marsiglia), Mickael Landreau (Bastia).

Difensori: Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle), Lucas Digne (PSG), Patrice Evra (Man Utd), Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal), Eliaquim Mangala (Porto), Mamadou Sakho (Liverpool), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid) .

Centrocampisti: Yohan Cabaye (PSG), Blaise Matuidi (PSG), Clement Grenier (Lione), Rio Mavuba (Lille), Paul Pogba (Juventus), Moussa Sissoko (Newcastle), Mathieu Valbuena (Marsiglia).

Strikers: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal), Antoine Griezmann (Real Sociedad), Loic Remy (Newastle), Franck Ribery (Bayern Monaco).

L'Honduras ha convocato 6 giocatori che militano nei campionati britannici tra i suoi 23 - il difensore Maynor Figueroa dell'Hull, il centrocampista Wilson Palacios dello Stoje, il difensore Juan Carlos Garcia ed il centrocampista Roger Espinoza del Wigan ed il difensore Emilio Izaguirre del Celtic. Il centrocampista Arnold Peralta del Rangers è stato invece escluso a causa di un infortunio.

Portieri: Noel Valladares (Olimpia), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Luis Lopez (Real Espana).

Difensori: Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan), Maynor Figueroa (Hull), Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Osman Chavez (Qingdao Janoon), Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua).

Centrocampisti: Edder Delgado (Real Espana), Luis Garrido (Olimpia), Roger Espinoza (Wigan), Jorge Claros (Motagua), Wilson Palacios (Stoke), Oscar Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Andy Najar (Anderlecht), Mario Martinez (Real Espana), Marvin Chavez (Chivas USA).

Attaccanti: Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense), Carlo Costly (Real Espana), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad).

UPDATE:

FRANCE KEY WINGER FRANCK RIBERY (81 CAPS/16 GOALS) MISSES THE WORLD CUP THROUGH INJURY!!


England v Italy (Group D)

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LINE-UPS:

England: Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Welbeck, Sturridge, Rooney

Subs: Foster, Wilshere, Lampard, Smalling, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Milner, Lambert, Lallana, Barkley, Shaw, Forster

Italy: Sirigu, Darmian, Paletta, Barzagli, Chiellini, Verratti, Pirlo, De Rossi, Candreva, Balotelli, Marchisio

Subs: Buffon, De Sciglio, Thiago Motta, Abate, Cassano, Cerci, Aquilani, Immobile, Parolo, Bonucci, Insigne, Perin



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England boss Roy Hodgson went for several players lacking experience at international level as Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert of Southampton, Everton midfielder Ross Barkley and Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling made the cut. But Ashley Cole, Theo Walcott, Michael Carrick and Jermaine Defoe miss out.

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Man City), Fraser Forster (Celtic), Ben Foster (West Brom.

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Man Utd), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Man Utd).

Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Everton), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Man City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Forwards: Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Wayne Rooney (Man Utd), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Danny Welbeck (Man Utd).

Italy 23-man squad will be without Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi was left out despite recovering from a serious knee injury, also A.C.Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo is out after breaking his leg in a warm up game last week. The squad has just 3 players who are not playing in Italy Serie A.

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Salvatore Sirigu (PSG), Mattia Perin (Genoa).

Defenders: Andrea Barzagli (Juventus), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorigo Chiellini (Juventus), Gabriel Paletta (Parma), Ignazio Abate (A.C.Milan), Mattia De Sciglio (A.C.Milan), Matteo Darmian (Torino).

Midfielders: Andrea Pirlo (Juventus), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Thiago Motta (PSG), Marco Verratti (PSG), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Antonio Candreva (Lazio), Marco Parolo (Parma), Alberto Aquilani (Fiorentina).

Forwards:  Mario Balotelli (AC Milan), Antonio Cassano (Parma), Alessio Cerci (Torino), Ciro Immobile (Torino), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

L'Inghilterra di Roy Hodgson ha scelto molti giocatori privi di esperienza a livello internazionale come Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana e Rickie Lambert del Southampton, il centrocampista Ross Barkley dell'Everton e l'ala Raheem Sterling del Liverpool. Ashley Cole, Theo Walcott, Michael Carrick e Jermaine Defoe sono invece assenti.

Portieri: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Fraser Forster (Celtic), Ben Foster (WBA).

Difensori: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Man Utd).

Centrocampisti: Ross Barkley (Everton), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Attaccanti: Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Wayne Rooney (Man Utd), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Danny Welbeck (Man Utd).

L'Italia non ha inserito nè Giuseppe Rossi nè Riccardo Montolivo nella sua lista dei 23 convocati: l'attaccante della Fiorentina è stato escluso nonostante il recupero dopo un lungo infortunio al ginocchio, mentre il centrocampista del Milan si è rotto la tibia in una partita amichevole della scorsa settimana. Soltanto 3 giocatori non giocano in Serie A.

Portieri: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Salvatore Sirigu (PSG), Mattia Perin (Genoa).

Difensori: Andrea Barzagli (Juventus), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorigo Chiellini (Juventus), Gabriel Paletta (Parma), Ignazio Abate (Milan), Mattia De Sciglio (Milan), Matteo Darmian (Torino).

Centrocampisti: Andrea Pirlo (Juventus), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Thiago Motta (PSG), Marco Verratti (PSG), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Antonio Candreva (Lazio), Marco Parolo (Parma), Alberto Aquilani (Fiorentina) .

Attaccanti: Mario Balotelli (Milan), Antonio Cassano (Parma), Alessio Cerci (Torino), Ciro Immobile (Torino), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli).


Germany v Portugal (Group G)

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2014-06-16 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 09:58:23)

LINE-UPS:

Germany: Neuer, Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels, Howedes, Lahm, Khedira, Kroos, Ozil, Muller, Gotze.

Subs: Zieler, Grosskreutz, Ginter, Schweinsteiger, Schurrle, Podolski, Klose, Draxler, Durm, Mustafi, Kramer, Weidenfeller

Portugal: Patricio, Pereira, Pepe, Alves, Coentrao, Veloso, Moutinho, Meireles, Nani, Almeida, Ronaldo.

Subs: Eduardo, William Carvalho, Vieirinha, Eder, Ricardo Costa, Luis Neto, Rafa, Varela, Andre Almeida, Ruben Amorim, Postiga, Beto

MARKET INFORMATION:

Germany named just one striker in Miroslav Klose in their 23-man squad, but have a midfield consisting of 12 players including attacking players Gotze, Kramer, Muller, Ozil, Reus, Schurrle and Podolski. But Lars Bender misses out through injury. There are 12 players from Bayern Munich and B.Dortmund.

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Roman Weidenfeller (B.Dortmund), Ron-Robert Zieler (Hannover)

Defenders: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich), Erik Durm (B.Dortmund), Kevin Grosskreutz (B.Dortmund), Benedikt Howedes (Schalke), Mats Hummels (B.Dortmund), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).

Midfielders: Julian Draxler (Schalke), Matthias Ginter (Freiburg), Mario Gotze (Bayern Munich), Christoph Kramer (B.Mon'gladbach), Sami Khedira (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Marco Reus (B.Dortmund), Andre Schurrle (Chelsea), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Lukas Podolski (Arsenal).

Strikers: Miroslav Klose (Lazio).

Portugal named their 23-man squad and star man and captain Cristiano Ronaldo is in the squad despite a recent hamstring injury. Man Utd winger Nani is the only English-based player in the squad, while Porto winger Ricardo Quaresma was the biggest name to be cut from Paulo Bento's provisional 30-man squad.

Goalkeepers: Beto (Sevilla), Eduardo (Braga), Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon).

Defenders:  Andre Almeida (Benfica), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Fabio Coentreo (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Neto (Zenit), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Costa (Valencia).

Midfielders:  Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Miguel Veloso (Dinamo Kiev), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), William Carvalho (Sporting Lisbon).

Striker: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Eder (Braga), Helder Postiga (Lazio), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Nani (Man Utd), Rafa (Braga), Varela (Porto), Vieirinha (Wolfsburg).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Germania ha scelto un solo attaccante tra i suoi 23 convocati, Miroslav Klose, ma ha un centrocampo composto da 12 giocatori, tra cui giocatori offensivi come Gotze, Kramer, Muller, Ozil, Reus, Schürrle e Podolski. Lars Bender è invece infortunato. Ci sono 12 giocatori provenienti da Bayern Monaco o B.Dortmund.

Portieri: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Monaco), Roman Weidenfeller (B.Dortmund), Ron-Robert Zieler (Hannover)

Difensori: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Monaco), Erik Durm (B.Dortmund), Kevin Grosskreutz (B.Dortmund), Benedikt Höwedes (Schalke), Mats Hummels (B.Dortmund), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Monaco), Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).

Centrocampisti: Julian Draxler (Schalke), Matthias Ginter (Friburgo), Mario Götze (Bayern Monaco), Christoph Kramer (B.Mon'gladbach), Sami Khedira (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Bayern Monaco), Thomas Muller (Bayern Monaco), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal), Marco Reus (B.Dortmund), Andre Schürrle (Chelsea), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Monaco), Lukas Podolski (Arsenal).

Attaccanti: Miroslav Klose (Lazio).

Il Portogallo ha inserito anche il suo capitano, la stella Cristiano Ronaldo tra i 23 convocati, nonostante il recente infortunio al bicipite femorale. L'ala Nani del Man. United è l'unico giocatore "inglese" in squadra, mentre l'ala Ricardo Quaresma del Porto è stato l'escluso di lusso dai 30 pre-convocati di Paulo Bento.

Portieri: Beto (Siviglia), Eduardo (Braga), Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbona).

Difensori: Andre Almeida (Benfica), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Fabio Coentreo (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Neto (Zenit), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Costa (Valencia).

Centrocampisti: Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Miguel Veloso (Dinamo Kiev), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), William Carvalho (Sporting Lisbona).

Attaccanti: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Eder (Braga), Helder Postiga (Lazio), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Nani (Manchester United), Rafa (Braga), Varela (Porto), Vieirinha (Wolfsburg).


Iran v Nigeria (Group F)

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2014-06-16 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 09:38:30)

LINE-UPS:

Iran: A.Haghighi, Montazeri, Hosseini, Sadeghi, Pouladi, Teymourian, Nekounam, Heydari, Dejagah, Hajsafi, Ghoochannejhad.

Subs: Ahmadi, Shojaei, R.Haghighi, Jahanbakhsh, Ansarifard, Hadadifar, Mahini, Alnameh, Rahmani, Beikzadeh, Beitashour, Davari

Nigeria: Enyeama, Ambrose, Oboabona, Omeruo, Oshaniwa, Onazi, Mikel, Moses, Musa, Azeez, Emenike

Subs: Ejide, Yobo, Uzoenyi, Gabriel, Egwuekwe, Odemwingie, Odunlami, Babatunde, Nwofor, Uchebo, Ameobi, Agbim



MARKET INFORMATION:

Iran 23-man squad included Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejagah and Charlton Reza Ghoochannejhad. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has named a squad that consists mainly of players from the Iran Pro League and a few from the Asian leagues. Iran are the rank outsiders on the outright betting markets in this World Cup.

Goalkeepers: Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig), Alireza Haghighi (Rubin Kazan), Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan).

Defenders: Hossein Mahini (Persepolis), Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps), Pejman Montazeri (Umm Salal), Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Amir-Hossein Sadeghi (Esteghlal), Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft), Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal), Mehrdad Pouladi (Persepolis).

Midfielders: Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC), Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal), Reza Haghighi (Persepolis), Ghasem Haddadifar (Zob Ahan), Bakhtiar Rahmani (Foolad), Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan).

Strikers: Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham), Masoud Shojaei (Las Palmas), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC Nijmegen), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton), Karim Ansarifard (Persepolis), Khosro Heydari (Esteghlal).

Nigeria 23-man squad has 17 players from Europe that include defenders Efe Ambrose of Celtic and Joseph Yobo of Norwich, midfielder John Mikel Obi of Chelsea, strikers Shola Ameobi of Newcastle, Peter Odemwingie of Stoke and Victor Moses of Liverpool.

Goalkeepers: Vincent Enyeama (Lille), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be'er Sheva), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe Utd).

Defenders:  Elderson Echiejile (Monaco), Efe Ambrose (Celtic), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod), Joseph Yobo (Norwich), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars).

Midfielders:  John Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Ramon Azeez (Almeria), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio), Reuben Gabriel (Waasland-Beveren), Michael Babatunde (Volyn Lutsk).

Strikers:  Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge), Peter Odemwingie (Stoke), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

L'Iran ha incluso il centrocampista Ashkan Dejagah del Fulham e Reza Ghoochannejhad del Charlton. L'allenatore Carlos Queiroz ha convocato principalmente giocatori provenienti dalla Pro League iraniana ed alcuni dai campionati asiatici. L'Iran è l'assoulta outsider in questo Mondiale sul mercato delle scommesse.

Portieri: Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig), Alireza Haghighi (Rubin Kazan), Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan).

Difensori: Hossein Mahini (Persepolis), Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps), Pejman Montazeri (Umm Salal), Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Amir-Hossein Sadeghi (Esteghlal), Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft), Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal), Mehrdad Pouladi (Persepolis).

Centrocampisti: Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC), Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal), Reza Haghighi (Persepolis), Ghasem Haddadifar (Zob Ahan), Bakhtiar Rahmani (Foolad), Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan).

Attaccanti: Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham), Masoud Shojaei (Las Palmas), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC Nijmegen), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton), Karim Ansarifard (Persepolis), Khosro Heydari (Esteghlal).

La Nigeria ha 17 giocatori "europei" tra i suoi convocati, tra cui i difensori Efe Ambrose del Celtic e Joseph Yobo del Norwich, il centrocampista John Obi Mikel del Chelsea e gli attaccantiti Shola Ameobi del Newcastle, Peter Odemwingie dello Stoke e Victor Moses del Liverpool.

Portieri: Vincent Enyeama (Lille), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be'er Sheva), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe Utd).

Difensori: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco), Efe Ambrose (Celtic), Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor), Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves), Kenneth Omeruo (Middlesbrough), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod), Joseph Yobo (Norwich), Kunle Odunlami (Sunshine Stars ).

Centrocampisti: John Mikel Obi (Chelsea), Ramon Azeez (Almeria), Ogenyi Onazi (Lazio), Reuben Gabriel (Waasland-Beveren), Michael Babatunde (Volyn Lutsk).

Attaccanti: Ahmed Musa (CSKA Mosca), Shola Ameobi (Newcastle), Emmanuel Emenike (Fenerbahce), Michael Uchebo (Cercle Brugge), Peter Odemwingie (Stoke), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Uche Nwofor (Heerenveen).


Argentina v Bosnia & Herz (Group F)

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2014-06-16 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 09:25:11)

LINE-UPS:

Argentina: Romero, Zabaleta, Campagnaro, F.Fernandez, Garay, Rojo, Rodriguez, Mascherano, Di Maria, Messi, Aguero. 

Subs: Orion, Gago, Biglia, Perez, Higuain, A.Fernandez, Demichelis, Palacio, Alvarez, Lavezzi, Basanta, Andujar.

Bosnia & Herz: Begovic, Mujdza, Bicakcic, Spahic, Kolasinac, Besic, Hajrovic, Pjanic, Misimovic, Lulic, Dzeko. 

Subs: Fejzic, Vrsajevic, Vranjes, Ibisevic, Susic, Sunjic, Ibricic, Medunjanin, Visca, Hadzic, Salihovic, Avdukic.


MARKET INFORMATION:

Argentina left Juventus striker Carlos Tevez out of their 23-man squad, but their forward has Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero and Ezequiel Lavezzi, so Tevez's absence is not that important. They have in-form winger Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid and Enzo Perez of Benfica in what is a real attacking squad.

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors).

Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta (Man City), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon), Hugo Campagnaro (Inter Milan), Martin Demichelis (Man City), Jose Basanta (Monterrey).

Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Fernando Gago (Boca Juniors), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Ricardo Alvarez (Inter Milan), Augusto Fernandez (Celta Vigo), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Maxi Rodriguez (Newell's Old Boys), Enzo Perez (Benfica).

Strikers: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli), Sergio Aguero (Man City), Rodrigo Palacio (Inter Milan), Ezequiel Lavezzi (PSG).

Bosnia-Herz named their 23-man squad that included Premiership players Man City striker Edin Dzeko and Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. While Roma midfileder Miralem Pjanic and Stuttgart striker Vedad Ibisevic are two of their other big names. Bosnia-Herz make their debut in a major tournament.

Goalkeepers: Asmir Begovic (Stoke), Asmir Avdukic (Borac Banja Luka), Jasmin Fejzic (VFR Aalen).

Defenders: Emir Spahic (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Sunjic (Zorya Lugansk), Sead Kolasinac (Schalke), Ognjen Vranjes (Elazigspor), Ermin Bicakcic (Eintracht Braunschweig), Muhamed Besic (Ferencvaros), Mensur Mujdza (Freiburg).

Midfielders: Miralem Pjanic (Roma), Izet Hajrovic (Galatasaray), Haris Medunjanin (Gaziantepspor), Senad Lulic (Lazio), Anel Hadzic (Sturm Graz), Tino Susic (Hajduk), Sejad Salihovic (Hoffenheim), Zvjezdan Misimovic (Guizhour Renhe), Senijad Ibricic (Erciyesspor), Avdija Vrsaljevic (Hajduk).

Strikers: Vedad Ibisevic (Stuttgart), Edin Dzeko (Man City), Edin Visca (Istanbul BB).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

L'Argentina ha escluso l'attaccante Carlos Tevez della Juventus dai 23 convocati, ma ci sono Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero ed Ezequiel Lavezzi, quindi l'assenza di Tevez non è così importante. Inoltre sono in forma anche Angel Di Maria del Real Madrid ed Enzo Perez del Benfica, in quella che è una vera e propria squadra offensiva.

Portieri: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors).

Difensori: Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbona), Hugo Campagnaro (Inter), Martin Demichelis (Man City), Jose Basanta (Monterrey).

Centrocampisti: Javier Mascherano (Barcellona), Fernando Gago (Boca Juniors), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Ricardo Alvarez (Inter), Augusto Fernandez (Celta Vigo), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Maxi Rodriguez (Newells Old Boys) , Enzo Perez (Benfica).

Attaccanti: Lionel Messi (Barcellona), Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Rodrigo Palacio (Inter), Ezequiel Lavezzi (PSG).

La Bosnia ha incluso giocatori di Premier League come l'attaccante Edin Dzeko del Manchester City ed il portiere Asmir Begovic dello Stoke tra i suoi 23 convocati. Gli altri due grandi nomi sono il centrocampista Miralem Pjanic della Roma e l'attaccante Vedad Ibisevic dello Stoccarda. La Bosnia Erzegovina è al suo debutto in questo torneo.

Portieri: Asmir Begovic (Stoke), Asmir Avdukic (Borac Banja Luka), Jasmin Fejzic (VFR Aalen).

Difensori: Emir Spahic (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Sunjic (Zorya Lugansk), Sead Kolasinac (Schalke), Ognjen Vranjes (Elazigspor), Ermin Bicakcic (Eintracht Braunschweig), Muhamed Besic (Ferencvaros), Mensur Mujdza (Friburgo).

Centrocampisti: Miralem Pjanic (Roma), Izet Hajrovic (Galatasaray), Haris Medunjanin (Gaziantepspor), Senad Lulic (Lazio), Anel Hadzic (Sturm Graz), Tino Susic (Hajduk), Sejad Salihovic (Hoffenheim), Zvjezdan Misimovic (Guizhour Renhe), Senijad Ibricic (Erciyesspor), Avdija Vrsaljevic (Hajduk).

Strikers: Vedad Ibisevic (Stoccarda), Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Edin Visca (Istanbul BB).


Belgium v Algeria (Group H)

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2014-06-17 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 10:36:32)

MARKET INFORMATION:

Belgium have 12 Premier League players in their 23-man squad, including Man Utd winger Adnan Januzaj, Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, striker Romelu Lukaku and keeper Thibaut Courtois, Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen, Man City captain Vincent Kompany.

Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid, on loan from Chelsea), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool), Sammy Bossut (Zulte Waregem).

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (Atletico Madrid), Laurent Ciman (Standard Liege), Nicolas Lombaerts (Zenit St Petersburg), Vincent Kompany (Man City), Daniel Van Buyten (Bayern Munich), Anthony Vanden Borre (Anderlecht), Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham).

Midfielders: Nacer Chadli (Tottenham), Mousa Dembele (Tottenham), Steven Defour (Porto), Kevin De Bruyne (Wolfsburg), Marouane Fellaini (Man Utd), Adnan Januzaj (Man Utd), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Kevin Mirallas (Everton), Divock Origi (Lille), Axel Witsel (Zenit St Petersburg).

Strikers: Romelu Lukaku (Everton, on loan from Chelsea), Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Algeria have included Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb and Inter Milan midfielder Saphir Taider in their 23-man squad but Crystal Palace player Adlene Guedioura has been dropped. Also Goualam of Napoli, Yebda of Udinese and Valencia striker Feghouli are other key players included.

Goalkeepers: Rais Mbolhi (CSKA Sofia), Cedric Si Mohamed (CS Constantine), Mohamed Lamine Zemmamouche (USM Alger).

Defenders: Essaid Belkalem (Watford), Madjid Bougherra (Lekhwya Club), Liassine Cadamuro (Mallorca), Faouzi Ghoualm (Napoli), Rafik Halliche (Academica Coimbra), Aissa Mandi (Stade Reims), Carl Medjani (Valenciennes), Djamel Mesbah (Livorno), Mehdi Mostefa (Ajaccio).

Midfielders: Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham), Yasine Brahimi (Granada), Medhi Lacen (Getafe), Saphir Taider (Inter Milan), Hassan Yebda (Udinese).

Strikers: Abdelmoumene Djabou (Club Africain), Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia), Nabil Ghilas (Porto), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester), Islam Slimani (Sporting Lisbon, Portugal), Hilal Soudani (Dinamo Zagreb).


Brazil v Mexico

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2014-06-17 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-17 18:34:39)

LINE-UPS:

Brazil: Cesar, Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Paulinho, Gustavo, Ramires, Oscar, Fred, Neymar.

Mexico: Ochoa, Layun, Rodriguez, Moreno, Marquez, Aguilar, Herrera, Guardado, Vazquez, Dos Santos, Peralta.


Ghana v USA (Group G)

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2014-06-17 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 10:14:19)

LINE -UPS:

Ghana: Kwarasey, Opare, Mensah, Boye, Asamoah, Atsu, Rabiu, Muntari, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, Gyan.

Subs: Adams, Inkoom, Essien, Afriyie, Agyemang-Badu, Boateng, Adomah, Sumaila, Waris, Wakaso, Afful, Dauda.

USA: Howard, Johnson, Cameron, Besler, Beasley, Bedoya, Jones, Bradley, Beckerman, Dempsey, Altidore.

Subs: Guzan, Yedlin, Gonzalez, Brooks, Johannsson, Diskerud, Davis, Green, Wondolowski, Zusi, Chandler, Rimando



MARKET INFORMATION:

Ghana 23-man squad includes A.C Milan midfielder Michael Essien and Schalke winger Kevin-Prince Boateng. There are a total of 16 players on Europe-based clubs including Muntari of A.C.Milan, Asamoah of Juventus, Ayew of Marseille and Agyemang-Badu of Udinese, but Leicester defender Jeffrey Schlupp was dropped.

Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars).

Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian), Rashid Sumalia (Mamelodi Sundowns).

Midfielders: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Afriyie Acquah (Parma), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan).

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Jordan Ayew (Sochaux).

USA named their 23-man squad and coach Jurgen Klinsmann called up four Premier League players, including two goalkeepers. Brad Guzan and Tim Howard, defender Geoff Cameron and striker Jozy Altidore. But top scorer with 57 goals and key striker Landon Donovan with 155 caps was dropped.

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).

Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Kansas City), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke), Timmy Chandler (Nurnberg), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle).

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Brad Davis (Houston), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Jermaine Jones (Besiktas), Graham Zusi (Kansas City).

Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Clint Dempsey (Seattle), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose).


Australia v Holland

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2014-06-18 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-18 15:27:55)

LINE-UPS:

Australia: Ryan, McGowan, Wilkinson, Spiranovic, Davidson, Leckie, Jedinak, McKay, Oar, Bresciano, Cahill.

Subs: Langerak, Wright, Taggart, Halloran, Bozanic, Troisi, Holland, Vidosic, Luongo, Galekovic.

Holland: Cillessen, Martins Indi, Vlaar, De Vrij, Janmaat, De Jong, Blind, de Guzman, Sneijder, Van Persie, Robben.

Subs: Vorm, Verhaegh, Veltman, Kongolo, Kuyt, Clasie, Lens, Fer, Huntelaar, Wijnaldum, Depay, Krul.


Spain v Chile

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2014-06-18 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-18 18:10:15)

LINE-UPS:

Spain drop midfielder Xavi and defender Gerard Pique, so Pedro and Javi Martinez take their places.

Spain: Casillas, Azpilicueta, Ramos, Martinez, Alba, Alonso, Busquets, Silva, Iniesta, Pedro, Costa.

Chile: Bravo, Mena, Isla, Silva, Jara, Vidal, Vargas, Medel, Aranguiz, Sanchez, Dias.


Russia v South Korea (Group H)

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2014-06-18 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-06 10:53:10)

LINE-UPS:

Russia: Akinfeev, Yeschenko, Ignashevich, Berezutski, Kombarov, Fayzulin, Glushakov, Zhirkov, Samedov, Kokorin, Shatov

Subs: Lodygin, Kozlov, Shchennikov, Semenov, Kanunnikov, Denisov, Dzagoev, Kerzhakov, Granat, Mogilevets, Ionov, Ryzhikov

South Korea: Jung, Yong Lee, Young-Gwon Kim, Hong, Yun, Ki, Han, Chung-Yong Lee, Koo, Chu-Young Park, Son

Subs: Seung-Gyu Kim, Chang-Soo Kim, Kwak, Hwang, Bo-Kyung Kim, Ha, Keun-Ho Lee, Jong-Woo Park, Shin-Wook Kim, Ji, Joo-Ho Park, Beom-Young Lee


MARKET INFORMATION:

Russia coach Fabio Capello named only Russian based players in his 23-man squad. Pavel Pogrebnyak, Andrey Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko and Diniyar Bilyaletdinov have all been dropped. The squad has 5 CSKA Moscow players, 5 players from Dynamo Moscow and 5 players from Zenit St Petersbur.

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscow), Yury Lodygin (Zenit St Petersburg), Sergey Ryzhikov (Rubin Kazan).

Defenders: Vasili Berezutskiy (CSKA Moscow), Vladimir Granat (Dynamo Moscow), Andrey Eshchenko (Anzhi Makhachkala), Sergey Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow), Alexey Kozlov (Dynamo Moscow), Dmitry Kombarov (Spartak Moscow), Andrey Semenov (Terek Grozny), Georgi Schennikov (CSKA Moscow).

Midfielders: Denis Glushakov (Spartak Moscow), Igor Denisov (Dynamo Moscow), Alan Dzagoev (CSKA Moscow), Yury Zhirkov (Dynamo Moscow), Alexey Ionov (Dynamo Moscow), Alexander Samedov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Victor Faizulin (Zenit St Petersburg), Oleg Shatov (Zenit St Petersburg), Roman Shirokov (Krasnodar).

Strikers: Maxim Kanunnikov (Amkar Perm), Alexander Kerzhakov (Zenit St Petersburg), Alexander Kokorin (Dynamo Moscow).

South Korea named five British-based players in their 23-man squad, Cardiff midfielder Kim Bo-kyong, Sunderland midfielder Sung-yeung, Arsenal striker Park Chu-young, Bolton midfielder Lee Chung-yong and QPR defender Yun Suk-young. The majorty of the rest of the squad are Asian-based league players.

Goalkeepers: Jung Sung-ryeong (Suwon Bluewings), Kim Seung-gyu (Ulsan Horang-i), Lee Bum-young (Busan I'Park)

Defenders: Yun Suk-young (QPR), Kim Young-kwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Hwang Seok-ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg), Kwak Tae-hwi (Al Hilal), Lee Yong (Ulsan Horang-i), Kim Chang-soo (Kashiwa Reysol), Park Joo-ho (Mainz)

Midfielders: Ki Seung-yueng (Sunderland), Ha Dae-sung (Beijing Guoan), Han Kook-young (Kashiwa Reysol), Park Jung-woo (Guangzhou R&F), Son Heung-min (Bayer Leverkusen), Kim Bo-kyung (Cardiff), Lee Chung-yong (Bolton), Ji Dong-won (Augsburg).

Strikers: Koo Ja-cheol (Mainz), Lee Keun-ho (Sangju Sangmu), Park Chu-young (Arsenal), Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan Horang-i).

INFORMAZIONI DI MERCATO:

La Russia di Fabio Capello ha chiamato solo giocatori che militano nel campionato russo tra i suoi 23 convocati. Pavel Pogrebnyak, Andrey Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko e Diniyar Bilyaletdinov sono stati esclusi. La squadra ha 5 giocatori del CSKA Mosca, 5 giocatori della Dinamo Mosca e 5 giocatori dello Zenit San Pietroburgo.

Portieri: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Mosca), Yury Lodygin (Zenit San Pietroburgo), Sergey Ryzhikov (Rubin Kazan).

Difensori: Vasili Berezutskiy (CSKA Mosca), Vladimir Granat (Dinamo Mosca), Andrey Eshchenko (Anzhi Makhachkala), Sergey Ignashevich (CSKA Mosca), Alexey Kozlov (Dinamo Mosca), Dmitry Kombarov (Spartak Mosca), Andrey Semenov (Terek Grozny) , Georgi Schennikov (CSKA Moscow).

Centrocampisti: Denis Glushakov (Spartak Mosca), Igor Denisov (Dinamo Mosca), Alan Dzagoev (CSKA Mosca), Yury Zhirkov (Dinamo Mosca), Alexey Ionov (Dinamo Mosca), Alexander Samedov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Victor Faizulin (Zenit San Pietroburgo), Oleg Shatov (Zenit San Pietroburgo), Roman Shirokov (Krasnodar).

Attaccanti: Maxim Kanunnikov (Amkar Perm), Alexander Kerzhakov (Zenit San Pietroburgo), Alexander Kokorin (Dinamo Mosca).

La Corea del Sud ha scelto cinque giocatori "inglesi" tra i suoi 23 convocati: il centrocampista Kim Bo-Kyong del Cardiff, il centrocampista Sung-Yeung del Sunderland, l'attaccante Park Chu-Young dell'Arsenal, il centrocampista Lee Chung-Yong del Bolton ed il difensore Yun Suk-young del QPR. La maggior parte del resto della squadra proviene invece da campionati asiatici.

Portieri: Jung Sung-ryeong (Suwon Bluewings), Kim Seung-Gyu (Ulsan Horang-i), Lee Bum-young (Busan I'Park)

Difensori: Yun Suk-young (QPR), Kim Young-kwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Hwang Seok-ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg), Kwak Tae-hwi (Al Hilal), Lee Yong (Ulsan Horang-i), Kim Chang-soo (Kashiwa Reysol), Park Joo-ho (Mainz)

Centrocampisti: Ki Seung-Yueng (Sunderland), Ha Dae-sung (Beijing Guoan), Han Kook-young (Kashiwa Reysol), Park Jung-woo (Guangzhou R & F), Son Heung-Min (Bayer Leverkusen), Kim Bo-Kyung (Cardiff), Lee Chung-Yong (Bolton), Ji Dong-won (Augsburg).

Attaccanti: Koo Ja-cheol (Mainz), Lee Keun-Ho (Sangju Sangmu), Park Chu-young (Arsenal), Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan Horang-i).


Cameroon v Croatia

World Cup 2014

2014-06-18 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-15 22:09:57)

MARKET INFORMATION:

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o (118 caps/56 goals - captain/top scorer) has missed two days of training with an injured knee and is battling to be fit, coach Volker Finke said on Sunday, "He has a problem with the right knee that he already had at the end of the season with his club Chelsea," Finke told a press conference.


Uruguay v England

World Cup 2014

2014-06-19 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-19 18:35:09)

LINE-UPS:

Uruguay: Muslera, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres, Pereira, Lodeiro, Gonzalez, Arevalo Rios, Rodriguez, Cavani, Suarez

Subs: Munoz, Fucile, Gargano, Hernandez, Forlan, Stuani, Perez, Ramirez, Coates, Maxi Pereira, Silva

England: Hart, Baines, Cahill, Jagielka, Johnson, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Rooney, Welbeck, Sturridge

Subs: Foster, Forster, Shaw, Jones, Smalling, Wilshere, Lampard, Milner, Lambert, Lallana, Barkley.


Japan v Greece

World Cup 2014

2014-06-19 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-19 21:42:01)

LINE-UPS:

Japan: Kawashima, Uchida, Konno, Yoshida, Nagatomo, Yamaguchi, Hasebe, Okazaki, Honda, Okubo, Osako

Subs: Nishikawa, Gotoku Sakai, Morishige, Endo, Kiyotake, Kagawa, Kakitani, Aoyama, Inoha, Saito, Hiroki Sakai, Gonda

Greece: Karnezis, Torosidis, Papastathopoulos, Manolas, Holebas, Maniatis, Katsouranis, Kone, Fetfatzidis, Mitroglou, Samaras

Subs: Glykos, Tzavelas, Moras, Tziolis, Karagounis, Vyntra, Salpingidis, Christodoulopoulos, Gekas, Samaris, Tachtsidis, Kapino


Italy v Costa Rica

World Cup 2014

2014-06-20 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-20 15:32:56)

LINE-UPS:

Italy: Buffon, Darmian, Barzagli, Chiellini, Abate, Motta, De Rossi, Candreva, Pirlo, Marchisio, Balotelli

Subs: Sirigu, De Sciglio, Cassano, Cerci, Aquilani, Immobile, Parolo, Bonucci, Paletta, Insigne, Verratti, Perin

Costa Rica: Navas, Gamboa, Umana, Duarte, Diaz, Gonzalez, Ruiz, Borges, Tejeda, Bolanos, Campbell

Subs: Pemberton, Acosta, Myrie, Barrantes, Francis, Granados, Brenes, Miller, Calvo, Urena, Cubero, Cambronero


Switzerland v France

World Cup 2014

2014-06-20 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-20 18:43:06)

LINE-UPS:

Switzerland: Benaglio, Lichtsteiner, Djourou, von Bergen, Rodriguez, Behrami, Inler, Shaqiri, Xhaka, Mehmedi, Seferovic

Subs: Sommer, Ziegler, Senderos, Lang, Barnetta, Stocker, Dzemaili, Fernandes, Gavranovic, Drmic, Schar, Burki

France: Lloris, Debuchy, Varane, Sakho, Evra, Sissoko, Cabaye, Matuidi, Valbuena, Giroud, Benzema

Subs: Ruffier, Cabella, Griezmann, Mavuba, Mangala, Sagna, Digne, Pogba, Remy, Koscielny, Schneiderlin, Landreau


Honduras v Ecuador

World Cup 2014

2014-06-20 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-20 21:31:45)

LINE-UPS:

Honduras: Valladares, Beckeles, Bernardez, Figueroa, Izaguirre, O.Garcia, Garrido, Claros, Espinoza, Bengtson, Costly

Subs: Lopez, Osman Chavez, Montes, J.Garcia, J.Palacios, M.Martinez, Delgado, R.Martinez, Najar, Escober

Ecuador: Dominguez, Paredes, Guagua, Erazo, W.Ayovi, A.Valencia, Minda, Noboa, Montero, Caicedo, E.Valencia

Subs: Banguera, Ibarra, Mendez, Rojas, Arroyo, J.Ayovi, Bagui, Saritama, Martinez, Achilier, Gruezo, Bone


South Korea v Algeria

World Cup 2014

2014-06-22 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-22 18:48:02)

LINE-UPS:

South Korea: Jung, Yong Lee, Hong, Young-Gwon Kim, Yun, Han, Chung-Yong Lee, Ki, Chu-Young Park, Koo, Son

Subs: Seung-Gyu Kim, Chang-Soo Kim, Kwak, Hwang, Bo-Kyung Kim, Ha, Keun-Ho Lee, Jong-Woo Park, Shin-Wook Kim, Ji, Joo-Ho Park, Beom-Young Lee

Algeria: M'Bolhi, Mandi, Medjani, Bougherra, Halliche, Mesbah, Feghouli, Brahimi, Djabou, Bentaleb, Slimani

Subs: Si Mohamed, Ghoulam, Belkalem, Yebda, Lacen, Ghilas, Soudani, Cadamuro, Taider, Mahrez, Mostefa, Zemmamouche


USA v Portugal

World Cup 2014

2014-06-22 23:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-22 21:47:49)

LINE-UPS:

USA: Howard, Johnson, Cameron, Besler, Beasley, Bedoya, Beckerman, Jones, Bradley, Zusi, Dempsey

Subs: Guzan, Yedlin, Gonzalez, Brooks, Johannsson, Diskerud, Davis, Green, Wondolowski, Chandler, Rimando

Portugal: Beto, Pereira, Bruno Alves, Costa, A.Almeida, Moutinho, Veloso, Meireles, Nani, Postiga, Ronaldo

Subs: Eduardo, Carvalho, Vieirinha, Eder, Neto, Rafa, Varela, Amorim, Patricio


Holland v Chile

World Cup 2014

2014-06-23 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-21 14:02:55)

LINE-UPS:

Holland: Cillessen, Blind, Vlaar, De Vrij, Kuyt, De Jong, Wijnaldum, Janmaat, Sneijder, Lens, Robben

Subs: Vorm, Martins Indi, de Guzman, Verhaegh, Veltman, Kongolo, Clasie, Fer, Huntelaar, Depay, Krul

Chile: Bravo, Silva, Medel, Jara, Isla, Aranguiz, Diaz, Mena, Gutierrez, Vargas, Alexis

Subs: Toselli, Albornoz, Carmona, Vidal, Pinilla, Valdivia, Rojas, Orellana, Beausejour, Fuenzalida, Paredes, Herrera

Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)


Match Information:

Holland and Chile have both qualified to the next stage.


Australia v Spain

World Cup 2014

2014-06-23 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-21 14:08:06)

LINE-UPS:

Australia: Ryan, McGowan, Spiranovic, Wilkinson, Davidson, McKay, Jedinak, Bozanic, Leckie, Taggart, Oar

Subs: Langerak, Franjic, Milligan, Wright, Halloran, Troisi, Holland, Vidosic, Luongo, Bresciano, Galekovic

Spain: Reina, Juanfran, Albiol, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Alonso, Koke, Cazorla, Iniesta, Villa, Torres

Subs: Casillas, Pique, Martinez, Xavi, Fabregas, Pedro, Mata, Busquets, Costa, Silva, Azpilicueta, De Gea

Referee: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain)

Match Information:

Australia and Spain have both been knocked out of the World Cup.

Australia are missing striker Tim Cahill (71 caps/34 goals - top scorer) who is suspended.


Cameroon v Brazil

World Cup 2014

2014-06-23 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-21 13:28:21)

LINE-UPS:

Cameroon: Itandje, Nyom, Matip, N'Koulou, Bedimo, Enoh, Moukandjo, Mbia, N'Guemo, Choupo-Moting, Aboubakar

Subs: Feudjou, Assou-Ekotto, Djeugoue, Nounkeu, Eto'o, Makoun, Chedjou, Webo, Fabrice, Salli, N'Djock

Brazil: Cesar, Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Paulinho, Gustavo, Hulk, Oscar, Neymar, Fred

Subs: Jefferson, Fernandinho, Dante, Maxwell, Henrique, Ramires, Hernanes, Willian, Bernard, Jo, Maicon, Victor

Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)


Match Information:

Cameroon have been knocked out of the World Cup and have nothing to play for.


Croatia v Mexico

World Cup 2014

2014-06-23 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-23 19:47:51)

LINE-UPS:

Croatia: Pletikosa, Srna, Corluka, Lovren, Vrsaljko, Rakitic, Pranjic, Perisic, Modric, Olic, Mandzukic

Subs: Zelenika, Vukojevic, Jelavic, Schildenfeld, Brozovic, Badelj, Rebic, Sammir, Kovacic, Vida, Eduardo, Subasic

Mexico: Ochoa, Aguilar, Rodriguez, Marquez, Moreno, Layun, Herrera, Vazquez, Guardado, Dos Santos, Peralta

Subs: Corona, Salcido, Reyes, Fabian, Jimenez, Pulido, Hernandez, Ponce, Brizuela, Aquino, Pena, Talavera

Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)


Costa Rica v England

World Cup 2014

2014-06-24 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-21 14:16:46)

LINE-UPS:

Costa Rica: Navas, Gamboa, Duarte, Gonzalez, Miller, Diaz, Ruiz, Borges, Tejeda, Brenes, Campbell

Subs: Pemberton, Acosta, Umana, Bolanos, Myrie, Barrantes, Francis, Granados, Calvo, Urena, Cubero, Cambronero

England: Foster, Jones, Smalling, Cahill, Shaw, Lampard, Wilshere, Milner, Barkley, Lallana, Sturridge

Subs: Hart, Johnson, Gerrard, Jagielka, Rooney, Welbeck, Henderson, Lambert, Sterling, Baines, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Forster


ENGLAND LINE-UP:

England manager Roy Hodgson has named his team to face Costa Rica:

England: Foster (7 caps), Jones (10 caps), Cahill (26 caps), Smalling (12 caps), Shaw (2 caps), Lampard (105 caps), Wilshere (19 caps), Milner (47 caps), Lallana (8 caps), Barkley (8 caps), Sturridge (14 caps)


Match Information:

Costa Rica have already qualified for the next stage. England have already been knocked out of the World Cup.


Italy v Uruguay

World Cup 2014

2014-06-24 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-24 15:21:53)

LINE-UPS:

Italy: Buffon, Chiellini, Bonucci, Barzagli, De Sciglio, Darmian, Marchisio, Pirlo, Verratti, Immobile, Balotelli.

Subs: Sirigu, Motta, Candreva, Abate, Cassano, Cerci, Aquilani, Parolo, Paletta, Insigne, De Rossi, Perin

Uruguay: Muslera, Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, A.Pereira, Gonzalez, Rios, Rodriguez, Lodeiro, Cavani, Suarez.

Subs: Munoz, Fucile, Gargano, Hernandez, Forlan, Stuani, Perez, M.Pereira, Ramirez, Coates, Lugano, Silva


Japan v Colombia

World Cup 2014

2014-06-24 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-21 14:14:17)

LINE-UPS:

Japan: Kawashima, Uchida, Yoshida, Konno, Nagatomo, Okazaki, Aoyama, Hasebe, Kagawa, Honda, Okubo.

Subs: Nishikawa, Sakai, Morishige, Endo, Kiyotake, Kakitani, Yamaguchi, Osako, Inoha, Saito, Sakai, Gonda.

Colombia: Ospina, Arias, Valdes, Balanta, Armero, Cuadrado, Mejia, Guarin, Quintero, Martinez, Ramos.

Subs: Vargas, Zapata, Yepes, Carbonero, Sanchez, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Ibarbo, Zuniga, Mondragon. 


Match Information:

Colombia have already qualified for the next stage.


Greece v Ivory Coast

World Cup 2014

2014-06-24 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-24 19:31:10)

LINE-UPS:

Greece: Karnezis, Torosidis, Papastathopoulos, Manolas, Holebas, Christodoulopoulos, Maniatis, Karagounis, Kone, Salpingidis, Samaras. 

Subs: Glykos, Tzavelas, Moras, Tziolis, Mitroglou, Vyntra, Gekas, Fetfatzidis, Katsouranis, Samaris, Tachtsidis, Kapino.

Ivory Coast: Barry, Aurier, Kolo Toure, Bamba, Boka, Die, Tiote, Yaya Toure, Kalou, Gervinho, Drogba. 

Subs: Gbohouo, Viera, Zokora, Bolly, Akpa Akpro, Bony, Konan, Diomande, Gradel, Djakpa, Sio, Sayouba.


Nigeria v Argentina

World Cup 2014

2014-06-25 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-22 13:53:48)

Match Information:

Nigeria need just a draw to qualify in 2nd place or a win to qualify as group winner.

Argentina have already qualified for the next stage, a draw would be enough to be group winner. 


Bosnia & Herz v Iran

World Cup 2014

2014-06-25 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-22 14:02:31)

Match Information:

Bosnia & Herz have already been knocked out of the World Cup


Honduras v Switzerland

World Cup 2014

2014-06-25 20:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-25 19:41:59)

LINE-UPS:

Honduras: Valladares, Beckeles, Bernardez, Figueroa, Juan Garcia, Oscar Garcia, Wilson Palacios, Claros, Espinoza, Bengtson, Costly

Subs: Lopez, Osman Chavez, Montes, Izaguirre, Jerry Palacios, Mario Martinez, Delgado, Rony Martinez, Najar, Garrido, Marvin Chavez, Escober

Switzerland: Benaglio, Lichtsteiner, Djourou, Schar, Rodriguez, Behrami, Inler, Shaqiri, Xhaka, Mehmedi, Drmic

Subs: Sommer, Ziegler, Senderos, von Bergen, Lang, Barnetta, Seferovic, Stocker, Dzemaili, Fernandes, Gavranovic, Burki


Ecuador v France

World Cup 2014

2014-06-25 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-25 19:44:56)

LINE-UPS:

Ecuador: Dominguez, Paredes, Guagua, Erazo, Walter Ayovi, A.Valencia, Minda, Noboa, Montero, Arroyo, E.Valencia

Subs: Banguera, Ibarra, Mendez, Rojas, Caicedo, Jaime Ayovi, Bagui, Saritama, Martinez, Achilier, Gruezo, Bone

France: Lloris, Sagna, Koscielny, Sakho, Digne, Pogba, Schneiderlin, Matuidi, Sissoko, Griezmann, Benzema

Subs: Ruffier, Debuchy, Evra, Varane, Cabaye, Cabella, Valbuena, Giroud, Mavuba, Mangala, Remy, Landreau


USA v Germany

World Cup 2014

2014-06-26 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-22 23:59:19)

Line-Ups:

USA: Howard, Johnson, Gonzalez, Besler, Beasley, Beckerman, Jones, Zusi, Bradley, Davis, Dempsey

Subs: Guzan, Yedlin, Diskerud, Brooks, Altidore, Bedoya, Johannsson, Wondolowski, Green, Cameron, Chandler, Rimando

Germany: Neuer, Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels, Howedes, Schweinsteiger, Lahm, Kroos, Ozil, Muller, Podolski

Subs: Zieler, Grosskreutz, Ginter, Khedira, Schurrle, Klose, Draxler, Durm, Gotze, Mustafi, Weidenfeller, Kramer


Match Information:

USA are 2nd in the group with 4 points, while Germany are top of the group with 4 points - a draw in this final group match would see both teams qualify for the next stage. 


Portugal v Ghana

World Cup 2014

2014-06-26 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-26 14:54:22)

Line-Ups:

Portugal: Beto, Pereira, Pepe, Alves, Veloso, Moutinho, Carvalho, Amorim, Nani, Ronaldo, Eder.

Subs: Eduardo, Vieirinha, Costa, Neto, Rafa, Meireles, Varela

Ghana: Dauda, Afful, Boye, Mensah, Asamoah, Atsu, Rabiu, Agyemang-Badu, A.Ayew, Waris, Gyan

Subs: Adams, Inkoom, Opare, Essien, Afriyie, J.Ayew, Adomah, Sumaila, Wakaso, Kwarasey


Market Information:

Ghana midfielders Sulley Muntari (84 caps/20 goals - A.C.Milan) and Kevin-Prince Boateng (15 caps/2 goals - Schalke) have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for alleged indiscipline. A statement on the Ghana Football Association website said both players had "been suspended indefinitely". It added Boateng had used "vulgar verbal insults targeted at coach Kwesi Appiah" and said Muntari was guilty of an "unprovoked physical attack on an executive committee member".


South Korea v Belgium

World Cup 2014

2014-06-26 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-26 19:43:49)

Line-Ups:

South Korea: Seung-Gyu Kim, Yong Lee, Hong, Young-Gwon Kim, Yun, Han, Ki, Chung-Yong Lee, Koo, Son, Shin-Wook Kim

Subs: Jung, Chang-Soo Kim, Kwak, Hwang, Bo-Kyung Kim, Ha, Chu-Young Park, Keun-Ho Lee, Jong-Woo Park, Ji, Joo-Ho Park, Beom-Young Lee

Belgium: Courtois, Vanden Borre, Van Buyten, Lombaerts, Vertonghen, Fellaini, Defour, Dembele, Mertens, Mirallas, Januzaj

Subs: Mignolet, Alderweireld, Witsel, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Hazard, Origi, Chadli, Ciman, Bossut


Match Information:

Belgium who have already qualified have left star man Hazard and striker Lukaku on the bench, while defenders Kompany and Vermaelen are out injured.



Algeria v Russia

World Cup 2014

2014-06-26 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-26 19:47:15)

Line-Ups:

Algeria: M'Bolhi, Mandi, Belkalem, Halliche, Mesbah, Medjani, Bentaleb, Feghouli, Brahimi, Djabou, Slimani

Subs: Si Mohamed, Bougherra, Ghoulam, Yebda, Lacen, Ghilas, Soudani, Zemmamouche, Cadamuro, Taider, Mahrez, Mostefa

Russia: Akinfeev, Kozlov, Berezutski, Ignashevich, Kombarov, Glushakov, Fayzulin, Samedov, Kokorin, Shatov, Kerzhakov

Subs: Lodygin, Shchennikov, Semenov, Kanunnikov, Denisov, Dzagoev, Granat, Mogilevets, Ryzhikov, Zhirkov, Ionov, Eshchenko


Brazil v Chile

World Cup 2014

2014-06-28 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-28 15:37:22)

Line-Ups:

Brazil: Cesar, Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Fernandinho, Gustavo, Hulk, Oscar, Neymar, Fred

Subs: Jefferson, Paulinho, Dante, Maxwell, Henrique, Ramires, Hernanes, Willian, Bernard, Jo, Maicon, Victor

Chile: Bravo, Mena, Isla, Silva, Alexis, Vidal, Vargas, Medel, Jara, Aranguiz, Diaz

Subs: Toselli, Albornoz, Carmona, Pinilla, Valdivia, Rojas, Orellana, Beausejour, Gutierrez, Fuenzalida, Paredes, Herrera


Colombia v Uruguay

World Cup 2014

2014-06-28 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-28 19:37:44)

LINE-UPS:

Colombia: Ospina, Zuniga, Zapata, Yepes, Armero, Aguilar, Sanchez, Cuadrado, Rodriguez, Martinez, Gutierrez.

Subs: Vargas, Arias, Carbonero, Guarin, Ibarbo, Mejia, Balanta, Bacca, Ramos, Quintero, Valdes, Mondragon

Uruguay: Muslera, Maxi Pereira, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres, Pereira, Gonzalez, Arevalo Rios, Rodriguez, Cavani, Forlan

Subs: Munoz, Fucile, Gargano, Hernandez, Stuani, Lodeiro, Perez, Ramirez, Coates, Silva


Hollands v Mexico

World Cup 2014

2014-06-29 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-29 15:31:24)

Line-Ups:

Holland: Cillessen, Vlaar, De Vrij, Verhaegh, Kuyt, Wijnaldum, De Jong, Blind, Sneijder, Robben, Van Persie

Subs: Vorm, Martins Indi, Janmaat, de Guzman, Veltman, Kongolo, Clasie, Lens, Fer, Huntelaar, Depay, Krul

Mexico: Ochoa, Aguilar, Rodriguez, Marquez, Moreno, Layun, Salcido, Herrera, Guardado, Giovani, Peralta

Subs: Corona, Reyes, Fabian, Jimenez, Pulido, Hernandez, Ponce, Brizuela, Aquino, Pena, Talavera


Costa Rica v Greece

World Cup 2014

2014-06-29 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-29 19:46:11)

Line-Ups:

Costa Rica: Navas, Gamboa, Duarte, Gonzalez, Umana, Diaz, Borges, Tejeda, Bolanos, Ruiz, Campbell

Subs: Pemberton, Acosta, Myrie, Barrantes, Francis, Granados, Brenes, Miller, Calvo, Urena, Cubero, Cambronero

Greece: Karnezis, Torosidis, Manolas, Papastathopoulos, Holebas, Karagounis, Salpingidis, Maniatis, Christodoulopoulos, Samaris, Samaras

Subs: Glykos, Tzavelas, Moras, Tziolis, Kone, Mitroglou, Vyntra, Gekas, Fetfatzidis, Katsouranis, Tachtsidis, Kapino


France v Nigeria

World Cup 2014

2014-06-30 17:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-30 15:33:47)

Line-Ups:

France: Lloris, Debuchy, Varane, Koscielny, Evra, Pogba, Cabaye, Matuidi, Valbuena, Giroud, Benzema

Subs: Ruffier, Landreau, Sakho, Cabella, Griezmann, Mavuba, Mangala, Sagna, Digne, Sissoko, Remy, Schneiderlin

Nigeria: Enyeama, Ambrose, Yobo, Oshaniwa, Omeruo, Musa, Onazi, Mikel, Moses, Odemwingie, Emenike

Subs: Ejide, Agbim, Uzoenyi, Gabriel, Egwuekwe, Odunlami, Oboabona, Azeez, Nwofor, Uchebo, Ameobi


Germany v Algeria

World Cup 2014

2014-06-30 21:00:00 (This report was created at 2014-06-30 19:30:23)

Line-Ups:

Germany: Neuer, Boateng, Mustafi, Mertesacker, Howedes, Lahm, Ozil, Schweinsteiger, Kroos, Gotze, Muller

Subs: Zieler, Weidenfeller, Grosskreutz, Ginter, Khedira, Schurrle, Podolski, Klose, Draxler, Durm, Kramer

Algeria: M'Bolhi, Mandi, Belkalem, Halliche, Ghoulam, Lacen, Mostefa, Feghouli, Soudani, Taider, Slimani

Subs: Si Mohamed, Zemmamouche, Bougherra, Mesbah, Yebda, Ghilas, Brahimi, Medjani, Bentaleb, Cadamuro, Djabou, Mahrez


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