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19 June, 2018, 20:17 | Author: Carla Brady
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The biggest shock yet of the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation happened on Saturday when lowly Iceland held Argentina to a 1-1 draw in the first Group D match of the competition.

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi, left, challenges Iceland's defender Hordur Magnusson on Saturday during Iceland's first-ever World Cup game.

Argentina will play their second Group D match against Croatia on Thursday night, where three points are vital.

"We lost and that's the game of football".

"We'll certainly fight to win the next game against Iceland".

What a great feeling to start the #WorldCup in this way ➕3⃣ Great team effort! In qualifying the team Jorge Sampaoli was sometimes just terrible, mega star cast "albiceleste" fought like a fish on the ice against saturated defenses Peru, Venezuela, and others. "Maybe against the favourites in our group. but they will have to play for a win because of the scoreline today that they never expected".

But before the Argentina match, we finally get to see a much anticipated and incredibly talented France team go into battle against Australia.

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But with trademark dark humor, the part-time coach and full-time dentist, conceded: "We wanted to use spaces behind them - but it's hard when you don't have the ball".

At every World Cup a group is stamped with the ominous "Death" label and in Russian Federation that designation has fallen on Group D. "I have no doubt that a goal from the penalty kick would have changed everything".

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr felt his team also deserved a penalty.

For some the fourth game - Croatia v Nigeria - signalled the beginning of a few struggles.

"I did some homework because I knew this was a situation that could come up".

"There were also so many fouls against us in the other box where it could have also been a penalty given for us, but we have to accept this defeat".

"I am the best player in the world". "All is possible still".



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