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Messi powerless against us, says Croatia coach

2018-06-22 19:02

Coach Zlatko Dalic said that Argentina star Lionel Messi was left "powerless" by his Croatia players on Thursday.

Argentina fans still dreaming of World Cup glory

2018-06-22 18:26

A team thought among the favourites for the World Cup, with superstar Lionel Messi as captain, were not expected to struggle through the first stage.

Argentina deny reports players want Sampaoli out

2018-06-22 15:27

Argentina denied reports that the players want coach Jorge Sampaoli sacked before their final World Cup Group D match against Nigeria.

Endless turmoil leaves Messi's Argentina in disarray

2018-06-22 12:54

The 2014 World Cup final in Brazil was supposed to be Lionel Messi's crowning moment, the chance for him to take his place alongside Diego Maradona.

Croatia in euphoria after stunning win over Argentina

2018-06-22 10:12

Thousands of Croatians celebrated with euphoria in the country's streets and squares after their team's victory over Argentina powered them into the...

All the reaction to 'worst ever Argentina side'

2018-06-22 09:28

Reaction from Argentina's defeat to Croatia including former defender Pablo Zabaleta who said he has never seen a performance like this by Argentina.

Catastrophe! Argentina press wails at World Cup 'disaster'

2018-06-22 08:24

Argentina's media stuck the boot into Lionel Messi and his team-mates, branding the team's SWC defeat to Croatia a "catastrophe" and a "humiliation".

Sampaoli: Argentina were "emotionally broken" in Croatia defeat

2018-06-22 07:36

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli admitted his side were "emotionally broken" after conceding the first goal in their defeat by Croatia.

Argentine fans weep as World Cup dream fades

2018-06-22 07:25

The party at the Buenos Aires fanzone fell flat as the crowd could only watch in horror at as the nadir of Nizhny Novgorod unfolded.

Sampaoli asks for 'forgiveness' as WC hopes fade

2018-06-22 07:12

Jorge Sampaoli begged for forgiveness from Argentina's fans after a drubbing by Croatia left Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams hanging by a thread.

Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare

2018-06-22 06:46

Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group-stage exit.

Modric calls on Croatia to stay grounded after thumping Argentina win

2018-06-21 22:47

Luka Modric hailed his Croatia side's "deserved" 3-0 victory over Argentina but called on them to keep their "feet on the ground".

Argentina teeter on the brink as Croatia qualify for SWC last 16

2018-06-21 21:56

Croatia have qualified for the last 16 of the Soccer World Cup by beating a stuttering Argentina in a Group D encounter.

As it happened: Argentina 0-3 Croatia

2018-06-21 19:00

Follow all the action as it happened on the Group D clash between Argentina and Croatia.