Olivier Giroud was the cream of the crop as France toiled to a 3-1 win over Luxembourg to cement their place atop Group A of the European Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Brazil and Argentina face off in the third CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture in November and FC Barcelona star Neymar has said that he would rather play alongside than against Lionel Messi. Five-time world champions Brazil will open their World Cup qualifying campaign away against Copa America champions Chile, followed by Venezuela in October, but Neymar Jr. will miss both matches while he serves out his 2015 Copa America ban. However, the FC Barcelona superstar will return for Brazil in the crucial game against Argentina in November where he will be up against his club mate and Argentina captain Lionel Messi. ‘Playing against Messi is not good’ Stating that he would rather play alongside Messi than against him, Neymar told Globo’s SporTV on Sunday: “Messi is a great player, playing against him is not good, it is bad.” “Qualifying is going to be close, the national teams are very well prepared. I think we have to be very […]