Jorge Sampaoli has had to chop and change in order to finalise his 23-man squad. But, will the controversial choices pay off for Argentina at the FIFA World Cup 2018?
The 2018 FIFA World Cup could be set to not have the presence of Lionel Messi as Argentina were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw against Peru.
Jorge Sampaoli's high flying Sevilla will welcome a wounded Barcelona side who will look to try and get back to winning ways against a side that is yet to be defeated at home this season.
Jorge Sampaoli's Sevilla will look to end Atletico Madrid's undefeated streak this season, when they host Los Rojiblancos at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium on Sunday.
Real Madrid face a tricky test in their UEFA Super Cup 2016 match against Sevilla on Tuesday night.
It took an Argentine, Jorge Sampaoli, to plot Chile’s triumph in the Copa America final against his own country. Lionel Messi and Argentina’s other “Fantasticos” lost their nerve in Santiago’s Estadio Nacional as they sought their first major international title for 22 years. Chile’s coach Sampaoli stayed true to his live wire reputation, jumping up and down on the touchline urging stars Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal to attack so they could win their first South American championship. “We had to play a great game against one of the world’s best teams for the quality of players. We should have won in 90 minutes, but ended up getting justice in a shootout,” Sampaoli told a press conference after Saturday’s win in Sangtiago. Since taking over, Sampaoli, 55, has transformed Chile’s national side into true global competitors. As well as Saturday’s South American title, Chile also reached the last 16 at last year’s World Cup and were unlucky not to go […]
The major talking points following the Netherlands 2-0 win against Chile in the FIFA World Cup 2014.