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Argentina leave out Di Maria for key Croatia clash

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia – Angel Di Maria was left out as under-pressure Argentina made three changes to their starting line-up as they went in search of a much-needed win in their Group D game against Croatia on Thursday. Coach Jorge Sampaoli drafted in Gabriel Mercado in defence to replace Marcos …

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Migrants use World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – A small number of migrants have used Russia’s World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union (EU) illegally, with neighbouring Belarus and Finland reporting cases. Moscow implemented a Fan ID system that exempts visiting fans from Russia’s strict …

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