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World Cup Quote Hanger: 'I know how to make the difference'

Last updated on: June 23, 2014 11:17 IST

World Cup Quote Hanger: 'I know how to make the difference'

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"I know how to make the difference. When I make the difference, I often do it at the end of the match and that shows that I am fresh," said Eden Hazard.

-Complete coverage of the football World Cup

Divock Origi scored the winner but the star of the show was Hazard, the Chelsea player being the pivot around whom his side revolved. 

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Image: Eden Hazard of Belgium controls the ball during the Group H match against Russia at Maracana
Photographs: Clive Rose/Getty Images

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'This is not the moment to criticise individuals'

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“This is a delicate moment for all our players. They are all a bit sad now and this is not the moment to criticise individuals.

"Criticise me as a coach if you will, we had a chance to get a result here today, we didn’t but we have to move on and try to beat Ghana.”

Portugal are hanging on to a World Cup last-16 berth by their fingernails but will head into the final Group G match with Ghana certain that the US and Germany will not play for the draw that would send both sides through, coach Paolo Bento said.

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Image: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal looks on
Photographs: Warren Little/Getty Images

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'If you wanted to avoid one player, another one was waiting for you, it was impossible to play'

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"If the entire Iranian team was defending, if you wanted to avoid one player, another one was waiting for you, it was impossible to play," Angel Di Maria told reporters at their training ground in Belo Horizonte.

The Argentines, title contenders in Brazil, had to wait until stoppage time to beat Iran 1-0 in Group F on Saturday courtesy of a superb Lionel Messi goal.

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Image: Angel di Maria of Argentina controls the ball
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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'Hodgson stays because he is an Englishman'

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"Roy Hodgson stays because he is an Englishman. Had he been a foreigner, there is not a chance in the world he would have been left in the job," said the 66-year-old, who is now head coach of Chinese Super League side Guanzhou R&F.

The only reason Roy Hodgson has been allowed to carry on as England manager after their World Cup fiasco is because he is English, the team's former manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has said.


Image: England manager Roy Hodgson of England looks on
Photographs: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
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