99.6% of Icelandic people watch World Cup opener

99.6% of Icelandic people watch World Cup opener

99.6% of Icelandic people watch World Cup opener

He has delivered for his club Barcelona - four Champions League titles, and nine La Liga championships in Spain - but still no major title for Argentina.

He said Iceland were able to come out with a point against Argentina because "We are bluntly honest about our ability".

"It's too early, I won't go to the pub before the game tomorrow", he said, before adding of his nation's supporters: "We know each other closer than other coaches know their fans, this closeness and trust between the staff and the fans means it's possible to go to the pub before the game and meet up".

Sampaoli hasn't repeated the same team in the 12 games that he has been in charge of the national team.

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Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli was blasted by Diego Maradona after the Iceland game, with the 1986 World Cup victor warning he would not be welcome back home unless he changes his tactics. "The game's too early, I won't go to the pub before the game tomorrow!"

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria could be dropped after a quiet performance, with Cristian Pavon in line to replace him in the starting team.

"We are a nightmare to play against and we can beat anybody when we have our day".

"We know that Croatia has those two players in the centre who have good control of the ball". With World Cup Fever gripping the country there are plans in place already for the next match against Nigeria. OTHER ARGENTINA CHANGES Sampaoli experimented after the Iceland draw with using three defenders with Mercado, Nicolas Otamendi and Nicolas Tagliafico. Sampaoli switched Biglia for Marcos Acuna, who was playing on the left wing. Giovani Lo Celso, Ever Banega and Enzo Perez are also possibilities.

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