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No French nerves ahead of Australia game

France coach Didier Deschamps says he knows Australia’s players well. And he knows they won’t be pushovers in their World Cup opener in Qatar on Tuesday night (Wednesday 0600 AEDT). But nerves?Any trepidation in the French camp? “There’s no apprehension,”

Saudis stun Argentina to take 2-1 lead

LUSAIL, Qatar, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia took a shock 2-1 lead in the second half of their World Cup game against Lionel Messi’s Argentina with brilliant individual goals from Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari. Al-Shehri squeezed in a