MOSCOW – The latest news on Saturday at the World Cup (all local times):
Angel di Maria scored for Argentina with a powerful long-range shot in the 41st minute 1-1
Di Maria was placed in front of goal after a throw-in on the left side of the field, collecting the pass and unleashing a powerful left-back. Foot in the upper right corner in the 41st minute
Antoine Griezmann put France 1-0 up after scoring a penalty in the 13th minute.  French teenager Kylian Mbappe won the penalty after being fouled in the box of Marcos Rojo. The striker from Paris Saint-Germain sprinted 40 meters in front of the penalty area, where he was halted by the Argentine defender clumsily.
Griezmann turned the penalty into the penalty area and sent goalkeeper Franco Armani in the wrong direction.
Argentina fans have traveled to Kazan in large numbers, outnumbering French fans in the Kazan arena. Therefore, the French team was sent off the pitch after warming up for the knockout round of the World Cup, when it returned to the dressing room.
France and Argentina have not met at the World Cup since 1978.
France coach Didier Deschamps has returned to his most efficient side and made six changes against Argentina in the round sixteen World Cup match at the Kazan Arena.
Deschamps met the same players who defeated Peru 1-0 in a second group match with 4-3-3 or 4-3-2-1. Olivier Giroud was assisted by a three-man crew of Blaise Matuidi, Antoine Griezmann, and Kylian Mbappe.
France will try to stop Lionel Messi with Samuel Umtiti, Raphael Varane and Lucas Hernandez, who know the Argentine playmaker very well from the Spanish league. Benjamin Pavard completes France's back four.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has made a change – striker Cristian Pavon, who plays for Gonzalo Higuain – from a 2-1 win over Nigeria, which has twice gone into the knockout stages.
Goalkeeper Franco Armani is Argentina's second player while striker Sergio Agüero of Manchester City remains on the bench. France has not lost to the South American side since losing to Argentina 2-1 in a group match at the 1978 World Cup.
France: Hugo Lloris, Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappe, N & Golo Kante, Blaise Matuidi, Lucas Hernandez.
Argentina: Franco Armani, Gabriel Mercado, Nicolas Tagliafico, Ever Banega, Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Javier Mascherano
Former Uruguayan team captain Reached the semi-finals of the World Cup, is back and enjoys the tournament as just another fan in Russia.
Diego Lugano says before the game against Celeste on Saturday against Portugal that Uruguay is already a star of the tournament. The team has not given up any goal and won all three group games.
The former center-back was relaxed, playing football and taking selfies on a beach in Samara.
And he does not dampen the fans "Expectations: Lugano said that the team of Uruguay was strong enough to win everything.
Spain says some members of the World Cup The team was tested for doping at the team's Moscow hotel.  The tests were conducted the day before the team's knockout round match against hosts Russia in the capital.
The Spanish Football Association says players have been asked to play FIFA It did not specify which players were tested.
FIFA routinely films players after matches, but also conducts out-of-competition tests in team hotels and training camps.
Costa Rica complained Four years ago in Brazil with several of his players were called for a match to doping tests and said that they were unfairly suspicious of Costa Rican players
Fox will pick 31 of 64 World Cup games out of the stadiums and the rest of his studios in Los Angeles.
The network announced its schedule for the Round of 16, with the main team of John Strong and Stuart Holden broadcasting Uruguay-Poland, Brazil-Mexico and Sweden-Switzerland. 19659041] JP Dellacamera and Tony Meola will be in France-Argentina and Belgium-Spain.
Three games will come from Los Angeles. Derek Rae and Aly Wagner have Spain-Russia and Columbia-England, and Mark Followill and Warren Barton transfer Croatia-Denmark
All quarter-final matches are called by local players.
The Strong-Holden and Dellacamera-Meola teams each played nine games during the group stage. Rae-Wagner had 10, Followill-Barton nine, Glenn Davis-Cobi Jones seven and Jorge Perez-Navarro and Mariano Trujillo four.
Telemundo Deportes, part of NBC Universal Inc. of Comcast Corp., will host at least 36 matches from stadiums. It had commentators on site for 23 group games and called the rest of the International Broadcast Center outside of Moscow. It planned broadcasters in five rounds of 16 games and the rest of the IBC. Teams will be in stadiums from the quarter-finals.
Russia's winger Denis Cheryshev says he is calm as he prepares to play for the country of his birth against the land in which he grew up
became Cheryshev Born in Russia, he spent most of his life in Spain after his father Dmitry, also a professional footballer, had played and trained in a number of Spanish clubs.
Speaking Russian with a slight Spanish accent, Cheryshev says, "We are very relaxed and ready to do a good job."
He sees Russia as a clear outsider for Sunday's game in Moscow, adding that Spain "is close to being the best, but each team can harm another." 19659052] Russia and Spain drew 3-3 in a friendly in November, but coach Stanislav Cherchesov says Spain's tactics have changed since then, with Spain dismissing coach Julen Lopetegui and appointing Fernando Hierro on the eve of the World Cup] ___
3 pm [1 9659055] Switzerland striker Breel Embolo is back in Russia after coming home for the birth of his first child.
The Swiss Football Association says that Embolo spent "the most beautiful 24 hours of his life" to get home in time to see his daughter, Naylia, born.
Embolo says "the timing was perfect" to be with his partner Naomi.
The 21-year-old striker played on Wednesday night in Nizhny Novgorod, where Switzerland drew 2-2 with Costa Rica.
Switzerland plays against Sweden in the last 16 on Tuesday.
England midfielder Fabian Delph has also returned to the home side between the group stage and the knockout round. England plays against Moscow in Moscow on Monday.
Mexican players insist that they are relaxed in the knockout stages of the World Cup before meeting Brazil – now it seems
before the home game against Brazil on Monday in Samara Some members of the Mexican national team and even coach Juan Carlos Osorio took a break to get a look at Red Square.
Captain Andres Guardado with his wife and son Maximo, defenders Jesus Gallardo and Edson Alvarez, midfielder Javier Aquino, striker Raul Jimenez and Osorio spent several hours on Friday in downtown Moscow.
Mexico is the seventh chance to qualify for the quarter-finals since hosting the 1970 and 1986 World Cup.
John Stones is back in training with England, two days after beating Belgium 1-0 at halftime, the World Cup for one calf per
The central defender was among the 21 players to train in England's training camp outside the gates of St. Petersburg in the light rain on Saturday.
Stones was shown on the England bench with thick strapping and ice around his left calf during the second half of the match against Belgium on Thursday.
Fabian Delph, who returned to England to be with his wife before the birth of their third child, and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who had conditioning, were the only training players meeting at the Team Hotel.
England plays in the last 16 in Colombia on Tuesday.
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