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World Cup host Russia extends winless streak

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Cassandra Gardner | 07 June, 2018, 09:07

So what teams qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Uruguay held the first games and won the title.

Poland said that the shoulder injury suffered by Kamil Glik, when he fell awkwardly after attempting an overhead kick in training, was likely to keep the defender out of the World Cup, although a decision was put off until Thursday.

ITV joined the party in Sweden four years later - match selections were still pooled, meaning it showed five of the same games as the BBC, but the path to tournament-wide coverage had gained momentum.

Russian Federation has faced scrutiny in the lead-up to the tournament over issues including fan and team security as well as racism at matches.

Iran became the first team Tuesday to arrive in Russian Federation for the World Cup, a month-long celebration of football that kicks off in Moscow's historic Luzhniki Stadium on June 14.

Six other Islamic nations will feature at the World Cup: Iran, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco, Nigeria, and Tunisia, and their flags remain on the bunting.

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"Today, there are no threats we have detected against the participants and visitors to the World Cup", Lavrishchev told a news conference.

"I think we've made a qualitative leap ahead by comparison to the match with Austria", he said. Turkey failed to clear the qualifying stage to play in the much-anticipated quadrennial worldwide football event.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbours Spain, he said on Wednesday.

Russian Federation failed to win any of their warm-up games, losing to Brazil and France during their March training camp and most recently they lost against Austria 1-0. This is going to come in handy for members of the US squad who are spending the summer sitting at home playing Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 just like you, after managing to drop a deciding match to Trinidad and Tobago past year.

Federation Internationale de Football Association has sold almost 2 million tickets for the upcoming World Cup, with the global market outside of Russia accounting for a little more than half of the customers, according to its most recent reported figures.

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