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Guillem's World Cup XI
Guillem's World Cup XI Features

Guillem's World Cup XI

Guillem Balague has picked his World Cup XI - but do you agree with his selections?

Numb to his genius? Features

Numb to his genius?

As criticism grows, Adam Bate wonders whether we've just become numb to Lionel Messi's genius?

A little redemption for Brazil Features

A little redemption for Brazil

Brazil's final nightmare was avoided thanks to Argentina's defeat, writes Pete Hall from Rio.

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World Cup final player ratings

Check out our World Cup final player ratings and take the chance to give your own verdict.

Can Sabella spoil coronation? Features

Can Sabella spoil coronation?

Germany are rightly favourites but Alejandro Sabella has found a way to win, writes Adam Bate.

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World Cup Podcast

Andy Burton previews the World Cup final with Jamie Redknapp, Tim Key, Geraint Hughes and Dale Tempest.

Brazilian angst over Argentina Features

Brazilian angst over Argentina

Argentina's fairytale is getting under Brazilians skin, reports Pete Hall from Sao Paulo.

Messi has a date with history Features

Messi has a date with history

On a night of support acts, Lionel Messi will have his date with history, writes Daniel Storey.

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El Clasico Combined XI: Guillem Balague leaves out Neymar and Gareth Bale

El Clasico Combined XI: Guillem Balague leaves out Neymar and Gareth Bale

Real Madrid host Barcelona in the first El Clasico of the season on Saturday, live on Sky Sports 5 at 5pm. Here, Spanish football expert Guillem Balague picks a combined XI of Real and Barca players. Do you agree with his selections?

Manchester United v Chelsea: If Jose Mourinho's team go to Old Trafford and win the Invincibles talk will be no joke

Manchester United v Chelsea: If Jose Mourinho's team go to Old Trafford and win the Invincibles talk will be no joke

Cesc Fabregas was adamant when asked the question. Could Chelsea remain unbeaten? “No, no, this is a joke. This is a joke. There will only be one team who can do that - the Arsenal Invincibles team of 2003.” Respectful of his former club’s achievement and downplaying expectations.

Is El Clasico all about Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi? It's also a big one for Iker Casillas, Luis Suarez and Isco

Is El Clasico all about Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi? It's also a big one for Iker Casillas, Luis Suarez and Isco

When the two greatest players in the world are on show, it's understandable that they should grab the bulk of the attention. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are both fit and in form for El Clasico this Saturday and that means this could be a showdown to remember.