He's started all three of England'sWorld Cup games so far (1,173 minutes) and looks to be central to Gareth Southgate's plans. "FA Cup ties went to two or three replays so we weren't in those situations as often as we are now". But, I think, 'where does pressure come from?' The more you read and listen and take in, it's normally the voice in your own head.
"I think if I keep it on the floor and get a bit of extra detail on the finish it maybe has a chance of going in the far post. We're all fighting and raring to go, and can't wait for the next game".
"The most important thing for me is the players are in the best physical condition for the game".
Fit-again midfielder Dele Alli spoke confidently before England's last-16 clash with Colombia on 3 July.
"There's some top sides and no global game is easy". I made this decision because I am very happy here.
This half of the bracket features big names in two high-powered matches right out of the gate: A loaded France squad plays Lionel Messi and Argentina in Saturday's early game, followed by Uruguay and Luis Suarez against Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo, with the winners meeting July 6. Had the game finished in a draw, England would have topped the group on the newly introduced fair play rule and set up a last-16 game with Japan.
There was a unusual feeling around the game as both teams were already assured of progress to the last 16, with talk about the best path to the final compounded by a combined 17 changes. In global football, that's just nearly a desperate call to see a loose team with no understanding of what we're trying to do. Among the latter group is Harry Kane, a man very much in form.
Spain looked suspect defensively last time out against Morocco, but Russian Federation haven't scored a World Cup goal against European opposition on European soil since 1982 against Belgium.
"They have some top players, some top attacking players in particular, but we also have some really good players who are full of belief and looking forward to this challenge".
The senior team have lost six of their seven penalty shoot-outs at major tournaments - a statistic manager Southgate knows all too well about, having missed his spot-kick in the Euro 96 semi-final against Germany.
If Switzerland fail to turn up, which is a real possibility given their previous record at this stage, we could see Sweden reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1994.
However, the 55-year-old coach is not taking Mexico lightly, with " El Tri " having already beaten Germany and South Korea . Mexico's group also required tiebreakers in 1994 with all four teams earning four points and a goal difference of zero.
With his 56th global goal , Neymar is now one ahead of Romario - which could be a useful omen for Brazil . Meanwhile, Costa Rica have knocked out of the tournament after failing to notch any point from two games.
Harden becomes the third ever Rocket to claim the award following Moses Malone (1979 and 1982) and Hakeem Olajuwon (1994). Former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo received the Sager Strong Award, named for the late Turner Sports broadcaster.
Edinson Cavani later added a third goal for his country with a poacher's finish from Diego Godin's header at a corner. World Cup debutant Igor Smolnikov's red card in the 36th minute was the knockout blow for Russian Federation .
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She voted to confirm 21 of Trump's 26 Cabinet-level nominations. "I don't answer to a political party or president", she said. He mocked Crowley for losing after the NY lawmaker was said to be a major contender for the next leader of House Democrats .
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Trump said he's getting other countries to reduce and eliminate tariffs and trade barriers, and to open up markets. He also threatened Harley that if they don't reverse their decision , they would face harsh consequences.
Berti Vogts slams Germany players following World Cup exit
Does Uruguay take the initiative, like they did against Saudi Arabia? Striker Yussuf Poulsen could also achieve the same feat. With a rest day ahead of the last-16 clashes, we've rated and slated every team based on their group-stage performances.
Beating England not priority for Belgium boss Martinez
It is the first time since 1938 that a Germany or West Germany side has not progressed beyond the first section of the tournament. They'll play the winners of group H - one of Japan, Senegal and Colombia - in Moscow on Tuesday, kick-off 7pm.
Iceland's destiny in their own hands against Croatia
Messi's future became practically an affair of state when Argentina's President Mauricio Macri called on him to stay. The project has not succeeded and in that respect it is hard to say that it is going well individually.
Sampaoli: Nigeria game first of five finals for Argentina
One win could get them on track, and despite their awful performance to this point, they are still favorites in this match. Also defender Brian Idowu noted that the Eagles will focus on their game, rather crisis in the Argentina team .
Denmark vs France at Luzhniki Stadium
Four years ago, France were 2-0 winners at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha in Brasilia, kicking the Eagles out of Brazil 2014. Whilst Denmark will have to keep it tight against a French front line who has plenty of space on the flanks.