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World Cup - Group B - Portugal vs Spain

Pique says Ronaldo 'prone to diving' after thrilling draw

Spain defender Gerard Pique accused Cristiano Ronaldo of diving to win a penalty and a crucial free-kick in Friday's epic 3-3 draw with Portugal and praised his side for battling back after a chaotic week in which coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked.

World Cup - Group B - Portugal vs Spain

Hierro proud as Spain stay strong after tough week

Spain's strong show of unity after the sacking of coach Julen Lopetegui was almost enough to secure victory in their World Cup opener against Portugal on Friday, but Cristiano Ronaldo's late goal took some gloss off a superb performance.

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Spain still confident but opener key to Cup hopes

Spanish fans arriving in Sochi for their opening World Cup match against Portugal are split on whether their managerial turmoil will affect the side's chances in Russia but they are unanimous in believing Friday's game will provide quick answers.

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Under the radar Portugal aiming high - Moutinho

They are European Champions and have five-times World Player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks but few people have rated Portugal as World Cup favourites -- and that is no big deal for Joao Moutinho.