The World Cup press is a daily morning report throughout the events of the global carnival, which conveys to the visitors of Yalla Koura the highlights of what came in the international and Arab newspapers about the tournament.
Southgate: We must improve
England coach Gareth Southgate believes that the performance of the “Three Lions” must improve in the upcoming matches.
After defeating Iran (6-2) in the first round, Southgate confirmed in statements reported by “Sky Sports” that he was disturbed by the Iranian team’s success in scoring two goals, and that his team’s performance should improve in the defensive aspects.
Leroy Sane misses the Japan match
Leroy Sane, the star of the German national team, was confirmed to be absent from the upcoming confrontation against Japan in the first round of Group E competitions.
The German Football Association said in an official statement that Sani had suffered an injury in training, which would prevent him from participating in the match.
Flik is the highest paid.. and the Qadri is the least
The Spanish newspaper “Sport” revealed the salaries of the coaches of the 32 national teams in the 2022 World Cup.
Hans Flick, coach of Germany, is the highest-paid with 6.5 million euros annually, followed by Gareth Southgate (5.8 million) and Didier Deschamps, coach of France (3.8).
While Jalal Al Kadri, coach of Tunisia, receives the least wage (130 thousand euros), followed by Aliou Cisse, coach of Senegal (310 thousand).
The Saudi national team changes its residence
The Saudi national team changed its residence in Qatar, yesterday evening, Monday, to approach the stadium that will host its confrontation with Argentina in the first round of Group C competitions.
And the Saudi newspaper, Al-Riyadiah, confirmed that the “Al-Akhdar” delegation moved from the Sealine Beach Resort to a hotel in Doha, just 12 kilometers from the “Lusail” stadium, which will host the match.
The secret to increasing overtime
The matches of the second day of the World Cup witnessed a significant increase in the number of minutes awarded as injury time, especially in the England-Iran match, in which more than 20 minutes were conceded over the two halves.
And according to what the “sportbible” website confirms, the International Federation of Football Associations “FIFA” asked the referees to implement new guidelines to increase the effective playing time as much as possible.