Cuper went further by predicting on the eve of the match that Salah could emerge as one of the tournament's most prolific goalscorers. "He's recovered very, very quickly - we've paid a lot of attention to him", the veteran coach told a news conference before the squad's last training session ahead of Friday's match.
"I assure you 100 per cent that he will be with us tomorrow, barring unforeseen circumstances".
France vs. Australia Match and Team Analysis
Griezmann, 27, failed to score at the 2014 World Cup but was one of the standout players as France reached the final of Euro 2016. But after 15 minutes of solid defending, Australia grew into the game and conjured up the best chance so far.
The star striker, who turned 26 on Friday, suffered the injury three weeks ago in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid. If he does decide to play he will have full guarantee [about his condition] and I am sure that he will be fine.
Suarez is considered Uruguay's key player, and Tabarez insists that the Barcelona striker is in the right frame of mind despite courting controversy at previous World Cups - celebrating a handball against Ghana in 2010 and biting Giorgio Chiellini four years later. "Certainly he doesn't feel afraid". Russian Federation now top the group after they earned a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the tournament's opener on Thursday. "In addition to being a great player, he is very smart, very intelligent and we are going to really capitalise on him".
The 30-year-old can not be replaced, meaning Croatia will have to make do with only 22 players for the rest of the tournament. Kalinic reportedly complained about a back problem, according to media outlet 24sata, but it clearly didn't go down well.
The day's action also pits another scrappy underdog against one of the favourites in Group C when Australia play France . And they're quite savage lah! Andrew Atherley's preview of this game can be found here.
The former Chelsea shot-stopper has one year remaining on the one-year contract he signed when he joined from the Blues in 2015. Petr Cech has been Arsenal's last line of defence for the last three seasons, but the veteran Czech is now 36 years of age.
No casualties were reported. "There is a sense of loss not just amongst the firefighters but I am sure the citizens of Glasgow ". It came near the end of a multimillion pound (dollar) project to restore the building to its former glory after a 2014 fire.
Kim is nearly certainly seeking it quite consciously, although it's unlikely that Trump has ever thought of it in these terms. Asked whether or not the North Korean leader could be trusted, Kang said it was complicated.
Individual call centers will each have to embrace the technology required to communicate with the RapidSOS clearinghouse. The company has also partnered with a company called RapidSOS, which will securely transmit the data to 911 centers.
Another Russian, legislator Vitaly Milonov, wants to ban "mockery" of their team and fine anyone who criticses them 10,000 rubles. Sweden and South Korea meet in a World Cup for the first time on Monday when they begin their campaigns in Russian Federation .
The European Central Bank has trimmed its forecast for economic growth this year but raised its predictions for inflation. Ten-year government bond yields in Germany, the euro zone benchmark, fell around four basis points to 0.43 percent.
Would Kawhi Leonard be a good fit on the Nuggets? To match the salary, the Lakers could also trade Luol Deng to the Spurs. Now, he apparently wishes to be traded, and the speculation regarding where he might end up is at a fever pitch.
A 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80s have been killed by a strong natural disaster in the western Japan metropolis of Osaka. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that their top priority was the safety of residents.
The Cavs will likely have to give up a package centered on the 8th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft and five-time All-Star Kevin Love . It's also unclear if the Spurs would be willing to trade Leonard to the Lakers or to any team at all .
Beijing Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs on Chinese Goods
Another 284 products worth $16 billion were than added to the new list for the total of 1,102 pre-cuts worth about $50 billion. Numerous exports are linked to the nation's "Made in China 2025" plan to lead the world in sectors like AI and robotics.
Japan down 10-man Colombia
Yuya Osako of Japan (right) and Davinson Sanchez of Colombia in action during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk , Russia, today. Japan led after only five minutes, Kagawa converting a penalty awarded for Carlos Sanchez's handball in the area.
Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany
Centre-back Hummels said Germany had ignored the warnings from their shaky 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in their final warm-up game. The Germans are bidding to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962.
Disturbing Images of Human Body Found in Big Snake’s Belly
The local area police chief, Hamka, stated that a search party was immediately formed to trace her whereabouts on the island. Her head was towards the snake's tail with her feet close to it's mouth, showing she had been swallowed head first.
A Few Storms For Father's Day Weekend
In advance of record breaking heat and an air quality alert due for Monday , Channel 3 issued an Early Warning Weather Day. Storms continue Sunday night with temperatures dropping to 67 degrees and wind slowing to 5 miles per hour after midnight.
Exiled Yemen president goes to UAE as port attack looms
The Red Sea port serves as the entry point for 70 percent of Yemen's imports as the country teeters on the brink of starvation . Before dawn Wednesday, convoys of vehicles appeared to be heading toward the rebel-held city as heavy gunfire rang out.