Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho attends a media conference at their training ground in Cobham. Chelsea  play Maribor in a Champions League Group G soccer match on Tuesday. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo  celebrates beside team-mate Nani after scoring the winning goal against Sweden during the World Cup   play-off first leg   Lisbon. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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Croatia have sacked  coach Igor Stimac following the 2-0 defeat to Scotland, replacing him with another former international in Niko Kovac. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters

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