Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines during the Premier League game against Watford at Vicarage Road. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

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 Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow puts the ball into his own net late in the Premier League game against Burnley at  St James’ Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Jack Stephens celebrates scoring in the FA cup fourth-round tie against Watford at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

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Croatia’s Andrej Kramaric celebrates scoring their fourth goal in the first leg of the World Cup playoff against Greece at  Stadion Maksimir in Zagreb, Croatia. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters

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Giorgos Samaras of Greece celebrates scoring his team’s second goal against the  Ivory Coast. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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Colombia’s Teofilo Gutierrez (left) celebrates with teammates Pablo Armero and Victor Ibarbo (right) after scoring the second  against Greece at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger / Reuters

Colombia 3 Greece 0 Being hard to beat is all well and good in the qualifiers but come tournament time the currency is goals and against Colombia in B(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo shares a joke with teammates Fabio Coentrao and Pepe before their friendly against GreecePhoto: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Portugal, missing forward Cristiano Ronaldo because of a muscular pain in his left thigh, were held to a goalless draw by Greece in a pedestrian World(...)