Germany do not need to change their line-up following the World Cup defeat to Mexico, according to national captain Manuel Neuer.
James Rodriguez has failed to recover from a reported calf strain in time to feature in Colombia's starting line-up against Japan.
Dele Alli will have a scan on a thigh injury sustained against Tunisia as his team-mates recuperate from their thrilling World Cup victory.
Aaron Mooy has impressed for Huddersfield Town in the last two years, and the Australia midfielder is in no rush to leave.
England will be without Billy Vunipola for the final Test against South Africa, and Duane Vermeulen says it is a big loss.
Senegal ace Sadio Mane has hailed Liverpool colleague and Brazil striker Roberto Firmino, as the duo look to shine at the World Cup.
Ireland have not ruled out international recalls for Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.
England will be without Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood for their T20Is against Australia and India.
The Socceroos remain optimistic they can reach the World Cup's last 16 ahead of Thursday’s clash with Denmark in Samara.
Former Argentina and Inter defender Javier Zanetti believes Jorge Sampaoli should have taken Mauro Icardi to the World Cup.
If they can limit the influence of Lionel Messi, Croatia feel they are equipped to beat Argentina at the World Cup, Mateo Kovacic has said.
Talented Brazilian 17-year-old Vinicius Junior says he turned down Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain to join Real Madrid from Flamengo.
Stefan Effenberg said Joachim Low should drop Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira for Germany's second World Cup game against Sweden.
Tiger Woods bombed out of the U.S. Open last week, but Curtis Strange still believes he can add to his 14 major titles.
Nabil Fekir met Lyon's president in Russia, but a potential move to Liverpool or elsewhere must still wait until after the World Cup.