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Portugal and the Swiss in the group for the World Cup, only three players in the 36 + category.
They'll try to push on, but when you don't have one player in the top five leagues of Europe, playing week in week out, it's difficult. Even Iceland have a few star players
They went into the tournament without any pressure, and basically altered their style of play from the qualifiers. Medium intensity, ball to feet, every player bar centrehalves pushed up. Worked wonders in the group stage.
They were too tired to continue against possibly the best counter attacking team in the competition.
And the manager didn't alter their shape after five minutes, even when Belgium were pressing on the left, and getting chance after chance.
They'll be able to pull a Croatia '98 in the Qatar WC if they continue to develop.
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