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Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa admitted he had trouble sleeping on Saturday night and he was his own biggest critic after a sub-par performance in Japan’s 2-1 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their opening game of the World Cup finals.

“I lost a battle with myself,” Kagawa told Kyodo News after Sunday’s training session when asked why he had been unable to make an impact on the game in Recife.

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