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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twenty Five (Final)

Germany 1 – 0 Argentina AET Argentina started marginally better, attacking with purpose down the left, with Higuain planting a shot across the face of goal in the opening minutes. Messi, Higuain and Zabaleta would combine down that flank a … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twenty Three (Semi Finals)

Netherlands 0  – 0 Argentina AET (Argentina Win 4-2 In Penalty Shoot-Out) It took a while for the game to settle from the opening nerves. When it did, the Dutch were marginally the better side, a bit more composed on … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twenty One (Quarter Finals)

Argentina 1 – 0 Belgium The game began at a fast pace, with Argentina being the faster. It only took a few minutes for the opening to come, created largely by Messi again, winning the ball in midfield, drawing defenders … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Nineteen (Last 16)

Argentina 1 – 0 Switzerland It was a cagey start from both teams.  The Swiss quickly showed their plan to suffocate the Argentinean star names with a mountain of defenders, while they broke down the left with Inler and Shaquri. … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Fourteen (Group F, E)

Nigeria 2 – 3 Argentina A game characterised by rapid activity at the opening and closing of each half, where neither side really seemed too bothered taking it seriously. Messi was showing his strengths throughout the game, smashing the ball … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Ten (Group F, G)

Argentina 1 – 0 Iran My fears that Iran would essentially be a New Zealand-like team – coming to the World Cup only to play for draws and nothing else – seemed realised in the first half here, as the … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Four (Group E, F)

Switzerland 2 – 1 Ecuador It was a dull start to the contest, with neither team offering much threat or cohesion in the opening 20 or so minutes. Save for Shaqiri’s curling effort, both teams seemed stuck to long balls … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Argentina (and some guy named Bebe)

Encouraging signs from the Ireland team. Kept up some decent pressure, but should have made more chances. I can only hope that Trappatoni is going to keep this attacking mentality going. Playing like this, Ireland are more than a match for … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Twenty-One (Quarter Finals)

Germany 4-0 Argentina Simply amazing. Every coach from any level, every kid kicking a ball around, every fan needs to sit down, watch this game and realise: you can pack all the stars and heavy hitters you want into your … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Seventeen (Last 16)

England 1-4 Germany There seems to be only one thing that everyone is talking about, but’s lets take a look at this gradually. Germany were all over England in the opening stages. The English have never demonstrated a great defensive competence, … Continue reading

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