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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twelve (Group B, A)

I couldn’t watch all four games of course. Guess which ones I only caught the highlights of! Netherlands 2 – 0 Chile Chile got off to the better start in this top of the table clash, their unique brand of … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Seven (Group B, A)

Australia 2 – 3 Netherlands I expected a Dutch walkover, but the Aussies put in a heroic performance in trying to keep their slim World Cup hopes alive. They needed to attack right from the off and did so, putting … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Two (Group A, B)

Mexico 1 – 0 Cameroon Played in difficult conditions, another frustrating game for the spectator. It was Mexico’s first half. With the exception  of Eto’o’s effort that glanced off the post (one of his few contributions), it was Mexico that … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Fourteen

Paraguay 0-0 New Zealand Awful game of football to watch. No real pressure being exerted by either side. Paraguay were comfortable and NZ were depending on the other game to really provide a shock. In the end, Paraguay were good enough … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Nine

Netherlands 1-0 Japan Netherlands remain one of my favorites to go far, but it’s another performance where they just ground out a result. The Dutch’s lack of wingers was a problem against a resolute Japanese defence. But, as is the big … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Four

Netherlands 2-0 Denmark Interesting game. The Dutch coasted through most of it without too much trouble. Still, for a team that wants to be considered a favourite to win the competition, the Dutch look very mediocre. Neither they nor the … Continue reading

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