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World Cup Day 23: Shootout sends Argentina to Germany clash

It was powerhouse vs powerhouse as South American juggernauts Argentina came up against Europe’s historic Oranje. With Germany already waiting in the final, the Netherlands and Argentina would battle to decide who would have the impossible task of toppling the Germans. … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 14: Shaqiri and Messi star as Switzerland and Argentina go through

Messi picking up steam as Argentina win Day 14 exploded into life when Lionel Messi’s Argentina took on Group F opponents Nigeria. For the Argentines, progress to the knockout rounds was already sealed, but a win or draw against Nigeria … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 13: Uruguay edge Italy amidst Suarez controversy

Uruguay edge tight game to knock out Italy In an intriguing Group D encounter, Uruguay and Italy met in the battle for progression into the knockout rounds. Costa Rica, who had beaten both teams, had already qualified from the group, … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 8: Super Suarez makes the difference for Uruguay

Colombia win tight match to gain control of Group C In the opening game of the day, Colombia and Ivory Coast, both of whom won their opening games, met in a top-of-the-group clash that provided both sides with a chance … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 6: Mexico hold hosts Brazil

Algeria give Belgium early scare The day’s opening game saw Group H favourites Belgium take on an Algeria side that has never progressed from the group stages of the World Cup. Belgium, who are expected to make short work of the World … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 5: Germany pound Portugal into submission

Ruthless Germany exploit Portuguese frailties Day five started with a game touted as one of the tournament’s most salivating prospects – Germany and Portugal would collide again in a battle for supremacy. It was certainly Germany’s day. Just 10 minutes … Continue reading

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