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World Cup Day 20: Brazil and Germany edge into semifinals

Germany edge France in clash of titans Day 20 opened with a truly mouth-watering clash; footballing powerhouses Germany and France met in a quarter-final match-up that would have been worthy of being a World Cup final. France started with a … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 19: Extra time sends Belgium and Argentina through

Messi bails Argentina out with minutes to go In the World Cup’s penultimate round of 16 game, Lionel Messi’s Argentina came up against a Switzerland side who boast a left-footed wizard of their own. The Swiss, led by none other … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 15: Portugal become latest casualty

Narrow Germany win puts both teams through In one of the day’s opening games, Group G leaders Germany and the USA met knowing that for both teams, a draw would cement their progression to the next round. But with top … 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 11: Portugal cling to life in Group G

Belgium scrape another win In the day’s opening game, Group H powerhouse Belgium met Fabio Capello’s Russia. Belgium struggled to claim a victory over Algeria in their opening game, so Russia was sure to be a stern test for Marc … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 10: Messi magic puts Argentina through

Underdogs Iran frustrate Argentina In the first game of the World Cup’s 10th day, overwhelming favourites Argentina met an Iran side that they were expected to dismantle. But, as so many other underdogs have done this World Cup, Iran set … Continue reading

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