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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 18: Germany and France cut it close

Late goals seal hard-fought French victory Two French-speaking countries, France (duh) and Nigeria, came up against each other with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line. France, who have been one of the best sides in the tournament so … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 17: Incredible comeback sends Oranje through

Netherlands win in incredible comeback In the second day of round-of-16 action, Louis Van Gaal’s free-scoring Netherlands met Miguel Herrera’s defensively-sound Mexico; it set the game up for an interesting contest. But the game was never going to be wave … 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 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 3: Colombia strong, Group D anyone’s game

What a World Cup this is shaping up to be. Day 3 provided great action once again, with a dramatic comeback, a clash of titans and a¬†shocking upset. Colombia finish Greeks in style Greece have become infamous for their defensive … Continue reading

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