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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 22: German rampage stuns Brazil

Brazil and Germany met in the first semifinal of the 2014 World Cup to settle an age old grudge – who is the ultimate football nation? The teams, with eight World Cup trophies between them, are two of the games … Continue reading

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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 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 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 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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