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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 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 16: Shootout sends Brazil through, James sparkles for Colombia

Brazil edge through on penalties Day 16 kicked off with the World Cup’s first knockout match – an intriguing round-of-16 clash between South American sides Chile and Brazil. Host nation Brazil had the weight of an entire population on their … Continue reading

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