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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 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 12: Neymar fires Brazil to round-of-16

Spain grab consolation win over Australia It’s bizarre to see Spain heading into a match knowing that they have no chance of progression, but that was the case when the Spaniards met Australia in their final match of the 2014 … 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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