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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 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 9: Costa Rica slay another giant, France blitz Switerland

Costa Rica slay another giant The day’s opening match saw Group D opponents Costa Rica and Italy meet in a top-of-the-table clash, having both won their first matches of the tournament. Coming into this World Cup, everybody expected the Costa Ricans … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 4: France claim big victory, Messi scores for Argentina

The fourth day of the World Cup brought great action from Group E and a first glimpse of Argentina’s fabled front line. Dramatic goal seals Swiss comeback Switzerland have been touted as a potential dark horse for this tournament – … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Group E

On paper, Group E has a clear divide in quality compared to some of World Cup 2014’s other groups. There are two teams that look likely to progress, and then two teams that would require miraculous campaigns to do anything … Continue reading

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