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Match Preview 63: Germany vs Uruguay (third place play-off)

10 Jul

The match that nobody wants to take part in… because they’d rather be on a beach, forgetting that 3 days ago they just lost the most important game of their lives. Continue reading


Match Preview 58: Uruguay vs Ghana (quarter-final)

2 Jul

Africa’s remaining hope against the former footballing giants.  Coming into this summer’s World Cup not many pundits would have tipped either Ghana or Uruguay for a potential semi-final berth.  While some may argue that the form of France and a relatively weak side of the draw has aided their respective causes, it would be churlish to say they aren’t good teams who are in the quarters on merit.  Continue reading

Match Preview 01: South Africa vs Mexico (Group A)

11 Jun

After their rather anaemic performances in last year’s Confederations Cup, belief gathered that South Africa would be eliminated in the first round of this summer’s tournoi – a potentially disappointing end to the Rainbow Nation’s first appearance under the footballing spotlight. That’s not to say that they are a poor side, it’s just they lacked the cutting edge to accompany their undoubtedly attractive build up play – often making them resemble a Poundland version of Arsenal. Continue reading