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Archives: World Cup

5 Observations From France-Germany World Cup Quarterfinal

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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July 4th is a special day in German football history.  On that day in 1954 the West Germans came from two goals down to beat Ferenc Puskás’ Mighty Magyars and lift their very first World Cup in what is known … Continue reading

Germany 1-0 France Match Highlights [VIDEO]: Germans Advance to Semi-Final

Posted on by Aaron Mateer
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In a change of pace to what we’ve seen so far, Germany constricted France into reluctant submission to edge Les Bleus for the first available spot in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. As the tournament progresses, … Continue reading

France vs Germany: Starting Lineups, TV Times And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani
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Things start to get serious now as we enter the World Cup quarterfinals, which kick off with the meeting of two old rivals, France and Germany. Where to watch – The 12 PM EST/9 AM PST kick-off can be watched … Continue reading

WATCH Germany Score Against France With Perfect Header by Hummels [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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German defender Mats Hummels scored his second goal of the World Cup 2014 today with a beautifully hit header that put Germany 1-0 in the lead against France. After beating Raphael Varane to the ball, Hummels glanced his header with … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for Brazil vs Colombia: World Cup Quarterfinal

Posted on by Charlie Bennett
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Brazil has been given a massive boost ahead of their quarter-final with Colombia with the news that star player Neymar has been declared fit. The poster boy of the tournament was a doubt after he picked up knee and thigh … Continue reading

Best World Cup Starting XI From Round of 16 Games

Posted on by Andrew Jones
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The tightest Round of 16 stage at a World Cup Finals brought us five extra time match ups and no true blowouts. Each match, even Colombia’s decisive 2-0 win over Uruguay, was hotly contested as expected in the stage that … Continue reading

Germany World Cup Team: Analyzing the Strengths and Weaknesses of Die Mannschaft

Posted on by Matt Jones
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For so long, German teams were perceived as cohesive, diligent and supremely disciplined. But at the 2010 World Cup, that notion was obliterated, as a youthful team swept teams aside a host of nations with a stylish swagger. Four years … Continue reading

France’s World Cup Team Is Stacked For The Future, No Matter What Happens Against Germany

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Coming off of a nightmare situation at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, France is having a fine “bounce-back” World Cup. With a team led by key contributors in their prime, such as Hugo Lloris and Karim Benzema, France … Continue reading

World Cup Quarterfinals, Semi-Finals and Final Predictions From World Soccer Talk Writers

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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We polled several of our top writers to get their predictions and analysis on who they think will win the World Cup quarterfinal games, as well as who will advance through the semi-finals and all the way to the World … Continue reading

Which World Cup Team Will Win Coffee Cup 2014?

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Just as the quarterfinals of the World Cup get into full swing, Quill.com, in partnership with Keurig, have launched their own World Cup-style online elimination game to determine the fans’ favorite Keurig K-Cup. Quill are also giving 10 lucky participants … Continue reading

2014 World Cup Group Stage Review

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The excitement and euphoria surrounding the build-up to the 2014 World Cup illustrated the feeling that Brazil could provide one of the best tournaments in modern history. A wonderful carnival atmosphere had already begun across many streets and cities, with … Continue reading

Can the Netherlands Return to the Final? Can They Win it All?

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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It is somewhat incredible to think that the Netherlands World Cup run has become something of a surprise. After all, they were in the final of the 2010 World Cup and only narrowly lost in extra time. Their 2012 Euro … Continue reading

Predictions and Previews For World Cup Quarterfinals

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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  The World Cup is well and truly into the business end of the competition. As the dust settles on the round of 16 there’s been no shortage of drama, controversy and talking points. The best South American side playing … Continue reading

France vs. Germany Preview: European Powers Face Off in Quarterfinals

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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  This match has all the ingredients to serve a titanic meal to soccer fans all around the world twice over. Whether it will be France avenging their 1982 loss in the World Cup semi-finals to the Germans on penalties … Continue reading

USA Lightning Rod Landon Donovan Faces Uncertain Future

Posted on by Robert Hay
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From the moment he was excluded from the U.S. World Cup roster, Landon Donovan faced a critical choice.  He could accept, map out the rest of his playing career, and begin to work on his post-playing options.  Or he could … Continue reading

ESPN Announces Commentators For World Cup Quarterfinals

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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ESPN have announced the commentators for the World Cup quarterfinals. ESPN have decided not to feature Efan Ekoku, Fernando Palomo, Daniel Mann, Taylor Twellman and Roberto Martinez in the commentary booth for the quarterfinals. Instead, ESPN have teamed up Jon … Continue reading

Where The USA Men’s National Team Goes From Here

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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Now that the U.S. has, once again, exited the World Cup in the Round of 16, American soccer aficionados are in the self-reflective, hand wringing stage of sports grief.  We’re asking ourselves what went wrong?  What could we have done … Continue reading

Where Germany Needs to Play Philipp Lahm to Help Defeat France

Posted on by Matthias Suuck
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It’s another 4th of July knock-out game at a World Cup for Germany. The last time was eight years ago in Germany when Die Mannschaft lost a thrilling semi-final to eventual champions Italy. Joachim Löw, who was the assistant coach that … Continue reading