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Archives: World Cup

WATCH Netherlands Tactical Changes Against Mexico Result in World Cup Win [VIDEO]

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Watch the following tactical analysis video to discover what changes Holland made during the game that had a profound outcome on the final result of the World Cup Round of 16 match. Controversies aside, there were several key changes that … Continue reading

WATCH Costa Rica Defeat Greece; Match Highlights [VIDEO] Ticos Advance On Penalties to Last 8

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The dream goes on for Costa Rica after defeating Greece on penalty kicks to advance to the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. After ending the game at 1-1 after 90 minutes, the match seemed destined for penalty kicks. … Continue reading

WATCH The Greeks Score A Late Equalizer Against Costa Rica to Send Game to Extra Time [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Greece’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored a late goal for the Greeks against Costa Rica to end the regulation time 1-1 and to send the World Cup Round of 16 game into extra time. In a tense 90 minutes, Costa Rica took the … Continue reading

Greece vs Costa Rica, Starting Lineups, TV Times and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Greece and Costa Rica have a fantastic opportunity to make it into the top eight teams in the world with a victory today. Where to watch – Viewers from USA can tune in to these following for the 4 PM … Continue reading

WATCH Bryan Ruiz’s Goal That Puts Costa Rica 1-0 Up Against Greece [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Costa Rica’s Bryan Ruiz scored a crucial goal for the Ticos to go 1-0 ahead against Greece in the World Cup Round of 16 game. Ruiz’s goal in the 52nd minute was a soft tap-in from the edge of the … Continue reading

5 Observations From Mexico-Holland Game

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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Okay, so a come from behind victory? Check. Late drama? Check. A Louis van Gaal game changing substitution? Check. A Guillermo Ochoa wonder save?  Check and check. It’s just standard fare for this World Cup. For a large portion of … Continue reading

Miguel Herrera’s Changes Backfire As Mexico Crash Out of World Cup

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Mexico had become a darling of this World Cup of surprises, and Miguel Herrera had become a darling because of his antics. Mexican soccer was back, and with every bit of optimism surrounding the camp they thought they could finally … Continue reading

WATCH Arjen Robben’s Dive to Win Netherlands A Late Penalty Win Against Mexico [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Netherlands striker Arjen Robben did it again. The Dutch footballer, who is undoubtedly one of the best footballers in the world, accentuated a trip by Rafa Marquez in the penalty area late in the game against Mexico to win a … Continue reading

WATCH Netherlands 2-1 Mexico: Match Highlights [VIDEO]: Dutch Break Mexico’s Hearts

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder scored in the 88th minute to break the hearts of Mexico supporters, and to send the game to a thrilling finish before Rafa Marquez tripped Arjen Robben in the box, resulting in a penalty for the Dutch. … Continue reading

WATCH Guillermo Ochoa’s Sensational Save Against Holland [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Guillermo Ochoa made another sensational reflex save Sunday in the World Cup Round of 16 match against Holland. Memo Ochoa, who has been one of the stars of Mexico’s World Cup team, came up big with a save from a … Continue reading

WATCH Giovani Dos Santos’s Golazo Against Holland In World Cup [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mexico’s Giovani Dos Santos scored a fantastic goal against Holland on Sunday to put El Tri 1-0 in the lead in the World Cup Round of 16 game. Dos Santos’s goal in the 62nd minute was a long range effort … Continue reading

Netherlands vs Mexico: Starting Lineups, TV Times And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani
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In what many expect to be one of the matches of the weekend, Mexico takes on Netherlands in Fortaleza today. It’s a Noon ET/9am PT kick-off. Where to watch – Viewers from USA can tune in to these following for … Continue reading

Travels In Brazil: How I Became Brazil’s Good Luck Charm Against Chile in the World Cup

Posted on by Jameson Lam
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilians have a reputation of loving soccer with a crazy passion that is unrivaled.  Based on my own experience here (at least after one day), that reputation is fully justified. We had just arrived into Rio … Continue reading

Dutch Coach Louis Van Gaal Understands The Fine Lines That Decide Fate

Posted on by Mark Burke
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In the 2010 World Cup, Netherlands went with the intention of playing winning football. Tired of the “beautiful defeat,” the squad set out on a mission to do what was necessary to win and ended up within an inch of … Continue reading

Where Now For England? It Doesn’t Matter What Your Philosophy Is. Just Have One!

Posted on by Mark Burke
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Root and Branch? Greg Dykes Commission? St George’s Park? Anything or anybody else you can think of to help the national team? I feel like I fell asleep 30 years ago and have just woken up. Inquests, rage, disappointment and … Continue reading

Costa Rica vs Greece Preview and Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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Greece and Costa Rica have a combined total of just seven victories in the history of the World Cup, with the Central American side qualifying for the first time in 1990 and the Europeans in 1994. Not many expected either … Continue reading

World Cup Fever Spreads Across US And Around the World

Posted on by Edgar Mendoza
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The word patriotism should elicit names like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Paul Revere; it should conjure images of tea swimming in the Boston Harbor or of the 50-something men that signed a declaration in response to British aggression. What … Continue reading

Netherlands vs Mexico Preview: El Tri Aims to Cause Upset

Posted on by Jackson Culley
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The round of 16 has begun and brought plenty of drama along with it. This tournament continues to spoil us, a shootout and a flamboyant display of individual brilliance on Saturday followed by another heavyweight clash on Sunday. The early … Continue reading