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Varela denies USA right at the end

Christiano Ronaldo, the world footballer of the year and his Portugal side will look to step up against USA and banish the demons of their disastrous opener against Germany, where they shipped in four unreplied goals. USA led by the German legend Jurgen Klinsmann however won their opening game against ...

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A four star performance by the Desert Warriors

Algeria lost their opening game to Belgium while Korea Republic secured a fortuitous draw with Russia through the high profile error of Akinfeev. The game between Algeria and Korea Republic would be crucial in deciding who joins Belgium to qualify from group H. The game started with Algeria looking bright, ...

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A hard fought victory for the Super Eagles

After Nigeria’s drab opening game against Iran, the bet was on the Super Eagles to raise their game against Bosnia-Herzegovina and secure a crucial win. A win that would break the African Champions’ record nine game winless streak in the World Cup finals. Nigeria’s Captain Joseph Yobo came on for ...

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Germany rattled by the brilliant Black Stars

The group G encounter between Germany and Ghana promised to be intriguing, especially on the backdrop of the two Boateng brothers playing for either country, Jerome for Germany and Kevin-Prince for Ghana. Germany had dismantled Portugal in their opening match, while Ghana had lost to USA despite their gallant efforts. ...

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A Suarez show gives Uruguay hope

The all important game between England and Uruguay promised to be interesting as the two sides had lost their opening games and desperately needed a win to ensure their progress from their group. Uruguay switched from the 4-4-2 formation in the previous game to a 4-3-5 formation and started with ...

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Adios Espana!

It was on the 20th minute that the Chilean striker; Eduardo Vargas reproduced the uncommon image of bringing the legendary Iker Casillas on his breech as his goal was breached for the sixth time in just two games. It was a game the Spanish needed to win to redeem their ...

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