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Germany rattled by the brilliant Black Stars

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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

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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!

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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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Messi breaks his duck in an unconvincing Argentine win

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A classic European, South American encounter. The group F opener between Argentina and Bosnia Herzegovina promised to be an entertaining game primarily because of the quality of the players both teams parade. Equally, it is the tournament where the magical Lionel Messi, the first player to win four FIFA/Ballon d’Or, ...

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The World Champions outclassed by the Dutch

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The next big game of the 2014 World Cup was the match between two European giants; Spain and Netherlands. A replay of the 2010 final match, no one imagined the Dutch masterclass that was to come. The game started with the Spanish team spreading the ball around, trying to impose ...

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