Mate: “It’s Not Coming Home”

In an amazing semifinal clash, Croatia would face England in a much exciting game. Everything seemed as England could have a spot in the final from an early goal by Kieran Trippier in the fifth minute. Croatia, on the other hand, would not give up so easily to the English, Ivan Perišić would go on... Continue Reading →

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Allez Les Bleus!

France after a hard-fought semifinal against Belgium they go on to qualify to the FIFA World Cup Final. A stunning header from Samuel Umtiti that much reminded me of Puyol’s goal against Germany back in 2010 was enough to qualify France into the final.This was Umtiti’s first World Cup goal, and what an important one... Continue Reading →

Curse of Champions

Following Germany’s elimination in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we take a look back at previous winners who left in the group stage the following tournament. France in 1998 sure showed Brazil how to keep the title in European land, but it wasn't enough when France traveled to the 2002 World Cup. France out of... Continue Reading →

Argentina Stunned to a 1-1 Draw!

Just as early today in the France vs Australia game, Argentina would not leave very convincing against Iceland. In the first half we saw a very calm Argentina squad passing the ball from side to side looking for a gap in the Icelandic defense, a goal came with a good effort at the 19th minute... Continue Reading →

A Bit of Luck Will do the Job

On France's opener match against Australia, everything on the game sheet seemed like this one would be just an easy match despite the difference in quality of players. Money wise, with France having the most expensive squad in the whole World Cup, you would think this could end in a 5-0 result in favor for... Continue Reading →

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