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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 […]

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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 […]

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O Brasil Vence o México e Deixa-o Fora da Copa!

Num jogo onde todo mundo sabia que seria difícil para verde-amarela os canarinhos saíram para frente conseguindo a vitória contra o México. No primeiro tempo do jogo, tudo ficou igual, os dois times tendo oportunidades de ficar acima no placar, mas Allison Becker e Memo Ochoa defenderam o gol para manter o placar de 0-0 […]

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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 […]

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Facing an Early Exit for Messi and Argentina

The stage was right for an Argentina squad to forget the tied game against Iceland this past Saturday. An impressive display by all of the Croatians made it difficult for Argentina throughout the whole game. Making it very difficult for even Lionel Messi to get a touch on the ball. Everything was set for Argentina […]

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A Seleção Jogo Melhor, Mais Não Foi Suficiente

A Seleção deu o melhor que eles puderam, jogaram muito bem contra a equipe da Suiça que não desistiu até eles conseguirem um gol. Um golaço do Philippe Coutinho abriu o placar para a Verde-amarela aos 20 minutos do primer tempo. Cinco minutos após o início do segundo tempo com um lance de escanteio, Zuber […]

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World Cup Champs Stunned by Mexico in Opening Game

Another amazing day for a World Cup day, the unexpected happened! After constant comments from everyone as to how many goals could Germany score against Mexico, but Hirving El Chucky Lozano had another idea. Mexico quickly pressed forward against the Germans, they quickly ran out of spaces to gain control of the game. After a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Day 2: 90 Minutes of Goals

With the second day from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we saw a lot of things happening unto now. We saw a very dominant Russian side against a confused Saudi Arabia side for the opening match of this World Cup edition. On the second day, we saw three different games with excellent results. Some unexpected […]