The World Cup of 1-0s…

June 26, 2010

It’s been a defensive-minded World Cup so far. At the end of the group stage, the most common number of goals per game has been…one.

31 of the 48 games have seen two goals or less, whilst only three games have seen five or more goals.

Perhaps this is expected, considering the disappointment about the lack of goals. The surprise? The only team to have won more than one game by the score of 1-0 is Chile, widely regarded as the most attacking side in the competition…

The World Cup of 1-0s…

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