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Belgium 1-1 Turkey: a possession-based game finishes all square

June 6, 2011
Belgium 1-1 Turkey: a possession-based game finishes all square

Two goals in the first quarter of the game gave Belgium and Turkey a point apiece.
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More questions than answers for Capello after Switzerland draw

June 5, 2011
More questions than answers for Capello after Switzerland draw

Two poor goals conceded and then a decent fightback, but it’s hard to draw many positive conclusions from England’s 2-2 draw with Switzerland.
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Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

March 29, 2011
Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

Whereas his predecessor Dunga had a very consistent, specific shape in his latter days as Brazil manager, Mano Menezes has switched between systems. He started off with a 4-2-1-3 against the USA, then moved to a 4-4-2 against France recently.
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Wales 0-2 England: Lampard and Bent seal the victory early on

March 26, 2011
Wales 0-2 England: Lampard and Bent seal the victory early on

England recorded a comfortable victory over Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
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