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England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

October 12, 2010
England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

Roughly a 50:50 split between a lack of English creativity and some good Montenegrin defending produced a goalless game at Wembley.
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Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

October 10, 2010
Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

Ireland staged a comeback in the last twenty minutes, but were second best for the majority of this game.
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Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

October 9, 2010
Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

Both sides had chances to win the game, but Northern Ireland emerge with a well-earned point.
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Norway 1-0 Portugal: A crazy Eduardo mistake and a resilient Norwegian defensive display

September 9, 2010
Norway 1-0 Portugal: A crazy Eduardo mistake and a resilient Norwegian defensive display

Portugal continue their dreadful start to the qualification group – after two games they’re already five points behind table-toppers Norway.
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Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

September 8, 2010
Argentina 4-1 Spain: good audition for Batista

Argentina beat Spain at their own game – passing them off the pitch, and finishing chances ruthlessly.
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