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Six points on Ghana 2-1 Tunisia

February 6, 2012
Six points on Ghana 2-1 Tunisia

1. Ghana replicated the Ivory Coast’s tendency to rely on opposition mistakes and set-pieces to get their goals.
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Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea: Ivory Coast reliant on set-pieces and mistakes

February 5, 2012
Ivory Coast 3-0 Equatorial Guinea: Ivory Coast reliant on set-pieces and mistakes

The individual quality of Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure proved too much for Equatorial Guinea, but the Ivory Coast are yet to convince.
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Portugal 6-2 Bosnia: Portugal better all over the pitch (and Bosnia’s complete reshuffle at half-time doesn’t help)

November 16, 2011
Portugal 6-2 Bosnia: Portugal better all over the pitch (and Bosnia’s complete reshuffle at half-time doesn’t help)

Paulo Bento’s side wobbled midway through the match, but overall deserved to progress to Euro 2012.
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Turkey 0-3 Croatia: Bilic shows how to play a 4-4-2 against a 4-3-3

November 12, 2011
Turkey 0-3 Croatia: Bilic shows how to play a 4-4-2 against a 4-3-3

A superb display from Croatia put them in a commanding position going into Tuesday’s second leg.
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Bosnia 0-0 Portugal: both sides play defensively on a very poor pitch

November 11, 2011
Bosnia 0-0 Portugal: both sides play defensively on a very poor pitch

A largely uneventful game, and all square going into the second leg the Estadio da Luz on Tuesday.
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