World Cup 2010

World Cup 2010

Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

July 10, 2010
Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

This is a tremendously intriguing final for a variety of reasons.
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Spain 1-0 Germany: Pressing, passing and Puyol

July 7, 2010
Spain 1-0 Germany: Pressing, passing and Puyol

A narrow but deserved victory for Spain, who simply carried out their gameplan more effectively than their opponents.
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Germany v Spain: tactical preview

July 7, 2010
Germany v Spain: tactical preview

The pre-tournament favourites versus the most impressive team in the competition so far. A repeat of the 2008 European Championships final it may be, but this is completely different contest.
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Holland 3-2 Uruguay: fortune favours the brave

July 7, 2010
Holland 3-2 Uruguay: fortune favours the brave

Holland progress – they shaded the contest, and took the initiative to try and win the game by throwing on an extra attacking player at half-time.
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Holland v Uruguay: tactical preview

July 6, 2010
Holland v Uruguay: tactical preview

Holland have so far used the same 4-2-3-1 shape in every game, whilst Uruguay have used at least three different formations. Oscar Tabarez is the man with more dilemmas ahead of this contest.
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