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Argentina v Germany: tactical preview

July 1, 2010
Argentina v Germany: tactical preview

Remember this fixture from 2006? The goals, the penalties, the fights?
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Argentina 3-1 Mexico: technical quality shines through in an open game

June 27, 2010
Argentina 3-1 Mexico: technical quality shines through in an open game

A game that looked to be tense and tight, before two odd first half goals swing the game Argentina’s way. In the end, they deserved the victory.
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World Cup second round preview (part one)

June 26, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part one)

The eight World Cup second round matches are spread over the course of four days. Here’s previews for the first half…
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Argentina 4-1 South Korea: Attacking talents overwhelm Korean defence

June 17, 2010
Argentina 4-1 South Korea: Attacking talents overwhelm Korean defence

A game that Argentina dominated from the first minute, and the scoreline is an accurate reflection of the balance of play. Diego Maradona changed Argentina’s shape slightly, resulting in a more balanced and dangerous side when going forward.
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Argentina 1-0 Nigeria: Maradona’s men dominate but fail to convince

June 12, 2010
Argentina 1-0 Nigeria: Maradona’s men dominate but fail to convince

Eight years ago, Argentina started with a 1-0 win against Nigeria and then crashed out before the knockout stages. You wouldn’t bet on the same thing happening again, but this performance didn’t suggest that Argentina have the ruthlessness needed to win the trophy.
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