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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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Uruguay 1-0 Mexico: the best two sides from Group A progress

June 22, 2010
Uruguay 1-0 Mexico: the best two sides from Group A progress

A strange match, considering both teams’ prisoner’s dilemma in this final group game.
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Mexico 2-0 France: Organised v disorganised

June 18, 2010
Mexico 2-0 France: Organised v disorganised

Tactics can only explain a team’s victories or defeats to a certain extent – this awful French performance was quite clearly a failing in terms of motivation, team spirit and countless other factors that aren’t directly concerned with strategy.
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South Africa 1-1 Mexico: a fair result but neither side will be happy

June 11, 2010
South Africa 1-1 Mexico: a fair result but neither side will be happy

An entertaining game that finished with a fair result, a point apiece. Both sides will be relatively disappointed to come away from the opening game with just a draw, and the match demonstrated the faults of both sides more than it did their qualities.
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