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Germany 1-0 Ghana: Ghana pay the price for not picking up Özil, but both progress

June 23, 2010
Germany 1-0 Ghana: Ghana pay the price for not picking up Özil, but both progress

Like yesterday’s Uruguay v Mexico game – a strange contest, because both teams were happy with the scoreline as it stood for most of the second half.
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Denmark 2-1 Cameroon: Cameroon’s lopsided shape plays into the hands of Rommedahl

June 19, 2010
Denmark 2-1 Cameroon: Cameroon’s lopsided shape plays into the hands of Rommedahl

A game unlike any that had gone before it in this tournament – this was open, exciting, frantic and stretched. Denmark narrowly deserved the win, Cameroon are slightly unfortunate to be out so early, but are no great loss to the tournament.
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Serbia 1-0 Germany: red card changes the game

June 18, 2010
Serbia 1-0 Germany: red card changes the game

A game that was shaping up to be an interesting battle until Miroslav Klose’s unnecessary sending-off towards the end of the first half. Serbia won but failed to impress, whilst Germany had the better of the second half despite their numerical disadvantage.
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Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

June 14, 2010
Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

We’ve now seen half of the 32 teams that will be contesting this tournament, and whilst we haven’t yet sampled the three most exciting sides – Holland, Brazil and Spain – it is undeniable that Germany have been by far the most impressive so far.
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Serbia: outsiders or real contenders?

June 9, 2010
Serbia: outsiders or real contenders?

How many times can a side be labelled dark horses before they cease to be dark horses? Serbia have been hyped up so much as potential overachievers that it’s difficult to know how they’ll live up the billing.
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