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Germany more aesthetically-pleasing than usual

June 8, 2010
Germany more aesthetically-pleasing than usual

“They haven’t got any great players, but you can never write them off” is the usual line about Germany. In 2010, that old cliche might not be appropriate.
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A defensive-minded 4-2-3-1 for Australia

June 7, 2010
A defensive-minded 4-2-3-1 for Australia

Australia got to the first round in their first World Cup, the second round in their second World Cup, so is a quarter-final spot the natural outcome for their third World Cup?
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Ghana: defensive, cohesive and underrated

June 5, 2010
Ghana: defensive, cohesive and underrated

“Tactically naive” is the common criticism for any African side which fails, generally regardless of the nature of their defeat or their manager’s tactical acumen. Ghana showed at the Africa Nations Cup earlier this year that they are anything but tactically naive.
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