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Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

June 25, 2010
Japan 3-1 Denmark: two free-kicks settle the game

A straight play-off for the knockout rounds, with the draw favouring Japan. They didn’t need that safety net, and won the game convincingly.
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Holland 1-0 Japan: Little tactical excitement

June 19, 2010
Holland 1-0 Japan: Little tactical excitement

There have been a few low-key games at the World Cup so far, but this was one of the worst. Holland continue to disappoint with a lack of attacking flair, whilst Japan were content with a draw, and didn’t threaten until the 90th minute.
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Holland 2-0 Denmark: Dutch struggle to break down a disciplined Danish defence

June 14, 2010
Holland 2-0 Denmark: Dutch struggle to break down a disciplined Danish defence

A quiet game won by two scrappy goals – not really the performance we were hoping for from Holland. Some credit should go to Morten Olsen – his tactics stifled Holland’s creative players and Denmark did have chances to score.
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Disorganised Cameroon hope Eto’o shines

June 7, 2010
Disorganised Cameroon hope Eto’o shines

You might think, without watching Cameroon play and only judging them by their team sheet, that this team is all about Samuel Eto’o. When you see them in action, you realise that this is exactly the case.
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A good Danish side that deserve more attention

June 6, 2010
A good Danish side that deserve more attention

There hasn’t been much focus upon Denmark in the build-up to the World Cup, but many of those who watched this team in qualification suggest that this is the strongest Danish team since they won the European Championships in 1992.
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