Posts Tagged ‘ wc2010 second round ’

Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

June 29, 2010
Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

AnĀ intriguingĀ game – Spain were comfortable by full-time, but struggled to find the breakthrough. Substitutions were crucial in the outcome.
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Paraguay 0-0 Japan: neither side takes control

June 29, 2010
Paraguay 0-0 Japan: neither side takes control

Paraguay progress on penalties after neither side could score in a very poor 120 minutes of football.
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Germany 4-1 England: Brilliant German performance demolishes lifeless England

June 27, 2010
Germany 4-1 England: Brilliant German performance demolishes lifeless England

A monumental thrashing for England, at the hands of a German side who had pace, movement, tactical awareness and ruthlessness in front of goal.
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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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Ghana 2-1 United States: Ghana’s organisation and direct running results in the narrowest of victories

June 26, 2010
Ghana 2-1 United States: Ghana’s organisation and direct running results in the narrowest of victories

A tremendous football match won by the side who showed just a little bit more organisation and structure throughout, and made fewer mistakes.
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