Posts Tagged ‘ WC2014 2R ’

Belgium 2-1 USA: Belgium dominate but take ages to make the breakthrough

July 3, 2014
Belgium 2-1 USA: Belgium dominate but take ages to make the breakthrough

USA put up a brilliant fight in extra-time, but Belgium had been the superior side for the majority.
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France 2-0 Nigeria: France prosper when returning to a one-striker system

July 1, 2014
France 2-0 Nigeria: France prosper when returning to a one-striker system

France took a while to show their best football, but dominated the final half hour.
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Netherlands 2-1 Mexico: Mexico dominate the start, but Van Gaal changes help the Dutch back into the game

June 30, 2014
Netherlands 2-1 Mexico: Mexico dominate the start, but Van Gaal changes help the Dutch back into the game

The Netherlands produced a dramatic late turnaround, meaning Mexico were eliminated in the second round for the sixth consecutive World Cup.
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Colombia 2-0 Uruguay: James Rodriguez steals the show

June 30, 2014
Colombia 2-0 Uruguay: James Rodriguez steals the show

Colombia took a while to get going, but never looked in trouble after James Rodriguez’s astonishing strike.
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Brazil 1-1 Chile: Brazil progress by the finest of margins

June 29, 2014
Brazil 1-1 Chile: Brazil progress by the finest of margins

Brazil won on penalties after an incredibly tense and tiring contest.
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