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Croatia: great midfield guile but what else?

June 12, 2014
Croatia: great midfield guile but what else?

There are few nations that love playmakers as much as Croatia, and national team coach Niko Kovac appears set to field three together in a highly creative midfield trio.
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Cameroon: need to get the midfield balance right

June 9, 2014
Cameroon: need to get the midfield balance right

With Cameroon, off-field issues are of greater concern than tactical factors.
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Mexico: talented squad, but highly unpredictable

June 9, 2014
Mexico: talented squad, but highly unpredictable

No other country has such a frustratingly consistent record at recent World Cups. Mexico have been eliminated at the second round stage in 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 – often after some promising performances in the group stage.
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