World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Senegal vs. Colombia, Japan vs. Poland, England vs. Belgium, Panama vs. Tunisia

Two weeks from the day that Russia and Saudi Arabia kicked-off in Moscow, the group stage has officially come to a close. A memorable fifteen days of action was capped off with four matches across Groups G & H. In Short: Senegal failed to secure the lone point they needed to progress from Group H…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Serbia vs. Brazil, Germany vs. S. Korea, Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, Mexico vs. Sweden

In Short It’s been a World Cup of disappointment from the big teams so far. Yesterday saw Germany crash out of the World Cup (more on that later) and Brazil only just finished top in their group. It was a comfortable 2-0 win in the end for Brazil, but their fate could’ve been similar to…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Denmark vs. France, Nigeria vs. Argentina, Iceland vs. Croatia, Australia vs. Peru

After 12 days and 36 games, we finally have the first goalless stalemate of the 2018 World Cup – which was so dire, it balanced out all the goals, drama, and largely entertaining football on display before, and could well be dubbed the “Mediocrity of Moscow”. The good news is, that was where it ended.…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Russia vs. Uruguay, Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, Spain vs. Morocco, Portugal vs. Iran

As the first day of Gameweek 3 saw Groups A and B decided, it always looked like there was more drama to be had in Group B’s evening matches. And we weren’t disappointed as the two giants of the group limped through with little glory. In Short GW3 began with the simultaneous matches between Uruguay…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW2 – England vs. Panama, Japan vs. Senegal, Poland vs. Colombia

Group G may have been pretty much decided — barring the final fixture’s leader-making abilities — but it’s still very much all on the line in Group H. In short England’s 6-1 demolition against a pretty fragile Panama was enough to write their name in the record books, achieving the country’s biggest win in the…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW2 – Germany vs. Sweden, Belgium vs. Tunisia, Mexico vs. S. Korea

Saturday had plenty of interesting storylines to follow, with three teams having the chance to wrap up qualification in their groups. Belgium were expected to ease past Tunisia, while an exciting Mexico faced a South Korean side devoid of much quality. Sweden’s sturdiness matched up against the smarting Germans desperate to avoid a shock elimination.…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW2 – Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia, Spain vs. Iran, Portugal vs. Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be the only Portuguese player to show up to this World Cup. His first-half heroics ensured a win for the reigning European champions. In all honesty though, if you’re a fan of edgy 1-0 wins, then this was the match day for you. In short Ronaldo’s tournament has gone from strength…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW1 – Colombia vs. Japan, Poland vs. Senegal; GW2 – Russia vs. Egypt

As we reach the end of the first game week – and take our first steps into the second – we can take a moment to reflect on what has been a decent tournament so far. We’ve had a little bit of everything: superb strikes, penalties, own goals, amazing free kicks, pitch-side fights, goalkeeping mistakes,…

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