World-Cup Round-Up Day 9: Denmark draw, France get past Peru, and Croatia demolish Argentina

Denmark and Australia play to a draw The early game saw Denmark and Australia play to a 1-1 draw. Denmark's Christian Eriksen opened the score early as he capped off a wonderful team goal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hmb8U8px58 One would have assumed that the floodgates would have opened but that was not the case. Similar to Australia's game … Continue reading World-Cup Round-Up Day 9: Denmark draw, France get past Peru, and Croatia demolish Argentina

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World Cup Round-Up Day 8: Trio of 1-nil wins see winners advance

With Russia becoming the first team to qualify for the knock-out round of the tournament, Uruguay were looking to become the second team to joint them. Over in Group B, Portugal and Spain were vying for the top stop in their group taking on Morocco and Iran, respectively. Luis Suarez's goal was enough for Uruguay … Continue reading World Cup Round-Up Day 8: Trio of 1-nil wins see winners advance

World Cup Round-Up Day 7: Japan Get Past Colombia, Senegal Over Poland, and Russia Win Again

So far this World Cup has been full of surprises with the perceived favorites either struggling their way to a win or falling to "lesser opposition." Day 7 continued that trend. Japan beat a 10-man Colombia side A handball by Carlos Sanchez in the third minute of the game put Colombia behind the eight-ball early … Continue reading World Cup Round-Up Day 7: Japan Get Past Colombia, Senegal Over Poland, and Russia Win Again

World Cup Round-Up Day 4: Mexico stuns Germany, Brazil manage a draw, and Kolarov leads Serbia over Costa Rica

The World Cup continues to deliver on surprises and day 4 was no different. Serbia win 1-0 over Costa Rica The early game say a wonderful free-kick from Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov be enough to lead them past a rather toothless Costa Rica. For the┬áticos, their goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, was their best player as they managed … Continue reading World Cup Round-Up Day 4: Mexico stuns Germany, Brazil manage a draw, and Kolarov leads Serbia over Costa Rica

World Cup Round-Up Day 3: South American teams struggle, France scrape by, and more

Only the third day of the World Cup and I am tired. Waking up at 5am is not as easy as it used to be. France versus Australia kicked things off and it was a rather dull first half with France not being able to get anything going while Australia did their best to stifle … Continue reading World Cup Round-Up Day 3: South American teams struggle, France scrape by, and more