Tag: Uruguay

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World Cup: Third-Place Game Recap and Final Preview

Uruguay 2-3 Germany The third-place game is FIFA’s way of telling two teams, “That’s OK. We can just cuddle,” and...

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World Cup: Semifinal 1 Recap and Semifinal 2 Preview

Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands Usually in soccer, the phrase “Let the old defender who played for years in Scotland shoot from...

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World Cup: Matchday 20 Recap and Matchday 21 Previews

Netherlands 2-1 Brazil This matchup of two of the most celebrated diving/soccer teams lived up to its billing. It helped that Brazil took...

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World Cup: Matchday 19 Recap and Matchday 20 Previews

Paraguay 0-0 Japan (5-3 on penalties) As with Uruguay v. South Korea, this was always going to be the appetizer to the main course later in...

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World Cup: Matchday 16 Recaps and Matchday 17 Previews

My apologies for the lack of updates over the past few days. As much as I love the World Cup, I was on the verge of becoming a full-on...

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World Cup: Matchday 12 Recap and Matchday 13 Previews

It’s tough to follow two games simultaneously. Over the years I’ve found that the best way for me to do this is to put the game...

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World Cup: Matchday 11 Recap and Matchday 12 Previews

Portugal 7-0 North Korea Before North Korea’s opening game against Brazil, a friend retweeted something from someone he followed. The...

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World Cup: Matchday 6 Recap and Matchday 7 Preview

Honduras 0-1 Chile After yesterday’s crapfests, it was a relief to see both teams flying around the field at a ridiculous pace,...

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World Cup: Matchday 5 Recap and Matchday 6 Preview

Popdose's daily recap of the action at the World Cup and a preview of tomorrow's games....

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World Cup: Matchday 1 Previews

It's World Cup time! Catch up with Dave Lifton's coverage -- and read his first round of previews -- right here....

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The World Cup: Groups A & B Previews

It only happens for one month every four years. No, it’s not Jeff Giles’ mom slashing her rates (that happens much more...