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Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina have progressed to the final of the 2014 World Cup after scoring a 4-2 penalty shootout win over the Netherlands at Arena De Sao Paulo this morning. Neither Argentina nor Netherlands were willing to take risks in their semi-final clash and a penalty shootout looked the most likely option from very early on in…

Argentina vs Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

Argentina vs Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

The first semi-final of the 2014 World Cup produced a result that nobody was predicting and Argentina and Netherlands will meet at Arena De Sao Paulo this morning to decide who will go on to the face an in-form Germany in the 2014 World Cup final. Argentina were one of the fancies to make a…

The Netherlands Progress to 2014 World Cup Semi-final

The Netherlands Progress to 2014 World Cup Semi-final

The Netherlands have survived a typically spirited fight from Central American qualifiers Costa Rica, beating the minnow nation 4-3 on penalties to book a place in their second consecutive FIFA World Cup semi-final. The absolute surprise packets of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Costa Rica were expected to play three pool matches and…

The Netherlands Secure Last Gasp Victory at 2014 World Cup

The Netherlands Secure Last Gasp Victory at 2014 World Cup

The Netherlands have continued their sensational run of form at the 2014 FIFA World Cup this morning, overcoming a spirited Mexico 2-1 in their Round of 16 clash at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. Having all but breezed their way to the Round of 16 with comfortable victories over Australia and Chile and a 5-1…

Costa Rica Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

Costa Rica Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

In an all-round impressive performance at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Costa Rica has progressed through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in history after a nail-biting 5-3 victory on penalties over Greece in their Round of 16 clash this morning. In what was without doubt a justified man-of-the-match performance, Costa Rican…

Costa Rica vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

Costa Rica vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

It is fair to say that not many experts predicted that Costa Rica and Greece would meet in the second round of the 2014 World Cup, but both sides will fancy their chances of progressing to the quarter finals. Costa Rica have been the surprise packets of the tournament to date and defeated Italy and…

2014 World Cup: Controversial Penalty Sinks Ivory Coast

2014 World Cup: Controversial Penalty Sinks Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi has resigned after a controversial penalty saw his side eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after losing to Greece 2-1. The Ivory Coast went into their final pool game knowing that a draw would likely be enough to send them through to the World Cup round of 16, while Greece…

England Finish 2014 World Cup Without A Win

England Finish 2014 World Cup Without A Win

England have finished the 2014 World Cup without a win and on the bottom of their group after playing out a scoreless draw with Costa Rica at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte this morning. England’s chances of qualifying for the second round of the 2014 World Cup were ended when they started their campaign with…

England vs Costa Rica 2014 World Cup Preview

England vs Costa Rica 2014 World Cup Preview

Widely considered to be the first nation drawn in Group D at the 2014 FIFA World Cup to find themselves on the plane home, Costa Rica are offered the chance to seal top spot in the second ‘Pool of Death’ and progression to the knockout phase with just a draw against England at the Estadio…

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Both offered a chance to join likely Group C champions Colombia in the knockout phase of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, tomorrow morning’s match between Greece and the Ivory Coast is shaping as one of the most highly anticipated showdowns of the final round of pool fixtures. Good enough to hold on for…