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2014 WC Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

2014 WC Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

Jul. 12 | Germany can end Argentina’s FIFA World Cup campaign for a third time in a row when they meet in Sunday’s final at the iconic Maracana. Argentina may have beaten them 3-2 in a classic 1986 final in Mexico but since then Germany have had the...

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Holland vs Argentina

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Holland vs Argentina

Jul. 9 | Netherlands’ FIFA World Cup semi-final with Argentina could hinge on the performances of their respective left-footed talismen. Both Arjen Robben and Lionel Messi have been influential in guiding their teams to the last-four stage, but only one...

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Brazil vs Germany

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Brazil vs Germany

Jul. 8 | Brazil will be looking to prove that Neymar’s injury did not spell the end of their FIFA World Cup hopes when they lock horns with Germany. Much has been made of the host nation’s reliance on the Barcelona forward as they strive to be crowned...

WC 2014 Match Preview: South Korea vs Belgium

WC 2014 Match Preview: South Korea vs Belgium

Jun. 26 | South Korea need a win against Belgium on Thursday and help from elsewhere to have any hope of making the FIFA World Cup knockout stage. With the opening two games having yielded just one point, the Koreans’ eight successive appearance at the global...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Algeria vs Russia

WC 2014 Match Preview: Algeria vs Russia

Jun. 26 | Fresh from a first FIFA World Cup win for 32 years, victory over Russia on Thursday would see Algeria make their second-round debut. The African side took many by surprise with a scintillating first-half display in Sunday’s 4-2 victory over South...

WC 2014 Match Preview: USA vs Germany

WC 2014 Match Preview: USA vs Germany

Jun. 26 | United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann will shun the temptation to play for a draw when they meet Germany in the FIFA World Cup on Thursday. Both sides need just a single point to be sure of their place in the last 16, having won one and drawn one of their...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Portugal vs Ghana

WC 2014 Match Preview: Portugal vs Ghana

Jun. 26 | Portugal and Ghana meet on Thursday in the knowledge that three points may not be enough to save their respective FIFA World Cup campaigns. Both teams have taken just one point from their first two Group G encounters, and a draw between Germany and the...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Greece vs Ivory Coast

WC 2014 Match Preview: Greece vs Ivory Coast

Jun. 24 | Greece and Ivory Coast meet in Fortaleza on Tuesday looking to progress to the FIFA World Cup knockout stages for the first time. This represents both nations’ third appearance at the finals, and neither have managed to progress past the pool stage...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Japan vs Colombia

WC 2014 Match Preview: Japan vs Colombia

Jun. 24 | Japan need to beat a Colombia side aiming to win Group C to stand any chance of progressing to the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup. Alberto Zaccheroni’s side have endured a disappointing tournament so far, having taken just one point from games against...

WC 2014 Match Preview: Italy vs Uruguay

WC 2014 Match Preview: Italy vs Uruguay

Jun. 24 | Italy and Uruguay will fight it out to join Costa Rica in advancing from Group D at the FIFA World Cup on Tuesday. With the CONMEBOL nation surprising everyone by winning both their opening fixtures against these two sides to seal their last-16 berth,...