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All Things World Cup 4 months 4 days ago #288519

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fordham96 wrote: Germany hasn't looked this bad in Russia since 1943....


I feel sorry for Deutschland's next couple of opponents.
Hats off to Mexico!
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All Things World Cup 4 months 4 days ago #288525

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Class of 72 wrote:

fordham96 wrote: Germany hasn't looked this bad in Russia since 1943....


I feel sorry for Deutschland's next couple of opponents.
Hats off to Mexico!


Germany gets two games to get it together before the round of 16. Shouldn't it be sombreros off for El Tri?;)
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All Things World Cup 4 months 4 days ago #288527

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It would be something else if Tunisia could get a result tomorrow vs. England. Unlikely but the way this WC has been going, expect the unexpected.
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All Things World Cup 4 months 4 days ago #288534

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Will be at the semi final in Saint Petersburg in a few weeks. Hoping Brazil can turn it around and finish top of their group since that would mean they’re on our side of the bracket for the match. Also a bit nervous about traveling to Russia but seems like the fans have been treated well thus far.

Seeing a lot of chemistry issues for these teams who dominate possession. We’ve seen a few times already if you’re an organized side who can counter quick there are opportunities to pull out results. Still think Belgium are poised to break out in their “golden era” and take it home!
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All Things World Cup 4 months 4 days ago #288535

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sirvoo wrote: Will be at the semi final in Saint Petersburg in a few weeks. Hoping Brazil can turn it around and finish top of their group since that would mean they’re on our side of the bracket for the match. Also a bit nervous about traveling to Russia but seems like the fans have been treated well thus far.

Seeing a lot of chemistry issues for these teams who dominate possession. We’ve seen a few times already if you’re an organized side who can counter quick there are opportunities to pull out results. Still think Belgium are poised to break out in their “golden era” and take it home!

you got your tickets thru fifa ? Enjoy !!!
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All Things World Cup 4 months 3 days ago #288538

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mjmaherjr wrote:

sirvoo wrote: Will be at the semi final in Saint Petersburg in a few weeks. Hoping Brazil can turn it around and finish top of their group since that would mean they’re on our side of the bracket for the match. Also a bit nervous about traveling to Russia but seems like the fans have been treated well thus far.

Seeing a lot of chemistry issues for these teams who dominate possession. We’ve seen a few times already if you’re an organized side who can counter quick there are opportunities to pull out results. Still think Belgium are poised to break out in their “golden era” and take it home!

you got your tickets thru fifa ? Enjoy !!!


Thank you! Yes we entered the lottery awhile back and decided to take the trip once we won the tickets. Hoping for a good game fingers crossed and a good tournament overall
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All Things World Cup 4 months 2 days ago #288636

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Class of 72 wrote: It's here for the next couple of weeks soccer lovers. With all due respect to our baseball lovers, THIS IS the sport of the month.
Today Maher may be very happy!
Argentina struggling against the Vikings of Iceland.
Messi is a mess missing a penalty.

Every single restaurant was either packed or very crowded this morning with everyone watching World Cup in downtown Lima. We literally heard roars of cheering this morning early which woke us up when something happened in one of the games. Of course every minute of break in action turns to studio and all things Peru soccer team. Praying for miracle on Thursday
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All Things World Cup 4 months 2 days ago #288639

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Poland looses to Senegal on a ridiculous assist from the referee. Referee should be banned from any more world cup games, but this being FIFA, he'll probably get a promotion.

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All Things World Cup 4 months 2 days ago #288672

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Looks like Maher made it to Russia and is to blame for this. www.espn.com/soccer/blog/the-toe-poke/65...ng-world-cup?src=com

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All Things World Cup 4 months 2 days ago #288677

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41ndone wrote: Poland looses to Senegal on a ridiculous assist from the referee. Referee should be banned from any more world cup games, but this being FIFA, he'll probably get a promotion.


Assistant referee actually, but it could have been overturned by the field official who let it go. Agree it was a terrible play.

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