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A World Cup Abstract: Belgium 3, Japan 2

by Yu Miyagawa

Jul 2, 2018 10:24 PM

On Belgium's comeback from 2-0 against Japan to win in extra time. Read more »

Tags: Belgium, Japan, World Cup

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Tchau To All That

by Christopher Reina

Jul 16, 2014 11:58 PM

The individual brilliance of the early matches was eventually neutralized by countries with better all-around squads and this was a World Cup that became reasonably predictable once we escaped the group stage. But every single minute was thrilling and worth it. Read more »

Tags: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, IQ, World Cup

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Messi, Suarez & Costa Rica: An Ode To The 2014 World Cup Group Stages

by Yu Miyagawa

Jun 27, 2014 11:08 AM

The deluge of goals from Messi, Neymar, Müller, Robben and Van Persie, impressive play from Costa Rica and Colombia, and the bite seen round the world all overshadowed the changing of the era. Read more »

Tags: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, IQ, World Cup

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Group C: Group Of Dark Horses

by Yu Miyagawa

Colombia has the fastest attack in the World Cup. Japan presses the hardest. Ivory Coast is sledgehammer lead by Drogba, Bony, and Yaya, and Greece’s attack is built on sticking and moving. Read more »
The 2014 World Cup: A Tournament Of Transition

by Yu Miyagawa

The best attacker in this 2014 World Cup will be a country’s press. Of course, games are won by brilliant moments from individual players. Genius does still exist. But the modern game is less Steve Jobs than it is Wikipedia. Read more »

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