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The Defining Matches Of The 2018 World Cup Group Stage

by Yu Miyagawa

The struggles of the traditional soccer powers gave an opportunity for bubbling sides like Belgium and Croatia to stamp their mark in Russia.

Tchau To All That

by Christopher Reina

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.

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