Posts Tagged ‘Cacau’

World Cup Scouting: France / Germany 2

World Cup Scouting: France / Germany

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2006 World Cup finalists France will be looking to upset the odds again as Raymond Domench’s much un-fancied side take on South Africa, Mexico and Uruguay in Group A. Making his debut at a major international tournament, Yoann Gourcuff could become a global sensation in South Africa. A graceful and elegant dribbler, Gourcuff began his […]

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Bundesliga Round 34

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The winners took it all. The losers, standing small. Sentiment courtesy of Abba: season-long entertainment courtesy of Schweinsteiger, Kroos, Özil, Farfán, Zidan, Bobadilla, Grafite, Pouplin & co.! Bochum 0 – 3 Hannover Where else could I start this Round-wrap? Simply put, both needed 3 points to stay in the division. They’d looked certain to retain their […]

Bundesliga Round 32 1

Bundesliga Round 32

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09/10 Bundesliga’s parapenultimate round began separating wheat from the chaff at the bottom. But further up, a clandestine affair involving the cereal grain components continues!

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Bundesliga Round 31

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The continent’s most engaging league lived up to its reputation this weekend. Goals that range from the ridiculous to the sublime continue to fly in past some of the world’s best net-tenders – there’ve only been 3 stalemates in the last 65 matches, the latter 9 giving us 32 strikes. Compound that with soap opera-esque […]

Bundesliga Round 28 1

Bundesliga Round 28

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The curtain was raised with an entertaining Friday face-off. Bochum (14th) and Frankfurt (8th) did the honours; the latter deservedly triumphing 2-1. Umit Körkmaz ran riot (a wing-performance worthy of a Matthews, Garrincha, Czibor!), and Marco Russ defended with superb authority. The visitors bossed proceedings against nervy hosts; toothless in attack and defence, and unable to […]

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Bundesliga Round 25

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Poor old 1. FC Nuremberg have the rather unflattering record of seven Bundesliga relegations. Yet joy to the world, the Moting is come! An eighth may yet be averted thanks to rare defensive mistakes from Bayer Leverkusen stalwarts and the right-footed glue-trap & placing-abilities of a Hamburg Loanee. Eric FHM Loaded Maxim Choupo-Moting ended the […]