Posts Tagged ‘Chile’

Chile's Time is Now 2

Chile’s Time is Now


With so many admirers worldwide, Chile have become a lot of people’s second nation, but Gaurav Dhar believes it’s now time for them to achieve some real success.

World Cup Last 16 Preview: Day 3 0

World Cup Last 16 Preview: Day 3


In day three of the round of sixteen, Brazil collide with Chile in what will surely be one of the games of the tournament, and the Netherlands clash with the side who toppled the reigning champions, Slovakia. Netherlands -v- Slovakia Durban, 16:00 local time Netherlands – comfortable in qualifications but have yet to get into […]

Spain beat Chile as both progress 0

Spain beat Chile as both progress


Spain beat Chile 2-1 tonight in the final group stage game of the 2010 World Cup. Both sides progress to the next stage, as Kevin takes a look at the teams, the tactics, the big talking points and the mouth-watering final sixteen ties that have been set.

Talking Points: Spain 2-0 Honduras 0

Talking Points: Spain 2-0 Honduras


After watching their noisy neighbours recover from a disappointing start by annihilating North Korea earlier in the day, Spain hoped for a similar performance against Honduras. An exceptional display of attacking team football followed, but with a crucial ingredient missing that may cost Spain in the latter stages. Goals.

Talking Points: Chile 1-0 Switzerland 2

Talking Points: Chile 1-0 Switzerland


Chile chipped away at a dogged Swiss defense until Mark Gonzalez found the break through with the only goal of the game. An enthralling match with chances and cards aplenty, there was no shortage of Talking Points as Kevyn Doran reports. 1. Chalk and Cheese We all expected this game to be the relentless attacking […]

Talking Points: Honduras 0-1 Chile 1

Talking Points: Honduras 0-1 Chile


1. That’s More Like It A tremendous display of relentless attacking football from Chile was just the breath of fresh air this tournament has needed. We’ve raved about Marcelo Bielsa’s tactics on BackPageFootball, which he slightly altered today. Instead of his famous 3-3-1-3, Bielsa went for a slightly more conservative 4-2-1-3. Given that, conservative is […]

World Cup Accumulators: 15th-17th  0

World Cup Accumulators: 15th-17th


Part of the fun of the World Cup is that games endlessly churn out of our televisions at times of the day when we might not have even realised. Even the most avid football fan can be forgiven for drifting away from the action as the days begin to blend into one, particularly when the […]