Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’

World Cup 2018 & 2022 7

World Cup 2018 & 2022

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.

Lack of plan B costs Portugal 2

Lack of plan B costs Portugal

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Along with England v Germany, Portugal v Spain represented another titanic battle of rival nations. The so-called Iberian derby was billed by many as a potential classic. Free-flowing, end-to-end attacking football was hoped for, but as they did against the Brazilians, Portugal set out to frustrate and stifle the opposition, resting hopes of a goal […]

Spain and Paraguay makes up the final eight 3

Spain and Paraguay makes up the final eight

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The final last sixteen day managed just one goal in open play. We had to wait for over 180 minutes of football before David Villa scored Spain’s winner in a tight Iberian derby with Portugal. Paraguay, meanwhile, left their victory until penalties where they remained unfazed and converted all five, knocking out Japan in one […]