One 2 Watch returns today, and Kevin Coleman takes a look at FC Basel and Switzerland left winger Xherdan Shaqiri. The 19-year-old made a brief appearance at last summer’s World Cup, and has a big future ahead of him. With his contract up soon, a number of Europe’s top clubs will be keeping tabs on the dazzling winger.
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.
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 […]
32 nations. 64 games. Millions watching worldwide. Many of whom are scratching their heads and wondering why their country is struggling so much at the World Cup. European Champions Inter Milan may hold the key to the answer. England and Italy have both opened with a pair of uninspiring draws against less illustrious opponents, while France can […]
1. Swiss Roll Over Spain The headline writes itself and will no doubt be repeated across the globe, but it sums up the situation perfectly as the tournament’s first genuine shock took place today. Switzerland parked the bus and just stopped short of letting down the tyres at times as they attempted to snuff out […]
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 […]