Category Archive: Impossible is Nothing

England and Roy Hodgson are the definition of this category

Jun 29

Colombia 2 – 0 Uruguay: Oscar Tabarez’s tactical misjudgment affords Cuardado and James freedom from the flanks

Jose Pekerman’s golden generation delivered once again against a Uruguay team that looked out of breath right from the initial stages of the game. This sets up another sweet South American clash between Columbia and Brazil in the Quarters. James Rodriguez has turned out to be a sensation for Columbia in this WC, and the …

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Jun 17

Germany 4-0 Portugal; Clever attacking movement foils a disjointed Portuguese side

Germany thrashed a 10 man Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador to record a thumping 4-0 victory in their opening match of this World Cup. This scoreline extended the Germans’ record of scoring 4 goals in their opening games to 3 World Cups, the previous ones coming against Australia in 2010 and Costa Rica …

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Jun 10

Can Jogi Loew’s exciting squad overcome the semifinal syndrome? An Analysis of Die Mannschaft

Die Mannschaft will start their World Cup campaign as the 3rd favorites behind Brazil and Spain according to the bookmakers. Having won the tournament thrice in 17 attempts, the Germans stand third in all time table of World Cup wins. But, their record of 12 semifinals in 17 tournaments is an unparalleled achievement. Only Brazil …

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Jun 05

Scolari’s craving for midfield balance in an All-Round squad: An analysis of The Seleção

With probably one of the best all-round squads among the 32 teams, The Seleção are truly the overwhelming favorites to lift the World Cup, while Spain and Germany remain 2nd and 3rd choice for the bookmakers. Brazil hold the record as the only team to take part in all the World Cups since its inception in …

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Jun 03

Can Prandelli’s 3-5-2 reign supreme in Brazil? An Analysis of the Azzuri

The 2012 Euro finalists land in Brazil as 25/1 favorites to win the World Cup behind Colombia, England, France and Belgium. In short, they are 9th in the list of title contenders, and for someone who bulldozed the likes of Germany two years back, that is a pretty mundane backing from the betting community. Cesare …

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