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The First Round is Over
With the termination of round one today, there are only 16 teams remaining in World Cup play. Today powerhouses, Brasil and Portugal met and tied in a somewhat lackluster game. Both teams move on due to previous performances and leave Ivory Coast and North Korea out of the tournament.
Group H witnessed a match up between Spain and Chile, where the European team proved its supremacy over the group winning 2-1. Honduras and Switzerland tied in their game and were eliminated from the World Cup.
The finals start tomorrow, and now is when we will know who really wants it!
Portugal qualified for the Round of 16 of the 2010 World Cup after battling to a bad-tempered 0-0 draw with five-time champions Brazil in their final Group G game.
In a match that was hyped as a potential showcase for the “beautiful game”, there was not much samba on display, with seven yellow cards brandished in the first-half alone and only a handful of decent attempts on goal…(continue)
North Korea vs. Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast fell short of their goal chase to make the Round of 16 at the 2010 World Cup as they beat North Korea 3-0 in their Group G match to continue the exodus of African teams.
Chasing down a seemingly impossible nine goals to nudge Portugal out of the knock-out stage – though it wouldn’t have made a difference in the end as the Portuguese drew with Brazil to finish a point ahead of the ‘Elephants’ – the Ivorians’ goals dried up in the second half against the North Korean red wall of defenders.
Ivory Coast joined hosts South Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria and Algeria as first-round casualties, with only Ghana carrying on the African cause…(continue)
David Villa took advantage of a blunder by goalkeeper Claudio Bravo and also set up an Andres Iniesta goal to give Spain a spot in the World Cup Round of 16 with a 2-1 victory over 10-man Chile.
Reigning European champions Spain, trying to avoid joining Italy and France on the World Cup wreck pile after an opening loss to Switzerland, won Group H on two wins and six points, edging Chile on superior goal difference…(continue)
Honduras vs. Switzerland
Goal-shy Switzerland suffered World Cup heartbreak on Friday when they crashed out of the tournament after a goalless stalemate against central American minnows Honduras.
The Swiss started the Group H clash knowing they needed to score twice to guarantee a berth in the knockout phase but they squandered a host of chances in chilly Bloemfontein… (continue)
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Uruguay vs. South Korea9:30am EST
USA vs. Ghana 2:00pm EST
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