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Player Ratings: United States 2, Nigeria 1

The final warm-up game for the US was their most impressive securing a 2-1 victory over Nigeria that was not as close as it appears with Nigeria notching a late penalty in the closing minutes. The biggest news coming out

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2013 Confederations Cup: Thoughts on Group Stage

This has been exciting attacking soccer in the group stage. Although the results have ended up being predictable as we are left with the South American and European teams. Spain has looked incredible while Brazil has impressed in their first

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2013 Confederations Cup Preview and Predictions

The World Cup in Brazil is only a year away, so the Confederations Cup is upon us. There has been much speculation about Brazil being prepared for the World Cup next year, but that is a worry for another time

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World Cup Day 12: Group B Recap and Best XI

Group B had an exciting finish. Nigeria and South Korea battled to a 2-2 draw and at the end Nigeria needed only one goal to advance and failed to advance after missing some easy chances. In the other game, Greece

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World Cup: Day 12 Preview

The next four days should be exciting as we enter the third and final group stage games where the games will be played simultaneously. The first day will decided the fates of Group A and Group B. Here is a

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World Cup Day 7: Things We Learned

There were finally some goals. The second group stage games have been a breath of fresh air with goals flying in after a struggle for goals in the first round of games. The first game of the day featured Argentina

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World Cup 7 Preview

Almost a full week is in the books for the World Cup and the teams are now heading into their second group games where the pressure should be rising. Argentina faces South Korea in the first game while Greece and

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World Cup Day 2 Recap: Things We Learned

I’ll have more on the England United States game, but here are my observations of the other two games today from Group B where South Korea defeated Greece 2-0 and Argentina held on for a 1-0 victory over Nigeria.

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World Cup: Day 2 Preview

Day 2 of the World Cup will have Group B as well as the match-up between the United States and England. I will have a separate post previewing the England-United States match, but here is the preview for the other

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World Cup Preview: Nigeria

The second preview from Group B is Nigeria. They have exciting attackers, and they are a team with a good pedigree in the World Cup. Here is my preview of the Super Eagles.

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