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World Cup 2018

Postby hansen on Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:27 pm

Looking forward to watching Spain / Portugal today.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby TobaccoRoadEagle on Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:08 pm

we know what you're looking forward to watching, hansen

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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby Onyx Blackman on Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:02 pm

Looking good, Hansen.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby twballgame9 on Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:02 pm

I watched it like an NBA game, and the last 5 minutes after I turned it on were phenomenal.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby Los on Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:15 pm

That whole Portugal/Spain game was a thriller. One of the few occasions where a really big soccer game delivered on the hype.

I think it's interesting how all of the big named countries (Brazil, Germany, Argentina) have somewhat shat the bed or at least missed early expectations in this first part of the group stage. Even France looked underwhelming against a pretty mediocre Australia.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:11 pm

France-Argentina in the Rd of 16.

And Diego might be in critical condition. I think he's snorted all of Russia's snow-capped peaks like it was "Better Off Dead".
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby Los on Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:29 am

Gute nacht, Germany.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:00 pm

Losing on Russian soil. A Deutsche tradition. At least no need for winter clothes on the sad trek home.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:19 am

Ciao Lio. Hay solo un Diego.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby hansen on Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:00 pm

2 entertaining games today
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:05 pm

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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby hansen on Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:27 pm

Hoping Belgium can beat France and Croatia beats England...
I think both could realistically happen; Belgium is stacked and Croatia has a nice midfield with Rakitic and Modric.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:37 pm

It's not coming 'ome, ya Spurs wanker.

Prob would've been the most talked about final had it been ENGvFRA. the historical/military references, the "Olde Rival", WIlliam the Conqueror, RIchard Coeur de Lion, the whole thing. England bottlers. Typical.

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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby Los on Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:35 am

England's only shot on goal in regular time was Trippier's free kick. They went a whole 94 minutes minutes after that without another shot on the frame.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby 2001Eagle on Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:00 pm

Los wrote:England's only shot on goal in regular time was Trippier's free kick. They went a whole 94 minutes minutes after that without another shot on the frame.


Didn't Kane have the close range shot blocked by the keeper and then put the follow up off the post later in the first half?
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby Los on Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:08 pm

2001Eagle wrote:
Los wrote:England's only shot on goal in regular time was Trippier's free kick. They went a whole 94 minutes minutes after that without another shot on the frame.


Didn't Kane have the close range shot blocked by the keeper and then put the follow up off the post later in the first half?


Good point. Not sure if that was scored weirdly or the box score I saw was wrong.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby hansen on Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:05 pm

Los wrote:
2001Eagle wrote:
Los wrote:England's only shot on goal in regular time was Trippier's free kick. They went a whole 94 minutes minutes after that without another shot on the frame.


Didn't Kane have the close range shot blocked by the keeper and then put the follow up off the post later in the first half?


Good point. Not sure if that was scored weirdly or the box score I saw was wrong.


England had so many missed chances early on including this one. They deserved to lose after not converting at least one of them.
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MilitantEagle on Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:50 pm

Go Croatia
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Re: World Cup 2018

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:29 pm

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