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Chile beat Australia

Match Highlights – Chile vs Australia

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Two very different teams met in Cuiaba to end the second day of football and the first round of matches in Group B. Chile played a brilliant first half, enough for them to beat Australia 3-1, relying mostly on Alexis Sanchez and his skills with a goal and an assist, while Tim Cahill gave Australia a fighting chance and hope for most of the second half. More

Netherlands beat Spain

Match Highlights – Spain vs Netherlands

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Everything written about the weakness of the Dutch side can be scrapped. Two goals from Robin van Persie and two from Arjen Robben led the Netherlands to an incredible 5-1 victory over Spain in something of a revenge match to the previous World Cup final, coming back from a goal down after the defending champions got a penalty kick they didn’t deserve. More

Mexico beat Cameroon

Match Highlights – Mexico vs Cameroon

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Justice sometimes is done, despite terrible officiating. Wilmar Roldán and his crew cancelled two legal goals from Giovani Dos Santos but Mexico eventually got the goal they deserves as Oribe Peralta scored off of a rebound, giving them a 1-0 win over Cameroon get a huge advantage in group A to join the qualifiers. More

Brazil beat Croatia

Match Highlights – Brazil vs Croatia

Posted on 12 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

A very enjoyable opening match which ended in a predictable way, although with a bitter taste in the mouths of those who watched. Neymar scored twice and Oscar finished as Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 despite conceding first from a Marcelo own goal, later helped by a penalty decision from Yuichi Nishimura that saved the hosts from a very complicated situation. More

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid

Match Highlights – Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid

Posted on 24 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Matches that reach extra time don’t usually end in such a one sided scoreline, but Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 in the Champions League final despite conceding first from … More

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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid – The Matches Before the Champions League Final

Posted on 23 May, 2014, by in Soccer

It’s been a long and busy season for both Atletico Madrid and their Champions League final rivals, Real Madrid. The Spanish champions have met with their city rivals four times … More

Arsenal win FA Cup

Match Highlights – Arsenal vs Hull City

Posted on 17 May, 2014, by in Soccer

For the first eight minutes, it seems like the Arsenal loser-ism was going to strike again, but after overcoming the initial shock goals from Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscielny sent us into overtime, where a fantastic Aaron Ramsey goal gave the gunners a 3-2 lead, their 11th FA Cup trophy and their first title in nine years. More

Atletico Madrid Champions

Match Highlights – Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid

Posted on 17 May, 2014, by in Soccer

For 16 minutes, Barcelona were champions thanks to a fantastic Alexis Sanchez goal. But this season had one direction, and one deserving champion: Atletico Madrid. Diego Godin scored early in the second half and a 1-1 draw meant that the Colchoneros were champions for the first time in 18 years, managing to avoid defeat against the previous title holders for a sixth time this season. More

Benfica Lose

Match Highlights – Sevilla vs Benfica

Posted on 14 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Some things never change – Benfica lose Europa League finals, Sevilla win them. This time it was penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw through the 120 minutes (in which Benfica were the better and more dangerous team) that gave the Spanish side the title, winning the competition for the third time. More

Atletico Madrid

Match Highlights – Atletico Madrid vs Malaga, Celta vs Real Madrid, Elche vs Barcelona

Posted on 11 May, 2014, by in Soccer

The La Liga championship will be decided on the final day of the season, after Barcelona failed to score in their 0-0 draw with Elche while Atletico Madrid managed to salvage a 1-1 draw at home against Malaga, holding the edge going into the mega clash next week. Real Madrid? They’ve given up on the season, losing 2-0 at Celta and losing any chance of winning the title. More