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2018 World Cup – Group E Preview

Posted on 31 May, 2018, by in Soccer

Next on our list of World Cup previews is group E, with Brazil favored to finish ahead of their balanced and tough rivals for the qualifying spots: Switzerland, Costa Rica … More

14 Best Memes of the Netherlands Beating Costa Rica in the World Cup

Posted on 6 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

Not a lot happened as the Netherlands knocked Costa Rica out of the World Cup: Arjen Robben is still diving, Louis van Gaal proved to be a genius, Keylor Navas stopped everything, or almost. The memes focused on that instead of the wonderful Tim Krul. More

2014 World Cup – Quarterfinals Predictions (Argentina vs Belgium, Netherlands vs Costa Rica)

Posted on 5 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

Day 2 of the quarterfinals in the 2014 sets up the second semifinal match. We begin with Argentina and Lionel Messi facing Belgium in Brasilia while the late match gives us the Netherlands, favored to beat Costa Rica on the pitch in Salvador. More

Penalty Shootouts Turn Goalkeepers Into National Heroes

Posted on 30 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The rules of a penalty shootout are simple: It’s all about the kicker. The goalkeeper can only gain something from it if he makes a save. He can’t lose if he concedes. National heroes are born from these moments. Suddenly, Brazil remembered just how important Julio Cesar is. Costa Rica introduced Keylor Navas to the world. More

2014 World Cup – Round of 16 Predictions (Netherlands vs Mexico, Costa Rica vs Greece)

Posted on 29 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup continues as the big match of the day also opens it with a very interesting clash between the Netherlands and Mexico in Fortaleza, while the two surprising sides of Costa Rica and Greece will face off in the later edition at Recife. More

2014 World Cup – Day 13 Predictions (Italy vs Uruguay, Costa Rica vs England, Japan vs Colombia, Greece vs Ivory Coast)

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Maybe the busy schedule brings out the best of teams, and after a fantastic finish to yesterday’s matches we enter day 13 with high expectations. Things get super hot in Group D as Italy play Uruguay for the right to join Costa Rica in the next round, with England simply trying to get a point or three before heading home. In Group C, Colombia will try to keep their perfect record against the desperate Japan, while Colombia will try to keep Greece with 0 goals and far away from the second place. More

16 Best Memes of Costa Rica Stunning Italy in the World Cup

Posted on 21 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

It should no longer be a surprise, but Costa Rica converted a few more people into believers after beating Italy, leaving all the “giants” in Group D behind to secure qualification. The victory also means that England are out of the World Cup, although it also had something to do with Uruguay and Luis Suarez, which is obviously noted by the memes and joke makers. More

2014 World Cup – What Needs to Happen For England to Qualify

Posted on 20 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

One more misstep, and England are out of the World Cup. With all the jokes at their expense, it does rarely happen to see them knocked out in the group stage but after losing to both Italy and Uruguay, England don’t just need to beat Costa Rica on the final match, but for other results to go their way before we even get into the whole goal difference situation. More

2014 World Cup – Day 9 Predictions (Italy vs Costa Rica, Switzerland vs France, Honduras vs Ecuador)

Posted on 20 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

As we hit the second weekend of the World Cup on day 9, we’ll get the second match in group D between the previous winners, Italy and Costa Rica. On to Group E, where we’ll have the very interesting matchup between Switzerland and France, and finish the day with the Central vs South American clash of Honduras and Ecuador. More

10 Best Memes of Italy & Costa Rica Beating England & Uruguay in the World Cup

Posted on 15 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Group D was bound to generate plenty of attention with England, Italy and Uruguay in it, but who knew Costa Rica would steal the thunder from everyone by shocking Uruguay to make it the biggest upset in this World Cup so far? As expected, their victory and Italy beating England generated quite a few memes and jokes. More