OK, so wow, France is doing much better than expected, and my US team is looking like their number 1 rank is deserved. I am relieved and will go forth being overly optimistic for them because I love them so much. So, my predictions for the rest of the group games. Group A France and …
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Jul 04 2011
Jun 27 2011
Group A Predictions Points Germany (2) W W W 9 (first) Canada (6) L T W 4 (second) Nigeria (27) L L L 0 France (7) W T L 4 Germany has already beaten Canada, but France only beat Nigeria by 1, which is potentially good news for Canada. Canada doesn’t have to beat France …
Jul 12 2010
So, not a lot to say about the end of the world cup, I just want to show this picture, which you should click to see a very awesome animated GIF, which I stole from someone else. I’m super happy for Spain!
Jul 06 2010
We will miss you. Diego Forlan just can’t be the only person on the team, you know. Still, they did better than I thought they would against the Netherlands. Just not good enough. If Spain doesn’t win tomorrow, I don’t think I’ll have any interest in watching the finals.
Jul 02 2010
More thoughts later, but Diego Forlan and Muslera are a team unto themselves. Also, Suarez got what might have been the most worth it Red Card ever. That is the best soccer game I’ve ever seen.
Jun 30 2010
It only missed one — the US loss to Ghana. Everything else was dead on. That’s kind of neat. Of course, if that success rate continues I’ll be sad because it will mean that Forlan won’t win the World Cup.
Jun 26 2010
This is what my system of just trusting FIFA rankings predicts. What I want to happen is for Uruguay to win… Landon Donovan needs to be treated like a national hero, but it probably won’t happen. He’s had most world cup appearances and goals of any male US player. US v Ghana — how heartbreaking. …
Jun 24 2010
Halfway through the knockout we’ve got the following: Group A 1A: Uruguay!! 2A: Mexico! Out: S. Africa, France!! Group B 1B: Argentina 2B: S. Korea Out: Nigeria, Greece Group C 1C: USA!! 2C: England Out: Algeria, Slovenia Group D 1D: Germany 2D: Ghana Out: Serbia, Australia So, the first half of the games in the …
Jun 21 2010
So, the most important things we’ve learned in the last three days are. 1. Portugal kicked North Korea’s ass hardcore, and probably could’ve gotten more goals if it’d been more on target. 2. Spain seems to have regained its footing, its next game against Chile is important, but if they continue to play solidly they …
Jun 19 2010
So, I’m beginning to think that unless you’re from Central or South America, you’re just here to disappoint me. And I’m not sure that that’s even right because I wasn’t impressed with Brazil. Even the Germans, who looked unstoppable after their total destruction of Australia, have lost to a minor team. I guess that’s the …