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Monday, June 12, 2006

Looking at the First Weekend

Germany - Costa Rica - This was the only game, I didn't watch all of. But it was exciting. A lot of pundits were concerned afterwards because Germany gave up two goals. Well they scored four. For me, they were more impressive than unimpressive in this one.


Ecuador - Poland - This bore of a game to begin with, didn't offer a whole lot. Ecuador did look decent, and many think they are now through to the Knock-out stages. Well I think it comes down to Costa Rica and Ecuador and I think that could be a very entertaining game. You have to really wonder about Poland and its selection.


England - Paraguay - Sometimes you wish you'd say things before they happen, because you believe them. Well leading up to the Cup, watching England play Jamaica and Hungary, I really thought they were a solid, solid team in defense and through the midfield that was going to rely on David Beckham and his freekicks to score and win games. Sure enough, they score early on a Becks free kick. But were largely unimpressive after that. I've got to think they get a little bit better to do much better than get out of the group.


Trinidad & Tobago - Sweden - You've got to be a soccer fan to really enjoy a 0-0 tie. I did. No doubt. Shaka Hislop was phenomenal, and the atmosphere from the Caribbean nation made this sensational. A true joy of a game. It will be interesting to see what happens in this group the rest of the way.


That is half of the weekend action for now. More upcoming......


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