Tag Archives: Group B

World Cup 2014- Group B- Match Report: Netherlands 2 – Chile 0

23 Jun

dutchWorld Cup 2014 Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Draw.

It looked like this match was going to be a scoreless one, but the Oranje played a ridiculous final twenty minutes in which they scored twice. They finished out the group stage in dominant form with this victory. Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Goup B- Match Report: Australia 0 – Spain 3

23 Jun

2382488_big-lndThe Spanish players wore black and their goal celebrations were subdued, prompting more than a few “This is Spain’s funeral” remarks from the Spanish media, but in a game played solely for pride, this team made me proud. They and their Australian opponents will go home with a lot to think about, certainly, but today they played a great game of football. Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Group B- Match Report: Spain 0 – Chile 2

18 Jun

larojaIt’s all over for Spain. I don’t have words- in any language- for how I’m feeling right now, you guys. My thirteen-year love affair with soccer began in Spain; it began with Spain. I hate to see them go out like this. That said, Chile played an incredible game- one that effectively kept Spain from playing theirs- and I have to give them their due for that.

And I have to give all of you a match report, so here it is… Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Group B- Match Report: Australia 2 – Netherlands 3

18 Jun

tumblr_n7dmqoP5Vl1qj5qufo7_500The Socceroos put up another impressive fight, but, in the end, it wasn’t enough against the determined Dutch team. Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group B News Round-Up

17 Jun

tumblr_n77xqf0TGx1t710zlo1_500Hello, everyone! It’s been a fantastic few days of football, hasn’t it? Our boys in Group B have been training for their next matches. No one’s caught them skinny-dipping, or managed to get Spain’s roommates list (I still live in hope), but here’s the good news and the bad news… Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Goup B- Match Report: Chile 3 – Australia 1

13 Jun

Chile AustraliaThese might not be the best two teams in the tournament, but both of them are looking to make an impression here in the group stage. Their opening match had speed and stunning passes, dramatic goals and equally dramatic goal-line clearances. Australia went two down in the first fourteen minutes, but the Socceroos fought back and turned what some predicted would be a one-sided goalfest into an exciting game of football. Continue reading

World Cup 2014- Group B- Match Report: Spain 1 – Netherlands 5

13 Jun


Oh, the joy and the agony of covering the group in which my favorite team plays. Right now it’s mostly the agony, but on I go… Continue reading