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World Cup Groups 2014: Fixtures, TV Schedule and Latest Odds

Bleacher Report - 12 Jun 2014
The World Cup transcends. It transcends work and school schedules, and really any other stupid commitment that might get in your way. It transcends whatever negative feelings some may have toward the sport. It transcends cultural differences, and for ...
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World Cup 2018: How Teams Can Advance to the Round of 16

New York Times - 26 Jun 2018
The group stage of the World Cup is almost over: All 32 teams have completed their second of three games of group play. Now is the time many serious fans start to do the math to determine what their teams must do to ensure a place in the knockout stage ...
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The good, bad and ugly from the World Cup group stage - 29 Jun 2018
Germany: Who expected the reigning World Cup champions would bow out in the group stage? A loss to modest South Korea in their final match ensured the holders crashed out of the tournament. Germany became the third consecutive reigning World Cup ...
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World Cup Group E: How Can Brazil Qualify for the Knockout Stage?

Newsweek - 27 Jun 2018
If the World Cup has taught us anything so far it's that nothing can be taken granted, particularly when it comes to the last round of group games. Argentina and Portugal only just scraped out of their groups and Brazil will be hoping for a comfortable ...
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World Cup 2018: The group stage permutations

Irish Times - 25 Jun 2018
They were followed into the knockout stages by Uruguay - who ground out 1-0 victories over the same opponents. Russia and Uruguay meet in Samara on Monday, with a draw being enough for the hosts to progress as group winners. Regardless of finishing ...
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Flops XI: the players who misfired in the World Cup group stage

The Guardian (blog) - 29 Jun 2018
Kalidou Koulibaly, the man known as “K2”, is revered at Napoli for his ability to play out from the back and his strength in the air at both ends of the pitch, but he didn't show any of that at the World Cup. His pass accuracy dropped from 91.2% in ...
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The Cult Heroes of the 2018 World Cup Group Stage

The Ringer (blog) - 28 Jun 2018
It's the world's largest country, with 11 time zones and enough steppes for a staircase. It's fitting that the most charismatic player on the country's first trip to the knockout round of a World Cup since the breakup of the Soviet Union is Russia's ...
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World Cup 2018 groups: ranked, from tedious C to pulsating B - 29 Jun 2018
England's highest-scoring group stage in their World Cup history, and they sailed through to the last-16 with ease. After the tournament debacles of the last decade, the nation should not take that for granted. Footballistically however, this group was ...
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World Cup group permutations: Who is out and who is still alive? - 24 Jun 2018
With one match left for each team in group play at the World Cup, just two of the eight groups have been decided, and even those could come down to tiebreakers to determine who gets the stronger seed in the knockout stage. If two or more teams wind up ...
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Uruguay Wins World Cup Group A With Romp Over Russia

New York Times - 25 Jun 2018
In the group's other game between two eliminated teams, Saudi Arabia defeated Egypt, 2-1. Andrew Das: So Russia endures its first rough day at the World Cup: a three-goal loss and a red card. But the result is notable in that Uruguay — much more than ...
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World Cup 2018: Lawro's predictions - final group games

BBC Sport - 25 Jun 2018
The line-up for the World Cup last 16 is complete. Before the group stage started, Lawro picked his two teams to go through from each group into the knockout stage. He is backing Brazil to win the World Cup, and believes England will reach the quarter ...

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