Round of 16 – Whatcha got? #WorldCup

French defender Samuel Umtiti, a teammate of Lionel Messi on Barcelona, knows the danger Argentina presents. (Franck Fife/Getty Images) via WashingtonPost

First Round Recap WOOOOOOO boy! There were some close calls there. Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Portugal needed their 3rd game and help to get to the knockout stage. Germany wasn’t so lucky. (Not even gonna mention Italy or the Netherlands who didn’t even make the trip). There have been 20 goals scored in the 90th minute … Continued

Matchday 3 – The only way out is through #WorldCup

Surprises Mexico Coming into the tournament, I don’t think many would have pegged Mexico as one of the top teams. They’ve played extremely well balanced soccer, effectively attacking and defending. They’re scoring goals regularly, creating good chances, and do an excellent job of maintaining possession. They beat a very good team and defending champion in … Continued

Klinsmann thinks MLS is holding some players back

Well, yes and no. According to Ives Galarcep Goal.com article: “There’s nothing I can do about it,” Klinsmann said when asked if he was concerned about Dempsey and Bradley being able to maintain their levels playing in MLS. “I made it clear with Clint’s move back and (Bradley’s) move back that it’s going to be very … Continued

#WorldCup Final First Round Games, All Groups. Second Round Predictions

Cumberbatch wants to know. Shall we begin?

Folks, it’s about to get crazy up in here. This week is the final first round matches. Eleven teams have nothing to play for because they’ve already locked their passage to the next round (Netherlands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina, Belgium) or they have already booked a flight home (Spain, Australia, Cameroon, England, Bosnia). For the … Continued