#WorldCup June 21, Recaps, Highlights, and Previews

Recaps & Highlights Italy vs. Costa Rica Yesterday I wondered which Costa Rica would show up. The team that played the 1st half against Uruguay or the team that played the 2nd half against Uruguay. Well, the 2nd half team showed up and played a full game against the Italians. They defended well, countered well, and … Continued

#WorldCup June 20, Recaps, Highlights, and Previews

Suarez makes a triumphant return with two goals

Recaps & Highlights Colombia vs. Ivory Coast HOLY COW!!!!! Colombia eked out a victory 2-1 over the Ivory Coast, with all 3 goals worthy of a highlight reel. Both teams were trading stretches of possession with swift and lethal counter attacks. I knew that the pace of the game was going to lead to goals, in … Continued

#WorldCup June 15, Recaps & Previews

Colombia back with a bang

Recaps Meanwhile, at home…. SO: “Babe, which team are you rooting for?” ME: “Yes” Colombia vs Greece Colombia with the 3-0 win, thank goodness. Overall, they played “well” but not great. I think they played down to their opponent a little bit. There were times we gave Greece too much time & space and a … Continued

#WorldCup June 14, Recaps & Previews

Colombian national soccer team fans kiss a mock World Cup trophy during their team's training session at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13 June 2014

Recaps Mexico vs Cameroon This game started out like Brasil vs Croatia in that Mexico had the run of play and most of the possession but didn’t score early. Cameroon via Samuel E’too looked dangerous on their few trips up the field. Mexico was denied two legit goals with bad calls from the referee, but managed … Continued