Category Archives: Group B

Group B Finale, 22 June

Argentina topped Group B with another fine display in a 2-0 win over Greece, Otto Rehagel setting his Greek side up to defend once again despite needing a win to progress themselves. It almost worked, too, with Argentina only breaking … Continue reading

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Greece 2-1 Nigeria

While the afternoon’s first Group B fixture between Argentina and South Korea was an exciting prospect, it was hard to raise much enthusiasm for its other contest. Nigeria showed a lack of quality against Argentina and would have been hammered … Continue reading

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Argentina 4-1 South Korea

This was the first day of the 2010 World Cup where the day’s early match kicked off to a full stadium. Either the police are better at controlling the flow of traffic than the stewards who are currently on strike, … Continue reading

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Greece v Nigeria – Live!

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Argentina v South Korea – Live!

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South Korea 2-0 Greece

The best description I read of this match during the buildup was Park Ji Sung vs Park The Bus. South Korea, 2002 overachievers over-reliant on Manchester United’s scurrying midfield busybody; Greece aiming to repeat their Euro 2004 trick of boring … Continue reading

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Argentina 1-0 Nigeria

Don’t let the headline fool you. Argentina were irresistible here, the scoreline only kept respectable by an outstanding performance from Vincent Enyeama in the Nigerian goal. A mainstay during qualification, the Hapoel Tel Aviv keeper was outstanding, denying Argentina’s talented … Continue reading

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