Category Archives: Slovakia

Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia

We spend the league season hearing that winning without playing well is the mark of champions. If that is the case in a World Cup then we might as well give the Netherlands the trophy now and be done with … Continue reading

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Slovakia 3-2 Italy

You are Italy. You have won the World Cup four times. You are the holders, having beaten France in the 2006 final. You are the country of Zoff, Rossi, Baresi, Maldini, Del Piero, Meazza. Yet you are going home, humbled … Continue reading

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Slovakia 0-2 Paraguay

Paraguay put one foot in the second round of the World Cup with an impressive attacking display over a disappointing Slovakia side that puts them top of Group F going into the final round of matches. Slovakia were barely recognisable … Continue reading

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New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia

A header from Winston Reid deep into injury time rescued a draw for New Zealand, earning the nation its first ever World Cup point. This was another 1-1 draw but a much better game than the scoreline suggests. A Slovakia … Continue reading

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Injurywatch

Didier Drogba is still in the Ivory Coast squad. The Chelsea striker left the field after just 15 minutes of Ivory Coast’s 2-0 friendly win over Japan on Friday with a suspected fractured elbow. In a statement the Ivory Coast … Continue reading

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