2022 FIFA World Cup

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Holy cow... I saw it at 3-0 last... now it's 7-0... wow.
Following myself up here... Not only was the match 7-0, but Costa Rica didn't manage a single shot on goal, had 18% possession (!), zero corners, 2 yellow cards, and 7 offsides. What a brutal showing.
 

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Following myself up here... Not only was the match 7-0, but Costa Rica didn't manage a single shot on goal, had 18% possession (!), zero corners, 2 yellow cards, and 7 offsides. What a brutal showing.
Maybe they wanted to avoid the Budweiser.
 

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Oh Canada!
Rejected on a pk, then robbed. The time I saw it they were pounding Belgium, then get hit over the top. Half, Belgium up 1-0.
 

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I almost sense a correlation between team readiness to play in the first round vs. number of players on the national team who also play in La Liga.
Some folks here were intimating that because Lukaku is out we could best Belgium. I was like.... Come again?!?!?! :roflmao:

Belgium showed up with four "Spaniards" in the starting lineup, sorry :( On the upside, your goalie is from Red Star :)
 

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Just finished watching the Arg -SA game. It’s worth seeing. Arg was just a little off finishing, but strong D by SA.
Header off the goal line, some great saves. Game had 8 min stoppage, plus SA player got kneed in the chin by his goalie and might have been knocked out. Final whistle was just short of 104min.
That second goal and the header off the goal line - WOW.
 

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We are so lucky the canadians are so ineffective at finishing, could have been 1-8 by now ...
Their assault is just relentless
 

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Lucky for Belgium - and that Canadians take too many touches before they shoot
 

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Belgium were there for the taking in that first half. Doubt they'll be as poor again and unfortunately that may have been the Canuckistani shot.
 

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I have some weird thought that I care how strong CONCACAF appears to be. I guess it's jealousy vs. UEFA and CONMEBOL.
When you get that many letters, it looks bad no matter what you do. This is basic, and that they failed in it is telling.
 

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Tonight is I think the best test of whether England are credible contenders. I'd expect them to win as squad depth is vastly different but the manner of the result will be informative. And of course if US can get at least a draw or win things start to look very positive on their side.
 
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