Super Mario Caps Historic Performance For German World Cup Team

Mario Gotze Germany

It was only fitting that the 2014 World Cup ended this way, wasn’t it? In a World Cup filled with many surprises and many games where the action went down to the wire, Mario Gotze delivered the clincher for the […]

2014 World Cup Preview: Argentina vs Netherlands

Argentina World Cup

It’s been 36 years since the 1978 World Cup championship showdown between Argentina and Netherlands, and now the two teams are poised to face each other again. Granted, Wednesday’s semifinal showdown is only for the right to move on to the […]

Costa Rica, Greece are Newcomers to World Cup Knockout Stage

Costa Rica World Cup

If you are scratching your head trying to think of the last time Costa Rica and Greece last competed in a World Cup knockout game, don’t feel bad. This is only Costa Rica’s second appearance in a Round of 16 […]

2014 World Cup: Who Will Win Netherlands vs. Mexico Battle?

Netherlands World Cup

The Netherlands are on a quest to reach the World Cup finals for the second tournament in a row, and they begin that quest Sunday with a knockout game against Mexico. It has been a memorable World Cup for Netherlands, […]

2014 World Cup: Russia Fighting For Chance At Knockout Stage vs. Algeria

Algeria soccer World Cup

You have to wonder how Igor Akinfeev feels right about now as his Russia squad prepares for their biggest test yet against Algeria in the final World Cup Group H game. It was Akinfeev’s little blunder that gave Korea Republic […]

2014 World Cup: Belgium Gunning For Group H Sweep Against Korea Republic

Belgium soccer World Cup

After two weeks of exciting World Cup soccer action, Group H comes to a close on Thursday as Belgium face Korea Republic in a game with some knockout-round implications on the line. If Belgium win, the outcome is cut and […]

2014 World Cup: Group D Uruguay vs. Italy Showdown Promises Offensive Fireworks

Italy World Cup

The final day of Group D competition at the World Cup will have plenty of drama thanks to Tuesday’s big showdown between Italy and Uruguay. The winner of this game will head to the knockout round. The loser, well, we […]

2014 World Cup: Costa Rica Battling For Top Spot in Group, England Battling For Pride

Costa Rica World Cup

One team wants to finish first in the group, and the other just wants to win a game. Such is the storyline of England against Costa Rica in World Cup play. Costa Rica have made the round of 16, but […]

2014 World Cup: It Took A While, But Mexico Are Headed To The Knockout Round

Mexico soccer World Cup

In the space of 10 minutes, the World Cup fortunes of Mexico changed for the better and Croatia suffered for it. As time ticked away in Monday’s Group A stage game, neither team scored a goal and an already suspenseful […]

2014 World Cup Preview: Netherlands vs. Chile

The Netherlands World Cup

When the Netherlands scored a decisive, humiliating win over defending World Cup champions Spain, a final showdown involving Chile still was not guaranteed. Thanks to Chile’s big win over Spain, however, an improbable Group B finale is now set up. On one […]

2014 World Cup Preview: Spain vs. Australia

Spain World Cup

Admit it. When this World Cup started, you may have had Spain going a long way in the tournament and preparing for the knockout round following a decisive win over Australia. Don’t be ashamed. A lot of people thought Spain would […]

Belgium’s Path to World Cup Knockout Round Looks Clear Even Before Russia Match

Belgium World Cup

No one is ready to crown Belgium as the kings of Group H just yet, as it has to face Russia in a World Cup group stage game on Sunday. Belgium, after all, looked lackluster in its 2-1 win over […]