Round of 16 day 2 – Costa Continue!

The surprise package of this year’s World Cup are still going strong after beating Greece to get to the quarter finals where they will play against Holland. The game was pretty dull with Costa Rica (who had 10 men for the last period of the game) leading until 90 minutes when Greece got an equaliser…

Should Robben get a bigger ban than Suarez?

Arjen Robben is known for his theatrical dives and he has now even admitted himself that he dived during the game. He didn’t admit to diving for the actual penalty but many people think it was a dive as well. From watching him play against Arsenal he does go down very easily as do many…

Round of 16 day 1 – Brazil through to the QFs

It was like watching Arsenal in the FA cup semi final against Wigan all over again as hosts Brazil had to face Chile in the first penalty shoot out of this World Cup. Following England’s disappointing exit I have been supporting Brazil because we were there and met so many friendly people who were so…

And then there were 16…

Before the tournament I did my own prediction and I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that there have been many surprises in these group stages. In Group A it was quite obvious that Brazil would top the group and so it was a battle between Mexico and Croatia for 2nd which Mexico won. In…