Category Archives: Soccer

Argentina 1 – Belgium 0

In the 8th minute Gonzalo Higuaín scored from the middle of the box. He found himself in just the right position. A weird deflection of a pass from Ángel di María came to Higuaín in just the right spot. And … Continue reading

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Brazil 2 – Columbia 1

Lots of action right from the start. In the 7th minute; Thiago Silva puts the host team ahead. Corner kick from Neymar was the set up. They used the set piece to put themselves ahead. Brazil amped up their offensive … Continue reading

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Germany 1 – France 0

Matt Hummels was able to put in a header from the free kick. Beauty. The rest of the game was about Manuel Neuer making good saves. Karim Benzema getting blocked on good opportunities. And Matt Hummels doing his regular job … Continue reading

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Full On Homer !!

If you have Belgian Waffles this morning; it is like you punched the American flag in the face. It is all USA today! American Pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I want to see an American win today! I. I … Continue reading

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Soccer’s Big Opportunity

With many American parents looking for a less violent sport than tackle football could soccer football make in roads this summer. There are still injuries in soccer. As evidenced by Clint Dempsey’s broken nose, Jermaine Jones was shaken up last … Continue reading

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Costa Rica 1 – Greece 1 Costa Rica thru on Penalty Kicks

Once Dish Network finally got my service back; I caught up with this game in the second half. Luckily I had not missed anything in the way of scoring. But watching the recap; there was plenty of action in the … Continue reading

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Missing More Soccer

I live in a rented townhouse in a nice development. But recent weather has done damage to the outside of the homes. Management decided that something needs to be done about it. And in their infinite wisdom; they picked a … Continue reading

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Columbia 2 – Greece 0

This one got started quickly. Goal in the 4th minute by Pablo Armero off a great center pass by Cuadrado. Yes the 4th minute. That is so super quick. Caught the Greek defense by surprise. In the 57th minutes; Teo … Continue reading

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Rocky Start is better than none at all

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) was eliminated in their 1 – 0 loss to Nigeria after a 2 – 1 loss to Argentina. And they won something very important. They have a spot at the table. This was BIH’s first World … Continue reading

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Game #3s for World Cup Round #1 is a dilemma for me.

Because I have to work. So I can not watch. Well, not really [wink]. Anyway; I won’t comment too much until I can watch live. I like to be able to see what is going on beyond the score sheet. … Continue reading

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