Brazil Vs Mexico always promises an entertaining football with less focus on defenses and more on scoring goals. Definitely got the money’s worth in today’s match, though had expected an uniform number of attacks from both sides. It was expected … Continue reading FIFA World Cup: knockouts – Brazil Vs Mexico #mytake
Two European nations playing similar style of football locked horns for a place in the quarter finals of a world cup. Quality wise Croatia was better if you do a player by player analysis. However, as they say, football is … Continue reading FIFA World Cup – knockouts: Croatia Vs Denmark #mytake
Another fancied nation bit the dust in this world cup while playing a much lesser footballing nation. While the match was tactically brilliant, it probably was not good to see as a football viewer. Quality wise, player to player, Spain … Continue reading FIFA World Cup – Knockouts: Russia vs Spain #mytake
This was a match between equals. Both teams normally play direct and physical football, both normally follow the classic 4-4-2 formation, both have decent compact defense, good midfield and excellent striking power. However, on paper, I will keep Uruguay slightly … Continue reading FIFA world cup: Knockouts: Portugal Vs Uruguay #mytake
What a match. While the much better team won the thrilling match 4-3, it’s a sad farewell to one of the great players of the beautiful game, Leo Messi. Unfortunately, he could not live up to the level of the … Continue reading FIFA world cup – Knockouts: France Vs Argentina #mytake
The knockout rounds are just hours away as the race towards champions of the world restarts after a day of rest. And what a match to start with – one of the tournament favourites France Vs an all time favourite … Continue reading FIFA world cup 2018: France Vs Argentina – pre match assessment
28th June: Brazil Vs Serbia #mytake #FIFA #WorldCup Watched partial match and #mytake is based on the first 60 minutes 1. As the tournament is progressing, Brazil improving as a team. While defending, having 5 men minimum and another defensive … Continue reading 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group Stage matches #mytake
There is no doubt that Germany simply dominates world football in recent times when it comes to their national team competing in major tournaments. And when I am referring the term of “recent times”, I am referring to a period … Continue reading Why German’s rule the FIFA world cup in last few years ?
It is just less than 7 days left for the kick-off of the FIFA World Cup 2018. The international friendly practice matches are almost done as the last testing zones of the strategies to be adopted in the world cup. The final 23 number squads have been finalised and published to all early this week. Now it’s just the final build-up before the crescendo begins with colour fans, drinks, music and of course, lots of football and action on and off the fields. Few days ago, I had written a blog (see the link below) wherein I attempted to arrive … Continue reading Who is providing maximum number of players in the 2018 World Cup?
To millions of people across the world, the FIFA World Cup is perhaps rated as one of the greatest shows on earth. It has its own quota of romanticism, it has its own ups and downs and yet, the one month-long festival of the “joga bonito” seems to be eagerly awaited by the football crazy fans. Much before the world cup actually starts, the debates often gets heated on the question of “who’s the greatest amongst all countries” ? And coming from a city who is engulfed in either Brazil or Argentina, to have a sane and logical discussion turns … Continue reading FIFA World Cup : who’s the greatest amongst all ?