10 Most Boring Games of the 2014 World Cup

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10 Most Boring Games of the 2014 World Cup
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After the first few rounds of games at the 2014 World Cup, many folks were hailing it as the best tournament in recent memory. There were goals galore, tiki-taka had been dethroned by exciting counter-attacking play and everything seemed wonderful.

With hindsight, however, the optimism seems a little misguided. As the knockout rounds grew closer, many games unfolded as tense, defensive affairs. And by its conclusion, World Cup fans had sat through more than one game that felt like a war of attrition.

Here are the top 10 most boring games from the tournament, each of which is more frustrating and sleep-inducing than the last...  

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