1. Brazil vs. Netherlands: Tactical Preview of World Cup Third-Place Game

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has reached its epic conclusion: the final two games of the competition. We start with the third-place play-off fixture: Brazil vs. Netherlands...

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  2. World Cup 2014: Player Power Rankings After Semi-Final Matches

    Welcome to the latest round of FIFA World Cup 2014 player power rankings, where we order the stars of the tournament based on their form in the six games played so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 2 days ago 64,346 reads 162 comments

  3. Netherlands vs. Argentina: Vlaar and Mascherano Shine in Defensive Stalemate

    Argentina advanced to the FIFA World Cup 2014 final courtesy of a penalty shootout victory over the Netherlands in Sao Paulo on Wednesday evening...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 8,995 reads 24 comments

  4. Netherlands vs. Argentina: Tactical Preview of World Cup Semi-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the semi-final stage, pitting the final four teams left—Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands—against one another for a spot in the coveted Maracana final...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 36,707 reads 47 comments

  5. Brazil vs. Germany: Selecao Trounced Tactically, Technically and Man for Man

    Germany broke Brazilian hearts on Tuesday evening by smashing the hosts 7-1 at the Estadio Mineirao, moving into the FIFA World Cup final in the process...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 17,317 reads 28 comments

  6. Brazil vs. Germany: Tactical Preview of World Cup Semi-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the semi-final stage, pitting the final four teams—Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands—against one another for a spot in the coveted Maracana final...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 4 days ago 26,326 reads 12 comments

  7. World Cup 2014: Player Power Rankings After Quarter-Final Matches

    Welcome to the latest round of FIFA World Cup 2014 player power rankings, where we order the stars of the tournament based on their form in the five games played so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 138,114 reads 259 comments

  8. World Cup 2014: Team Power Rankings After Quarter-Final Matches

    Welcome to the latest edition of our FIFA World Cup 2014 team power rankings, where we order the sides competing based on their five performances in the competition so far. The quarter-finals are done, and we have a final four...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 81,285 reads 220 comments

  9. Netherlands vs. Costa Rica: Ticos' Incredible Tactical Resistance Finally Breaks

    The Netherlands booked their place in the FIFA World Cup semi-finals thanks to a penalty-shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday evening in Salvador...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 6,215 reads 47 comments

  10. Argentina vs. Belgium: Red Devils Fail to Punish Midfield Mismatch

    Argentina clinched a FIFA World Cup 2014 semi-final spot on Saturday afternoon by beating Belgium 1-0...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 4,144 reads 7 comments

  11. Argentina vs. Belgium: Tactical Preview of World Cup Quarter-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the quarter-final stage, pitting the eight best teams in the tournament against one another as the ultimate prize—world domination—looms ever closer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 18,434 reads 23 comments

  12. Netherlands vs. Costa Rica: Tactical Preview of World Cup Quarter-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the quarter-final stage, pitting the eight best teams in the tournament against one another as the ultimate prize—world domination—looms ever closer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 7 days ago 13,511 reads 50 comments

  13. Brazil vs. Colombia: Selecao Shut Down James Rodriguez by Any Means Necessary

    Brazil booked their place in the FIFA World Cup 2014 semifinals on Tuesday evening with a frantic 2-1 victory over Colombia...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 5,341 reads 83 comments

  14. France vs. Germany: Low Fixes Germany's Defensive Line to Stifle Les Bleus

    Germany progressed to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals courtesy of a 1-0 victory over France on Friday evening...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 3,882 reads 21 comments

  15. France vs. Germany: Tactical Preview of World Cup Quarter-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the quarter-final stage, pitting the eight best teams in the tournament against one another as the ultimate prize—world domination—looms ever-closer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 21,615 reads 26 comments

  16. Brazil vs. Colombia: Tactical Preview of World Cup Quarter-Final Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 has moved into the quarter-final stage, pitting the eight best teams in the tournament against one another as the ultimate prize—world domination—looms ever-closer...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 8 days ago 19,336 reads 15 comments

  17. World Cup 2014: Player Power Rankings After Round-of-16 Matches

    Welcome to the latest round of FIFA World Cup 2014 player power rankings, where we order the stars of the tournament based on their form in the four games played so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 80,548 reads 210 comments

  18. World Cup 2014: Team Power Rankings After Round-of-16 Matches

    Welcome to the latest edition of our FIFA World Cup 2014 team power rankings, where we order the sides competing based on their four performances in the competition so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 221,105 reads 655 comments

  19. Belgium vs. USA: Klinsmann's Open Game Plan Plays into Wilmots' Hands

    Belgium booked their place in the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday evening, sneaking past the USA 2-1 after extra time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 1,468 reads 4 comments

  20. Argentina vs. Switzerland: Another Moment of Messi Magic Decides the Match

    Argentina booked their place in the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter-finals thanks to a last-gasp Angel Di Maria strike in extra time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 13,459 reads 43 comments

  21. Belgium vs. USA: Tactical Preview of World Cup Round-of-16 Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 knockout stage has arrived, with 16 teams exiting at the group stage and the rest left to fight it out for the ultimate prize. Here we analyse Belgium vs...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 32,294 reads 57 comments

  22. Argentina vs. Switzerland: Tactical Preview of World Cup Round of 16 Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 knockout stages have arrived, with 16 teams exiting at the group stage and the rest left to fight it out for the ultimate prize. Here we analyse Argentina vs...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 21,377 reads 9 comments

  23. Germany vs. Algeria: Low's Suspect Defence Saved by Magnificent Manuel Neuer

    Germany advanced to the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals on Monday night by beating Algeria, 2-1, after extra time...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 14,532 reads 74 comments

  24. France vs. Nigeria: Moving Benzema into No. 9 Role Unlocks Les Bleus' Firepower

    France moved into the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter-finals with a drawn-out 2-0 victory over Nigeria. The Super Eagles matched les Bleus for 80 minutes until France finally broke ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 3,326 reads 8 comments

  25. France vs. Nigeria: Tactical Preview of World Cup Round-of-16 Match

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 knockout stages have arrived, with 16 teams exiting at the group stage and the rest left to fight it out for the ultimate prize. Here we analyse France vs...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 12 days ago 23,389 reads 30 comments