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QuarterFinal - Uruguay v Ghana


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#1 Infield Infidel


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 10:53 AM

So who is Holland going to lose to in the semis this time?

#2 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 10:55 AM

Am I the only one that would love an Uruguay-Argentina final? That would be fucking fantastic.

#3 jose melendez


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 11:02 AM

While I am rooting for Ghana today and Germany tomorrow, that would be fantastic

#4 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 11:13 AM

I really don't see Ghana scoring in this one. The Uruguayan defense is much, much better than the US's. Though, having a great back line didn't do much for Brazil this morning so...

#5 ifmanis5


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 12:01 PM

Oh yeah, this game. Meh.

#6 Rossox

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 12:44 PM

QUOTE (Bosoxen @ Jul 2 2010, 11:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Am I the only one that would love an Uruguay-Argentina final? That would be fucking fantastic.


Ballsy pick. I have Uruguay in the semis but losing to Holland.

#7 SeoulSoxFan


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

Buh-Bye Ghana.

Uruguay beat my squad, but they totally deserved it. Methodical, industrious team - on to the semis!

#8 cjdmadcow

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:37 PM

Uruguay v Ghana line-ups:

Uruguay: 1-Fernando Muslera; 2-Diego Lugano, 6-Mauricio Victorino, 4-Jorge Fucile, 16-Maximiliano Pereira, 15-Diego Perez, 17-Egidio Arevalo, 7-Edinson Cavani, 20-Alvaro Fernandez, 9-Luis Suarez, 10-Diego Forlan.

Ghana: 22-Richard Kingson; 4-John Pantsil, 5-John Mensah, 15-Isaac Vorsah, 2-Hans Sarpei; 6-Anthony Annan, 23-Kevin-Prince Boateng, 7-Samuel Inkoom, 11-Sulley Muntari; 21-Kwadwo Asamoah, 3-Asamoah Gyan.

Referee: Olegario Benquerenca (Portugal).


#9 bandito0

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:47 PM

So Uruguay had to play Costa Rica in a 2 game playoff to get the last CONCACAF/South American spot, yet here they are in the quarterfinals. Because of that underwhelming performance, I expected little from them this tournament. Have they always been underrated because of their qualifying competition or has something changed between then and now?

#10 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:53 PM

Not a yellow.

#11 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:58 PM

Forlan should have done better with that first touch and put himself in on goal.

#12 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:59 PM

Suarez is good.

#13 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 01:59 PM

QUOTE (bandito0 @ Jul 2 2010, 02:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So Uruguay had to play Costa Rica in a 2 game playoff to get the last CONCACAF/South American spot, yet here they are in the quarterfinals. Because of that underwhelming performance, I expected little from them this tournament. Have they always been underrated because of their qualifying competition or has something changed between then and now?

Whether anything has changed or not, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Paraguay (the teams that finished above them) are very good squads.

#14 EP Sox Fan

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:00 PM

Excellent save by the Gahnaian keeper on Suarez.

#15 johnmd20


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:03 PM

Ghana doing nothing all game but they had some chances in the last 5 minutes.

#16 bandito0

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:03 PM

Ghana starting to get some attack going...

#17 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:03 PM

Ghana up to their usual counter-attacking tricks. That was close.

#18 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:04 PM

Speedy game. Hope they can keep this pace up for a while.

#19 jimc

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:04 PM

Uruguay look significantly superior, but the referee seems to be playing for Ghana.

#20 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:06 PM

Love that the crowd goes nuts every time Ghana even touches the ball.

#21 EP Sox Fan

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:08 PM

Ghana has taken control of this game.

#22 johnmd20


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:12 PM

Did he just scream FUCK?

#23 gaelgirl


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:13 PM

Geez, what a dive.

#24 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:15 PM

ouch

#25 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:15 PM

Jesus. Fucile hit the deck HARD.

#26 gaelgirl


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:15 PM

Fuck, Fucile looks bad. Was he even conscious?

#27 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:15 PM

Thought he was dead

#28 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:16 PM

The crowd is booing this? Guess they would only be okay if he died.

#29 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:16 PM

Vorsah is awesome

#30 johnmd20


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:19 PM

What a shot!!!!

#31 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:19 PM

Wow, what a blast.

#32 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:19 PM

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Wow.

#33 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:19 PM

And there it is.

#34 bandito0

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:20 PM

Wow...what a goal. Keeper broke the wrong way on his first step.

#35 Infield Infidel


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:20 PM

And Ghana finally gets one in, a pretty bender too

#36 gaelgirl


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:20 PM

Wow. I didn't think anybody would be successful from that far out. And the Jubilani can bend!

#37 Rossox

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:21 PM

Wow, what a shot. Keeper asleep on that one maybe?

#38 Lose Remerswaal


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:21 PM

Goalie was asleep. can't believe that guy who fell on his head didn't die.

#39 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:21 PM

If the keeper isn't heading to his right that's an easy save.

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:22 PM

A Continent celebrates! What a shot!

(I'm a couple minutes behind on DVR)

Edited by Hendu's Gait, 02 July 2010 - 02:23 PM.


#41 Harry Hooper


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:23 PM



Great swerver of a shot puts Ghana ahead with about 25 seconds left in extra time. Fans are getting their money's worth in this one.

#42 jimc

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:23 PM

Talk about a change in momentum. Ghana were nowhere for 20 minutes. Loss of Lugano is just devastating. Also can we please stop the patronizing isn't-Africa-cute shit on the ESPN commentary?

Edited by jimc, 02 July 2010 - 02:24 PM.


#43 MentalDisabldLst


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:25 PM

Keeper wasn't asleep. That ball was hit from so far out that it started at keeper's right post and bent to keeper's left post.

Goals are 24' across. Most goalies probably let that one in, even goalies in the WC finals. It was just a fuckin' great shot.

Is Ghana a feel-good story yet?

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:28 PM

QUOTE (jimc @ Jul 2 2010, 03:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Talk about a change in momentum. Ghana were nowhere for 20 minutes. Loss of Lugano is just devastating. Also can we please stop the patronizing isn't-Africa-cute shit on the ESPN commentary?


Did you know Africa is one country?

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:32 PM

QUOTE (Mystic Merlin @ Jul 2 2010, 03:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Did you know Africa is one country?


Somewhere the band "Toto" is dusting off their instruments for a reunion.


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:37 PM

QUOTE (MentalDisabldLst @ Jul 2 2010, 03:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Keeper wasn't asleep. That ball was hit from so far out that it started at keeper's right post and bent to keeper's left post.

Goals are 24' across. Most goalies probably let that one in, even goalies in the WC finals. It was just a fuckin' great shot.

Is Ghana a feel-good story yet?


The Ghanaian players are a big bag of dicks. What's to feel good about? That they can beat a country which they are 8 times the size of? I'm sure it will feel real great to watch the 45+ minute display of cunctatorial football, they are about to put on. Cunts the lot of them. Dicks and cunts.

#47 EP Sox Fan

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:38 PM

SHould have been a direct kick outside the box for Uruguay

#48 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:38 PM

Uruguay need to settle instead of getting pissed and making stupid fouls/trying to get fouls.

#49 rajendra82

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:39 PM

And the diving has begun.

#50 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:39 PM

QUOTE (Wills Eeks @ Jul 2 2010, 03:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Ghanaian players are a big bag of dicks. What's to feel good about? That they can beat a country which they are 8 times the size of? I'm sure it will feel real great to watch the 45+ minute display of cunctatorial football, they are about to put on. Cunts the lot of them. Dicks and cunts.


Yeah, they should start flopping and openly crying like Uruguay.