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QuarterFinal - Uruguay v Ghana


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#51 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:40 PM

QUOTE (EP Sox Fan @ Jul 2 2010, 12:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
SHould have been a direct kick outside the box for Uruguay


Yep. Cutting across the attacker, missing the ball, and catching the attacker is still a foul even if the attacker embellishes.

#52 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:40 PM

QUOTE (Mystic Merlin @ Jul 2 2010, 03:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah, they should start flopping and openly crying like Uruguay.

They will in about 20 minutes.

#53 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:42 PM

QUOTE (Mystic Merlin @ Jul 2 2010, 12:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah, they should start flopping and openly crying like Uruguay.


Re-watch the last 20 minutes of extra time in the US-Ghana game and get back to us.

#54 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:43 PM

if you're not flopping, you're not trying

#55 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:44 PM

QUOTE (EastCoasterOutWest @ Jul 2 2010, 03:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Re-watch the last 20 minutes of extra time in the US-Ghana game and get back to us.


Yes, I watched it.

Not sure how this has anything to do with this game. They're not dicking around today.

But, yeah, Will's right...they're from a bigger country! Fuck them!

EDIT - Holy shit! What a shot!

Edited by Mystic Merlin, 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM.


#56 shawnrbu


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:44 PM

Beautiful from Forlan.

#57 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:44 PM

Great shot.

#58 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:44 PM

FUCK YES!

#59 Hendu's Gait


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:44 PM

Nice shot, to say the least.

#60 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM

HO-LY FUCK!

#61 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM

Filthy.

#62 bandito0

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM

Annnnnd the air goes right on out of the stadium.

What a pretty shot.

Edited by bandito0, 02 July 2010 - 02:46 PM.


#63 SeoulSoxFan


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM

YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEESS

#64 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:45 PM

QUOTE (Mystic Merlin @ Jul 2 2010, 12:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, I watched it.

Not sure how this has anything to do with this game. They're not dicking around today.

But, yeah, Will's right...they're from a bigger country! Fuck them!

EDIT - Holy shit! What a shot!


Ghana were falling all over the pitch to waste time. Flopping is flopping is flopping.

#65 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:46 PM

What a sickened groan from the crowd.

Reminds me of Fenway after Vlad Guerrero's game-tying GS against Timlin in the '04 ALDS.

#66 Wills Eeks


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:46 PM

Man what a beautiful shot, he killed it. Now this will be a fun game again. Not a surprise Forlan was behind it.

#67 EP Sox Fan

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:46 PM

Forlan with the goalasso!

The Jubulani was moving all over the place on that one. It literally started one way and swerved back the opposite way.

#68 Rossox

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:47 PM

Jesus, that was a strike! Wow.

#69 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:48 PM

Forlan seems to be one of the few players to have figured out the mysteries of the Jabulani.

#70 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:49 PM

It's amazing to me how often the corner taker can't get it over the first man. Give your teammates a chance.

#71 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:49 PM

QUOTE (Ahriman @ Jul 2 2010, 03:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Forlan seems to be one of the few players to have figured out the mysteries of the Jabulani.


Man, this ball moves like a fucking wiffleball from range. Both keepers seemingly caught off-guard by it at times.

#72 SeoulSoxFan


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:49 PM

Watch Ghana lose composure and make a dumb mistake or two. Uruguay is moving on by winning this match.

#73 Infield Infidel


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:50 PM

QUOTE (EastCoasterOutWest @ Jul 2 2010, 03:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ghana were falling all over the pitch to waste time. Flopping is flopping is flopping.
Yes, and their flopping was the reason the US couldn't finish any of 58 chances they had.

If only they had 62 chances, they'd have tied it!


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:50 PM

Perez lucky that wasn't a red. That tackle was De Jongesque

Edited by EP Sox Fan, 02 July 2010 - 02:50 PM.


#75 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:50 PM

Going to be surprising if this finishes 11 on 11 the way things are going now.

#76 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:51 PM

QUOTE (Jed Zeppelin @ Jul 2 2010, 03:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's amazing to me how often the corner taker can't get it over the first man. Give your teammates a chance.

I think everyone has been trying to compensate for the ball. If they put it where they normally do, the thing sails clear across the pitch.

#77 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:51 PM

Lolwut

#78 gaelgirl


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:51 PM

Kingston fucked up there.

#79 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:52 PM

QUOTE (Infield Infidel @ Jul 2 2010, 12:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, and their flopping was the reason the US couldn't finish any of 58 chances they had.

If only they had 62 chances, they'd have tied it!


I didn't say they lost because Ghana were time wasting. The US would have done the same if they had scored. I'm just saying that implying Ghana are above diving is blatantly false.

#80 johnmd20


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:53 PM

Wow, gotta finish that.

#81 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:53 PM

Have to finish that.

#82 SeoulSoxFan


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:53 PM

Hey Suarez - you could have done that LAST fucking game!

#83 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:53 PM

I can't believe Suarez missed that.

#84 gaelgirl


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:54 PM

Wow, Uruguay really needed to convert that to a goal. Bad miss.

#85 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:56 PM

This ref is letting Ghana get away with a whole lot of shit.

#86 shawnrbu


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:56 PM

Almost yanked Prince Boateng's drawers off.

#87 Bosoxen


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 02:58 PM

QUOTE (shawnrbu @ Jul 2 2010, 02:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Almost yanked Prince Boateng's drawers off.

Yeah, and he dove two seconds later when there was no contact. If he'd gone down during the shorts-yanking, he might have gotten the penalty call.

#88 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:01 PM

Go low Suarez. Go low.

#89 Ahriman


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:06 PM

"It's crazy time!" - Pablo Ramirez

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:07 PM

QUOTE (Ahriman @ Jul 2 2010, 03:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"It's crazy time!" - Pablo Ramirez

Yeah, I laughed at that.

#91 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:08 PM

Forlan gets dead ball kicker of the tournament so far. Minus the odd corner, every ball he puts in has pace and looks threatening.

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:10 PM

QUOTE (EastCoasterOutWest @ Jul 2 2010, 03:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Forlan gets dead ball kicker of the tournament so far. Minus the odd corner, every ball he puts in has pace and looks threatening.

And with one of the best goal scorers in the tournament (Suarez), it's easy to see why they're still in this.

#93 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:12 PM

Not the time to be selfish.

#94 SeoulSoxFan


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:12 PM

Christ - you have Forlan and Suraez and you had to kick it over the post.

#95 Infield Infidel


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:12 PM

This game will be shown in every football academy's "Gray Arts" class

Edited by Infield Infidel, 02 July 2010 - 03:12 PM.


#96 Jed Zeppelin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:12 PM

QUOTE (EastCoasterOutWest @ Jul 2 2010, 04:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Forlan gets dead ball kicker of the tournament so far. Minus the odd corner, every ball he puts in has pace and looks threatening.


He just drills it, and it works. No sense trying to play the perfect ball with a ball that refuses to be played perfectly.

#97 EP Sox Fan

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:15 PM

Ghana just hanging on here. Uruguay with the clear run of play.

#98 Mystic Merlin


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:23 PM

Man, these guys look fucking tired.

#99 EastCoasterOutWest

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:24 PM

Time to wonder if the second extra time game in a row will have an effect on Ghana.

#100 Vinho Tinto

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Posted 02 July 2010 - 03:27 PM

QUOTE (Mystic Merlin @ Jul 2 2010, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Man, these guys look fucking tired.


Less than a week since Ghana had to play 120 vs the US. Will be interesting if they really hit the wall in extra time.

EDIT: Or what EastCoaster said.

Edited by Vinho Tinto, 02 July 2010 - 03:27 PM.