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  1. Rolfe

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    Anyone following it?
     
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    I am, and will be. Even though I am nearly 60 this is only my sixth World Cup to follow.

    I wanted Brasil to win last night, but several calls seemed dodgy to insure a home team win.
     
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    The yellow card that gave Brazil the penality show for their second goal seemed a huge mistake to me. The referee really blew that one. Also the Refs. blew it when they gave Neymar a yellow card instead of a red card for a flagrant foul earlier in the game.
     
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    And the earlier yellow card that should have been red.
     
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    Brasil should have won, as expected; but without help from the officials.

    Looking forward to today's Spain v. Netherlands match.
     
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    When that happened, I thought that was Croatia' s end. Too much to come back from mentally.
     
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    I have been looking forward to the WC for some time now. Soon as the yellow card that gave Brazil the PK came I knew it was business as usual with FIFA. Doubt I will watch any more matches. Even if FIFA were not one of the most corrupt organizations on the planet very few refs desire to call a match, but rather desire to be the star of the show and turn all eyes on themselves.
     
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    Officiating quite poor in the Mexico match so far as well.
     
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    Wonder if the Manaus pitch will be ready for the England match at the weekend. Don't fancy our chances much; I hear the pilot of the England team's plane offered to keep the engines running for them...
     
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    Not sure if accurate, but I heard that the U.S. manager does not think they will make it out of their group. Maybe in Qatar...
     
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    I hope he didn't say that. It would be inexcusable.
     
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    Better, but still not wise. How about something like 'certainly, we are not the strongest side in the tournament. But I certainly think we can make it out of our group, and if so anything can happen.'
     
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    I think I have decided who to support :)
     
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    Presumably not Spain...:smilewinkgrin:
     
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    I always gave liked the Netherlands, but forgot how much :)
     
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    1-4. Wouldn't it be something if Spain did not get out of the group stage? Not predicting, but it is an interesting thought.
     
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    I didn't predict this one. I picked Spain 3-1 even though I like the Dutch :)
     
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    1-5. :laugh:
     
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    Admit I thought 2-1 for Spain. Also prefer Holland.
     
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