James Rodriguez Vs Uruguay | Player Performance

James Rodriguez Vs Uruguay | Player Performance

Colombia took on Uruguay in the second round of 16 game in the 2014 World Cup.  Colombia managed a comfortable 2-0 win over their their South American foes.  One man was the undoubted star of the show and that man was Monaco star, James Rodriguez.  Rodriguez was by far the best player on the pitch and the 22 year old has put in exceptional performances throughout this World Cup. Colombia look like a serious contender for this World Cup, despite …
Colombia v Uruguay Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

Colombia v Uruguay Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

With the group games now firmly behind us, the attention turns to the knockout rounds and winners of Group C, Colombia, face the runners-up of Group D, Uruguay. Over the course of the World Cup many fans have experienced new teams and players, and one of those is Colombia whose performances in all 3 group matches have seen them gain a legion of fans across the country. Winning their group with 9 points and 9 goals, the central piece to …
Italy vs Uruguay Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group D

Italy vs Uruguay Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group D

Italy battle Uruguay in a winner-takes-all final game in group D. Both teams have a won one, lost one record in group. Italy find themselves in a better position as a draw will see them through. Uruguay must win in order to ensure qualification due to their worse goal difference. With England already out of the group, another big name will follow on Tuesday evening. Italy come into the game on the back of a poor performance against Costa Rica. …
Uruguay - Make or Break For England

Uruguay - Make or Break For England

England go into the game against Uruguay knowing a win is a must if they want to keep qualification for the knockout stages in their own hands. A win would see England join Costa Rica and Italy on 3 points, for one day at least with those two sides facing each other in Recife on Friday. This would set England up for a deciding game with Costa Rica on June 24th, where a win in that game would see England …
Uruguay vs England Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group D

Uruguay vs England Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group D

On Thursday, England face Uruguay in a must win game for both teams. After suffering a defeat in their opening group stage game against Italy, England will need to win to give them any chance of qualifying from Group D. Despite the loss, Roy Hodgson’s men gave a good performance in Manaus, but it was the Italian team that was more experienced on the world scene. After going 1-0 up in their game against Costa Rica, the Uruguayan’s suffered a …
Italy vs Costa Rica Preview | World Cup 2014: Group D

Italy vs Costa Rica Preview | World Cup 2014: Group D

On Thursday, Italy take on Costa Rica, a match between the two teams that won their opening games in Group D. Before the tournament, some would have believed that Italy would go into the game with three points under their belt, but few would have believed that the Costa Ricans would go into the game top of the group. Italy showed their experience and quality to beat England in their opening game. A win in this fixture will almost certainly …
Liverpool Players In Brazil | Stats

Liverpool Players In Brazil | Stats

There were 10 Liverpool players who featured in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, with the count increasing by two this year. With 12 Liverpool players across 6 nations, the Liverpool fans will hope for every Liverpool player to do well for their countries! Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard has his Liverpool teammates Daniel Sturridge, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, Glen Johnson and Jon Flanagan (on stand by) with him in Roy Hodgson's England squad. One of Liverpool's two summer purchases …