Monthly Archives: November 2013

World Cup Qualifying Playoffs: Mexico and Uruguay Secure Berths in Final Day of Qualifying

There are just under two weeks remaining until the final draw for the group stage of the 2014 World Cup, and the remaining two slots in the 32 country lineup were decided on November 20th. Both Mexico and Uruguay successfully … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifying Playoffs: Final European and African Qualifiers

Another three days of match fixtures gone, and nine more spots in the 2014 World Cup have been filled. Over the weekend, we had the final legs of the African and European qualifying playoffs. In Africa, the five matches featured … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifying Playoffs: With Few Goals in Europe, Second Legs Will Prove Decisive

The second day of the final week of World Cup qualifying had the first round of the contestants for the final four European spots in Brazil. The matchups features two underdogs teams facing big competition at home, and two relatively … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifying Playoffs: Uphill Battles Ahead for Jordan and New Zealand

Wednesday marked the start of the final week of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and the results of the intercontinental playoffs already seem to be decided. Jordan, always the underdog and proud to have even made … Continue reading

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