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[Fußball] World Cup 2006

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by DrLudicrous, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. arno_ed

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    ok 1-1, nice goal, materazzi
     
  2. ChrisBosh

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    Damn it. That was a nice goal though. This game is going to be high scoring :eek:
     
  3. plcmts17

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    the first final not to be a shutout since 1986. the first team to score has won the last 7 finals, so it should be interesting since Italy has tied it up.
     
  4. CrazyJoeDavola

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    Is it just me, or do the announcers blatantly overlook flopping, and try to justify it as a legit injury?
     
  5. ChrisBosh

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    that italian player wasn't even touched, and he's down and hurt...have we seen that before :confused:
     
  6. plcmts17

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    The French are getting killed on the corner kicks.
     
  7. peleincubus

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    wow that was close on that header. sports always a game of inches or something.
     
  8. RocketManJosh

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    Wow the Italian Corner Kick is deadly today!
     
  9. RocketForever

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    The Italians are winning the header battles.
     
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    The Italian corner/cross-to-tall players (Toni, Materrazi) strategy seems like the equivalent of the high pick-and-roll Yao/TMac combo.

    You know its coming but its just so hard to stop. What I really like about this play by the Italians is that they are actually trying to score goals, rather than play for the penalty. Great game for a finals!
     
  11. RocketForever

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    Yeah with some luck they could have scored 3 times out of the 3 corners.
     
  12. leroy

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    A) There aren't many scholarships to go around. Texas has 1 Div. 1 soccer program (SMU).

    B) This is not a game you just pick up at 15 or 16 and become proficient enough to have a chance professionally. There is years of training that you can't make up.


    This hasn't been the best played final I've seen. Even with the goals, both teams look hesitant...except on Italy's set pieces. They're dominating on them so far. Zidane hasn't really been able to take over yet. Henry is really starting to pick it up.
     
  13. david_rocket

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    yeah, the french who dive in the box in the first minutes of this game :)
     
  14. leroy

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    Balboa is a moron. I don't understand why this is ABC's #1 crew. IMO, it should be JP Delacamera and John Harkes. Balboa is a tool. I never liked him as a player. His entire career was defined by a missed bicycle kick against Columbia in the 94 Cup.
     
  15. ChrisBosh

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    it was in the 7th minute :D

    also the guy was fouled...the D man clipped the back of his foot.
     
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    great first half, it seems the italians are getting more shots then the french.
     
  17. arno_ed

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    I agree, it was a penalty, the Italian tried to avoid him, however he did touch his french player, and he got tripped because of that.
     
  18. plcmts17

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    Henry has got step up. I mean he's playing well but he's got to finish!!!!!! :mad: he does it all the time in the EPL!!!! :mad:
     
  19. arno_ed

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    this second half is getting interested, both teams are playing nice soccer
     
  20. RocketManJosh

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    Well now they are even ... that one should have been a PK ... the first one shouldn't have been.

    France is really looking strong at the start of the half. Very aggressive! This is fun to watch.
     

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