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    Pretty cagey stuff so far, but I suppose we have to expect that from now on in.
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    Decent bit of play from Ronaldo there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Pretty cagey stuff so far, but I suppose we have to expect that from now on in.
    Yes. There was a Tournament that was really good, then became utterly tedious in the knock-out stages, can't remember which one, they all merge in a drunken haze after a while.

    Early to say that obviously, but you can see at least one team in each Quarters that will wish to play negatively.
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    On the one hand it's that ****, but OTOH, it's been deserved and to the team that have been trying to win.

    Still, no 0-0s.

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    That was well worked. Although was certainly helped by Gabre-Selesse's ball watching
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    Czechs were horrible, couldn't cross the ball and were giving it away at every opportunity. Baros was downright useless - didn't chase, didn't jump for headers, nothing. Have to wonder what he was even there for.
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    Well, that was a fairly dour affair. Czechs had nothing to them, and Portugal were only better because they had Ronaldo.

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    Well I normaly want the side that actually tries to score a goal to win so perfectly happy for Portugal to go through, makes for a better semi final at any rate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grecian View Post
    Yes. There was a Tournament that was really good, then became utterly tedious in the knock-out stages, can't remember which one, they all merge in a drunken haze after a while.

    Early to say that obviously, but you can see at least one team in each Quarters that will wish to play negatively.
    Euro 96.

    England 0-0 Spain
    France 0-0 Netherlands
    Germany 2-1 Croatia
    Czech Republic 1-0 Portugal

    England 1-1 Germany
    Czech Republic 0-0 France

    Germany 2-1 Czech Republic

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    The real fun will start tomorrow with the Eurozone grudge match. Doubt the football will be particularly exciting, but I'm hoping it'll be a fiery contest. Could be amusing. Just hope Greece aren't thrashed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sledger View Post
    The real fun will start tomorrow with the Eurozone grudge match. Doubt the football will be particularly exciting, but I'm hoping it'll be a fiery contest. Could be amusing. Just hope Greece aren't thrashed.
    Germany to get an early goal and get 4 or 5.

    Still even the slightest possibility of Greece winning makes this game an entertaining prospect.

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