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Gutsy in PKs and England moves on. They were lucky. Have to be better in the later rounds, but a finals appearance is theirs for the taking.

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England wins it. Very strange game. Sweden is next for them.
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France up 2-0 with 10 left to play. Looking like the winner of France and Brazil (assuming they advance) will win it all.

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thought Uruguay could pull it off, Oh well.....
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Belgium has Brazil in a 2-0 hole in the first half.
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Brazil was strong down the stretch, but not strong enough. Belgium & France are one semi.
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Count me in as happy that Brazil is out. As the country with the most World Cup titles, I had not interest in seeing them win another. France vs Brazil probably would've been a great game, though.

Looking forward to seeing who comes out of the other side now. One thing is certain: this will be an all European semifinal.

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Englad scores on a set piece .... pink :shock:
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1 nil England at the half. Nary a dive or faux injury
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England 2-0. 59’
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France vs. Belgium
England vs. Russia/Croatia
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# It's coming home
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So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
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TUPF wrote:So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
Correct. I'm tempted to root for Russia so England has an easier game
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windywave wrote:
TUPF wrote:So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
Correct. I'm tempted to root for Russia so England has an easier game
Proceed with caution.
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Poseidon wrote:
windywave wrote:
TUPF wrote:So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
Correct. I'm tempted to root for Russia so England has an easier game
Proceed with caution.
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I will grant the Russians have a stirring national anthem.

Anyone else find the irony in the anti-discrimination weekend is in Russia with the Russians "participating?"
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windywave wrote:
Poseidon wrote:
windywave wrote:
TUPF wrote:So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
Correct. I'm tempted to root for Russia so England has an easier game
Proceed with caution.
I said tempted
I can confirm that viscerally I cannot root for the Russians
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Pretty crappy game so far. Low level of play, lack of crispness. I'm guessing the reds are playing for PKs
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windywave wrote:
windywave wrote:
Poseidon wrote:
windywave wrote:
TUPF wrote:So on paper Croatia should advance, right? However, sports teaches us to never discount the home team.
Correct. I'm tempted to root for Russia so England has an easier game
Proceed with caution.
I said tempted
I can confirm that viscerally I cannot root for the Russians
What would you do with a Franco-Russian final?
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The hell just happened
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frick Russians dive faster than a sub spotted by a frigate
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I AM pulling for Croatia fyi. By rule I will gladly pull for any former soviet republics vs russia.
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I do like the Croatian kit even if it is bfbs.
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What a staggering miss for Croatia (59th minute).
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