Tag: world cup

Bonne nuit France

  I stared at the team sheets on my Twitter feed. France, as expected went with their expected starting lineup. Matuidi returned to strengthen the squad after his suspension. I looked up at the Belgium lineup and wow, it did look odd. Dembele thrusted into midfield, Chadli thrown to the right, De Bruyne to the…

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Quarter Finals beckon

The last 48 hours have been miserable, especially when football runs in your veins. So much so that I watched Sanju as a filler. Similarly mother nature also seemed to be feeling the withdrawal. No rains in Kochi in the last 48 hours. But as I type this today, early in the morning of the…

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Mexico 1-0 Germany

Barring a few games, I have been watching keenly the games leading up to this one today, including the Portugal Spain six goal thriller. And by far, this was the best game to watch. Of course the fact that involved the defending champions is one thing, but the quality of play by the Mexicans both…

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