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Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby Puff Daddy on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:47 am

Salvador k/o 9:00 pm

It will be hot as hell, with 75 per cent strength sapping humidity too, but surely the end of the road for Los Ticos ?
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby FreeWheeling on Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:50 pm

Interesting to see have many times Robben takes a dive tonight .... I'm going for 4 :D
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:57 pm

FreeWheeling wrote:Interesting to see have many times Robben takes a dive tonight .... I'm going for 4 :D

per half maybe.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:59 pm

Costa Rica 5 - 1 to save the final rounds from death by boredom.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby FreeWheeling on Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:09 pm

Should have said 'non contact' dives Pete
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby beckton on Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:37 pm

Wouldn't it be nice to see Robben go through a game without a diving. You never know it might happen.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby AndyCarrollsBarber on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:40 pm

Good luck Dutchies.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:46 pm

Go on Ticos, go out and attack. Who cares if you lose 10 nil. You've got nothing to lose. Don't be the French. Leave it all on the pitch. Órale Ticos! Save the knockouts.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:47 pm

I fear The Netherlands might tear Costa Rica a new one today.But CR have been plucky thus far if nothing else and deserve their place in the QF
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:51 pm

Alright, I've had about enough of these espn human interest featurettes voiced over by some ridiculous famous actor. "Costa Rica are the human in all of us." WTF are you talking about Tom Cruise. Enough already.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:56 pm

Costa Rica are top of the "getting carded" list so they don't mind dishing it out.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:59 pm

The ref has handed out 8 yellows and one straight red in his three games so far.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby beckton on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:00 pm

rsnwhu wrote:Costa Rica are top of the "getting carded" list so they don't mind dishing it out.





or it could be referees find it easier to dish out cards to some countries over others.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:02 pm

I think you'll find the match they had against Greece was a bit of a bloodbath......but the stats are the stats and they are missing Oscar because of the straight red.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:06 pm

ticos leaving the right side of the pitch wide open.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:09 pm

The Dutch goalie has seen more of the ball taking goal kicks from rubbish whacks up the park by CR than any other player in the first ten.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby rsnwhu on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:13 pm

CR 541...........set up for the draw already ? or is it 451 ?
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby WCpete on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:17 pm

this one feels like a friendly.
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby Morocco Mole on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:24 pm

I like Alejandro Moreno.... :thup:
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Re: Quarter Finals Costa Rica v Netherlands

Postby Johnny Byrne's Boots on Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:26 pm

I'm getting the impression Robben is staying on his feet because he knows the ref knows.
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