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How Sweet Revanche - Germany Eliminated

This is only the second time that Germany have been eliminated from the first round at the World Cup having last done so in 1938 - however, this is the first time it has happened when the first round has been in a group stage format.

Germany crashed out of the World Cup group stages and finished bottom of Group F | The Guardian |

I maintain that the quality of football has left something to be desired at times, but this World Cup is providing us with far too many astonishing storylines. Remember when Spain sacked their manager two days before their opening game? Yeah, that happened. Remember when Marcos Rojo rescued Argentina? That was only last night. Remember when France drew 0-0 with Denmark? This is shaping up to be a memorable tournament. Let's hope the drama doesn't dip during the knockout stage.

I consider the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) a major improvement for the game. Has anyone noted any dives this tournament? Was always a blemish on sportsmanship of the game of football. The Dutch were requested to be partner in the VAR experiment for their national league. Marco van Basten took the initiative as FIFA advisor.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Jun 27th, 2018 at 06:45:43 PM EST

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