Netherlands – Australia 3:2
Netherlands recorded their second win of the 2014 World Cup after the first game of today’s program celebrated over Australia 3-2. “Tulips” came to a desired three points, but Australia only deserves compliments for his edition of today’s battle, given the great militancy, and quality that showed “kangaroos” against reigning world viceprvak. Australians had even the score 1-2 at the start of the second half, but the experience and the quality of the Dutch proved to work when it was most needed, “tulips” have turned the result in their favor and they paved the way to the eightfinals.
The match began with leveled playing both sides, and the Australians immediately made it clear they do not intend to obey the great favorite. Arjen Robben fired the first chance of the “Tulip” in the lead with a shot, but the joy of reigning world silver medalist last too short, only a minute later catch up with Australia’s Tim Cahill fantastic goal, the best one according to many experst so far at this stage of the World Cup.This kind of developments as to give wings to “kangaroo” that were better opponent for the remainder of the half, failing tremendous opportunity to take the lead through Breschiano.
Australia was better and at the start of the second part, and the Australians were awarded a penalty Jedinak turn to outsiders ahead of this match. Dutch acted confused, but at the right moment they wake Depaj Memphis, the player who entered the game at the end of the first half in place of the injured Martin Indies. Depaj first corner knocked Van Persie for scoring the 2-2 equalizer before himself to write to the scorer with shot after a weak intervention keeper.
The third goal gave wings to the Dutch finally dance as they can by themselves, elected Louis van Gaal danced in its distinctive rhythm, created several chances but failed to reach a fourth goal. It must be emphasized that the yellow card earned Robin van Persie, for which the best Dutch striker will miss the match against Chile in the third round.
Spain – Chile 0:2
Spain as the current world and European champions into this World Cup came as one of the favorites for the trophy, and therefore such a big shock when the “red fury” has already played two rounds is eliminated from the world cup. After the shameful issue against the Netherlands, Spanish aces fauked ti wub tonight tge match against Chile and lost 0-2 to deservedly will begin to pack the bags before the third match with Australia. Del Bosque made a few castling on the team, but again no result, the Spaniards did not used those few chances they created, the opposing penalty bezmilisno were punished for failures, so the “red fury” and repeated the story of the French in 2002, when ” frenchmen “as current world champions since 1998 have failed to pass the first stage in Japan and South Korea.
Spaniards clearly motivated entered the match, easily seized several balls of the half, but was in vain when they failed to find the back of the net. Xabi Alonso missed the most wonderful chance when five or six feet shot straight at the keeper after the penalty reached the opposite – Chileans fantastic bound few precise passes, the ball on the edge of confront reached Edu Vargas, who play with Iker Kasiljas before placed the ball into his net.
Such developments only further shocked elected del Bosque, who are faced with the problem to find the desired rhythm. Chile patiently waited another chance, and when she pointed out, maximum use. Alexis Sanchez great free kick, the ball Kasiljas rejected, but she reached Aranguiz, who shot a fantastic boost for the South American Selection 2-0 against reigning world champion.
Del Bosque on the half put the game Koke replacing Xabi Alonso, after which Spain went on full offensive. “Red” could easily get back into the match in the first ten minutes of the second half, but Diego Costa and Buskets are adopting from ideal positions in the box.
Inability of the Spaniards grew more than one minute, and Del Bosque regardless of the fact that he had nothing to lose, with the entry of a Torres withdrew Diego Costa, not opting for total offensive. Chile in the 68th minute could resolve all dilemmas, but Isla just a few meters bevel instead of the empty net, lifted the ball over the crossbar. Instead of the penalty area Chile, chances are streak before Kasiljas shot, but it became clear that Spain would not force a comeback, so elected del Bosque absolutely deserved diminished to return to their homeland, after you play a match with Australia, which will I solved the issue for the winner of the third place in Group B.
No drop six minutes overtime meant too much for the Spanish national team, Ramos missed a great opportunity to get in at least uncertain finish, so Chile’s absolutely deserved to get his second win to secure placement in eightfinals. The Chileans now all they battle with the Netherlands for first place in the group, which will also mean avoiding Brazil as a rival at the start of the second stage of the world championship.
Cameroon – Croatia 0:4
Representation of Croatia remained in contention for berths for the eightfinals this World Cup after sweeping celebrated tonight selection over Cameroon 4-0. “Croatians” expresly left behind because of the disappointment that unjust loss to Brazil, played a quality game and deservedly reached his first World Cup victory after a break of 12 years.
Ivica Olic was once again the hero of his squad after eleven minutes in goal after excellent addition Perisic. Elected by Niko Kovac routinely controlled the game in the first half, and further work to facilitate Alex Song, who for deliberately kicking the ball Mario Mandzhukikj earn a direct red card.
Dilemmas about the winner was determined at the start of the second half when the ball Perisic excellent solo action with a routine reply. As the time went on, so chances before the streak and gave Itanzhe, who had for the third time to the network retrieves the ball after a clear header by Mario Mandzukic. Bayern Munich player in 73rd minute scored for 4-0 and increased after the adjacent realized soon rejected Itanzhe the ball after trying to Eduardo. At the finish of Croatia had several excellent chances for a fifth goal but Rakitik.Eduardo and Rebic were not accurate in their attempts.
Croatian national team with this triumph remained in third place in the table in Group A, and the ranking of eightfinals elected by Niko Kovac will be necessary in the final round triumph over the selection of Mexico.