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The history of the semi-final matchups

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Just four teams remain and excitement is seamlessly morphing into expectation for fans of France, Belgium, England, and Croatia. There are only two World Cup victories between the four semi-finalists and, should Belgium and Croatia prevail, there will definitely be a new name featuring on the trophy. Only France, of the four teams left,… Read More »The history of the semi-final matchups

The history of the quarter-final matchups

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The round of 16 started with a bang as France beat Argentina for the first time at a World Cup in a game that will live long in the memory. Uruguay and Russia also achieved firsts, as the South Americans beat Portugal for the first time ever and Russia finally knocked Spain out of a tournament. Elsewhere Brazilmaintained their World Cup record against Mexico and England kept… Read More »The history of the quarter-final matchups