Tag Archives: club world cup

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World Cup Preview: The (False) Start

Four years ago to the month, Costa Rica began the final round of continental qualifying for the World Cup finals in the best way possible: defeating archrivals Honduras 2-0 at the Estadio Saprissa. The game did not lend itself to assertions of superiority, as Rodrigo Kenton’s side labored to establish …

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Champions League 2011-12: Road to the Title

The normal convention here at BigSoccer is not to spoil results for those who may have planned on watching the game on tape delay, so fair warning: by clicking on the link for this entry, you agree that either 1) you know how the second leg of the 2011-12 CONCACAF …

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Club World Cup 2011: The “Easiest” Path

Early this morning (here on the East coast), FIFA conducted the draw for the 2011 Club World Cup in Nagoya, Japan. Circumstances didn’t allow me to stay up and watch; as it turns out, I didn’t miss anything. There was no live coverage of the draw on FIFA’s website, and …

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CCL 2010-11: Saludos al Campeón Invicto

As I’m sure everyone knows by now, Monterrey got the lead it needed against Real Salt Lake (by Suazo, who else?), then defended and held on to win the Final 1-0 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate. Theirs is an unprecedented achievement, and along with the trophy and the …