Posts Tagged "Ecuador"

Climb Every Mountain

By on Jun 25, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

England 1-0 Ecuador Today, England were… okay. Nothing more, nothing less. Apart from one fairly horrific error in the first ten minutes from John Terry, England kept them at bay, Beckham’s free-kick was excellent and Rooney improved as the match went on (leading one to believe that he’s finding his range again – something that their next...

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Deutschland Uber Alles?

By on Jun 20, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Germany 3-0 Ecuador / Poland 2-1 Costa Rica So, now we know what England have got to do, or not do, to get through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Or, rather, we don’t. Because Ecuador put out half of their reserves this afternoon, we haven’t learnt too much about either of them. So… what little have we learnt about them? Well, let’s...

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Oh Yes, We’re The Great Ecuador

By on Jun 15, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Costa Rica 0-3 Ecuador So, farewell Costa Rica. Like Poland, they were a team that landed in Germany with realistic hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages, but they’ve been found out at this tournament. Against Germany, they were somewhat unfortunate. Two goals from outrageous distance were the key to their defeat, but this afternoon they were simply...

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Pole-axed

By on Jun 10, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

Ecuador 2-0 Poland This was an important match. These two teams were, according to the pre-tournament hype, giong to be battling it out for second place, so neither could afford to fall three points behind the other with only two matches left to rectify the damage. Before the action even started, though, there were other things to consider. The Ecuador flag deserves...

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