Author Archives: Carl Setterlund

SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels scored the lone goal of the match and helped preserve a clean sheet as Germany defeated France. Continue reading »

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Argentina ekes out dramatic extra time win over Switzerland

By CARL SETTERLUND With the legacy of the Lionel Messi era on the line, Argentina was pushed to the limit by tiny Switzerland, but for a second straight game the Argentines found a goal in the closing moments, beating the … Continue reading »

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Netherlands pulls off incredible comeback to dispatch Mexico

The Netherlands scored twice in the final minutes of the match to secure a comeback win over Mexico to advance to the quarterfinals. Continue reading »

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Colombia topples Uruguay to reach first World Cup quarterfinals

Colombia shocked Uruguay in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinal for their first time ever, thanks to a brace by James Rodríguez. Continue reading »

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Portugal downs Ghana, but both teams eliminated from World Cup

A Cristiano Ronaldo goal was enough for Portugal to edge out Ghana, 2-1, but not enough to advance as both teams make group-stage exits from the World Cup. Continue reading »

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England finishes winless as Costa Rica tops Group D in scoreless draw

Costa Rica held on to win World Cup Group D as they played England to a scoreless draw, condemning England to a winless campaign in Brazil. Continue reading »

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Spain overwhelms Australia, concludes disappointing World Cup with a win

Spain bounced back from a couple of disappointing defeats to cruise past Australia, 3-0, and finish their World Cup campaign on a high note. Continue reading »

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Revs Notes: Kobayashi an unsung hero; U.S. Open Cup approaching; and more

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By CARL SETTERLUND FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Plenty of New England Revolution players have received recognition for the team’s early success in 2014, but their unheralded early hero might be 31-year-old Daigo Kobayashi, a technical maestro and one … Continue reading »

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