Just a quick post today on what I think will happen today in the World Cup Matches.
Looking at yesterdays post, it wasn’t too far off the mark (scores not 100%) but the Win Lose Draw was 3 out of 4. I didn’t think Australia would have won yesterday. Great to see USA topping the group also – England v Germany should be a cracker on Sunday and on last nights performace England have to do a lot better to get past Germany (great goal from Worzel last night – he had his scoring face on last night!)
Todays World Cup match predictions are ….
Paraguay v New Zealand
Would love to see New Zealand win this one and that might just happen. Most probable outcome is a draw or 1 goal.
Putting neck on Line I think New Zealand to win 1-0.
Slovakia v Italy
Easy … Italy 2-0 (Unless they do a France, have a big fight and can’t play for sugar!)
Cameroon v Netherlands
Netherlands are through but I think they will keep the pressure on – probably a Holland win 2-0.
Denmark v Japan
Tough call – Both have weaknesses that the other can exploit … Both need to win to be certain of qualification!
Maybe Denmark to win 1-0.
Slovenia v England is the big match today. England must win and they probably will have enough to get past Slovenia, if they don’t then heads will roll as they should be up for this game, with all the hype and the past performances being highlighted within the camp. If they are ready, then they could do well today – if not, they may just scrape past Slovenia.
USA v Algeria could have an impact on England should England draw with Slovenia. USA look good so far and seem to have a good game plan. This could be another USA draw but if they keep the concentration and get an early goal they could win by a goal or two.
Australia v Serbia is a tough one to call; Australia have to bounce back after the German Hammering, but need to win today, Serbia might be too much for them. One goal will probably decide this game, most probably in Serbias favour.
Ghana v Germany is (or should be) a no brainer. Germany should have no problem in winning this game, unless they do a France and just fall apart which is 100/1 unlikely. Could be 3 or 4 in this one.
Score Predictions for todays games:
– Slovenia 0 – 2 England
– USA 1 – 0 Algeria
– Australia 0 – 1 Serbia
– Ghana 0 – 3 Germany
Good luck to Mexico as they play France tonight in the World cup.
I think the whole of Ireland are praying for a scoreline of Mexico 2 – France 0 … With Mexico opening the scoring with an own goal from Thierry Henry powerful shot, in off his face) and the second goal a penalty after Henry handballed ( he was caught this time ) in the box. The Irish referee (Mr. K. Arma) had no option but to give the spot kick and then dismis from the field by the ref.
Who knows. … This could happen !!
7:30 tonight – We all hope to see Headlines reading “France lose against Mexico in the World Cup – Ireland Delighted“
If you have watched any of the matches in the world cup then you will have heard the annoying dull drone of the VuVuZelas (or Vous Vous Zella as I have seen them being spelled online). Pressure is now growing on the World Cup organisers to ban the use of vuvuzelas following many complaints from top players, TV broadcasters and world cup fans. This dreadful VuVuZelas plastic horn is spoiling the tournament on TV and I am now turning down the volume on the TV as the noise from the VuVuZelas grates on your ears after a while.
The vuvuzelas or VuVuZelas are extremely popular among South African fans, and many teams were warned about the effect of the VuVuZelas on the pitch. Many broadcasters have complained that commentary cannot be heard. France even had the nerve that the vuvuzela was a factor in their poor display in their goalless draw with Uruguay. (not because they played bad or were unable to cheat or handball).
But South Africa call the vuvuzela their “12th man that we need … our weapon”.
If the vuvuzela is not banned coult the psychological influence and noise distraction help then through to the latter stages of the competition?
I decided to try do a few of these during the World Cup
Monday, 14 June 2010
FIFA World Cup
Italy v Paraguay, Gp F, 19:30
Italy should surely win this!
Italy 3 – Paraguay 0
Japan v Cameroon, Gp E, 15:00
Could be a boring draw but Cameroon should win this one.
Japan 0 – Cameroon 2
Netherlands v Denmark, Gp E, 12:30
Possibility for an upset here but if Netherlands play well it could be three or four goal rout.
Netherlands 1 – Denmark 0
Let’s see how this pans out, but I only got 3/2 matches right today … Ghana was a real surprise!