Posts Tagged ‘Hungary’

Chile 1962 – Group Stage

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

Group Stage Chile 1962In the first group of European teams relatively easily eliminated their South American rivals. One is Colombia and dropping them adopted quite normal, but the other is a double world champion Uruguay. However Uruguayans are already familiar with Roman “Sik Transit Gloria Mundi” and thus far have not reached to the other: “Everything flows, everything changes!” But Europeans are not and what is a European champion runners-up the USSR and Yugoslavia. (Only 2 years ago in the final of European Championship, they lead an epic battle among themselves – 2:1 aet). Floating even Olympic champions of Rome – 1960 (after 3 consecutive lost the final of the Olympic Games, finally has a title Yugoslavia – 3:1 against Denmark). But in his first game here against the USSR – 0:2, clearly have not forgotten, and felt the “handbrake”, then definitely “the gear” – 3:1 and 5:0 against Uruguay against Colombia. After a strong start, “Sbornaya” slightly “stalled” with 4:4 in a good game in which Colombians stalking some 13 minutes “hibernation” Russian “Bear” Lev Yashin and his “shuffle” goals 4 goals. Against urusite “playing superiority of the Soviet Union has more than its digital terms – 2:1. Moreover, the first match in this group is Uruguay – Colombia – 2:1. Who knows, it is actually soothing?

France 1938 – The Quarterfinals

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Italy team 1938On quarterfinal receive expected results and things start to be arranged: 1. Hungary-Switzerland – 2:0. Easy game for Hungary. They even do not bend very much. 2. Sweden-Cuba – 8:0. Ah, what the Swedes were lucky at this World Championship! Not long that quarterfinals not have played and 1 seconds, but here they fell at the lightest competitor. Especially given that Cuba’s been squeezed up those 210 minutes of unparalleled world football glory in their history, the 1/8 finals. Say “unparalleled” and really should say “eternal” because Cuba is the first and last part of the football World Cup. Well, at least while I’m alive! (I like to joke grandfather Lord, I ask if it will become a normal country, and he turn away: “I happen will happen! But I do not know whether I am alive!”). 3. Italy-France – 3:1. This game will remain in history with demonstrated for the first time “reverse scissors” – famous impact of Silvio Piola, which to this day is called “a’la Piola. Whether the victory was due to the strong play of adzurite “or rather the result of domestic kindness” to “cocks”? This time will tell. (more…)