Yvonne Matute

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Who can replace Landon Donovan?

<i>For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer</i><p>NATAL, Brazil – Once the shock and anger finally subsided, the …

Messi scores and lifts Argentina 2-1 over Bosnia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It took Lionel Messi just over an hour in Argentina's World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina to show why so many fans …

England are flummoxed by Andrea Pirlo again as Italy's pass master dominates midfield

Thirty-five-year-old was successful with 103 of his 108 passes in a sweltering Manaus, the best record of any player at the World Cup so far<p>It was not as if <b>England</b> had been taken by surprise. Ever since the <b>World Cup</b> draw was made six months ago, Roy Hodgson has been answering questions about Andrea …

Germany vs. Portugal, 2014 World Cup: A primer for new fans

This game sees two late arrivals everybody's desperate to see: one of the best teams in the world, and the best player in the world finally make their entrance in the 2014 World Cup.<p>Germany are probably the last real giant of the tournament to wake from their slumber and get in on the action, so …

Cristiano Ronaldo: How Germany can stop Portugal star in World Cup 2014 opener

Germany must stifle the supply line and double up on Cristiano Ronaldo if they are to nullify his talents in the World Cup Group G game on Monday<p>Inevitably enough, much of the talk beforehand has centred around <b>Germany</b>’s plans to stifle Cristiano Ronaldo. Stop him, after all, and you go an awfully …

World Cup 2014: Tournament of glorious unpredictability offers joyous journey into the unknown

Everyone has been taken aback by the way these finals have panned out so far, the game’s glorious unpredictability causing a frantic realigning of sights<p>Let me recount a story I quite like. For five years, scientists at the Institute for Animal Health in Edinburgh had been carrying out experiments …

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Flooding a concern ahead of USA vs Ghana match

In several hosting cities the rainy season is coming to an end and anyone who witnessed the heavy downpour that started during Mexico’s game with Cameroon on Friday, will have an idea of the type of conditions that might be encountered over the next few weeks.<p>That downpour in Natal turned out to be …

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Belgium vs. Algeria, 2014 World Cup preview: Les Fennecs capable of causing an upset

Algeria may be one of the most underrated sides heading into this World Cup, and could cause an upset against Belgium in their first group game.<p>Belgium head into this World Cup with great expectation on their shoulders. Their golden generation has delivered some of the finest players around, from …

Lionel Messi Is Here to Stay

Messi has validated his name in the World Cup. He drew up a fantastic goal in his classic Barcelona style.<p>Lionel Messi Is Here to Stay<p>06/15/2014<p>Messi has validated his name in the World Cup. He drew up a fantastic goal in his classic Barcelona style. The team struggled but fitted together in this …

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