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2010 World Cup Preview: Group A

Group A: South Africa, Mexico, France, Uruguay

The Lowdown

Group A is one of many intriguing groups in this World Cup where the top two places will really be fought over. Traditionally the hosts are handed a favorable draw, however South Africa received no such favors this time around as Carlos Alberto Parreira’s side were dealt a difficult section. France may have squeaked in just, however they will be the favorites in this group. That is not to say that Mexico and Uruguay won’t be fighting it out for the top two spots. South Africa is arguably one of the weakest hosts in recent memory, but no host has ever failed to qualify for the knockout round so history is on their side.

What Should Happen

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Wednesday Morning Kick-Off

Two unexpected results yesterday in the Champions’ League as Inter Milan and CSKA Moscow both won and went through to the last eight. Heartbreak for Chelsea and Sevilla, but joy in Italy and Russia. The Premier League is widely considered as the top league in Europe, yet two of the big four will now not be in the quarterfinals. Anyway, read on about the Champions’ League and my fascination with the Mexico-North Korea friendly in what is a shortened Morning Kick-Off today (hey, we gotta work too!). Continue reading

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