Saturday 12 July 2014
A lack of titles has earned the German coach little appreciation as Jogi Löw needs the World Cup more than ever, writes Aditya Bajaj.
Friday 11 July 2014
Argentina have sneaked through their games with a stubborn defence and a bit of Messi magic. Goal's Brendon Netto explains why they must carry that ploy into the finals.
Tuesday 8 July 2014
Having already lost Neymar through injury, Goal's Brendon Netto suggests that Thiago Silva's suspension is just as big a blow for Brazil as they prepare to face Germany.
Saturday 5 July 2014
After a spirited France side was kept relatively quite by the Germans, Goal's Brendon Netto picks out experience as the vital difference between the two teams.
Friday 4 July 2014
As France face Germany in the quarter-finals, Goal's Brendon Netto discusses the strengths of each side's midfield and their differences...
Wednesday 2 July 2014
With Messi having to conjure a win for Argentina again, Goal's Brendon Netto lists their lack of an accomplished passer in midfield as one of their chief shortcomings.
Tuesday 1 July 2014
In light of France's 2-0 victory over Nigeria, Goal's Brendon Netto believes they are only more accomplished now that they finally endured a stern assessment.
Friday 27 June 2014
Paulinho hasn't made much of an impact at the World Cup so far while Fernandinho burst onto the scene in the second half against Cameroon. Here's why the latter should be starting.
Sunday 22 June 2014
Goal's Brendon Netto believes that in a thrilling 2-2 draw, Ghana showed Germany just what they are lacking to be the complete side.
Winning the World Cup or the Champions League is about team work and should not be a barometer to judge an individual player and his greatness, writes Aditya Bajaj.
Thursday 19 June 2014
Having crashed out of the World cup, Goal's Brendon Netto picks out Spain's stubborn ways as the chief reason for their demise.
Tuesday 17 June 2014
Following Pepe's red card that seemingly ruined the contest, Goal's Brendon Netto explains why Germany still deserves credit for their performance.
Monday 16 June 2014
Ronaldo will naturally be the center of attention when Portugal face Germany but Goal's Brendon Netto suggest that the real responsibility lies with the players behind him.
Sunday 15 June 2014
A decent showing from England still ended in defeat. Goal's Brendon Netto credits Italy's triumph to their resistance of their opponents' pace...
Saturday 14 June 2014
On the back of an astounding result which saw Netherlands trash Spain 1-5, Goal's Brendon Netto explains why the win was no accident.
The Italians have been perennial slow starters at major tournaments, a habit that could hamper their chances and must change in Brazil writes Aditya Bajaj.
Friday 13 June 2014
Despite Brazil's 3-1 opening win against Croatia, they were far from convincing. Goal's Brendon Netto reckons the early wake-up call is just what Scolari's men needed.
Thursday 12 June 2014
Messi and Argentina seem geared up for this World Cup. Goal's Brendon Netto explains why this is the Barcelona man's best chance to taste glory with the national side.
Tuesday 10 June 2014
Goal analyzes all the eight groups in this year's world cup. Continuing with our series, we take a look at Group E.
Monday 9 June 2014
Goal analyzes all the eight groups in this year's world cup. Continuing with our series, we take a look at Group D.