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.
Friday 11 July 2014
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.
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.