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FIFA World Cup 2022
« on: November 20, 2022, 08:06:23 PM »
Monday  USA vs Wales... from what I read the US team isn't very good and not really expected to do well... anyway... I will be watching and hope for a good show. Been to Qatar and they must have paid a lot of money to FIFA...lol...

https://worldsoccertalk.com/world-cup-tv-schedule/

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/11/20/fans-across-the-middle-east-tune-in-for-historic-world-cup-day
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2022, 02:40:07 PM »
1-0 USA! And they've been controlling the tempo of the game so far. Helluva start!

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2022, 03:03:18 PM »
1-0 USA! And they've been controlling the tempo of the game so far. Helluva start!

Agreed!!!
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2022, 04:02:17 PM »
Kinda lucky to come away with a draw... but wtf do I know...lol
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2022, 05:12:24 PM »
Yeah, probably played better than the rest of the world predicted.
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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2022, 12:16:02 PM »
Yeah, probably played better than the rest of the world predicted.

I think the USA was expected to win that match and the outcome was a bit of a disappointment. I also think that none of the teams in Group B will trouble England too much - though I guess you never know with soccer (just ask the Argies about that!).
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« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2022, 10:29:01 AM »
and now Germany goes down to Japan

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« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2022, 05:39:33 PM »
USA and England tied.  I'll take that.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2022, 06:13:23 PM »
We certainly had plenty of chances
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2022, 03:13:22 PM »
We certainly had plenty of chances

USA really should have won that one. I guess they're missing the final product or whatever - but overall, they were far more impressive. If they keep it up against Iran, they should hopefully go through.
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2022, 07:59:04 AM »
Was there some controversy between Iran and Germany regarding accusations of dirty play?
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #11 on: November 28, 2022, 06:17:24 PM »
Hmmm... I wonder what kind of hijinks or displays occur tomorrow before during and after the match. I expect some sort of fireworks...
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2022, 06:49:47 AM »
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The Iranian regime is coordinating with Qatari officials to suppress public acts of defiance among Iranians in Doha, including members of the Iranian national football team. An anonymous FIFA security official told CNN that IRGC members chastised Iranian players for failing to sing the national anthem in the November 21 match against England, suggesting that Qatar either assisted with or permitted IRGC extraterritorial operations in Doha. The source added that Iranian officials had threatened to torture the family members of Iran team players who demonstrated sympathy with anti-regime protesters and forbade them from interacting with foreigners.[10] The New York Times similarly reported on November 21 that Qatari officials banned Iranian fans from attending matches if they possessed pre-1979 Iranian flags, further corroborating reports of Qatari-Iranian cooperation to suppress anti-regime activity in Doha.[11] Anti-regime outlet Iran International additionally published a November 27 report claiming that Iranian and Qatari officials secretly coordinated to control which Iranians attend the World Cup matches.[12] The November 27 report included the leaked Black Reward audio file allegedly featuring Ghoureishi, wherein an official claimed that Basij officials had identified over 500 ”counterrevolutionaries” attending the tournament.[13] Ghoureishi claimed that Qatari officials promised to prevent Iranian attendees from displaying pre-1979 flags and engaging in other acts of dissent.[14]

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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2022, 02:58:44 PM »
Nice goal!  I think we should get plenty more opportunities in second half...
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Re: FIFA World Cup 2022
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2022, 04:25:42 PM »
Wasn't thrilled with our second half strategy... if Iran would have played the entire game like the second half they may have won... But we won so... on to the Netherlands...
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