By the time you read this, the latest chapter in the often acrimonious history of England versus Germany fixtures will likely be over.‚ If you‚ live outside of England or Germany and, therefore, do not have these committed to memory, here are the key historical World Cup moments:
Italy mounted a fabulous late surge against Slovakia. All of a sudden, after two full matches and 80 minutes of mediocrity, the Italian game did a 180 - every cross became dangerous, every outside shot potentially lethal.
Crazy, crazy, crazy! That is the only way to describe today's game between South Africa and France. Most likely needing to win by at least three goals and for the Uruguay - Mexico game to be decided by two to three goals, it seemed South Africa had a very large mountain to climb.