World Cup: R16: Uruguay vs. Portugal, 6/30/2018

Discussion in 'Soccer' started by Live in the Now, Jun 25, 2018.

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Who advances?

Poll closed Jun 30, 2018.
  1. Uruguay

    60.0%
  2. Portugal

    40.0%
  1. mouser

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    Ref has been really bad this game
     
  2. Stray Wasp

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    Greatest Obscenity All Time.
     
  3. LemmyUlanov55

    LemmyUlanov55 4th line grinder

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    Well, Rui Patricio isn't exactly a header monster.. :laugh:
     
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    This has turned to chaos. Hilarious that it was the goalie who got his head on the ball
     
  5. Chimaera

    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    This is bonkers. The ref hasn’t been up to this
     
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    They weren't going to win without Ronaldo anyway. Better off.
     
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    That’s it for CR7. Ugh.
     
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    Thanks for coming, CR7.
     
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    Portugal coach calling for VAR when it would have been a clear hand ball against them. :P
     
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    On one hand I feel like he has a tough job though with so many players hitting the ground with a gentle breeze.
     
  11. Chimaera

    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Cavani obviously can’t run, only has one leg.
     
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    Actually given the teams involved this was about as civilized and calm a way this game was ever going to end. I liked the ref's calm dismissal of most of the two teams' B.S.
     
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    No hand ball in the box.
     
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    Uruguay :thumbu:
     
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    VAMOS URUGUAY!!!
     
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    Better team won.
     
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    Portugal out Uruguay advances. Not a great reffing symposium.
     
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    Yoohoo, this WC is finally rid of the Messi-Ronaldo nonsense.
     
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    Chimaera same ol' Caps

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    Admittedly, with these two sides, it’s a hard job. But he didn’t give any cards basically all match. He let clear yellows go. It always was going to be physical with lots of rolling around. It’s Uruguay and Portugal. It’s a fight. He wasn’t up to it.
     
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    Fade me fam, I lost the two teams that I bet on...
     
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    Yea I’d say a great game marred by an official who was nowhere near up for the task.
     
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    Ref was great, really let the guys play and didn't get played by all the ritual flopping.

    Ronaldo's stupid yellow card at the end prevented me from going 5 for 5 on ESPN Match Predictor.
     
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    I support Uruguay, but I would not say they were better, period. Great strikers and some play-it-safe mentality unsupported by a goalie whose hand are rather shaky. I hope Cavani gets himself together though.
     
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    Amazing how Ronaldo hobbling off the field and making speeches into 2016 inspires his team to victory, but his being on the pitch in 2018 doesn't.

    Maybe that beard of his (which looks stuck-on rather than real) has created a reverse Samson effect.

    World Cups are better for having a Uruguay team that mixes talent and nastiness.
     
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    The guy right below your post nailed it. Once you begin calling every dive and flop and rollover by these divas, the match turns into a telenovela.
     

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