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7 Thoughts on Brazil vs Paraguay

It’s late, I’m tired, and more than a little frustrated with the Seleção at the moment, so this might not be the most coherent article I’ve ever written.  But I do have a few thoughts on the match that I want to share, as I’ll be out for the rest of the week and won’t have a chance later.

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Brazil 1 Costa Rica 0 – Match Recap

Note: Rather than try to provide a detailed, comprehensive breakdown of every match, which I don’t have time for (and is covered through readers’ comments anyway) I’ve decided to try something new.  Starting now, match-specific articles will follow a specific template containing the following sections: Starting XI, substitutions, Pre-Match Storylines, Moments of Note, Tactical  Themes, and Five-a-Side (five players who stood out to me, either positively or negatively.)  In this way, I can hopefully:

  • Write recaps more consistently
  • Cover the broad strokes so that anyone who didn’t watch the match would still get a feel for how it unfolded
  • Enable individual readers to dive deeper into the details with their comments

So without further ado… Continue reading