Archive for July 2014

Dunga takes over from Scolari

Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 9:27pm
Former Brazil captain Dunga has taken over the reins from Scolari to coach Brazil again.

Dunga was in charge for four years from 2006 up to the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.

The team bowed out in the quarter-finals when they lost to the eventual runners up Netherlands.

Like Dunga Scolari was on his second team coaching Brazil but his team suffered a humiliating 7-1 defeat at the hands of champions Germany.

Here is some stats for Brazil in the group stages where Scolari looked he had team that could challenge for the trophy:

Brazil Group stages
Played3
Points7
Won2
Drawn1
Lost0
Goal difference5
Clean sheets1
Failed to score2
Goals scored7
Goals conceded2
Ave. goals scored2.3
Ave. goals conceded0.7
Biggest winCameroon 1 - 4 Brazil
Biggest lossNo loss
Scored 3 or more2
Conceded 3 or more0
Scored 5 or more0
Conceded 5 or more0


Here is a table showing all the goals scored by each team:



TeamGoals
Iran1
Honduras1
Cameroon1
Russia2
Japan2
Italy2
England2
Nigeria3
Korea3
Greece3
Ecuador3
Australia3
Uruguay4
Spain4
Portugal4
Ivory Coast4
Ghana4
Bosnia4
USA5
Mexico5
Costa Rica5
Croatia6
Chile6
Belgium6
Switzerland7
Algeria7
Argentina8
France10
Brazil11
Colombia12
Netherlands15
Germany18

Total Goals Scored : 171

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Juventus settle for Allegri

Thursday, 17th July 2014 9:32pm
Juventus has appointed former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri to replace Antonio Conte who quit earlier this week.

Conte won the last three Serie A titles but without much progress in the Champions League.

Allegri was at AC Milan at the start of last season but was later replaced by Clarence Seedorf in December.

Here is the stats for Juventus in the 2013/14 season:


Juventus 2013/14y
Played38
Points102
Won33
Drawn3
Lost2
Goal difference57
Clean sheets22
Failed to score1
Goals scored80
Goals conceded23
Ave. goals scored2.1
Ave. goals conceded0.6
Biggest winJuventus 4 - 0 Catania
Juventus 4 - 0 Sassuolo
Biggest lossFiorentina 4 - 2 Juventus
Napoli 2 - 0 Juventus
Scored 3 or more13
Conceded 3 or more1
Scored 5 or more0
Conceded 5 or more0
Home matches
Played19
Points57
Won19
Drawn0
Lost0
Goal difference38
Goals scored47
Goals conceded9
Ave. goals scored2.5
Ave. goals conceded0.5
Away matches
Played19
Points45
Won14
Drawn3
Lost2
Goal difference19
Goals scored33
Goals conceded14
Ave. goals scored1.7
Ave. goals conceded0.7

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Germany wins 2014 World Cup

Sunday, 13th July 2014 3:41pm
Germany has won 2014 FIFA World Cup after beating Argentina 1-nil in the final after extra time.

Germany scored in the second half of extra time when the match looked like it was heading for penalties.

Germany finished being top goal scorers and without needing penalties to win a match.

Germany has now won four World Cups. They are one behind Brazil who have won five.

The next World Cup will be in Russia in 2014.

Here is the 2014 FIFA World Cup summary:

Number%
Matches played64
Home wins2843.8
Away wins2335.9
Drawn1320.3
Goalless draws710.9
Goals171
Goals/game2.7
First half goals6538.0
Second half goals10662.0
Home team goals 8147.4
Away team goals9052.6

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Netherlands claim third place

Saturday, 12th July 2014 3:55pm
The Netherlands have won the bronze medal after beating hosts Brazil 3-nil in the third place play-off match.

The results means that the host team has now shipped ten goals in its last two matches scoring just one on return.

Also seven of those ten goals Brazil has conceded have been in the first half.

The next match and the 64th of the World Cup will now be the final where Germany will play Argentina.

Here is the 2014 FIFA World Cup summary :

Number%
Matches played63
Home wins2742.9
Away wins2336.5
Drawn1320.6
Goalless draws711.1
Goals170
Goals/game2.7
First half goals6538.2
Second half goals10561.8
Home team goals 8047.1
Away team goals9052.9

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Brazil break goal margin trend

Wednesday, 9th July 2014 9:25pm
The first semi-final of the 2014 World Cup saw hosts Brazil lost 7-1 to Germany and Brazil became the first team in this World Cup to lose by more than four goals.

With two matches to go the most popular goal margin win is a one goal margin with the one for 6 goals not surprisingly being the least.

So far three teams have lost by a four goal margin including defending champions Spain.

Here is a table showing all winning goal margins so far at the 2014 FIFA World Cup:


Goal MarginFrequencyPercentage(%)
0 13 21.0
1 28 45.2
2 10 16.1
3 7 11.3
4 3 4.8
5 0 0
6 1 1.6

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Its Germany-Argentina final

Wednesday, 9th July 2014 5:02pm
The 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-finals produced 8 goals with all the goals scored in one match.

Germany scored five goals in a blistering first half and then two more in the second.

Brazil scored a face saving goal in the dying minutes of the match.

The other semi produced no goals during normal play and Argentina needed penalties to reach the final.

half-time.

Here is the 2014 FIFA World Cup summary so far:

Number%
Matches played62
Home wins2743.5
Away wins2235.5
Drawn1321.0
Goalless draws711.3
Goals167
Goals/game2.7
First half goals6337.7
Second half goals10462.3
Home team goals 8047.9
Away team goals8752.1

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2014 World Cup round 5 goals review

Saturday, 5th July 2014 7:25pm
The 2014 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals produced 5 goals as no team won by more a one goal winning margin.

3 goals were scored in the first half whilst 2 were scored after half-time.

Here is the 2014 World Cup summary so far:

Number%
Matches played60
Home wins2745.0
Away wins2135.0
Drawn1220.0
Goalless draws610.0
Goals159
Goals/game2.7
First half goals5836.5
Second half goals10163.5
Home team goals 7949.7
Away team goals8050.3

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Group winners rule round of 16

Tuesday, 1st July 2014 4:51pm
The 2014 FIFA World Cup round 4 produced 18 goals with all the group winners winning their matches.

3 goals were scored in the first half whilst 15 were scored after half-time.

None of the group runners up managed to reach the quarter-final stage and no team managed to score more than two goals.

Here is the 2014 World Cup summary so far:

Number%
Matches played56
Home wins2544.6
Away wins2035.7
Drawn1119.6
Goalless draws58.9
Goals154
Goals/game2.8
First half goals5535.7
Second half goals9964.3
Home team goals 7649.4
Away team goals7850.6

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