Germany 4-1 England: Germany Blooms In The City Of Roses, Eliminates England

Clinical counter attack from the young German team proved to be too good for Englishmen to handle. A brace from Muller ensured a quarter-final berth for National Mannschaft, after a goal each from Klose and Podolski had got the Germans off to a perfect start, in a match that would also be remembered for the wrong reasons. THT's Arnav Bose reviews the game that broke the English hearts.

World Cup’10 – Day 18: PREVIEW

Third day of the last sixteen clashes will feature two modern day powerhouses. While Netherlands take on Slovakia in the first match, five times champions Brazil will lock horns with their Latin American counterpart Chile. TheHardTackle's Nitin Goel previews both the matches for our readers to get a clear idea of what to expect from the encounters.

Brazil, the most successful nation has long been lauded as the team that plays most attractive football. But is this epithet completely correct in last two decades ? THT's Somnath Sengupta takes a cynical look at recent Brazilian teams, and compares them with the older teams. In Part-1 let us looks at the historical context of Brazil's association with Joga Bonito

World Cup’10 – Day 16: PREVIEW

Africa's first ever knockout WC matches are here. There is no room for error when Uruguay meet South Korea and USA meet Ghana. Let the real fun begin! TheHardTackle's Nipun Malhotra looks ahead to the day's action..