November 16, 2009

International weekend roundup

Welcome to the World Cup party New Zealand, Nigeria and Cameroon!

Egypt scored a goal in the 5th minute of extra time against Algeria to keep its W.C. dream alive, it needed a 2-0 result. The rematch between the two teams is Wednesday in Sudan.

Here are the results of the UEFA playoff first legs: Russia 2-1 Slovenia, Ireland 0-1 France, Portugal 1-0 Bosnia, Ukraine 0-0 Greece.

Uruguay also won 1-0 over Costa Rica in the CONMEBOL/CONCACAF playoff.

Friendlies are rarely a big deal, but Brazil beat England 1-0. Spain also beat Argentina 2-1.

Not far from that field of 32 now, are we...?

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