Colombia beat Peru 1-0 in World Cup qualifying

Peru 0 – Colombia 1 (2014 World Cup qualifier, June 3, 2012) James Rodriguez capitalised on a defending mistake in the area in the 52nd minute and slotted home a shot from eight yards.

Boca Juniors reach the cup final beating Merlo 5-4 on penalties; Racing down River on pens

Boca Juniors 1 – Deportivo Merlo 1 (Pens. 5-4) (Copa Argentina, June 3, 2012) The match swung in Boca’s favour midway through the second half when playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme curled a stunning set-play into the top corner. With virtually the last kick of the game Alejandro Friedrich slapped home a 25-yarder to equalise for Merlo. Racing 0 […]

Mphela saves South Africa from embarrassing Ethiopia defeat; Benin beat Mali 1-0

South Africa 1 – Ethiopia 1 (2014 World Cup qualifier, June 3, 2012) Ethiopia took the lead just before the half-hour mark with a powerful shot from Said Saladin, but Bafana Bafana avoided a humiliating defeat when Katlego Mphela rescued a point for the hosts in the final stages. Benin 1 – Mali 0 (2014 World Cup […]

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