[WC2010] Game 05 - England vs. United States


Who do you think will win?  

160 members have voted

You do not have permission to vote in this poll, or see the poll results. Please sign in or register to vote in this poll.

Recommended Posts

The Teej

I always thought adding an extra player on adds 30 seconds? So why did the ref stop bang on 4 mins? Or are the rules for ET different in the WC?

Link to post
Share on other sites
Calum

:no:

I wasn't expecting a draw.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Konstanov

So uh...3-1 England, looks like England can't handle the pressure and chokes once more. Maybe next decade.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Argote

The game had some interesting moments, I think 1-1 is an ok score.

Link to post
Share on other sites
+Mystic

England's game is worst than expected. What an humiliating result against a second category team... :pinch:

No offense but having that kind of superior attitude and playing like that really don't go hand in hand.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Zain Adeel

did u watch the argentina match??

that was some entertainment.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Damo R.

I didn't think it would be a walk in the park and in a way I was right...fair result in the end really but England really underperformed

Link to post
Share on other sites
acnpt

England always manage to **** up, there goes most of my financial interest in them :laugh:....and Green Again!

Hopefully they will still finish 1st in the group.

Link to post
Share on other sites
azure.sapphire

I like the results. We played better than a would have expected (and got lucky as well).

Link to post
Share on other sites
what

Could have been worse, but could have been so much better. There was a decent spell with plenty of opportunities in the second half but they fell at the last hurdle. All in all, fairly disappointing, but it could easily have been 2-1 to USA if Green hadn't knocked that shot into the post.

Link to post
Share on other sites
]SK[

Frigging ITV HD. They put an advert on during the start. When the picture came on England had just scored. Why do ITV just suck at everything they do?

That was one annoying game. I gotta say that Onyewu was a blinding defender.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Darksoft

So once the USA gets the ball with that many people in the box, they have to slowly pass it out of their territory?

I'll do my best to explain the offside rule since I am not as knowledgeable as some members here about football.

You asked why doesn't the US just stay back and wait for the ball to be kicked to them when England pushed that many players for defense. The offside rule dictates that the offensive player(s) cannot be more advanced (closer to the other team's goal) than the second last defensive player (we're not counting the keeper) when performing an attack.

This is why players cannot just sit at the back and wait. They would be more advanced than all the defensive players and as soon as the ball was kicked in their direction they would be offsides.

I know I probably did a horrible job explaining it. It took me a while to get it myself. There are videos on youtube that would do a better job than me.

Link to post
Share on other sites
qdave

Good game but i wish England would have put more effort into scoring a second time.

Link to post
Share on other sites
drlacus

:pinch: That was unexpected :pinch:

Link to post
Share on other sites
Jonny_ Rockafella

Don't think Bobbity Green will be first choice again.

Link to post
Share on other sites
+Audioboxer

I love watching England in the world cup :rofl:

Link to post
Share on other sites
Steven P.

I love watching England in the world cup :rofl:

It's not like you can watch Scotland is it? :p

Link to post
Share on other sites
houlty

I love watching England in the world cup :rofl:

yeah, i love watching scotland too.... oh, hang on :laugh:

Link to post
Share on other sites
+Audioboxer

Hook line and sinker ;)

And watching Scotland in the World Cup is god awful laugh.gif

Link to post
Share on other sites
Garry

I'The offside rule dictates that the offensive player(s) cannot be more advanced (closer to the other team's goal) than the second last defensive player (we're not counting the keeper) when performing an attack.

You said the second-last defensive player. Therefore you ARE counting the keeper.

Link to post
Share on other sites
lamminium

When England scored a goal at the 4th minute, I thought the game was theirs. Didn't expect a draw, really. lol

This year's World Cup promises lots of wonders.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Argote

It's not like you can watch Scotland is it? :p

LOL, that was a nasty comment, hehe

Link to post
Share on other sites
rajputwarrior

:no:

I wasn't expecting a draw.

i was :)

Link to post
Share on other sites
HighwayGlider

IMO England played well. At least according to me, but they were not able to convert those numerous occasions into goals. I'd say they were not lucky. Nice performance. Also, the US did pretty well too.

GO ENGLAND!!!! :cool:

Link to post
Share on other sites
Singh400

Just listening to 5Live, and they nailed it. Everyone is on about '66, and how our first match back then was a draw. People, we need to get over oursevles. That was 44 years ago, everything has changed. Not to mention we ALL hype the crap out of England playing @ the WC.

Link to post
Share on other sites
This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.