FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Honduras

Honduras is in Group E for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Honduras won three games playing home and one game playing away with totally of three draws and three losses. Honduras has qualified thrice before for World Cup and has never went through the first round of the World Cup, in fact, they did not … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Ecuador

Ecuador is in Group E for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Ecuador made their World Cup debut in 2002 and has since qualified three of four times to the tournament. Ecuador has also progressed into the knockout stages of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Ecuador produced the 45% of their goals from headers, the … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Japan

Japan is in Group C for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Japan was the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup and this is their fifth consecutive World Cup appearance. Japan’s main threat is scoring from the air as they have scored 30% of goals from headers, which made them the 7th highest … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Croatia

Croatia is in Group A for the 2014 Brazil world cup. Croatia scored 43% of goals from inside the goal area (i.e. the 6 yard box,) which is the highest of any team headed for Brazil. The Croatian wings also created the most chances, as nearly two-thirds of their goals was set up from a … Read more

FIFA World Cup Team Analysis – Greece

Greece is in Group C for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. The strength of Greece lies in its defense, which has helped them keep a higher number of clean sheets. They were also one of the four teams which has not conceded a goal from outside their penalty area and one of the three teams … Read more

Costa Rica World Cup Team Analysis

Costa Rica watched the World Cup Draw through their fingers and their worst fears came true. Drawn with Italy, Uruguay, and England, the Ticos will be eager to simply pick up points against those title contenders. With the loss of Evertonian Bryan Oviedo, Jorge Luis Pinto’s men will be trying to make up the talent … Read more

Mexico World Cup Team Analysis

The Mexicans have endured a very rocky road to the World Cup and they were not rewarded with a friendly draw, although it must be said it’s much better than their traditional rivals to the north’s draw. Placed in with the home nation, a sneakily talented Croatia squad and a Cameroonian squad that is not … Read more

United States World Cup Team Analysis

The World Cup Draw was far from kind to Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad, but the Americans will not shy away from their tough draw. Arch-nemesis Ghana, Jurgen’s native Germany, and Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal stand in their way from progressing. They have been gifted a ferocious travel schedule as well and will be playing Portugal in the … Read more

Portugal World Cup Team Analysis

The Portuguese will be looking to take their former colony by storm and advance out of the Group of Death. Pitted against Ghana, The United States, and Germany, their road will not be easy but with Cristiano Ronaldo, the road does look much brighter for Paulo Bento’s men. The Portuguese will be looking to strike … Read more