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by Rajiv
Sat Dec 03, 2022 6:09 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

In the last 16, expect wins for the Europeans,South Americans and France,Portugal in the all European clash. It's the Netherlands /USA battle which is tough to call and feel the Americans can scrape through or will make the task extremely difficult for the Dutch who really will have to play out if t...
by Rajiv
Sat Dec 03, 2022 4:41 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

And then of course came Richarlison's moment of magic -- an utterly sublime bicycle kick (or perhaps we should call it a side-scissor kick) to find the top right of the Serbian net (top left for the striker). Absolute magic! Richarlison had nothing to do with it.. It's the Yellow Brazil jersey whic...
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

Feel so bad about the Ghanaian's missing out, goofed it up with a feeble penalty kick in the opening minutes.

Anyway... Korea diluted that pain.
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

otherwise that blatant cheating incident by the Brits in denying the Germans a clear goal in the 66 WC is still fresh in my mind. This controversial decision as viewed by the refree could be interpreted as , the straight goal line but the spot where the ball landed after hitting the top bar the lin...
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

Not only the clearance but the immaculate cross was even better.

And yes heartening to see FIFA video guys being fair in their judgment, otherwise that blatant cheating incident by the Brits in denying the Germans a clear goal in the 66 WC is still fresh in my mind.
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

^^^ Japan has put every one on notice with their performances so far. And they (Japan) owe it Two... Two defining moments which made all of this possible... 1. The last 20 minutes against Germany 2. Mitoma clearing the ball inches from the line against Spain. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www3.nhk.or...
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 7:32 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

Yes USA has a clean sheet for the first time since the 30's & The Dutch have never been eliminated in the group stages before.

And one of these records will be broken after the USA/Dutch encounter.
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:48 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

^^^ Brazil looking increasingly likely to take the crown.

And the English the dark horses who perinially fall short at the final hurdle, but this time for the English to succeed, depends entirely on Southgate and his game plan for every ensuing matches.
by Rajiv
Fri Dec 02, 2022 1:30 am
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

Germany is knocked out, and Spain were on the brink, #2 Belgians also are shown the exit door.

What total mayhem at this World Cup - see saw battle if there was ever one.
by Rajiv
Tue Nov 29, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat
Topic: Interesting thing I found....
Replies: 651
Views: 108613

Re: Interesting thing I found....

^^^ If the kids blew your mind, imagine a dancer acting as young Krishna, doing the dance on the imagined serpent kALIya in a lake, and killing it on stage :) By the way, I think the short piece above from Arunaji may also be from the same incredible thillana by Oothukkad. I need to check it. Yes J...
by Rajiv
Tue Nov 29, 2022 7:13 am
Forum: General Chit Chat
Topic: Interesting thing I found....
Replies: 651
Views: 108613

Re: Interesting thing I found....

Who can tell me more about this artist and her style of music? I can, of course, search the web @Atithee, my Dad is in Hkg at this moment and he knows a thing or two about Indian Classical music and upon checking with him, Papa informed this style of music is based on "The Bols and steps of Bharat ...
by Rajiv
Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:09 am
Forum: Tennis Player Forums
Topic: Rohan Bopanna thread...
Replies: 2948
Views: 504160

Re: Rohan Bopanna thread...

Not sure whom Bops will be playing with, next year. I would have loved to suggest RamK, but I just don't know where RamK is these days, in his tennis and in handling his mental demons. It is looks unlikely that Rohan will partner Ram, and as things have panned out this year, in all possibility Roha...
by Rajiv
Fri Nov 25, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar
Replies: 55
Views: 807

Re: 2022 FIFA World Cup - Qatar

Netherlands & Equador play out an exciting 1 all draw, a match where the South Americans bit unlucky not to win , and surely would have been declared the winners had this match were to have been decided on the boxing points system. And with this draw Qatar makes the fastest exit of a host and now is...
by Rajiv
Thu Nov 24, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Asia-Australia ATP Challengers 2022
Replies: 191
Views: 6257

Re: Asia-Australia ATP Challengers 2022

Everybody has their tennis in complete shambles. Sumit, RamK, and Mukund particularly. Maybe not that bad with Prajnesh, but he also has things to work on. And here in lies the problem , as each of them is down in the dumps and they know, no one will be singled out and they can carry on with their ...
by Rajiv
Thu Nov 24, 2022 3:23 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Asia-Australia ATP Challengers 2022
Replies: 191
Views: 6257

Re: Asia-Australia ATP Challengers 2022

Now I am eagerly waiting for the IPL tournament, where our players have reserved their best form of this year ;). Pathetic. They should all be spending the next 5 weeks on a practice and physical work-out regimen, blocking out everything else. Everybody has their tennis in complete shambles. Precis...