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Post-match report of the group-stage match of the 1962 World Cup between Argentina and England, which the latter won by a score of 3-1.
The article actually previews all the matches of the group stage, with specific attention to the England vs. Argentina game. It laments the violence on the field, particularly the Italy vs. West Germany game, which has led to a string of injuries…
Having previously stated the many faults of preparation the magazine allows itself a chance to say 'I told you so'.
Juxtaposing European efficiency and brute strength with Argentine ineptitude and lack of preparation, Bessio offers a damning assessment of Argentine soccer.
Argentina's soccer has stagnated while the world improves
England's triumph in 1966 was corrupt, influenced by FIFA chair Stanley Rouss, and affected an Argentina that should have contended for the trophy.
More than sports magazines, River does not hold back its criticism of England. It juxtaposes Argentine 'animals' with English 'thieves'.
By defeating Spain and (favorite) West Germany, Argentina's succes is depoicted a evidence of its quality (not a miracle) and its march towards the final.
Lack of seriousness, training, and discipline marred the performance of Argentina in comparison to European (and even Brazilian) players
After losing to Germany 3-1, Argentina beat Northern Ireland 3-1 and then lost to Czechoslovakia 6-1 Author blames the lack of professional seriousness by Argentine players in comparison to Europeans Argentine players enjoy soccer, but do not live…
Author look at the conditioning of European players and the parity that currently exists in world soccer He concludes that if Argentina is to maintain a supposed preeminence in world soccer, it needs to add European discipline, training, and…
After an analysis of who performed best on the international stage, this news brief concludes that West Germany-champion of the 1954 World Cup-is the best soccer nation in the world
Sensing that fans are angry, and ready to confront players upon their return, Goles suggests that a measured, serious, response is the best course of action to take after fans welcomed the national team with a hostile reception at Ezeiza airport.
Like other sports publications, Goles raises questions about the state of Argentine fútbol and reminds readers that warning signs appeared over the previous year. A call for serious reform also begins to surface.
The titles of the various articles in Goles indicate that a dose of reality (and pessimism) shook the Argentine sports media: "crude reality," a "happy start," "Germany knew how to make its efficiency prevail," and "there were many failures." Of note…
The title says it all: "If we play 'our' soccer, the problem will be for everyone else"
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