"almost entirely"? "initiated by the Nigerian player"? Really?
Headed toward's Argentina's goal, what I still see is both Marscherano and his Nigerian opponent appeared to be jointly moving together as Marscherano attempted to step in, put on the brakes and his arms wrap 'round the Nigerian as the latter's progress continues and he pushes off. Debatable call, yes, but "Contact was almost entirely initiated by the Nigerian player" appears similarly questionable.
I'd like to watch the Mexico v. Sweden game, but I hate the announcers so much I'll put on Germany v. Korea. I can't stand the play-by-play guy. Everything is based and/or forced. He's like the John Sterling of soccer. I'm sure I insulted a soccer legend, but ugggh.
What a crazy morning! Sweden had lots of missed chances on the first half and they laid the hammer on the second half. After that third goal I bet a lot of Mexican fans were sweating it out. Had Germany scored, and not allowed two late goals to SK, Mexico would have been knocked out! Crazy!
Second round of games will be just as good, hopefully. It's possible Brazil gets knocked out too.
Only group after that to watch is H.
In the end, it's going to be an all Europe/South American knock out round. Only Mexico and one of Japan/Senegal will be the non European or South American team. Pretty nuts.
So one side of the bracket is stacked with powerhouse teams and tomorrow could add Belgium/England and possibly Colombia. Wow!! Uruguay, Portugal, Argentina, France, Brazil, and Mexico already there....wow!