I just caught the Portugal v France semi-final and it was a dire game.
And it seems every game I’ve seen was rubbish; Switzerland v Ukraine, France v Switzerland, Brazil v Croatia and every other game, not to mention every England match.
What the hell is wrong?
There seems to be a big effort to play negative, boring football and when very, very average teams such as Germany, France and Portugal reach the penultimate round of a World Cup then something is very wrong.
I will admit to falling asleep as I tried to watch quite a few of these ‘world class’ matches. Do I have narcolepsy? Possibly but I doubt it.
Past it players like Zidane suddenly become a match-winner again, after playing poorly for the last few seasons. Hell, even Patrick Vieira looks half decent in this World Cup.
They’ve even made the ball lighter to make things more difficult for the goalkeepers but there is still a lack of action on the goal front.
The most exciting action is from the referees and how many yellow and red cards they will produce!
I hate to think what the World Cup Final is going to be like on
(Edit: The World Cup Final is obviously on Sunday, not Friday. Maybe I do have narcolepsy…)
Final’s are usually boring anyway and this World Cup is going to guarantee possibly the longest 90 minutes you will ever witness.