Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hooligan's Daily: International Breaks Suck

Yesterday's Scores
World Cup Qualifying- OFC
Papua New Guinea 1-3 Tahiti
(Dabingyaba 45')-(Graglia 59', 85', Tehau 90')

Headlines
It's been a slow couple of days in the soccer world. Very few, if any headlines have been coming down the tubes and the first competitive match of the week kicked off at 2am in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. There was the Jeff Cassar sacking at RSL and Bastian Schweinsteiger making the move to MLS, but other than that there has been nothing. I find it hard to get excited for international friendlies that serve little purpose. I can, and will, enjoy the World Cup Qualifying matches this weekend, but I'm afraid these headlines sections will remain a little thin. Hopefully there's some international drama this weekend to fill the gap.

Today's Matches
World Cup Qualifying- CONMEBOL
Colombia v. Bolivia- 4:30pm- beIN
Paraguay v. Ecuador- 7pm
Uruguay v. Brazil- 7pm- beIN
Argentina v. Chile- 7:30pm
Venezuela v. Peru- 7:30pm

World Cup Qualifying- AFC
China v. South Korea- 7:35am- ESPN3
Syria v. Uzbekistan- 8am
Iraq v. Australia- 8am- ESPN3
Thailand v. Saudi Arabia- 8am
United Arab Emirates v. Japan- 11:30am- ESPN3
Qatar v. Iran 12pm

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