A big win, but not a surprise

Holland 2
Brazil 1

It’s a huge win for the Dutch, but since I picked them to win the Cup, I wasn’t the least bit surprised. Cesar’s goal-tending was shaky, as is the longstanding Brazilian tradition, and the Brazilian players simply didn’t have the self-confidence of their legendary predecessors. The game should probably have finished 3-1 if the Dutch hadn’t been so concerned about burning clock that they couldn’t put away a three-on-zero opportunity in injury time.

In the other game, I can’t see Uruguay having any trouble with Ghana.