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World Cup day 12

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 El Hadary the star but Saudis take spoils
Saudi Arabia 2-1 Egypt

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 A 45 year old makes history
Evergeen Essam El Hadary
Taking Faryd Mondragon’s record
Saving Fahad Al Muwallad’s penalty

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 There’s that Red forward
Salah the Egyptian gem
Brilliantly lobbing the ball
Over Yasser Al-Mosailem

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 El Hadary conceded two
His countrymen left bereft
Salman Al Faraj’s spot kick
Al Dawsari with seconds left

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Charruas make it three on the trot
Uruguay 3-0 Russia

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 The home party is muted
Cut to size in Samara
Fernando Muslera breaks a record
His country’s most capped ever

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Russia had scored eight goals
Home support makes them tick
Falling behind to the Charruas
Suarez drilled a clever free kick

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Worse for Cherchesov’s boys
Cheryshev was unlucky
Akinfeev blocked Bentancur
But Cavani pounced for three

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Ansarifard quells Quaresma
Iran 1-1 Portugal

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Somehow unfulfilled
Yet so colourful a career
His right foot flick pure madness
That for you is Ricky Quaresma

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Television is taking control
VAR once again to the fore
Ronaldo fluffs a penalty
He’s still on goal number four

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 Lucky escape for Ronaldo
VAR once again to the fore
Ansarifard’s penalty spot on
Portugal second and a little bit sore

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 VAR leaves La Roja leading group
Spain 2-2 Morocco

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 Spain survive a scare
As VAR catches many on the hop
Iran’s late goal against Portugal
Sees La Roja finish top

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Morocco are home and
They’re really not so bad
Khalid Boutaib keeps his cool
Isco levels in Kalinigrad

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 Youssef En-Nesyri heads a second
VAR awards Aspas’ flick
Spain will now play Russia
Maroc get ready to go home

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 25 06 18

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 number7
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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/world-cup-day-12/