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World Cup day 17

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Hosts pull off shock to reach last eight
Spain (3) 1-1 (4)

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Sack your manager
On the eve of the cup
Bring in a legend
Hope it all adds up

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Wrestling Ignashevich into his own net
Ramos tried hard to claim as his
In later years this comical moment
Will feature on a sports quiz

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Dzyuba puts away the penalty
Mother Russia’s children rejoice
Extra time and penalties
166 million Russians raise their voice

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Now it’s down to the keepers
De Gea feels the pain
Akinfeev and his left leg
Koke and Aspas the villains for Spain

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 01 07 18

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8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Penalty shoot sees Croatia home
Croatia (3) 1-1 (2) Denmark

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 It wasn’t even a minute
Croatia’s defence looked tipsy
Jorgensen is alert
Before the clock struck sixty

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 You score, we level
That’s only fair
Croatia go back upfield
Mandzukic makes it square

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Schmeichel pulled off three saves
With him the Danes are rich
Alas not this shootout
Settled by Ivan Rakitic

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13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 number7
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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/world-cup-day-17/