We analyse just how the Wellington Phoenix’s stop-start season meant they never really got going.
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Why the men from Wellington can challenge for A-League supremacy.
A moment of magic from substitute Mario Goetze in the 113th minute of extra-time helped Germany to their fourth World Cup title, beating a tactically-isolated Argentina in the 2014 gold-ribbon finale.
In a largely dull encounter, Argentina have progressed past the Netherlands on penalties in their FIFA World Cup Semifinal clash.
The brilliant Germans completely annihilated the host nation, scoring four goals in six minutes on their way to record-breaking rout.
Three-time World Champions Germany needed two goals from Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Oezil during extra-time to beat a heroically stubborn Algerian side in their Round of 16 clash.
The Belgium national team has sneaked past a thrilling American side in a nail biting clash, consolidated by an outstanding performance from 35-year-old goalkeeper Tim Howard and an energetic contribution from young star Julian Green.
The United States of America have been cruelly robbed at the last second from a direct place in the Round of 16 as Portugal climbed back to keep their World Cup dream alive in a 2-2 draw.
England have fallen victim to the lethal bite of Luis Suarez again.