the last time on Tuesday.
miracles still happen in football. And Parreira knows very well that nothing but
a convincing victory will mean the continuation of his tenure as head
to fail to advance to the second round of the tournament. The country is
already in the history books for being the first from the African continent to
host this event.
specifically to steer the wheel in the World Cup, but with the Bafana campaign
coming to an end, it would mean “adeus” (goodbye)
as their fate is no longer in their hands. They would need a miracle to realise
their dream of advancing to the knockout – last 16 – stage.
Mexico, respectively, they need a high-scoring margin against each other if
they are to book a place in the next stage.
for Bafana and France.
World Cup on goal difference if either Mexico or Uruguay lose, but both of
these sides have a far superior goal difference to Bafana.
Uruguay beat Mexico by the same margin. After failing to score against Uruguay,
let alone creating scoring opportunities, expecting them to put three past the
1998 world champions is asking for the impossible if their performance against
Uruguay is anything to go by.
possible in football.
of the suspended Itumeleng Khune, said they still had hope.
football. We just have to believe and see what happens on the day.
will be no better way than to beat France,” said the Orlando Pirates’ No 1
victory over France, even if it may not be enough to take them through.
hands. But we will go there and do our best,” said Modise.
and deploy an attacking formation.
Nigeria having lost two matches already.
beat South Korea and hope Greece lose to Argentina, who are almost home and dry
after winning their opening two matches.
US after holding England to a 0-0 draw on Friday. In fact, any of the four Group
C teams – Algeria, England, USA and Slovenia – can still qualify.