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The Cup Running Over


June 17, 2010 6:48 PM

Two Telling Stats Early in the Tournament

1) Number of times a team from western Europe lost to a team from outside western Europe at the 2006 tournament (excluding penalty shootouts) -- 0.

Number of times a team from western Europe already has lost to a team outside western Europe -- 1.


2) Record of South American teams at the tourney so far: 5-0-2

Record of African teams: 1-5-2

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