There is not much for me to say about today’s match: it has already been said, not even an hour after the match’s conclusion. We even broke Twitter, twice the whole network seized up – too many of us telling each other all about it.
It was a game of two halves, and two nervous teams. Throughout the first act South Africa was afraid to attack, and the whole side seemed to play stopper. Mexico was the opposite – too quick to attack, too quick to strike, throwing away one great chance after another. Siphiwe Tshabalala’s 55th minute screamer was made the instant South Africa connected as an attacking side – lightening quick and strong it caught El Tri’s defense completely by surprise. Mexico’s one goal was both quick and deliberate – Guardado found M