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Germany deserved to win 2014 World Cup, feels Baichung

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:51

Mario Goetze scored the lone goal for Germany against Argentina to hand the former a World Cup Trophy after 24 years at the Maracana on Sunday. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Germany played really well and were the outright champions in Brazil.

FIFA World Cup 2014: The final will be a Messi vs Mueller contest, says Baichung

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:59

The Netherlands blanked sorry Brazil 3-0 to take the third place, whereas, Argentina and Germany will lock horns in the final on Sunday. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said the final is a game between Lionel Messi and Thomas Mueller. He also added that Brazil were too dependent on Neymar as the hosts succumbed to their second successive loss.

Brazil would be under pressure against Dutch after drubbing by Germany, fells Baichung

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 13:39

The Netherlands will be up against the host nation Brazil in today`s match for the third place, whereas, Argentina and Germany will lock horns in the final, scheduled to take place on Sunday.

Brazil`s 1-7 defeat against Germany is the biggest upset of the tournament: Baichung

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:50

Argentina and Germany are gearing up for the final of FIFA World Cup 2014, scheduled to take place on Sunday, whereas, Netherlands will play against host nation Brazil for the third place on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Messi is one step away from becoming a legend, says Baichung

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:43

In the second semi-final, Argentina edged past Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout on Wednesday to set up a summit clash with Germany.

Brazil missed skipper Silva more than Neymar against Germany, says Baichung

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:03

In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said it was a humiliating defeat that would remain as the `black mark` in the history of Brazilian football.

Brazilian fans should control their emotions over Neymar`s injury, says Baichung

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:35

Colombia got a warm reception back home and so did the French side. And also Brazil taking on Germany in the semi-final on Wednesday which promises to be an important clash.

Lionel Messi is still man of the tournament for me, says Baichung

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 11:26

Argentina and Netherlands have set up a semifinal clash of the FIFA World Cup 2014, as they beat Belgium and Costa Rica, respectively on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung expresses concern for Neymar-less Brazil

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:35

Brazil overcame Colombia 2-1 as Neymar was stretchered off. He is going to miss the rest of the tournament. On the other hand, Germany pipped France 1-0 to set up Brazil showdown. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said Neymar`s injury will be a big blow for Brazil. He also lauded James Rodriguez and cited he will win the Golden Boot award. He also praised Manuel Neuer in Germany`s victory.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung wants Hulk, Fred to ease pressure off Neymar

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:47

As the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 start today, its battle of the world`s heavyweights who know a win could get them to the last-four. Germany are pitted against France as hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Hulk and Fred need to help Neymar for Brazil. He also added that the flu that hit several German players will be a blow against France.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung hails 'classy' Messi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 11:32

In the last two matches of Round of 16, Argentina and Belgium booked their berth in the quarter-finals after beating Switzerland and USA respectively.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Heat could be a worrying factor apart from Messi for Switzerland, feels Baichung

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 20:43

In the round of 16, Argentina will face Switzerland in the first tie of the day post which Belgium will be up against a resolute USA. Baichung strongly feels that Switzerland still have a good chance to pull off an upset.

Substitute did the trick for France against Nigeria, feels Baichung

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:29

In the round of 16, France overcame resolute Nigeria, whereas, Germany beat Algeria in extra-time. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung said that France forced out a good result. And he also praised German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for his effort. Baichung also favoured Argentina to get a desired result against Switzerland in today`s tie.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung warns Germany, France of `physical game` in Round of 16

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:51

In the round of 16, France will be up against Nigeria, whereas, Germany will lock horns with Algeria. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung said that France and Germany will have to face more of a physical challenge in their respective matches.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Mexico performed better but luck favoured Netherlands, says Baichung

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:09

Netherlands changed their fortunes after coming back from behind to eliminate Mexico 2-1. Costa Rica`s dream run continued as they saw off Greece. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung says that the Dutch didn`t deserve to win as Mexico looked better.

Robin van Persie`s 'flying' header against Spain is still my favourite goal of this World Cup, says Baichung

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:55

In the round of 16, Netherlands will be up against Mexico, whereas, Costa Rica will lock horns with Greece today.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung hails Chile`s game; compares Sanchez to Messi, Ronaldo

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:47

Brazil beat Chile in penalty shoot-out, whereas, James Rodriguez`s brace see Colombia blank Uruguay on Saturday. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung feels the host nation should have played well as Chile were the better team. He also praised Julio Cesar and James Rodriguez.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil are the favourites to win against Chile, says Baichung

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 19:52

Brazil will lock horns with Chile, whereas, Colombia meet Uruguay on Saturday, as the knock-out stage is set to take off.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Suarez’s suspension is a huge loss for Uruguay, says Baichung

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:51

With Brazil take on Chile and Colombia meeting Suarez-less Uruguay on Saturday, the knock-out stage is set to take off. In an exclusive chat with Rishabh Sharma of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung feels Brazil will see the game off against Chile. He also said that the suspension was a bit too much for Luis Suarez and it is a big loss for Uruguay.

FIFA World Cup: Baichung criticises Luis Suarez for another biting incident

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:39

In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung slammed the 27-year-old for his behaviour.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung hails `captain Messi`, but says Neymar would win Golden Boot

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 09:33

In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia hailed Messi`s improved game as a skipper but also said that Neymar would win the Golden Boot award.

FIFA World Cup: Neymar is the favourite to win Golden Boot award, feels Baichung

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:55

Brazilian striker Neymar played yet another pivotal role for his side, as Brazil defeated Cameroon 4-1 to top their group and advance into Round of 16.

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