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Turkey stuffs Czech Republic

David Hirshey and Roger Bennett review Sunday's games and eye Monday's matches. Diary

Updated: June 16, 2008, 4:08 PM ET
By David Hirshey and Roger Bennett | Special to Page 2

You know how you're always hearing those soccerphobes going on about how the sport doesn't have enough scoring or drama or violence to appeal to the American fan's taste? At times they may even have a point. Who can argue that much of the recent Champions League competition wasn't a yawnapolooza of nil-nil caution in which coaches drew up their game plans based solely on how not to lose rather than how best to win?

That's what makes the first round of Euro 2008 such a thrilling ...

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