NUMBERS DON’T LIE, BUT CAN THEY FIB?
Friday’s Brazil-Denmark quarterfinal in Nantes featured several curious statistical quirks. Denmark kept intact its record of never having failed to score in a World Cup match but lost its record of never losing a game in which Brian Laudrup scored.
BEAT THE RUSH, ROOT THEM HOME NOW
Bulgaria was welcomed home on its return to Sofia by exactly as many fans as the number of goals it scored in France 98--one.