portugal-spain: when neither team sucks


The first match to defeat my efforts to stay awake. The match itself wasn't much help, but I tried to take a quick nap between the first two matches of the day, awoke 15 minutes into the match, played catch-up on the DVR, and never really got interested. The scariest event came when Nordin Amrabat of Morocco, arguably the best player on the pitch, slammed his head on the grass. From Deadspin:

"Morocco Player Physically Restrained From Re-Entering Game After Bashing Head Against The Ground"

There couldn't have been a worse ending for Morocco: