Decade series

The greatest games of the decade

December 15, 2009
By Tom Adams
It may have been the decade in which Jose Mourinho coined the phrase "parking the bus", but the past ten years have provided no shortage of brilliant attacking football, high drama and real controversy. These are the ten games that, more than any others, contained all the elements that make up an unforgettable match.

Spain 4-3 Yugoslavia, 2000

In what was a memorable first major tournament of the new millennium, one game in particular stood out as Spain, needing a win to reach ...

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