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1) Who does she think was the better team?
England
Portugal
Neither
“England” and/or “Neither”
2) What game(s) does she talk abou?
England-Greece
England-Portugal
England-France
“England-Portugal” and/or “England-Greece”
3) What was 'terrible'?
The disallowed goal
Beckham's missed try
The fans in the stadium
“Beckham's missed try” and/or “The fans in the stadium”
4) Who does she think is going to win the fina?
Portugal
Greece
She is not sure
“Portugal” and/or “She is not sure”
5) Why is she not going to watch the final match?
She has to work
She only watches England play
It is on too early in the morning
“It is on too early in the morning” and/or “She only watches England play”

Todd: Hey, Lois, so what do you think about the World, not the World Cup, the Euro Cup so far?

Lois: So far it's been an interesting tournament. I didn't expect to see Greece and Portugal make it to the final. I was a little bid disappointed with England's performance, but I think they were beaten by a better team.

Todd: Yeah, really, you think so!

Lois: I think on the day Portugal probably played better than we did and even though we were unlucky because we had a goal disallowed in the last minute, but yeah, at the end of the day, I think at the end of the day, they probably deserved to win.

Todd: Mm, so what happened in the match?

Lois: So I think if I remember correctly, the match was 2-all, but I can't remember exactly now. No, 1-all because at the last minute England scored to make it 2-1, but that goal was disallowed so then it went to extra time and then I think Portugal scored first, then England scored again to make it 2-all and then it went to penalties, and David Beckham missed, uh a terrible terrible goal, missed a penalty, and then I think Portugal missed one and then England missed again and then Portugal's goalkeeper scored and then it was all over.

Todd: Ah, well, maybe next time.

Lois: Maybe, maybe World Cup in Germany in 2006.

Todd: So who do you think is going to win it all?

Lois: So in the first match, it was Portugal against Greece and Greece won 2-1, so although Greece are the underdogs, I think maybe they can win, but it is in Portugal, so maybe Portugal will win with the home crowd.

Todd: Are you going to watch it?

Lois: I would love to watch it, but in Japan it's on at 3:45 in the morning, and so I don't think I'm going to miss my sleep to watch it.