June 20, 2014
The Fulham winger nodded home in the first half to send his nation into the last-16 and leave England booking their return flight back home
Switzerland and France square off in the second match of the day to battle for the top place of Group E, while Honduras and Ecuador face off in the last match of the night in hopes that one can find themselves up to second in the group with three points and a better goal differential than one of the top nations.
The Swiss and the French both took opening day victories from their opponents and square off as the leaders of Group E. Both are in the best position to advance to the knockout stage despite what comes of the match.
Alberto Zaccheroni's men played with a numerical advantage for most of the game following Kostas Katsouranis' dismissal but could failed to break the deadlock
June 19, 2014
A Wayne Rooney goal cancelled out the Liverpool star's first half effort but the striker popped up late in the game to nick the win for his side
The South American side put themselves in the driving seat of World Cup Group C with the victory over the Elephants on Thursday
Japan showed that their offense was quick and had an attacking edge that could score from the midfield thanks to a great goal from Keisuke Honda that opened the scoring against the Ivory Coast this past weekend.
Both Uruguay and England failed to impress in their opening performances and find themselves chasing a place in the knockout round with one another as their first obstacle.
Colombia dominated Greece in their opening 3-0 victory to earn their first three points in their group over the weekend and now they will face arguably the best competition in their group in the Ivory Coast.
The Forbes magazine has released its annual list of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes and La Liga and Ligue 1 star players took six spots in the Top 20. The final sum associated with each footballer represents his salary and endorsement money.
Novak Djokovic was named the top seed in Wimbledon above world number one Rafael Nadal in the seedings list announced on Wednesday ahead of the third Grand Slam tournament of the season that starts on Monday.
The Bayern Munich man helped himself to two goals, following strikes from Ivica Olic and Ivan Perisic
June 18, 2014
The reigning world and European champions have exited the competition at the group stage after being stunned by their South American opponents
Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie stole the show with a brace in the Netherlands' 5-1 demolition of Spain in their opening game last week, and the duo once more took centre stage by scoring again in Porto Alegre on Wednesday.
Both Cameroon and Croatia well to disappointing defeats in their opening fixtures and both sides will be looking to make amends for their faltering on day one.