July 1, 2014
Belgium and the United States of America both have their work cut out for them in this afternoon's clash of wills in a chase for a place in the World Cup quarterfinals.
Argentina will look to be the favorites to advance on the day as Lionel Messi has proven he is out to make sure his nation are a major factor in this summer's competition having been their hero several times in the group stages.
The Chelsea forward turned home Thomas Muller's cross before the Arsenal playmaker fired home just before Abdelmoumene Djabou scored a consolation in the dying seconds
June 30, 2014
Les Bleus are through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after two second-half goals downed their African opponents
The Germany manager has insisted that his team are unaffected by the prospect of settling old scores against the African side
Germany gets their round of 16 action underway with a showdown against Algeria this afternoon. The victors of Group G after a hard fought last two matches against Ghana and the United States will be looking to take out their frustrations on Algeria.
France looked to be a dominate force in the group stages as they hammered out eight goals and shocked many with their 2-5 thrashing of Switzerland.
Jorge Luis Pinto's side battled to another astounding victory as they secured a shoot-out triumph despite playing close to an hour with 10 men
June 29, 2014
Barcelona ace Lionel Messi would reportedly welcome Liverpool striker Luis Suarez into the La Liga club squad after the Argentina star threw his considerable support behind a move for the banned Uruguay forward.
Wayne Rooney was slammed by fans for promoting his sponsor Samsung on his social media accounts, right after his return from the World Cup disaster.
The Netherlands staged a dramatic late comeback to win 2-1 and ensure that Mexico's FIFA World Cup last-16 hoodoo continued.
Costa Rica have been without a doubt the surprise package of the tournament taking seven points and going undefeated in Group D when paired with England, Italy and Uruguay.
Today's second set of matches of the knockout round of 16 look particularly interesting and the Netherlands and Mexico take the pitch first this afternoon to determine whom will move on to the quarterfinals.
June 28, 2014
The Monaco star scored arguably the goal of the tournament so far as Oscar Tabarez's men were dumped out of the tournament
The hosts went ahead through David Luiz but were pegged back shortly afterwards by Alexis Sanchez and the game needed spot kicks to see Felipao's men into the next round