The group leader is guaranteed top spot in Group E after scoring eight goals in its first two games, while the South Americans must match Switzerland's result to reach last 16.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Brazil international admits he spoke with the French champion regarding a summer transfer, but insists he will remain with Chelsea.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The France boss says his decision to leave the Juventus man out of the starting XI to face Switzerland had nothing to do with his ill-discipline against Honduras
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Following a dazzling 5-2 display against Switzerland, Karim Benzema is convinced that he and his teammates will continue to improve.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Les Bleus were left reeling by the loss of their star player to a back problem, but they have not missed the winger at all in their opening two games in Brazil.
Despite missing a penalty, Didier Deschamps' men rolled over Ottmar Hitzfeld's side to pick up a second win in the World Cup.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Karim Benzema netted twice for France in the opening game against Honduras, and Les Bleus will be hoping for more of the same versus Switzerland.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
This summer's tournament in Brazil is off to a stunning start and Goal takes a look at whether 10 of the world-class names present have lived up to their top billing.
Monday, June 16, 2014
GoalControl's newly implemented technology correctly awarded a goal to France but caused confusion in the stadium and around the world by analyzing two incidents.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
The former Lyon man has not always shown his best for his country but he was far too good for a Honduras side hindered by its own ill discipline
The Real Madrid striker scored twice and forced an own goal from the goalkeeper as Didier Deschamps' men breezed past the 10 men of the Central Americans.
Ahead of France's World Cup opener against Honduras on Sunday, the forward has lamented the loss of the Ballon d'Or nominee.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
The Bayern Munich star's omission from the squad has led to a tactical rethink for coach Didier Deschamps, as the central American side look to cause a significant upset.
The Bayern Munich winger has hit out at claims he is scared of needles and questioned the treatment offered by the national side.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The French champion officially announced the acquisition of the Brazilian center back, who arrives from Chelsea for a 50 million pound fee.
The 31-year-old France international right back completes his long-awaited free transfer to the Premier League champion after saying goodbye to Arsenal on Thursday.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Goal pundits from around the world ranked all teams in Brazil 2014 from 1 to 32. Here is their view of the participants
The Arsenal striker isn't sweating over winning a starting berth in Brazil and says he is more than prepared for a physical battle against Honduras on Sunday.
The Frenchman is primed to complete a medical ahead of his switch to San Siro, and he admits it was two former Rossoneri players who helped make up his mind.
A number of top players from around the globe will be looking to show what they can do over the next month and Goal ranks the best new faces