Monday, June 23, 2014
With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams are qualified, which ones are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stage.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Luiz Felipe Scolari's men will be hoping to emerge as the group winner and rediscover its attacking verve against the already eliminated Indomitable Lions.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Bayern Munich man helped himself to two goals, following strikes from Ivica Olic and Ivan Perisic.
Goal pundits from around the world ranked all teams in Brazil 2014 from 1 to 32. Here is their view of the participants after one matchday
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The Bayern Munich man returns from suspension for his side's all or nothing clash with Cameroon in Manaus on Wednesday.
The Cameroon striker says a persistent knee problem means it is now unlikely he will be available for his side's key World Cup Group A clash with Croatia on Wednesday.
Cameroon's top striker said he will sit out the match but now insists he will fight to be ready, while the Croats can bring back their Bayern Munich forward following suspension.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Miguel Herrera's side picked up maximum points against Cameroon despite some more refereeing controversy, and their striker insists they can mix it with the best.
The manager was upset after El Tri saw a pair of Giovani dos Santos goals wrongly disallowed.
Despite having two goals harshly disallowed, Miguel Herrera's men gave themselves a huge boost in the chase for qualification thanks to Oribe Peralta's second-half strike in Natal.
Mexico got its World Cup off to a good start with a 1-0 win over Cameroon thanks to Oribe Peralta's goal.
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 Group A underdogs face each other in their first match, both aware that a victory in Arena das Dunas is a must to have a real chance of progressing in the tournament
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
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Volker Finke says his Cameroonian side has the ability to overcome a "difficult team" in Mexico.
Jim Boyce believes the world governing body did everything possible to help local authorities avoid transport problems ahead of the World Cup.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The African team refused to get on its plane to Brazil until the issue was resolved, and eventually began its journey 12 hours later than scheduled.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Reports claimed the squad had refused to board the plane to Brazil until a financial agreement was reached, but the team's coach says the dispute has now been resolved.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Goals from the lively Samuel Eto'o and Jean-Eric Choupo-Moting caused problems for Germany, who could only find a response through inspiration sourced from Thomas Muller