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
Marc Wilmots' men produced another unconvincing performance following their win against Algeria, but substitute Divock Origi netted the crucial goal to secure qualification.
The 19-year-old fired home following a brilliant run from Eden Hazard to settle a dour encounter at the Maracana.
Marc Wilmots' side was unconvincing in its opener against Algeria and will look to improve against Fabio Capello's men.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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 Italian backed his shot stopper after he committed an embarrassing error to allow South Korea to take a second-half lead in their Group G encounter.
The Russia forward rescued a point for Fabio Capello's side in its first game but urged people to avoid dwelling on his teammate's goalkeeping blunder.
A late slip allowed Kerzhakov to snaffle an equalizer for the Russians but there are bright signs for the Asian side in Group H.
After a dull first half, the Eastern Europeans fought back to earn a point from their first game against Hong Myung-bo's side.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Fabio Capello's men are looking to hit the ground running at their first World Cup since 2002, while Hong Myung-Bo is hoping a blend of youth and experience can thrive.
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
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
Jim Boyce believes the world governing body did everything possible to help local authorities avoid transport problems ahead of the World Cup.
Monday, May 26, 2014
An Alexander Kerzhakov goal eight minutes from time secured a win for the hosts in a rather poor display against Slovakia.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
The Reading striker has missed out on his shot at the World Cup.
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Reading forward is part of the 30-man group from which Fabio Capello will select his 23-man World Cup roster.