Player Ratings

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Caption

Didier Deschamps' men booked a last 16 date with Nigeria, but they were held to an uninspiring 0-0 draw by the South Americans, who exit the World Cup as a result

Caption

Three goals from Xherdan Shaqiri were enough to put the plucky Central Americans to the sword, with la Nati squeezing through into the knockout stages at the expense of Ecuador

Caption

Edin Dzeko and Miralem Pjanic starred as the Dragons earned their first ever World Cup win, eliminating Carlos Queiroz's side from Group F in the process

Caption

Stephen Keshi's men qualify for the second round after pushing their South American counterparts all the way, but a Lionel Messi double was ultimately decisive

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Caption

The Greeks qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup after scoring a 93rd-minute winner from the spot to knock Sabri Lamouchi's men out in dramatic fashion in Fortaleza

Caption

Diego Godin's header sent Oscar Tabarez's side into the next round after Claudio Marchisio had been sent off and Luis Suarez caught up in another biting allegation

Caption

Roy Hodgson's men were unable to give their supporters one last cheer as they leave Brazil without winning, while their counterparts earned the draw which sees them top Group D

Monday, June 23, 2014

Caption

A double from the brilliant Neymar propelled the Selecao into the round of 16 where they will meet Chile, as Volker Finke's side crashed out of the competition with a whimper

Caption

David Villa and Andres Iniesta inspired La Roja to their first points in Group B, with the former netting a goal on his final appearance for Spain, against a plucky Socceroos side

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Caption

Marc Wilmots' men produced another unconvincing performance following their win against Algeria, but substitute Divock Origi netted the crucial goal to secure qualification

Caption

Peter Odemwingie's first-half strike sends Safet Susic's men crashing out of the tournament, while putting the Super Eagles on the brink of progression from Group F

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Caption

Alejandro Sabella's men were expected to record a commanding win after failing to live up to expectations in their opener, and once again they were bailed out by a moment of magic

Friday, June 20, 2014

Caption

Seven different scorers struck in Salvador, as a solid 70 minutes from France ensured that Deschamps' men remain favourites to qualify from their group, with Benzema impressing