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Friday, June 20, 2014

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Jorge Luis Pinto's side were not considered threats to the rest of Group D before the tournament, but a win against the 2006 champions earns them a place in the knockout phase

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Both sides remain in with a chance of progression from Group C as Alberto Zaccheroni's men fail to find a way through an exceptionally resolute 10-man Ethniki

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Following on from the convincing win over Greece, Jose Pekerman's side took charge of Group C with another lively counter-attacking show, but they were made to work hard

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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Louis van Gaal's men failed to match the standards set in the victory over Spain, but did just about enough to overcome a dangerous Australia side

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Mexico frustrated Brazil in Fortaleza, resulting in an entertaining stalemate, as El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa put on a shot-stopping masterclass to keep the Selecao at bay

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Clint Dempsey put the Americans in front after 30 seconds but the Black Stars' domination was rewarded by Ayew's leveller before Brooks won in dramatically late on

Monday, June 16, 2014

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Carlos Queiroz's men frustrate the Super Eagles as the first goalless draw of the World Cup is frustratingly played out in Arena da Baixada in Curitiba...

Sunday, June 15, 2014

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Didier Deschamps' men started their World Cup campaign in fine form, picking up a 3-0 win over ten-man Honduras in a game which saw a controversial goal-line technology moment

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Substitute Haris Seferovic grabbed a stoppage-time winner in a fairly open and competitive affair, courtesy of a fantastic run from his own half by Valon Behrami

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Goals from Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli were enough to defeat England in the Azzurri's opening World Cup clash, with wide man Antonio Candreva tireless on the right flank

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Oscar Tabarez's side suffered a shock defeat in their Group D opener as los Ticos came from behind with a blistering second-half display to secure a huge three points

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With many suggesting Fernando Santos' men would prove hard to break down, James Rodriguez & Co. cruised to a comfortable victory in Belo Horizonte to take charge of Group C