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World Cup Update: France Draw 0-0 With Ecuador

France and Switzerland both booked their place in the round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup after action in Group E today. France tops group E thanks to Switzerland’s emphatic 3 – 1 victory over Honduras. Ecuador head out to become the first South Americans to fail to progress to the knockout phase of Brazil 2014.

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Luis Suarez Could Be Banned For 24 Games For Biting

Uruguay star Luis Suarez faces expulsion from the World Cup for biting as FIFA confirmed it had opened disciplinary proceedings against the player today. Suarez, banned twice before for biting players, appeared to sink his teeth into defender Giorgio Chiellini on Tuesday during Uruguay’s 1-0 win over Italy. Suarez could be banned for up to 24 games under FIFA rules.

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World Cup Update: Greece Defeat Ivory Coast 2-1 And Knock Them Out of The World Cup

It was an incredibly dramatic finish between Greece and Ivory Coast today. The Greeks reach the World Cup knockout stages for the first time after they defeated Ivory Coast 2 – 1. Meanwhile Columbia beat Japan 4 – 1 to end World Cup Group C with three straight wins and send the Asian champions packing from the tournament with just ...

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World Cup Update: Brazil Defeat Cameroon 4-1 And Advance To Round of 16

Brazil defeated Cameroon 4 – 1 to advance as winners from Group A this afternoon. Mexico also defeated Croatia 3 – 1 to join Brazil in the knockout stage. Brazil will meet Chile in the next round and Mexico face the Netherlands.

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World Cup Update: Netherlands Beat Chile 2-0 And Top Group B

A slow first-half led to a dominant performance by the Dutch, who controlled much of the play and were rewarded with two very good goals. The Netherlands win Group B and will face the second-placed team from Group A, while Chile settle for second in their Group B, which sets them up for a Round of 16 encounter with Group ...

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World Cup Update: Portugal Keep Hope Alive And Draw 2-2 With USA

A header in the final seconds kept Portugal’s hope alive in the 2014 World Cup after they squeezed out a 2-2 draw in Group G against the US yesterday afternoon. The United States came from behind to lead the Portuguese 2 – 1 and were literally waiting for the ref’s whistle when Portugal struck through a Silvestre Varela header from ...

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World Cup Update: Algeria Beat South Korea 4-2

First-half goals by Islam Slimani and Rafik Halliche helped Algeria to a 4 – 2 victory over South Korea yesterday, leaving the African nation second in Group H with one match left to play. Algeria led 3-0 at halftime, but withstood a stronger South Korean second half performance to claim its first World Cup win since 1982.

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World Cup Update: Belgium Beats Russia 1-0 And Secures Their Place in The Round of 16

Belgium #17 Divock Origi becomes the first teenager to score a World Cup goal since Lionel Messi against Serbia in June 2006. Origi scored in the 88th minute as Belgium beat Russia 1 – 0 today to secure a spot in the second round at the World Cup. Belgium has six points and leads the group after opening with a ...

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World Cup Update: Nigeria Eliminate Bosnia By Defeating Them 1-0

Bosnia will exit the World Cup thanks to Nigeria’s first World Cup win since 1998. A first-half goal from Peter Odemwingie settled matters, and it was a wonderfully powerful performance from Emmanuel Emenike who had the Bosnian defence worried all evening. Nigeria are second in Group F behind Argentina, who they face on Wednesday.

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World Cup Update: Germany and Ghana Draw 2-2

This 2 – 2 result gives Germany and Ghana a point each. After a slightly slow first-half, the second period took off and within 20 minutes we saw four great goals. The crowd at the Estadio Castelao was electric and were treated to a delightful game. This draw keeps all four teams in Group G in the hunt to move ...

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