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2014 FIFA World Cup Day 7: Australia vs. Netherlands, Spain vs. Chile, Cameroon vs. Croatia Match Threads

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How can we already be a quarter of the way through?! The party is just getting started.

The Dutch are in control and can qualify for the knockout stage today.
The Dutch are in control and can qualify for the knockout stage today.
Ian Walton

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The Teams

Group B

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The Netherlands

Region: UEFA
Manager: Louis van Gaal

FIFA World Ranking: 15

How They Got Here: Winners of UEFA Group D

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Australia

Region: AFC
Manager: Ange Postecoglou

FIFA World Ranking: 62

How They Got Here: Finished Second in AFC Group B

Other Info

Table

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Lineups

Knockout Round Scenarios

Netherlands will advance with....

Win AND Chile win or draw.

Australia will be eliminated with....

Loss OR draw and Chile win.

Date: June 18th, 2014
Gametime: 11:00 am central
TV: ESPN
Location: Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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The Teams

Group B

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Spain

Region: UEFA
Manager: Vincente del Bosque

FIFA World Ranking: 1

How They Got Here: Winners of UEFA Group I

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Chile

Region: CONMEBOL
Manager: Jorge Sampaoli

FIFA World Ranking: 14

How They Got Here: Finished 3rd in CONMEBOL Qualifying

Other Info

Table

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Lineups

Knockout Round Scenarios

Chile will advance with a win
Spain will be eliminated with a loss
Date: June 18th, 2014
Gametime: 2:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Teams

Group A

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Cameroon

Region: CAF
Manager: Volker Finke

FIFA World Ranking: 50

How They Got Here: Defeated Tunisia in CAF Third Round.

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Croatia

Region: UEFA
Manager: Niko Kovac

FIFA World Ranking: 18

How They Got Here: Defeated Iceland in UEFA second round playoff.

Other Info

Lineups

Table

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Knockout Round Scenarios

Either team eliminated with loss.
Date: June 18th, 2014
Gametime: 5:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Arena Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil