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2014 FIFA World Cup Day 14: France vs. Ecuador, Honduras vs. Switzerland, Argentina vs. Nigeria, Iran vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Switzerland is France's biggest fans today and Nigeria hopes to keep their second place standing as Groups E and F wrap up today.

Adam Pretty

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The Teams

Group F

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Argentina

Region: CONMEBOL
Manager:Alejandro Sabella

FIFA World Ranking: 5

How They Got Here: Finished 1st in CONMEBOL Qualifying
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Nigeria

Region: CAF
Manager: Stephen Keshi

FIFA World Ranking: 33

How They Got Here: Defeated Ethiopia in CAF Third Round

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 25th, 2014
Gametime: 11:00 am central
TV: ESPN
Location: Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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The Teams

Group F

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Region: UEFA
Manager: Safet Sušić

FIFA World Ranking: 21

How They Got Here: Won UEFA Group G

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Iran

Region: AFC
Manager: Carlos Queiroz

FIFA World Ranking: 43

How They Got Here: Won AFC Group A

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 25th, 2014
Gametime: 11:00 am central
TV: ESPN2
Location: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil

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Group F Facts

Table

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Knockout Round Scenarios

Advancement

  • Nigeria advances with win or draw
  • Iran advances with win AND Nigeria loss by two or more goals.
Position

  • Argentina wins first place with win or draw.
  • Nigeria wins first place with win

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The Teams

Group E

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Switzerland

Region: UEFA
Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld

FIFA World Ranking: 6

How They Got Here: Won UEFA Group E
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Honduras

Region: CONCACAF
Manager: Luis Fernando Suarez

FIFA World Ranking: 33

How They Got Here: Finished Third in CONCACAF Hex Stage

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 25th, 2014
Gametime: 3:00 pm central
TV: ESPN2
Location: Arena Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil

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The Teams

Group E

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France

Region: UEFA
Manager: Didier Deschamps

FIFA World Ranking: 17

How They Got Here: Defeated Ukraine in UEFA Second Round Playoff

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Ecuador

Region: CONMEBOL
Manager: Reinaldo Rueda

FIFA World Ranking: 26

How They Got Here: Finished Fourth in CONMEBOL Qualifying

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 25th, 2014
Gametime: 3:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Group E Facts

Table

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Knockout Round Scenarios

Advancement

  • France advances with...

  1. Win or Draw
  2. Switzerland loss or draw
  3. Switzerland win by less than 8 goals.
  • Ecuador advances with
  1. Win or draw
  2. Switzerland loss by three goals or less
  • Switzerland advances with
  1. Win and Ecuador loss or draw
  2. Win and France loss by a combined goal margin of nine or more goals
  • Honduras advances with
  1. Win and Ecuador loss by combined goal margin of five or more goals.