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2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Day 2: Mexico vs. The Netherlands, Costa Rica vs. Greece Match Thread

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Two CONCACAF brethren go for the quarterfinals, with one having a very good chance to make it.

Miguel Tovar

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The Teams

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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
Winner of Group B (3-0-0, 9 pts)

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Mexico

Region: CONCACAF
Manager: Miguel Herrera

FIFA World Ranking: 19

How They Got Here: Finished Fourth in CONCACAF Hex Stage, defeated New Zealand in inter-region playoff.
Group A Runner up (2-1-0, 6 pts)

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 29th, 2014
Gametime: 11:00 am central
TV: ESPN
Location: Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza, Brazil

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The Teams

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Costa Rica

Region: CONCACAF
Manager: Jorge Luis Pinto

FIFA World Ranking: 34

How They Got Here: Finished second in CONCACAF Hex Stage

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Greece

Region: UEFA
Manager: Fernando Santos

FIFA World Ranking: 12

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

Other Info

Lineups

Date: June 29th, 2014
Gametime: 3:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

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Bracket

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