Luis Suarez bit a dude yesterday.
You know it. I know it. And yet I feel like that's the only thing worth talking about from yesterday's action.
Oh, and Greece qualified for the Round of 16 after having only scored two goals. For the fans of Greece out there: neat! For everyone else: ugh.
In today's action we have Group F in the early slot. Poor Bosnia are out, but everyone else is still alive. If Nigeria can get a draw or a win, they advance, Argentina are through, and Iran needs a win and a two-goal swing in differential between them and Nigeria.
Group E sees the frankly terrible Honduras giving Switzerland (and possibly Philippe Senderos!) some hope (though, weirdly, even Honduras could advance though they'd have to win by four goals [and heck, it's Switzerland, they could!]). France are in, for all intents and purposes, as their +6 differential will be tough to make up. So it's a dogfight between Ecuador and Switzerland for the second spot. Should be a fun day!
|Nigeria vs Argentina||F||Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre||5 p.m.|
|Bosnia vs. Iran||F||Arena Fonte Nova, Slavador||5 p.m.|
|Honduras vs. Switzerland||E||Arena Amazonia, Manaus||9 p.m.|
|Ecuador vs. France||E||Estadio de Maracana, RioDe Janeiro||9 p.m.|
The World Cup Wrap-Up
Each day during the World Cup, our very own Jack Grimse is hosting the World Cup Wrap-Up on KRNU radio. You can listen live tomorrow morning at 8 AM Central time (2 PM UK time) by going here and clicking on KRNU2. And below you’ll find this morning’s episode!
Any Villa players involved?
Philippe Snederos, who looked terrible against France, may have a chance at starting today. Center back Steve von Bergen is still suffering the effects of a facial injury against France last Friday that let Senderos come on. Given how poorly he performed, though, don't be surprised if Fabian Schar gets the call instead.
How do I watch these games?
In the UK you can use ITV or the ITV player online. In the US it's ESPN in English and Univision in Spanish, and both have online streaming platforms, while our Canadian friends have CBC and the CBC Sports player. If you live elsewhere, check LiveSoccerTV for listings in your country.