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  • World Cup preview: Group H rundown

    A look at the teams competing in Group H at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP H ALGERIA FIFA World ranking: 22. Last World Cup: 2010. Best World Cup finish: Group stage. How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff....
  • Upstart Belgians debut as Brazil, Mexico meet for Group A supremacy

    Upstart Belgians debut as Brazil, Mexico meet for Group A supremacy
    Yesterday in one sentence: Jack Bauer narrated the introductions and Clint Dempsey scored and I was very happy, very quickly but slowly realized that America would not score again, then buried my head in my hands after the Ghana goal and peaked through my...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...
  • Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup

    Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup
    Because of pretzel logic unique to FIFA, one World Cup team could virtually clinch a berth in the round of 16 before two others lace up their boots for the first time. The second of three games Tuesday pairs Brazil with Mexico. Both opened with...
  • Belgium tops Algeria, 2-1, as backups continue to rule at World Cup

    One substitute enters the match at halftime, another midway through the second period. Both execute a dramatic, pivotal play that rescues their team in a 2-1 World Cup win. Notice a trend here? The same plot that defined the U.S. victory over Ghana on...
  • World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie

    World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie
    Guillermo Ochoa turned out a splendid performance at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, keeping a clean sheet in Mexico's 0-0 draw with Brazil. The Mexico goalkeeper produced a flurry of show-stopping saves over the course of the match to hold Brazil...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • World Cup games Sunday on TV

    SUNDAY'S GAMES GROUP H: BELGIUM VS. RUSSIA Where: Rio de Janeiro. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Belgium was expected to go far in this tournament, but it struggled to finish in an opener in which it dominated possession and outshot...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal

    U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal
    Yesterday in one sentence: Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw, leading me and many others to wonder whether this means the U.S., which played poorly and still beat Ghana 2-1, is better than I thought, or whether Portugal, who was smoked 4-...
  • World Cup: Belgium beats Russia to advance

    World Cup: Belgium beats Russia to advance
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Divock Origi sent Belgium into the last 16 of the World Cup when the teenager struck an 88th-minute winner to secure a 1-0 victory against Russia in a largely lifeless Group H match at the Maracana on Sunday. He rifled in just...