Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Three-team fight in Group H
by SA Editorial, June 24th, 2010 2:40PM
Subscribe to Special Edition

TAGS:  brazil, portugal, spain, world cup


[PREDICTIONS] Brazil has clinched, and Portugal is all but assured of advancing in Group G. Chile, Spain and Switzerland could be headed for a three-way tie atop Group H. For a look at Friday's four games and Soccer America's predictions ...

BRAZIL (6 pts. 6-2) vs. PORTUGAL (4 pts. 7-0)
June 25 in Durban

Kickoff: 10 a.m. ET. Television: ESPN/Univision.
Referee: Benito Archundia (Mexico)
Suspensions: Brazil -- Kaka.

Paul Kennedy: Brazil 2-1
Ridge Mahoney: Brazil 2-1
Mike Woitalla: Brazil 2-1

IVORY COAST (1 pt. 1-4) vs. NORTH KOREA (0 pt. 1-9)
June 25 in Nelspruit

Kickoff: 10 a.m. ET. Television: ESPN2/TeleFutura.
Referee: Alberto Undiano (Spain)
Suspensions: none.

Paul Kennedy: Ivory Coast 3-0
Ridge Mahoney: Ivory Coast 4-0
Mike Woitalla: Ivory Coast 3-0

THE LOWDOWN: Group G has the least drama heading into the final day of group play. Brazil has clinched, and Portugal will also advance unless it loses to Brazil and Ivory Coast beats North Korea and the margins of victory in the two games are more than 11 goals.

CHILE (6 pt. 2-0) vs. SPAIN (3 pts. 2-1)
June 25
Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. ET. Television: ESPN/Univision.
Referee: Marco Rodriguez (Mexico)
Suspensions: Chile -- Carmona, Fernandez.

Paul Kennedy: Spain 2-0
Ridge Mahoney: Spain 2-1
Mike Woitalla: Spain 2-0

SWITZERLAND (3 pts. 1-1) vs. HONDURAS (0 pts. 0-3)
June 25
Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. ET. Television: ESPN2/TeleFutura.
Referee: Hector Baldassi (Argentina)
Suspensions: Switzerland -- Behrami.

Paul Kennedy: Switzerland 1-0
Ridge Mahoney: Tie 1-1
Mike Woitalla: Tie 1-1

THE LOWDOWN: If Spain and Switzerland win, they'll tie Chile with six points. If that's the case and either game is decided by more than one goal, Spain and Switzerland will advance.

  1. Kerry Ogden
    commented on: June 24, 2010 at 4:25 p.m.
    I hope Chile can pull off a big up-set by beating Spain tomorrow. I would have to say that Chile will win 1-0 over Spain. Chile has beaten Brazil and Argentina in Friendly's this year, so I've heard, and look to be the better team compared to Spain.
  1. Lenin Merchan
    commented on: June 24, 2010 at 10:28 p.m.
    I think Chile will win and help Spain go home early. They are just not the team everyone thought they were.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Special Edition
What They're Saying    
"I'd like to think that we're closing the gap and hopefully one day we can do ...
Heroes of Genoa: USA downs Italy!     
[ITALY-USA] The USA celebrated its biggest win of the Jurgen Klinsmann era when it prevailed 1-0 ...
Morgan leads USA past Danes    
[ALGARVE CUP] Alex Morgan continued her hot streak, scoring in each half to lead the USA ...
MLS preseason this week ...    
[SCOREBOARD] Eleven MLS teams will be in action Wednesday in the four tournaments being played across ...
Qatar, Oman in, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain out    
[WORLD CUP 2014 QUALIFYING] Mohammed Kasola's goal in the 83rd minute gave Qatar a 2-2 tie ...
Reggae Boyz sweep three games in week    
[WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN] Jamaica, which will face the USA in the semifinal round of World ...
Reyna and Meola head Class of 2012    
[HALL OF FAME] Claudio Reyna and Tony Meola, eligible on the Player ballot for the first ...
Italy-USA Minute by Minute    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] A well-constructed goal by Clint Dempsey -- his 25th for the USA -- in ...
Ferdinand and Lampard not in Pearce's squad    
[ENGLAND] Interim coach Stuart Pearce's first squad includes newcomers Fraizer Campbell and Tom Cleverley, but veterans ...
Klinsmann sets roster for Italy clash    
[USA MEN] Coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called in a 21-man roster with 17 foreign-based and four ...
>> Special Edition Archives