La Albiceleste became the first team at the World Cup to advance after entering the final day of group play in the bottom two. Read the whole story
Tuesday, June 26
Denmark 0 France 0.
Peru 2 Australia 0.
(Carrillo 18, Guerrero 50. Att.: 44,073.)
Argentina 2 Nigeria 1.
(Messi 14, Rojo 86; Moses pen. 51. Att.: 64,468.)
Croatia 2 Iceland 1.
(Badelj 53, Perisic 90; Sigurosson pen. 76. Att.: 43,472.)
Wednesday, June 27
Serbia vs. Brazil, in Spartak Stadium, Moscow (2 pm ET, Fox, Telemundo)
Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, in Nizhny Novgorod (2 pm ET, FS1, Universo)
South Korea vs. Germany, in Kazan (10 am ET, FS1, Universo)
Mexico vs. Sweden, in Ekaterinburg (10 am ET, Fox, Telemundo)
It took 11 days and 37 games, but the World Cup finally produced its first scoreless draw. And it was a snooze-fest. Read the whole story
Thanks to his friend's touching gestures and a table-top miniature soccer field, the fan is able to enjoy Colombia's World Cup games. Read the whole story
"I'm biased. But Osorio’s the perfect guy. He’s been in this country since ’85, speaks fluent Spanish, which is a thing they want. He’s meticulous. He’d be a perfect
choice because you’re not only strengthening us, you’re weakening Mexico. And Juan is a smart guy. He knows, as big as this Mexico job is, the American job, for his brand, if he can get it
going the right way, what it could do.”
-- UConn head coach Ray Reid, on Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio as a candidate for the vacant U.S. men's national team job. Reid described Osorio as a "piano player" and "the last guy in the world I ever thought would go to coaching" when he played at Southern Connecticut in 1988 when Reid was an assistant coach. (Hartford Courant)