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World Cup pre-game: Argentina vs. Switzerland

Monday, June 30th, 2014
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All eyes will be on striker Lionel Messi when heavily favoured Argentina takes on Swizterland in the Round of 16 on Tuesday. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. ET on CBC.

World Cup pre-game: Germany vs. Algeria

Sunday, June 29th, 2014
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Algeria already made history by making it this far. They have beaten Germany in both of their previous head-to-head matches. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBC.

France won’t underestimate confident Nigeria

Sunday, June 29th, 2014
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Les Bleus and The Super Eagles come together in this knockout match in Brasilia. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m ET on CBC. The winner here will play the winner of Germany vs. Algeria.

World Cup pre-game: Costa Rica vs. Greece

Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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A berth in the quarter-finals would be a first for Costa Rica or Greece. The winner here will play the winner of the Netherlands-Greece match.

World Cup pre-game: Mexico vs. Netherlands

Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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Netherlands faces Mexico in the knockout stage at the FIFA World Cup with the winner playing the winner of the Costa Rica-Greece match. Coverage starts at 11:30 a.m. ET on CBC.

World Cup pre-game: Colombia vs. Uruguay

Friday, June 27th, 2014
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It’s do or die for both of these teams. Can Uruguay win without Luis Suarez, who was thrown out of the World Cup? They lost their game-opening match with him on the bench. Colombia is coming off a thumping 4-1 victory over Japan. They have momentum.

World Cup pre-game: Brazil vs. Chile

Friday, June 27th, 2014
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It’s now pretty simple - win and you go through, lose and you go home. But the Brazilian hosts have added pressure on their shoulders, but Brazil owns the Round of 16 when it comes to playing Chile. The winner here plays the winner of Colombia vs. Uruguay.

World Cup pre-game: Portugal vs. Ghana

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Both Ghana and Portugal have to win and hope the Americans lose to Germany. Coverage starts at 11:30 ET on Sportsnet and cbc.ca/fifaworldcup.

World Cup pre-game: Germany vs. USA

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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The US have never beaten Germany in their three previous head-to-heads at the World Cup. The winner of Group G plays the runner-up of Group H. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. ET on CBC TV, cbc.ca/fifaworldcup.

Iran needs win over Bosnia-Herzegovina, plus help to advance

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Iran wasn't considered a nation that could contend at the World Cup, but a victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina Wednesday (Sportsnet, CBC.ca/fifaworldcup, 11:30 a.m. ET), plus help from Argentina would advance the nation to the Round of 16.