Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer/FIFA World Cup 2014/Sponsored – Pre Game’ Category

Argentina looks to make clean sweep in Group F

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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While the Argentines are already through to the next round, Nigeria can join them with a victory or a draw when the two teams clash in a Group F match Wednesday (CBC, CBC.ca/fifaworldcup, 11:30 a.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Honduras vs. Switzerland

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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The Swiss have three points and are tied for second place in Group E. The Swiss want to win and improve their goal differential. Coverage begins at 3:30 ET on Sportsnet and cbc.ca/fifaworldcup.

World Cup pre-game: Ecuador vs. France

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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France is going through to the next round after two decisive victories. They would lock up Group E with a win here, and thus meet the runner-up of Group F. Coverage begins at 3:30 ET on CBC.

Greece, Ivory Coast playing for World Cup survival

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Greece has to win and Japan has to lose if the Greeks are to hit the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Group C match with Colombia a must-win for Japan

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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With Colombia already through to the next round, it can still send Japan home with a win on Tuesday (Sportsnet/fifaworldcup, 4 p.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Costa Rica vs. England

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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With a trip to the knockout stage already secured, Costa Rica can sweep Group D with a victory over England Tuesday. (Coverage starts on Sportsnet, cbc.ca/fifaworldcup, 11:30 p.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Italy vs. Uruguay

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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The World Cup fates of Italy and Uruguay will be decided when the nations battle in a crucial Group D match on Tuesday (CBC, CBC.ca/fifaworldcup, coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. ET).

Croatia and Mexico battle to go through

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Mexico did very well to keep Brazil to a goalless draw. But they have only one goal so far, whereas Brazil has three. Croatia - who thrashed Cameroon 4-1 - needs to beat Mexico if the Vatreni are to go through. The teams meet for the first time since 2002 Monday (CBC.ca/fifaworldcup, 4 p.m. ET).

Pressure on Brazil to lock up Group A

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Brazil can secure their trip to the next round with a victory here. Cameroon is out, but they want to score their first goal in Brazil before going home. These teams meet for the fifth time in history - and the first since 2003 - Monday (CBC, CBC.ca/fifaworldcup, 4 p.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Netherlands vs. Chile

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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While the Netherlands has impressed with goals galore, Chile's inspired play is turning heads as the sides battle for top spot in Group B on Monday. (CBC, CBC.ca/FIFAWorldCup, 11:30 a.m. ET).