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

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,, 11:30 a.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Honduras vs. Switzerland

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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

World Cup pre-game: Ecuador vs. France

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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

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

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

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,, 11:30 p.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Italy vs. Uruguay

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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

Croatia and Mexico battle to go through

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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 (, 4 p.m. ET).

Pressure on Brazil to lock up Group A

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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,, 4 p.m. ET).

World Cup pre-game: Netherlands vs. Chile

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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,, 11:30 a.m. ET).