Uruguay went through to the round of 16 with a 1-0 victory over Italy. The triumph took a back seat to more Suarez madness, though. Suarez allegedly bit Giorgio Chiellini in the waning stages of the game. FIFA subsequently charged him with misconduct. Warren Barton wonders what is next for the Liverpool striker.
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Colombia completes trifecta with victory over Japan
James Rodriguez climbed off the bench to inspire the Colombians to a 4-1 victory over Japan. Warren Barton offered his take on another big win, while Five Points once again praised the contributions of the influential playmaker. Next up for James and Colombia: Uruguay on Saturday.
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Greece advances with last-gasp winner over Côte d’Ivoire
Georgios Samaras won the penalty. Samaras converted the penalty. And the Greeks – for the first time in their history – are off to the round of 16 after a 2-1 victory over the Ivorians.
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Costa Rica tops Group D
The surprise package of this World Cup confirmed top spot in its heavyweight group with a 0-0 draw against a revamped England side. Next on the docket: a date with Greece on Sunday.
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Ecuador, Switzerland jostle for a round of 16 place
Ecuador holds the inside track for the second spot in Group E, but it meets France (4:00p.m. ET) on the final day. Switzerland will hope to top the Ecuadorian result against Honduras (4:00p.m. ET) to progress. Iran must defeat Bosnia-Herzegovina (12:00p.m. ET) to advance out of Group F, while Nigeria could move onwards even with a defeat to Argentina (12:00p.m. ET). Warren Barton previews the entire day.