After backing into the Round of 16, the USMNT face a young, potent Belgium national team with realistic World Cup championship aspirations.
Two low-scoring squads face of in Recife, Brazil as Costa Rica and Greece battle for a spot in the Round of 16.
Guillermo 'Memo' Ochoa meets two of the World Cup's most dangerous strikers in Robin Van Persie and Arjen Robben with a trip to the quarterfinals on the line.
With star striker Luis Suarez suspended, Uruguay has a tall task in stopping a potent Colombian offense.
Chile hasn't defeated Brazil since a World Cup qualifier in 2000. Given the host nation's run thus far, the Chileans will be hard-pressed to break the streak.
With the 2014 World Cup set to start June 12 and Brazil having fallen behind constructing five of twelve venues that will be used in the tournament, FIFA officials head to Brazil to check on progress on the heels of the death of Fabio Hamilton da Cruz, a worker who fell about 25 feet at Arena Corinthians.
While Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil has been completed in time to host 2014 World Cup matches in June, FIFA's secretary general Jerome Valcke has threatened to pull the four games scheduled to be played in Arena da Baixada if there is no progress in construction by February 18.
With Brazil set to face Croatia to kick off the 2014 World Cup on June 12th at Sao Paulo's Itaquerao Stadium, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has expressed concern over the delays in the construction of the venues that will host the matches.
With Friday's World Cup draw set to determine matches for the 2014 World Cup, doubts linger about Brazil's preparedness after being granted an extension to complete construction of venues that will host games for the soccer tournament.
Questions regarding Brazil's preparation for the 2014 World Cup continue to swirl after two people died in a work place accident this week at the venue that will host the opening soccer match of the global soccer tournament.
Here are five important things to remember for next year's Ecuadorian elections.
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