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Pitch Perfect
Jackson Martinez netted a second-half double as Colombia completed its group-stage campaign with an unblemished record on Tuesday, earning a 4-1 result over Japan to top Group C with nine points at the Arena... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Konstantinos Manolas, Vasilis Torosidis and Panagiotis Glykos
Greece Reaches New Heights
There certainly aren't too many people who would have predicted that Greece and Costa Rica would meet up in the second round at this World Cup.

Yet the two underdogs will square off on Sunday in Recife for the right to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time in either nation's history. FULL STORY>>
Giorgos Samaras (R)
Leaving It Late
The Ivory Coast pressed the self-destruct button at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, conceding a late penalty to bow out of the competition behind a 2-1 loss to Greece.

The Elephants appeared to on the verge of securing their first-ever spot in the knockout round of the World Cup after Andreas Samaris and Wilfried Bony... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Juan Fernando Quintero and Teofilo Gutierrez
Seizing Control
Colombia seized control of Group C by getting a 2-1 victory over the Ivory Coast at the Estadio Nacional on Thursday.

Second-half goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Fernando Quintero helped the Colombians make it two wins from two games in the World Cup thus far, bringing the South American nation to the top of the group with six points. FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Yoshito Okubo and Jose Cholevas
There was no separating Greece and Japan at the Estadio das Dunas on Thursday as the two sides shared the spoils in a 0-0 stalemate.

The result keeps both nations alive as they remain in the hunt for a second-place finish in Group C, but it also helps Colombia reserve a spot in the... FULL STORY>>
Teofilo Gutierrez
Cruise Control
Colombia made a promising start to its World Cup campaign on Saturday, cruising to a 3-0 defeat of Greece at the Estadio Mineirao.

Pablo Armero helped the Colombians jump out in front with a goal in the sixth minute while goals from Teo Gutierrez in the 58th minute and James Rodriguez in the... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Sol Bamba and Wilfried Bony
Tale Of Two Halves
The Ivory Coast scored two second-half goals in quick succession to come from behind in a 2-1 defeat of Japan at the Arena Pernambuco on Saturday in Group C play.

It was a tale of two halves as Japan controlled much of the early going, grabbing the lead after only 16 minutes. Keisuke Honda produced the opening goal, taking a... FULL STORY>>