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The 2014 World Cup is perhaps one of the most exciting World Cups in recent times. While previous editions had outright favourites, this one doesn’t have a firm one. Day 7 of the quadrennial event has in store for us six exciting teams. Belgium take on Algeria, Russia play South Korea. Brazil play their second against Mexico.
South Korea and Mexico lock horns in the opening game of Group B in the Olympics. TheHardTackle rewinds to a meeting between these two sides in the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
Day 12 saw a merciful end to a miserable French campaign at the hands of the host, who were also knocked out of the tournament. Nigeria, Africa's last hope of a team in the Round of 16, were denied entry to the next stage by a resolute Korean fightback, while Messi and co. proved to be a handful for the Greeks. Read more to see a summary of the day's highlights.
A look forward to the action on Day 7 as Nigeria and Greece look to put their WC campaigns back on track, while Korea and Argentina attempt to cement a knock-out stage berth. In another group, France and Mexico could virtually decide their fate. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh looks forward to the day's action...