(CNN) - Nobody gave them a chance - nobody.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (AFP) - European powerhouses Germany and France block the way for Nigeria and Algeria to make some World Cup history on Monday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday June 30, 2014, CMC – Speedster Kemar Roach captured his 100th Test wicket but Kane Williamson’s career-best century and then torrential rain, spoiled West Indies chances of winning the decisive third Test at Kensington Oval here Sunday.
Netherlands 2 - 1 Mexico
The Netherlands scored two late second half goals to defeat Mexico - securing their place in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Klaas Jan Huntelaar kept his cool in the heat of Fortaleza as Holland stunned Mexico with an injury-time winner.
Kane Williamson was at his meticulous best. His seventh Test century took his series tally past 400 and guided New Zealand into a commanding position. The visitors stretched their lead to 307 and, with the fourth-day Kensington Oval pitch showing signs of variable bounce, West Indies' hopes would have started to dwindle. A sudden downpour just before tea was the only menace to New Zealand's hopes of a series win.
It promises to be Manic Monday after Soaked Saturday and a race against fading light created a backlog of matches at the All England Club on Day 6.
Jimmy Neesham occupies the No.6 position for New Zealand. Judging from the evidence in Barbados, he has the potential to bat much higher. The composure he showed while the rest of the middle-order was prised out was remarkable and more importantly much needed to push New Zealand to 293.
RECIFE, Brazil — Luis Suárez, the enigmatic striker from Uruguay who has starred for Liverpool in England’s Premier League, was suspended for nine games and barred from all soccer-related activities for four months Thursday after FIFA’s disciplinary committee determined that he bit an opponent during Uruguay’s 1-0 World Cup victory over Italy.
It wasn't a win -- but it was enough. The United States may have lost today's World Cup match against Germany 1-0 in Recife, but don't worry -- the team still advances to the next round of the tournament.
(CNN) - Ghana's World Cup challenge is in danger of imploding after two of its star players were thrown out of their squad following allegations of physical and verbal attacks within the team's camp.