Groups at 2014 World Cup

World Cup citiesGroup A
Brazil, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon
Group B
Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia
Group C
Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast, Japan
Group D
Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy
Group E
Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras
Group F
Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina , Iran, Nigeria
Group G
Germany, Portugal, Ghana, USA
Group H
Belgium, Algeria, Russia, South Korea

If you add up the FIFA rankings of each of the teams at the time of the draw, the groups are ranked as follows. In theory the lowest combined total has the highest ranked mix of four teams.

  1. Group G = 45
  2. Group D = 57
  3. Group B = 84
  4. Group C = 81
  5. Group E = 91
  6. Group A = 97
  7. Group F = 105
  8. Group H = 113

By the time the World Cup kicked off on 12 June if you added up the then current FIFA rankings of each of the teams as of 5 June 2014, the groups are ranked as follows. In theory the lowest combined total has the highest ranked mix of four teams. The finalists came from F (Argentina) and G (Germany).

  1. Group D = 54
  2. Group G = 56
  3. Group E = 82
  4. Group C = 89
  5. Group B = 92
  6. Group A = 97
  7. Group H = 109
  8. Group F = 113

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THE WORLD CUP GROUP FIXTURES

[Kick off times are local times. Most venues were GMT -3, except Cuiaba and Manaus that were GMT -4]

Group A
12 June 2014
Brazil 3 v 1 Croatia, Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 17:00
13 June 2014
Mexico 1 v 0 Cameroon, Arena das Dunas, Natal, 13:00
17 June 2014
Brazil 0 v 0 Mexico, Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 16:00
18 June 2014
Cameroon 0 v 4 Croatia, Arena Amazonia, Manaus, 18:00
23 June 2014
Cameroon 1 v 4 Brazil, Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 17:00
Croatia 1 v 3 Mexico, Arena Pernambuco, Recife, 17:00

Group B
13 June 2014
Spain 1 v 5 Netherlands, Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 16:00
Chile 3 v 1 Australia, Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 18:00
18 June 2014
Australia 2 v 3 Netherlands, Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, 13:00
Spain 0 v 2 Chile, Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 16:00
23 June 2014
Australia 0 v 3 Spain, Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 13:00
Netherlands 2 v 0 Chile, Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 13:00

Group C
14 June 2014
Colombia 3 v 0 Greece, Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 13:00
Ivory Coast 2 v 1 Japan, Arena Pernambuco, Recife, 22:00
19 June 2014
Colombia 2 v 1 Ivory Coast, Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 13:00
Japan 0 v 0 Greece, Arena das Dunas, Natal, 19:00
24 June 2014
Japan 1 v 4 Colombia, Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 16:00
Greece 2 v 1 Ivory Coast, Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 17:00

Group D
14 June 2014
Uruguay 1 v 3 Costa Rica, Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 16:00
England 1 v 2 Italy, Arena Amazonia, Manaus, 18:00
19 June 2014
Uruguay 2  v 1 England , Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 16:00
20 June 2014
Italy 0 v 1 Costa Rica, Arena Pernambuco, Recife, 13:00
24 June 2014
Italy 0 v 1 Uruguay, Arena das Dunas, Natal, 13:00
Costa Rica 0 v 0 England, Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 13:00

Group E
15 June 2014
Switzerland 2 v 1 Ecuador, Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 13:00
France 3 v 0 Honduras, Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, 16:00
20 June 2014
Switzerland 2 v 5 France, Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 16:00
Honduras 1 v 2 Ecuador, Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 19:00
25 June 2014
Honduras 0 v 3 Switzerland, Arena Amazonia, Manaus, 16:00
Ecuador 0 v 0 France, Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 17:00

Group F
15 June 2014
Argentina 2 v 1 Bosnia-Herzegovina , Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 19:00
16 June 2014
Iran 0 v 0 Nigeria, Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 16:00
21 June 2014
Argentina 1 v 0 Iran, Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 13:00
Nigeria 1 v 0 Bosnia-Herzegovina , Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 18:00
25 June 2014
Nigeria 2 v 3 Argentina, Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, 13:00
Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 v 1 Iran, Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 13:00

Group G
16 June 2014
Germany 4 v 0 Portugal, Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 13:00
Ghana 1 v 2 USA, Arena das Dunas, Natal, 19:00
21 June 2014
Germany 2 v 2 Ghana, Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 16:00
22 June 2014
USA 2 v 2 Portugal, Arena Amazonia, Manaus, 18:00
26 June 2014
USA 0 v 1 Germany, Arena Pernambuco, Recife, 13:00
Portugal 2 v 1 Ghana, Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 13:00

Group H
17 June 2014
Belgium 2 v 1 Algeria, Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 13:00
Russia 1 v 1 South Korea, Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 18:00
22 June 2014
Belgium 1 v 0 Russia, Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 13:00
South Korea 2 v 4 Algeria, Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, 16:00
26 June 2014
South Korea 0 v 1 Belgium, Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 17:00
Algeria 1 v 1 Russia, Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 17:00

Road to Rio endSecond round – Knock-out
28 June 2014
Second-round 1:
Brazil (A) 1 v 1 Chile (B), Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 13:00 (Brazil win 3-2 on penalties)
Second-round 2:
Colombia (C) 2 v 0 Uruguay (D), Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 17:00

29 June 2014
Second-round 3:
Netherlands (B) 2 v 1 Mexico (A), Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 13:00
Second-round 4:
Costa Rica (D) 1 v 1 Greece (C), Arena Pernambuco, Recife, 17:00 (Costa Rica win 5-3 on penalties)

30 June 2014
Second-round 5:
France (E) 2 v 0 Nigeria (F), Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 13:00
Second-round 6:
Germany (G) 2 v 1 Algeria (H), Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, 17:00

1 July 2014
Second-round 7:
Argentina (F) 1 v 0 Switzerland (E), Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 13:00
Second-round 8:
Belgium (H) 2 v 1 USA (G), Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 17:00

quarter finalistsQuarter-finals
4 July 2014
Quarter-final 2:
France (E) 0 v 1 Germany (G), Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 13:00
Quarter-final 1:
Brazil (A) 2 v 1 Colombia (C), Estadio Castelão, Fortaleza, 17:00

5 July 2014
Quarter-final 4:
Argentina (F) 1 v 0 Belgium (H), Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 13:00 Quarter-final 3:
Netherlands (B) 0 v 0 Costa Rica (D), Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 17:00 (Netherlands win 4-3 on penalties)

Semi-finals

Last 48 July 2014
Semi-final 1:
Brazil (A) 1 v 7 Germany (G), Estadio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, 17:00

9 July 2014
Semi-final 2:
Argentina (F) 0 v 0 Netherlands (B), Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 17:00 (Argentina win 4-2 on penalties)

Third-place match
12 July 2014
Brazil (A) 0 v 3 Netherlands (B), Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, 17:00

World Cup Final
13 July 2014
Germany (G) 1 v 0 Argentina (F), Estadio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, 16:00

FinalCongrats Germany

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