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Thursday June 26 2014
World Cup Round of 16 set

The World Cup Round of 16 schedule is now complete with Brazil-Chile, France-Nigeria and Colombia-Uruguay among highlights.

The final Group H games were played this evening, sending Belgium through in first place and Algeria making history with their first ever participation in the knockouts.

Hosts Brazil kick things off against Chile on June 28, followed by an all South-American showdown between Juan Cuadrado’s Colombia and a Uruguay without banned Luis Suarez.

Holland face Mexico on June 29 in Fortaleza, while Costa Rica-Greece is a game nobody expected.

France-Nigeria is the early match on June 30 and historic Algeria try to cause another huge upset against Germany in Porto Alegre.

The round concludes on July 1 with Argentina-Switzerland and Belgium-USA.

Only six of the final 16 nations in the competition are European, but it is the first ever World Cup with two African sides progressing to this phase.

Click here for all the results, match reports and fixtures, including the possible quarter-final showdowns.

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