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World Cup Daily Digest: June 14th

Catch up on match day two results, the latest news from the World Cup, and day three schedule.

Dean Mouhtaropoulos
Day Two recap

Mexico 1 - Cameroon 0

In a drenched group A match at the Arena das Dunas, a goal from Oribe Peralta secured all three points for Mexico. However, Giovanni dos Santos had two goals incorrectly disallowed.

Spain 1 - Netherlands 5

Netherlands managed to get their revenge by routing defending champion, Spain. Xabi Alonso put Spain ahead with a penalty after Diego Costa was brought down playing for contact. But then...


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Chile 3 - Australia 1

Two goals in quick succession within the first quarter of an hour set Chile on their way to a win over Australia, with Tim Cahill halving the deficit ten minutes before the end of first half, but to no avail.

Casillas apology

Iker Casillas, who had a forgettable night, apologies for what he called as the "worst performance of my career".

Van Gaal not carried away

Louis van Gaal, who was shocked with the result praises his squad but warns them to remain focused citing "This is a nice start but we have nothing."

Ochoa ready for Brazil test

After defeating Cameroon, Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa believe that the team "is ready for the challenge". Mexcio is second in group A, trailing Brazil by goal difference.

Cahill claim Chile player cheat

Tim Cahill was kicked by Chile's left-back, Gonzalo Jara, but received a yellow card instead, prompting him to call Jara "a cheat". Jara's response? "Yes I'm a cheat, so what".

Buffon injury not serious

Italy's goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon suffered an ankle sprain during training, but head coach Cesare Prandelii has allayed any concern by saying that it was "a light sprain and he's being treated".

Suarez won't start against Costa RIca

Despite returning to full training, Uruguay's head coach Oscar Tabarez have decided not to name Luis Suarez into the staring lineup.


Colombia vs Greece (kickoff: 17.00 BST)

Uruguay vs Costa Rica (kickoff: 20.00 BST)

England vs Italy (kickoff: 23.00 BST)

Côte d'Ivoire vs Japan (kickoff: 02.00 BST/Sunday)