World Cup Round of 16 – Preview, Kick off times & predictions

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Updated: June 25, 2014
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The Group stages are coming to an end, and we look at the possible fixtures and kick off times for the round of 16, the second round of World Cup games.

Brazil v Chile
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte,Sat 28 June,5.00

Form
Both sides finished with 7 points.Winning their final game 4-1. While Chile finished with 6 points losing to the Netherlands in their final game

Prediction
Home advantage could just see Brazil win this one 2-1 but they will need Neymar to be at his best best.

Possible Quarter Final opponents
Could be Colombia, Italy or Uruguay. But i think a Brazil v Colombia quarter final looks most likely

Colombia v Uruguay
Estádio Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro,Sat 28,9.00,

Form
Colombia have won  both their games and are likely to top their Group. Uruguay beat Italy so and finised  2nd to Costa Rica in their Group

Prediction
think Colombia may have to much pace . 2-0 Colombia .

Possible Quarter final  opponents
A Brazil v Colombia quarter final looks likely

Netherlands v Mexico
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza, Sun 29 June,5.00

Form
The Netherlands have 3 from 3 after beating Chile 2-0. Mexico picked up 7 points after an impressive 3-1 win over Croatia.

Prediction
Mexico have surprised many but it is hard to back agianst Van Gaalwith Van Persie and Robben in such good form. A 2-1 win for the Dutch

Possible quarter final opponents
A Netherlands v Costa Rica quarter final could be on the cards.

Costa Rica v  Greece
Arena Pernambuco, Recife,Sun 29 June, 9.00

Form
Costa Rica have surprised many securing their last 16 place after 2 games and topped the Group after a draw to England. Greee won one and lost one and secured their place in the last 16

Prediction
The fairytale for Costa Rican football could continue and they may pull off another shock result. This one may go to extra time with the conditions favoring the them. Costa Rica may just edge it.

Possible quarter final opponents
The Netherlands or Mexico so a Holland v Costa Rica quarter final could be likely.

France v Nigeria
Estádio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasília, Mon 30 June, 5.00

Form
France have scored 8 goals in 2 games in comprehensive wins. Nigeria have 4 points from 2 games look likey to finish 2nd in their group

Prediction
With the form the form the French are showing you would fancy them to win this easily. 3-0 France.

Possible quarter final opponents
Germany or Algeria. A France v Germany encounter looks likely at the quarter final stage.

Germany v Algeria
Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Mon 30 June, 9.00

Form
Germany have won 1 and drawn 1 and look likely to top their Group. Algeria have lost 1 and won their 2nd game and I expect them to finish runners up in their 2nd game.

Prediction
Algeria performed brilliantly in their 2nd game but Germany should have too much quality.

Possible quarter final opponents
France or Nigeria. Germany v France would be a mouth watering Quarter Final.

Argentina v Switzerland
Arena Corinthians, São Paulo,Tues 1 July, 5.00

Form
Argentina are liley to top their group after 2 wins. The Swiss play honduras and will look to secure a place in the last 16 after losing to France and beating Ecuador.

Prediction
Argentina have not played as well as many have expected but I think they will improve and get past the swiss. 2-0 Argentina

Possible quarter final opponents
Belgium or the United States look most likley. Ghana or Portugal havea  slight chance of progression. A Belgium v Argentina quarter final looks most likely.

Belgium v United States
Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, 1 July, 9.00

Form
Belgium have won 2 from 2 so far. The United States are on 4 points and are favorites to finish 2nd in their group.

Prediction
Belgium may have too much quality for this United States team that has performed admirably.

Possible quarter final opponents
Belgium v Argentina quarter final looks the most likely match.

World Cup 2014 Outright betting from Boylesports.com, get 50e free bet for when opening an account

Brazil 3/1

Argentina 7/2

Germany 4/1

France 8/1

The Netherlands 8/1

Belgium 20/1

Colombia 22/1

Uruguay 25/1

Chile 28/1

Mexico 33/1

Costa Rica 50/1

Greece 75/1

Portugal 100/1

U.S.A. 100/1

150/1 Bar

EW 1/2 1, 2

World Cup 2014 – Top Goalscorer

Neymar 6/4

Messi, Lionel 4/1

Benzema, Karim 4/1

Muller, Thomas 11/2

Van Persie, Robin 10/1

Robben, Arjen 12/1

Suarez, Luis 22/1

Rodriguez, James 28/1

Valencia, Enner 33/1

Klose, Miroslav 33/1

Fred 40/1

Gotze, Mario 40/1

Giroud, Olivier 40/1

Aguero, Sergio 40/1

50/1 Bar

EW 1/4 1, 2, 3, 4

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