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The 2014 FIFA Warld Cup wis be the 20t FIFA Warld Cup, an internaitional men's fitbaa tournament, that teuk place in Brazil frae 12 Juin tae 13 Julie 2014.[3] It wis the seicont time that Brazil haes hostit the competeetion, the previous bein in 1950. Brazil wis electit unchallenged as host naition in 2007 efter the internaitional fitbaa federation, FIFA, decreed that the tournament wad be staged in Sooth Americae for the first time syne 1978 in Argentinae.

2014 FIFA Warld Cup
Copa do Mundo da FIFA
Brasil 2014[1]
Tournament details
Host kintra Brazil
Dates 12 Juin–13 Julie
Teams 32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Germany (4t title)
Runners-up  Argentinae
Third place  Netherlands
Fowert place  Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played 64
Goals scored 171 (2.67 per match)
Attendance 3,429,873 (53,592 per match)
Tap scorer(s) Colombie James Rodríguez
(6 goals)[2]
Best player Argentinae Lionel Messi
Best young player Fraunce Paul Pogba
Best goalkeeper Germany Manuel Neuer
2010
2018

The naitional teams o 31 kintras win forrit qualifeecation competeetions that begoud in Juin 2011 tae spiel wi Brazil in the feenal tournament. Thare wis a tot o 64 spiels in twal ceeties athort Brazil in aither new or developit stadiums, wi the tournament oncoming wi a group stage. For the first speal at a Warld Cup, the spiels uissed goal-line technology.[4]

Wi the host kintra, aw winners sin the first Warld Cup in 1930 (Argentinae, Ingland, Fraunce, Germany, Italy, Spain an Uruguay) hae qualeefied for this competeetion. Spain is the forgane winner, haein defeatit the Netherlands 1–0 in the 2010 Warld Cup feenal tae win its first Warld teetle. The foregane fower Warld Cups in Sooth Americae war aw wan bi kintras in Sooth Americae.[5]

Host walinEedit

In Mairch 2003, FIFA announcit that the tournament wad be haudit in Sooth Americae for the first time sin 1978, in line wi its syne-acteeve rule o birlin the richt tae host the Warld Cup amang different continents.[6][7] The deceesion meant that it wad be the first time that twa Warld Cups wad be ootby Europe efter ither. Anerlie Brazil and Colombie declared thair bodes but, efter Colombie endit its bode,[8] Brazil wis offeecially electit as host on 30 October 2007.[9]

Teams and offeecialsEedit

QualifeecationEedit

Thir 32 teams, shawn wi October 2013 rankins uised for seedin in the draw,[10] qualifee'd for the feenal tournament.

Final drawEedit

The 32 teams war tae be drawn intae the aicht groups o the group stage. In buskin for this, the teams war guidit intae fower pats wi the seiven heichest-rankit teams jynin host naition Brazil in the seedit pat.[11] As wi the foregane tournaments, FIFA aimit tae creaut groups whilk haed lairge geographic sinderin an syne the unseedit teams war set intae pats bi geographic conseederations.[12][13] Unner the draw procedure, ane team drawn hap-nap wis firstly muived frae Pat 4 tae Pat 2 tae creaut fower equal pats o eicht teams.[12]

SquadsEedit

As wi the 2010 tournament, ilk squad conseests o 23 players (three maun be goalkeepers). Ilk naitional associe haed tae confirm thair feenal 23-player squad no later than 10 days afore the stairt o the tournament.[14]

Teams are alloued tae mak ahint the haund chynges in the event o sairious skaith, at ony time ere 24 oors afore thair first gemme.[14]

Match summaryEedit

Group StageEedit

Group AEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Brazil 7 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5
2   Mexico 7 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3
3   Croatie 3 3 1 0 2 6 6 0
4   Cameroon 0 3 0 0 3 1 9 -8
12. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in São Paulo
  Brazil -   Croatie 3:1 (1:1)
13. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Natal
  Mexico -   Cameroon 1:0 (0:0)
17. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Fortaleza
  Brazil -   Mexico 0:0
18. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Manaus
  Cameroon -   Croatie 0:4 (0:1)
23. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Brasília
  Cameroon -   Brazil 1:4 (1:2)
23. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Recife
  Croatie -   Mexico 1:3 (0:0)

Group BEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Netherlands 9 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7
2   Chile 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2
3   Spain 3 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3
4   Australie 0 3 0 0 3 3 9 -6
13. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Salvador
  Spain -   Netherlands 1:5 (1:1)
13. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Cuiabá
  Chile -   Australie 3:1 (2:1)
18. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Porto Alegre
  Australie -   Netherlands 2:3 (1:1)
18. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Spain -   Chile 0:2 (0:2)
23. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Curitiba
  Australie -   Spain 0:3 (0:1)
23. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in São Paulo
  Netherlands -   Chile 2:0 (0:0)

Group CEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Colombie 9 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7
2   Greece 4 3 1 1 1 2 4 -2
3   Ivory Coast 3 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1
4   Japan 1 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4
14. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Colombie -   Greece 3:0 (1:0)
14. Juin 2014, 22 Oors in Recife
  Ivory Coast -   Japan 2:1 (0:1)
19. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Brasília
  Colombie -   Ivory Coast 2:1 (0:0)
19. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Natal
  Japan -   Greece 0:0
24. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Cuiabá
  Japan -   Colombie 1:4 (1:1)
24. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Fortaleza
  Greece -   Ivory Coast 2:1 (1:0)

Group DEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Costa Rica 7 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3
2   Uruguay 6 3 2 0 1 4 4 0
3   Italy 3 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1
4   Ingland 1 3 0 1 2 2 4 -2
14. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Fortaleza
  Uruguay -   Costa Rica 1:3 (1:0)
14. Juin 2014, 18 Oors in Manaus
  Ingland -   Italy 1:2 (1:1)
19. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in São Paulo
  Uruguay -   Ingland 2:1 (1:0)
20. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Recife
  Italy -   Costa Rica 0:1 (0:1)
24. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Natal
  Italy -   Uruguay 0:1 (0:0)
24. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Costa Rica -   Ingland 0:0

Group EEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Fraunce 7 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6
2    Swisserland 6 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1
3   Ecuador 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
4   Honduras 0 3 0 0 3 1 8 -7
15. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Brasília
   Swisserland -   Ecuador 2:1 (0:1)
15. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Porto Alegre
  Fraunce -   Honduras 3:0 (1:0)
20. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Salvador
   Swisserland -   Fraunce 2:5 (0:3)
20. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Curitiba
  Honduras -   Ecuador 1:2 (1:1)
25. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Manaus
  Honduras -    Swisserland 0:3 (0:2)
25. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Ecuador -   Fraunce 0:0

Group FEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Argentinae 9 3 3 0 0 6 3 +3
2   Nigerie 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
3   Bosnie an Herzegovinae 3 3 1 0 2 4 4 0
4   Iran 1 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3
15. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Argentinae -   Bosnie an Herzegovinae 2:1 (1:0)
16. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Curitiba
  Iran -   Nigerie 0:0
21. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Argentinae -   Iran 1:0 (0:0)
21. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Cuiabá
  Nigerie -   Bosnie an Herzegovinae 1:0 (1:0)
25. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Porto Alegre
  Nigerie -   Argentinae 2:3 (1:2)
25. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Salvador
  Bosnie an Herzegovinae -   Iran 3:1 (1:0)

Group GEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Germany 7 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5
2   Unitit States 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 0
3   Portugal 4 3 1 1 1 4 7 -3
4   Ghana 1 3 0 1 2 4 6 -2
16. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Salvador
  Germany -   Portugal 4:0 (3:0)
16. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Natal
  Ghana -   Unitit States 1:2 (0:1)
21. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Fortaleza
  Germany -   Ghana 2:2 (0:0)
22. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Manaus
  Unitit States -   Portugal 2:2 (0:1)
26. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Recife
  Unitit States -   Germany 0:1 (0:0)
26. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Brasília
  Portugal -   Ghana 2:1 (1:0)

Group HEedit

Pos.
Team
Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Belgium 9 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3
2   Algerie 4 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1
3   Roushie 2 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1
4   Sooth Korea 1 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3
17. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Belgium -   Algerie 2:1 (0:1)
17. Juin 2014, 19 Oors in Cuiabá
  Roushie -   Sooth Korea 1:1 (0:0)
22. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Porto Alegre
  Belgium -   Roushie 1:0 (0:0)
22. Juin 2014, 16 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Sooth Korea -   Algerie 2:4 (0:3)
26. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Curitiba
  Sooth Korea -   Belgium 0:1 (0:0)
26. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in São Paulo
  Algerie -   Roushie 1:1 (0:1)

Final StageEedit

Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semifinals Final
                                   
  28. Juin, Belo Horizonte            
A First A    Brazil (pen.)  1(3)
  4. Julie, Fortaleza
B Seicont B    Chile  1(2)  
     Brazil  2
28. Juin, Rio de Janeiro
     Colombie  1  
C First C    Colombie  2
  8. Julie, Belo Horizonte
D Seicont D    Uruguay  0  
     Brazil  1
30. Juin, Brasília
     Germany  7  
E First E    Fraunce  2
  4. Julie, Rio de Janeiro
F Seicont F    Nigerie  0  
     Fraunce  0
30. Juin, Porto Alegre
     Germany  1  
G First G    Germany (pro.)  2
  13. Julie, Rio de Janeiro
H Seicont H    Algerie  1  
     Germany (pro.)  1
29. Juin, Fortaleza
     Argentinae  0
B First B    Netherlands  2
  5. Julie, Salvador
A Seicont A    Mexico  1  
     Netherlands (pen.)  0(4)
29. Juin, Recife
     Costa Rica  0(3)  
D First D    Costa Rica (pen.)  1(5)
  9. Julie, São Paulo
C Seicont C    Greece  1(3)  
     Netherlands  0(2)
1. Julie, São Paulo
     Argentinae (pen.)  0(4)   3rd Place
F First F    Argentinae (pro.)  1
  5. Julie, Brasília 12. Julie, Brasília
E Seicont E     Swisserland  0  
     Argentinae  1    Brazil  0
1. Julie, Salvador
     Belgium  0      Netherlands  3
H First H    Belgium (pro.)  2
 
G Seicont G    Unitit States  1  
 

Round of 16Eedit

28. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Brazil -   Chile 1:1 (3:2 pen.)
28. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Colombie -   Uruguay 2:0 (1:0)
29. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Fortaleza
  Netherlands -   Mexico 2:1 (0:0)
29. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Recife
  Costa Rica -   Greece 1:1 (5:3 pen.)
30. Juin 2014, 13 Oors in Brasília
  Fraunce -   Nigerie 2:0 (0:0)
30. Juin 2014, 17 Oors in Porto Alegre
  Germany -   Algerie 2:1 pro. (0:0)
1. Julie 2014, 13 Oors in São Paulo
  Argentinae -    Swisserland 1:0 pro.
1. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in Salvador
  Belgium -   Unitit States 2:1 pro. (0:0)

Quarter FinalsEedit

4. Julie 2014, 13 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Fraunce -   Germany 0:1 (0:1)
4. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in Fortaleza
  Brazil -   Colombie 2:1 (1:0)
5. Julie 2014, 13 Oors in Brasília
  Argentinae -   Belgium 1:0 (1:0)
5. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in Salvador
  Netherlands -   Costa Rica 0:0 (4:3 pen.)

SemifinalsEedit

8. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in Belo Horizonte
  Brazil
Oscar 90'
-   Germany
Müller 11'
Klose 23'
Kroos 24', 26'
Khedira 29'
Schürrle 69', 79'
1:7 (0:5)
9. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in São Paulo
  Netherlands -   Argentinae 0:0 (2:4 pen.)

3rd PlaceEedit

12. Julie 2014, 17 Oors in Brasília
  Brazil -   Netherlands
Van Persie 3' (pen.)
Blind 17'
Wijnaldum 90+1'
0:3 (0:2)

FinalEedit

13. Julie 2014, 16 Oors in Rio de Janeiro
  Germany
Götze 113'
-   Argentinae 1:0 pro.

GoalscorersEedit

6 goalsEedit

5 goalsEedit

4 goalsEedit

3 goalsEedit

2 goalsEedit

1 goalEedit

GCEedit

Tournament team rankingsEedit

Pos. Team G Pts P W D L GP GC SG
1   Germany G 19 7 6 1 0 18 4 +14
2   Argentinae F 16 7 5 1 1 8 4 +4
3   Netherlands B 17 7 5 2 0 15 4 +11
4   Brazil A 11 7 3 2 2 11 14 -3
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5   Colombie C 12 5 4 0 1 12 4 +8
6   Belgium H 12 5 4 0 1 6 3 +3
7   Fraunce E 10 5 3 1 1 10 3 +7
8   Costa Rica D 9 5 2 3 0 5 2 +3
Eliminated in the round of 16
9   Chile B 7 4 2 1 1 6 4 +2
10   Mexico A 7 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2
11    Swisserland E 6 4 2 0 2 7 7 0
12   Uruguay D 6 4 2 0 2 4 6 -2
13   Greece C 5 4 1 2 1 3 5 -2
14   Algerie H 4 4 1 1 2 7 7 0
15   Unitit States G 4 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1
16   Nigerie F 4 4 1 1 2 3 5 -2
Eliminated in the group stage
17   Ecuador E 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
18   Portugal G 4 3 1 1 1 4 7 -3
19   Croatie A 3 3 1 0 2 6 6 0
20   Bosnie an Herzegovinae F 3 4 1 0 2 4 4 0
21   Ivory Coast C 3 4 1 0 2 4 5 -1
22   Italy D 3 4 1 0 2 2 3 -1
23   Spain B 3 4 1 0 2 4 7 -3
24   Roushie H 2 4 0 2 1 2 3 -1
25   Ghana G 1 4 0 1 2 4 6 -2
26   Ingland D 1 4 0 1 2 2 4 -2
27   Sooth Korea H 1 4 0 1 2 3 6 -3
28   Iran F 1 4 0 1 2 1 4 -3
29   Japan C 1 4 0 1 2 2 6 -4
30   Australie B 0 4 0 0 3 3 9 -6
31   Honduras E 0 4 0 0 3 1 8 -7
32   Cameroon A 0 4 0 0 3 1 9 -8

ReferencesEedit

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