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World Cup Day 6 (6.17.14)

Group H will cap off the first-round games of the group stage, and Group A will get the second games of the round-robin started this afternoon. The first game of the day features Belgium--a country with expertise in beer, chocolate, and pastries--against Algeria--a country with expertise in hydrocarbons and existentialist expatriates. The game kicks off on ESPN at 12:00 ET from the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte.

SBNation previews the game here.

The latest handicap at Ladbrokes is Belgium 1/3, Draw 4/1, and Algeria 19/2.

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The second game of the day involves Group A co-leaders Brazil and Mexico, with the winner assuring itself a spot in the knockout stage. There are people who think Mexico is winning this game--presumably both because Brazil looked shaky in their win over Croatia and Mexico finished off Cameroon with panache. Those people are wrong. The teams play at 3:00 ET on ESPN from the Estádio Castelão in Fortaleza.

SBNation previews the game here.

The latest handicap at Ladbrokes is Brazil 1/3, Draw 9/2, and Mexico 8/1.

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The final two teams to play their first game of the tournament square off in the third and final game of the day when Russia faces South Korea. The game airs on ESPN at 6:00 ET from the Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá.

The SBNation preview was not yet published at 07:30 ET this morning.

The latest handicap at Ladbrokes is Russia 17/20, Draw 5/2, and South Korea 10/3.

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GROUP A

TEAMS MP W D L GF GA Pts
1 1 0 0 3 1 3
1 1 0 0 1 0 3
1 0 0 1 0 1 0
1 0 0 1 1 3 0

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