World Cup schedule Monday: Netherlands vs. Denmark, and two more matches

Netherlands vs. Denmark kicks off the South Africa World Cup schedule Monday, followed by Japan vs. Cameroon and Italy vs. Paraguay.

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    Portugal's team plays with the ball during a training session at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Monday, June 14, 2010. Portugal plays in Group G of the World Cup Soccer.
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The fourth day of the World Cup (all coverage) continues Monday with the Danish-Dutch rivalry starting the day.

MONDAY (June 14):

The best team to play today is the Netherlands, which ESPN’s World Soccer Index ranks No. 5 worldwide. With Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, and Wesley Sniejder, the Netherlands has an attacking triumvirate to rival No. 1 Brazil and No. 4 Argentina, says Africa Monitor writer Steve Bloomfield. "If all three can keep fit for the duration of the tournament, this could be Holland's moment."

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Live television coverage on ESPN and Univision begins a half-hour before each match. ESPN3 offers live streaming.

Check out the Monitor daily for your World Cup schedule. Download a PDF of the World Cup schedule from FIFA, and this ESPN fact sheet on its month-long coverage of the World Cup.

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