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.
MONDAY (June 14):
- Netherlands vs. Denmark, 1:30 pm (7:30 am EST)
- Japan vs. Cameroon, 4 pm (10 am EST)
- Italy vs. Paraguay, 8:30 pm (2:30 pm EST)
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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