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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