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.

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."

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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