FIFA World Cup 2014 is approaching its very end. The Round of 16 has concluded without a single upset, and with Argentina and Belgium having ensured that all eight group winners advanced. Yet while the list of quarter-finalists might adhere to expectations, the manner in which they secured their spots has been anything but straightforward.
The quarterfinal fixtures are as follows:
France vs Germany, Rio de Janeiro, Friday, July 4
Brazil vs Colombia, Fortaleza, Friday, July 4
Argentina vs Belgium, Brasilia, Saturday, July 5
Netherlands vs Costa Rica, Salvador, Saturday, July 5