FIFA World Cup Day 8 | Discussion and GameThread

Laurence Griffiths

In Bayern München's off day, Colombia and the Ivory Coast fight for Group C supremacy while Uruguay try to overcome their setback with a victory against England

Colombia vs. Côte d'Ivoire

12:00 PM EDT

Location: Estádio Nacional de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
Television and Streaming

Colombia (4-3-3)

Manager: José Pekerman

Victor Ibarbo – Teófilo Gutiérrez – Juan Cuadrado

Carlos Sánchez – James Rodríguez – Abel Aguilar

Pablo Armero – Mario Yepes – Cristián Zapata – Juan Zúñiga

David Ospina

Bench: Faryd Mondragón, Camilo Vargas, Santiago Arias, Éder Balanta, Carlos Valdés, Carlos Carbonero , Freddy Guarín, Alexander Mejía, Juan Quintero, Adrián Ramos [BSC], Jackson Martínez

Ivory Coast (4-3-3)

Manager: Sabri Lamouchi

Max Gradel – Wilfred Bony – Gervinho

Ismael Tioté – Yaya Touré – Serey Die

Arthur Boka [VFB] – Souleymane Bamba  – Didier Zokora  – Serge Aurier

Boubacar Barry

Bench: Mandé Sayouba, Sylvain Gbohouo, Ousmane Viera, Kolo Touré, Constant Djakpa [FFM], Jean Daniel Akpa, Ismaël Diomandé, Mathis Bolly, Salomon Kalou, Didier Drogba, Giovanni Sio

Uruguay vs. England England

3:00 PM EDT

Location: Arena Corinthians, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Referee: Carlos Velasco (Spain)
Television and Streaming

Uruguay (4-4-2)

Manager: Óscar Tabares

Luis Suárez – Edison Cavani

Cristian Rodriguez – Nicolas Lodeiro – Egídio Arévalo – Álvaro González

Maxi Pereira – Diego Godín – Jose Gimenez – Martin Cáceras 

Fernando Muslera

Bench: Rodrigo Muñoz, Martín Silva, Sebastian Coates, Jorge Fucile, Diego Lugano , Álvaro Pereira, Walter Gargano , Diego Pérez, Gastón Ramirez, Diego Forlán, Abel Hernández, Christian Stuani

England England (4-2-3-1)

Manager: Roy Hodgson

Daniel Sturridge

Wayne Rooney – Rahim Sterling  – Danny Welbeck

Jordan Henderson – Steven Gerrard

Leighton Baines – Phil Jagielka – Tim Cahill – Glen Johnson

Joe Hart

Bench: Fraiser Forster, Ben Foster, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Frank Lampard, Jack Wilshire, James Milner, Adam Lallana, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ross Barkley, Ricky Lambert

Japan vs. Greece

6:00 PM EDT | SB Nation Preview

Location: Arena das Dunas, Natal, Brazil
Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
Television and Streaming

Japan (4-4-1-1)

Manager: Alberto Zaccheroni

Yuya Osako

Keisuke Honda

Yoshito Okubo – Makoto Hasebe [FCN] – Hotaru Yamaguchi – Shinji Okazaki [M05]

Yuto Nagatomo – Yasuyuki Konno – Maya Yoshida  – Atsuto Uchida [S04]

Eiji Kawashima

Bench: Shusaku Nishikawa, Shuichi Gonda, Gotoku Sakai [VFB], Masato Morishige, Hiroki Sakai [H96], Yasuhito Endo, Hiroshi Kiyotake [FCN], Shinji Kagawa, Toshihiro Aoyama, Masahiko Inoha, Yoichiro Kakitani, Manabu Saito

Greece (4-3-3)

Manager: Fernando Santos

Georgios Samaras – Konstantinos Mitroglu – Ioannis Fetfatzidis

Panagiotis Kone – Kostas Katsouranis – Giannis Maniatis

José Holebas – Sokratis Papastathopoulos  [BVB] – Kostas Manolas – Vassilis Torosidis

Orestis Karnezis

Bench: Panagiotis Glikos, Stefanos Kapino, Giorgos Tzavelas, Vangelis Moras, Loukas Vyntra, Alexandros Tziolis, Georgios Karagounis, Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Andreas Samaris, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Dimitris Salpigidis, Theofanis Gekas

Enjoy the matches! MIA SAN MIA!

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