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World Cup Gamethread: Uruguay vs Portugal

Three of the best strikers in the world all square (triangle?) off against each other like Reservoir Dogs. Maybe. Can Suarez and Cavani sink their teeth into Ronaldo’s Portugal?

Uruguay v Russia: Group A - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images

France vs Argentina

The Round of 16 opens with potentially one of the best matches that the World Cup has seen at this stage in some time. Argentina, runners up from 2014, needed some heroics on the final matchday of the group stage to book their place in the knockout round, but when you have Lionel Messi in your side, you almost have to expect the unexpected. France are the clear favorites in this match, but if they’re not on their game, Argentina can do the job and win this game. Hopefully, Corentin Tolisso plays for our enjoyment.

Location: Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia

Time: 5:00 pm local time, 10:00 am EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

Uruguay vs Portugal

This is going to be a really interesting match. You have two world class goalscorers in Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo on opposite sides. This match will likely come down to which player’s supporting cast steps up and does their job around him. Despite the fact that they are the reigning European Champions, Portugal don’t feel like they have the quality to be the world champions. Can Ronaldo put them over the edge in this one?

Location: Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia

Time: 9:00 pm local time, 2:00 pm EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

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