World Cup 2014 Qualifiers: Live Scores, Highlights for Oct. 11 Matchday

Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalOctober 11, 2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14:  Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International Friendly match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on August 14, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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World Cup qualifying is reaching a crescendo. Nine nations have already secured their ticket to join hosts Brazil next summer, but a further 22 places are still up for grabs.

Here are your 11 qualified teams so far—Brazil (hosts), Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Italy, Netherlands, Costa Rica, USA and Argentina.

Friday, Oct. 11, will see crucial matches take place all over the world. In Europe, England cannot afford a slip-up against Montenegro in Group H. Portugal and Russia also have vital games in Group F.

South American qualifying is equally as tense. Chile, Uruguay and Ecuador are among the teams fighting it out for third place and an automatic spot at the World Cup.

Everywhere you look, drama is unfolding. We'll be covering it right here.