Lifeless England were suddenly inspired by the introduction of Adam Lallana, who set up the Daniel Sturridge winner at Wembley against Denmark.
Neymar scored a hat-trick to move onto 30 goals for Brazil—and just two back of the legendary Tostao—as the World Cup hosts romped to a 5-0 away to South Africa.
David Silva and Andres Iniesta played a neat one-two before the ball fell to Pedro, allowing the Barcelona forward to score the only goal of Spain’s win over Italy.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace in a 5-1 drubbing of Cameroon left him atop Portugal’s all-time goalscoring table.
Blaise Matuiti scored on an acrobatic scissor-kick to put France 2-0 up on The Netherlands—a lead Les Bleus would carry through to the final whistle.
Germany were unimpressive in their match against Chile, although Mario Gotze provided the hosts the only goal of the encounter in the 16th minute.
Argentina appeared lethargic in their scoreless draw with Romania, and Lionel Messi was spotted vomiting at one point during the match.
Trailing 3-0 to Australia as the hour-mark approached, Ecuador took advantage of Mitchell Langerak’s ejection to stage a stunning comeback capped off in stoppage time by Edison Mendez’ winner.
Didier Drogba and Max-Alain Gradel scored in the final 17 minutes to haul Ivory Coast back from a 2-0 deficit against Belgium.
South Africa 0-5 Brazil
Spain 1-0 Italy
England 1-0 Denmark
France 2-0 Netherlands
Germany 1-0 Chile
Portugal 5-1 Cameroon
Romania 0-0 Argentina
Ukraine 2-0 United States
Belgium 2-2 Ivory Coast
Switzerland 2-2 Croatia
Australia 3-4 Ecuador
Colombia 1-1 Tunisia
Greece 0-2 South Korea
Bosnia-Herzegovina 0-2 Egypt
Austria 1-1 Uruguay
Montenegro 1-0 Ghana
Algeria 2-0 Slovenia
Japan 4-2 New Zealand
Russia 2-0 Armenia
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