World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 20 with Messi, Rodriguez and Lukaku

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World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 20 with Messi, Rodriguez and Lukaku
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Day 20 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured standout goalkeeping and a pair of matches that went into extra time.

In Sao Paulo, Argentina struggled to beat Switzerland shot-stopper Diego Benaglio until Angel Di Maria’s 118th-minute winner, and in Salvador, United States goalkeeper Tim Howard stood on his head until being beaten by both Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku in extra time.

But there were many more exceptional performances on Tuesday, and over the next few slides we’ll have a look at Day 20’s best XI.

This best XI is almost entirely subjective, taking into account basic statistics but mostly revolving around our assessment of each player's effect on his team.

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