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World Cup 2018 Day 13 open thread: Australia-Peru, Denmark-France, Nigeria-Argentina, Iceland-Croatia

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Time to wrap up Groups C & D, and that includes a match by our sweet Danish prince.

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Denmark v Australia: Group C - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Yesterday was an exciting day of football that ended up being pretty predictable. The four teams we expected to qualify out of Groups A and B did so, but just in a different order. Spain went from nearly being eliminated to winning their group after snatching a late equalizer against Morocco, while poor Iran were this close to escaping their group. Alas. Meanwhile, Uruguay blitzed Russia and finished at the top of Group A.

Today has the potential for some drama. In Group C, Denmark can progress with a result against France. They can progress with a loss if Australia also loses, but a 1-0 loss and a 1-0 win by the Aussies and it goes to tiebreakers.

Croatia has already clinched progression out of Group D, but any of Nigeria, Iceland or (yes) Argentina could move into second depending on results. Messi’s World Cup dream isn’t over yet!

The games and how to watch:

Australia vs. Peru — 10 am ET, 3 pm BST
TV: Fox Sports 1 (USA) | ITV 4 (UK) | other listings on livesoccertv.com
Streaming: Fox Sports Go, Telemundo (USA - Spanish, available through NBC Sports Live) | ITV Hub (UK) | fubo.tv (free trial)

Denmark vs. France — 10 am ET, 3 pm BST
TV: FOX (USA) | ITV 1 (UK) | other listings on livesoccertv.com
Streaming: Fox Sports Go, Telemundo (USA - Spanish, available through NBC Sports Live) | ITV Hub (UK) | fubo.tv (free trial)

Nigeria vs. Argentina, 2 pm ET, 7 pm BST
TV: FOX (USA) | BBC 1 (UK) | other listings on livesoccertv.com
Streaming: Fox Sports Go, Telemundo (USA - Spanish, available through NBC Sports Live) | BBC iPlayer (UK) | fubo.tv (free trial)

Iceland vs. Croatia, 2 pm ET, 7 pm BST
TV: Fox Sports 1 (USA) | BBC 4 (UK) | other listings on livesoccertv.com
Streaming: Fox Sports Go, Telemundo (USA - Spanish, available through NBC Sports Live) | BBC iPlayer (UK) | fubo.tv (free trial)

Any Spurs players involved?

Step on up Christian Eriksen (Denmark) and Hugo Lloris (France)!

How about former Spurs?

Massimo Luongo (Australia), William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria), Luka Modric & Vedran Corluka (Croatia), Silaf Gudjersson (Iceland)

Any transfer targets or rival players I’m probably interested in?

Apparently Spurs are now nominally linked to Croatia’s Ante Rebic.

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