James Rodriguez played the first half of Colombia's friendly against Jordan. Los Cafeteros cruised to a 3-0 win including a penalty from the AS Monaco playmaker. For Colombia, without the services of Falcao for the World Cup, the serious stuff begins against Greece in a week's time.
14 June - 13:00 (18:00 CET) Colombia - Greece
Victoria que da confianza. pic.twitter.com/xprYpP35Pn— James Rodríguez (@jamesdrodriguez) 7 Juin 2014
Portugal, without Cristino Ronaldo, but with Joao Moutinho back in the starting XI had a tougher time against Mexico. The Europeans won it late on with a goal from Bruno Alves from a Moutinho-taken free-kick. Despite that, the Seleçao take on Germany in their first match of the competition with a certain confidence...
16 June - 13:00 (18:00 CET) Germany - Portugal
Meanwhile, Danijel Subasic remained on the bench as Croatie recorded a narrow 1-0 victory over Australia. In ten days' time, the AS Monaco goalkeeper will be at Maracana to take on red-hot favourites and hosts Brazil in the opening match of the competition.
12 June - 17:00 (22:00 CET) Brazil - Croatia
Training camp in Salvador..Class pic.twitter.com/BWiNbZ8TDR— Danijel&Subasic (@SubasicDanijel) 4 June 2014
And finally, Mounir Obbadi and Morocco went down 2-0 to Russia and the Monégasque midfielder is now officially on holidays!