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FIFA World Cup: Schedule, TV Info, Live Stream, Odds, Injury Report

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now down to four teams vying for a spot in the final game.

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now down to four teams vying for a spot in the championship game. At this point, losing doesn't end one's trip to Brazil. The losers of these two semifinal games will face-off in a consolation game prior to the championship game.

At this point though, it won't make the losers feel any better. Four years between World Cups means this is a once in a lifetime opportunity that cannot be take lightly.

Many of these players will never get this opportunity again, so they're going to give it their all to ensure they're playing in the championship game.

TV Info and Live Stream:

Date Time (ET) TV Live Stream Matchup
July 8 4 p.m. ESPN WatchESPN Brazil vs. Germany
July 9 4 p.m. ESPN WatchESPN Netherlands vs. Argentina

Injury Report and Suspensions

There aren't a lot of notable players expected to miss the semifinal round, but the ones who are will be costly for the team once favored to win the tournament.

Host nation Brazil has gotten this far in large part because of the play of their star forward, Neymar, whose four goals have driven Brazil closer towards their dream.

However, he suffered a fractured vertebra in the 2-1 victory over Colombia and will play no further part in the tournament.

Joining Neymar on the sideline will be captain Thiago Silva, whose yellow card in the quarterfinal will leave him out due to a suspension.

World Cup Semifinals Odds from OddsShark


Matchup Home Win Draw Away Win

Brazil vs. Germany 46-25 113-50 89-50

Netherlands vs. Argentina 229-100 11-5 37-25

Sky Bet Odds to Win Semifinal Game:

Win

Draw

Win

Netherlands 11/5

Draw 11/5

Argentina 7/5

Brazil 7/4

Draw 11/5

Germany 7/4


Odds to Win World Cup Outright:

Argentina 12/5

Germany 13/5

Brazil 13/5

Netherlands 7/2