World Cup 2014: Group H TV Schedule and Predictions

World Cup 2014: Group H Schedule and Predictions

2014 FIFA World Cup Group H
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Group H of the World Cup does not hold any household names and also likely doesn't contain the winner you predicted. However, they could provide some competitive matches and the teams moving on could ride the momentum on to the knock out stage.

4th Place: Algeria

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4th Place: Algeria

Algeria Soccer World Cup
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Many of you will remember this Algeria Soccer team from the previous World Cup when Landon Donavon scored the winning goal against them. They are led by impressive head coach Vahid Halilhodzic but they will have to come out strong as they face Belgium in their first match.

TV Schedule:

6/17/2014: vs. Belgium 12:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)
6/22/2014: vs. Korea Republic 3:00 p.m. EDT (ABC)
6/26/2014: vs. Russia 4:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN2)

3rd Place: Korea Republic

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3rd Place: Korea Republic

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South Korea enters this World Cup hoping to do what they were able to accomplish four years ago, and that is make it to the round of 16. They will have a tough time doing that this year but Son Heung-Min will look to carry his team through the group stage.

TV Schedule:

6/17/2014: vs. Russia 6:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)
6/22/2014: vs. Algeria 3:00 p.m. EDT (ABC)
6/26/2014: vs. Belgium 4:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)

2nd Place: Russia

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2nd Place: Russia

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Russia has a very impressive defense team led by goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, and they look to carry that into this year's World Cup. Although they have loads of talent, they are already looking to the 2018 World Cup, which they will host.

TV Schedule:

6/17/2014: vs. Korea Republic 6:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)
6/22/2014: vs. Belgium 12:00 p.m. EDT (ABC)
6/26/2014: vs. Algeria 4:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN2)

1st Place: Belgium

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1st Place: Belgium

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Belgium is a very interesting team in the World Cup; they are not picked by many to win, yet they enter in with a FIFA ranking of 11. They are a true dark house in the tournament and star player Eden Hazard looks to help carry his team to success.

TV Schedule:

6/17/2014: vs. Algeria 12:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)
6/22/2014: vs. Russia 12:00 p.m. EDT (ABC)
6/26/2014: vs. Korea Republic 4:00 p.m. EDT (ESPN)

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