Germany beat Sweden 2-0. They will meet Argentina in the quarter final, who bear Mexico 2-1.
England managed another win despite not playing well. They beat Ecuador 1-0 courtesy of a David Beckham trademark free kick. They will meet Portugal, who beat Holland in a tough game that ended up with 4 sent off and numerous yellow cards.
Italy beat Australia 1-0 thanks to a controversy injury time penalty kick by Totti. It is well taken by Totti. But the manner in which it's won leaves a sour taste in the mouth. The Aussies will feel hard done by the referee. They are joined in the quarter final by Ukraine, who beat the Swiss in a penalty shoot out in which the Swiss did not score any at all. The match ended 0-0 at full time.
Brazil held of the challenges of Ghana and beat them 3-0. Their quarter final opponent is France, who beat a lacklustre Spain 3-1.
It's a 2 day break, and no more late nights for 2 days before the quarter finals.
|Jun 30 11:00pm||Germany vs Argentina||@ Berlin|
|Jun 31 03:00am||Italy vs Ukraine||@ Hamburg|
|Jun 31 11:00pm||England vs Portugal||@ Gelsenkirchen|
|Jul 1 03:00am||Brazil vs France||@ Frankfurt|