Clinched Group of 16 Spot: Ecuador, Germany, England, Argentina, Netherlands, Portugal, Brazil & Spain Can Still Advance: Sweden, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Angola, Italy, Czech Republic, Ghana, United States, Australia, Croatia, Japan, Switzerland, France, South Korea, Ukraine, Tunisia & Saudi Arabia Out of the Running: Poland, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Ivory Coast, Serbia & Montenegro, Iran & Togo
Times are Eastern.
JUNE 20 9:30am: Ecuador  vs. Germany  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 9:30am: Costa Rica  vs. Poland  (TSN, ESPN2) 2pm: Sweden  vs. England  (TSN, ESPN) 2pm: Trinidad & Tobago  vs. Paraguay  (Sportsnet, ESPN2)
JUNE 21 9:30am: Portugal  vs. Mexico  (TSN, ESPN) 9:30am: Iran  vs. Angola  (Sportsnet, ESPN2) 2pm: Ivory Coast  vs. Serbia & Montenegro  (TSN, ESPN2) 2pm: Netherlands  vs. Argentina  (Sportsnet, ESPN)
JUNE 22 9:30am: Czech Republic  vs. Italy  (TSN, ESPN2) 9:30am: Ghana  vs. United States  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Japan  vs. Brazil  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Croatia  vs. Australia  (TSN, ESPN2)
JUNE 23 9:30am: Saudi Arabia  vs. Spain  (TSN, ESPN) 9:30am: Ukraine  vs. Tunisia  (Sportsnet, ESPN2) 2pm: Togo  vs. France  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Switzerland  vs. South Korea  (TSN, ESPN2)
Well then: A.) The "names" are good enough to be champ, so they should get title shots. Or B.) The "names" aren't as good and are being protected by putting them up against cans. In which case, they shouldn't be names.