Algeria (1) v. Belgium (2), Belo Horizonte
Jan Vertonghen conceded a penalty early on and Sofiane Feghouli nonchalantly stroked it home to give Algeria a shock 1-0 lead against Belgium.
Darling of Old Trafford Marouane Fellaini banged home a superb header to equalise.
With just over 10 minutes to go, Dries Mertens put Belgium 2-1 up.
After the final whistle, the little and large goalscorers hugged it out.
Brazil (0) v. Mexico (0), Fortaleza
Easily the save of the tournament so far from Guillermo Ochoa in the Mexican goal.
Before kickoff, Eamon Dunphy (sitting beside a texting Didi Hamann) had an accidental meltdown.
At half time, he apologised in his trademark mischievous schoolboy fashion and all was forgiven. This is par for the course for the ex-Millwall man, his job as controversy-merchant is as safe as ever.
Anyway back in the game, as Brazil chased a goal their left-back Marcelo pulled out this truly shocking dive.
Seleçao skipper Tiago Silva chopped down Chicharito after he felt he was left exposed by his teammates. Had to be done – Hernandez would have been clean through on goal.
Russia (1) v. Korea Rep. (1), Cuiabá
Akinfeev’s awful blunder gave Korea the lead, Keun-Ho Lee the scorer.
6 minutes later, Alexandr Kerzhakov equalised for Russia, to give some consolation to his ‘keeper.