Having an impressive group stage performance by grabbing 100% record, Colombia players are somewhat allowed to celebrate their achievement, but they decided to set their focus on the upcoming knock out stage meeting against Uruguay instead of enjoying the moment.
Only grabbing one point from three group games, Japan have to end their World Cup 2014 campaign in the group stages a situation that was not expected by the Asian giant forcing the eventual departure of Alberto Zaccheroni as their head coach.
Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy could prove to be costly for the South American side as their star striker, Luis Suarez could face lengthy suspension because of his alleged biting incident on Azzurri's defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Greece dramatically advanced into the knock out stages of World Cup 2014 after successfully defeating Ivory Coast.
It was an important match for both teams, mainly for Greece as they needed a win to get themselves into the next round.
Colombia confirmed their table topping position in Group C of World Cup 2014 after snatching all three points against Japan.
Already confirming their passage into the knock out stages of that tournament, Colombia still putting on an aggressive approach despite resting many of their starters.
Only grabbing one point from their first two matches in World Cup 2014 campaign, Japan national are in the brink of elimination. This situation is not a comforting for the Blue Samurai players, including their star man, Shinji Kagawa.
Japan and Greece's hope of advancing into the second round of World Cup 2014 gets slimmer as both of share a point on their meeting this midweek.
Having lost their opening fixtures, both Japan along with Greece were keen on redeeming things by targeting three points on their second match.
Colombia picked up their second group win in World Cup 2014 after overcoming Ivory Coast in a hard fought battle this midweek.
Both teams won their opening fixture and are keen on securing that knock out stages spot by grabbing a second win.
Only being placed as substitute player on Ivory Coast opening fixture against Japan, Didier Drogba proved his importance by inspiring his team into victory in that game.
That influential display didn't go unnoticed by the African side's head coach, Sabri Lamouchi, who admitted to the press that Drogba is an essential part of his team.
Already being considered as a veteran striker, Didier Drogba proves that he is still an important part of Ivory Coast team as his performance against Japan received many praises from both sides of supporters.
Ivory Coast got their World Cup 2014 campaign off to a positive start as they defeated Asian representative, Japan this weekend.
The African side were keen on improving their performance in World Cup and targeting a spot into the knock out stage.
Colombia made a bright start on their World Cup 2014 campaign after defeating European side, Greece on Saturday.
Both teams are keen on grabbing all three points that could help their chance in advancing into the next stage of World Cup, knowing that they are placed in a pretty equal group.