Joel Campbell and the Ticos against the world: Dates and local times for every group stage match

June 17, 2014

Brazil 2014 starts Thursday afternoon. The schedule for the group stage is below. (Here’s how you can watch the games in Costa Rica on giant LED screens.)

Will the hosts win their sixth World Cup title (the most of any country)? Who’s the dark horse that will surprise in the tournament? Can Costa Rica win a match in brutal Group D? Tell us your predictions in the comments.

All matches are listed in Costa Rica time. Matches can be seen on TV channels 6, 7, 11 and 33.

June 12
Brazil vs. Croatia  – 2 p.m.

June 13
Mexico vs. Cameroon  – 10 a.m.
Spain vs. Netherlands  – 1 p.m.
Chile vs. Australia  – 4 p.m.

June 14
Colombia vs. Greece  – 10 a.m.
COSTA RICA vs. Uruguay – 1 p.m.
England vs. Italy  – 4 p.m.
Ivory Coast vs. Japan – 7 p.m.

June 15
Switzerland vs. Ecuador  – 10 a.m.
France vs. Honduras  – 1 p.m.
Argentina vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina  – 4 p.m.

June 16
Germany vs. Portugal – 10 a.m.
Iran vs. Nigeria – 1 p.m.
Ghana vs. United States – 4 p.m.

June 17
Belgium vs. Angola  – 10 a.m.
Brazil vs. Mexico  – 1 p.m.
Russia vs. South Korea  – 4 p.m.

June 18
Australia vs. Netherlands – 10 a.m.
Spain vs. Chile – 1 p.m.
Cameroon vs. Croatia – 4 p.m.

June 19
Colombia vs. Ivory Coast – 10 a.m.
Uruguay vs. England – 1 p.m.
Japan vs. Greece – 4 p.m.

June 20
Italy vs. COSTA RICA – 10 a.m.
Switzerland vs. France – 1 p.m.
Honduras vs. Ecuador – 4 p.m.

June 21
Argentina vs. Iran – 10 a.m.
Germany vs. Ghana – 1 p.m.
Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina – 4 p.m.

June 22
Belgium vs. Russia – 10 a.m.
South Korea vs. Algeria – 1 p.m.
United States vs. Portugal – 4 p.m.

June 23
Netherlands vs. Chile – 10 a.m.
Australia vs. Spain – 10 a.m.
Cameroon vs. Brazil – 2 p.m.
Croatia vs. Mexico – 2 p.m.

June 24
Italy vs. Uruguay – 10 a.m.
COSTA RICA vs. England – 10 a.m.
Japan vs. Colombia – 2 p.m.
Greece vs. Ivory Coast – 2 p.m.

June 25
Nigeria vs. Argentina – 10 a.m.
Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran – 10 a.m.
Honduras vs. Switzerland – 2 p.m.
Ecuador vs. France – 2 p.m.

June 26
Portugal vs. Ghana – 10 a.m.
United States vs. Germany – 10 a.m.
South Korea vs. Belgium – 2 p.m.
Algeria vs. Russia – 2 p.m.

Group stage ends. The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout rounds, which begin on June 28. See the full tournament schedule here.

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