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June 28, 2014

The knockout round begins with Brazil vs. Chile at noon followed by Uruguay vs. Colombia at 4 p.m.

Viewer’s guide, TV listings for today’s games | Knockout-round bracket  |  Streaming coverage  |  Full coverage

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(Paolo Aguilar/EPA)

(Paolo Aguilar/EPA)

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Miss today’s action? Catch up here.

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You may have seen the video of fans on a packed subway car celebrating Brazil’s thrilling win over Chile. Brazilians were celebrating in the skies, too.

Here’s how Mike Laskasky, who took the video above, described the scene: No wifi on the plane, but this gentleman had an antenna on his phone, an iron will and a dream. The celebration at 30,000 feet. #Brazil #WorldCup#nofreepretzels

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Colombia advances to the quarterfinals for the first time every. They’ll play host Brazil on Friday.

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Uruguay needs two goals to force extra time or Colombia will advance to face Brazil in the quarterfinals.

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Suspended, but not forgotten.

(Julian Finney/Getty)

(Julian Finney/Getty)

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More than I would’ve guessed.

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Uruguay with its best chance in some time, but Pereira volleys a ball in the penalty area directly into the midsection of David Ospina.

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Lugano was on the bench when Uruguay’s Gaston Ramirez accidentally kicked Colombia’s Pablo Armero. Lugano will miss Uruguay’s next match should they come back to win.

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Colombia makes its first substitution in the 68th minute.

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Not a lot of great chances for Uruguay in the second half.

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Henceforth, LeBron’s last name shall be pronounced Ha-mes.

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What a header by Juan Cuadrado to set up Rodriguez.

GIF: Colombia's second goal

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Cool face decal, though.

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Uruguay, looking for a spark to get back in this game, uses two subs in the 53rd minute.

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Who else? James (that’s Ha-mes) Rodriguez scores his fifth goal of the tournament in the 50th minute to give Colombia a 2-0 lead. The goal was set up by a perfect header from Cuadrado.

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Just your daily reminder to check out the latest World Cup Google Doodle.

(Via Google)

(Via Google)

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James Rodriguez’s goal in the 29th minute is the difference.

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Not much has happened since James Rodriguez’s goal, so here’s a GIF of Colombia players celebrating. About five minutes ’til halftime.

GIF: Colombia does a dance to celebrate the goal

Via @myregularface

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Is this the new goal of the tournament?

James Rodríguez scores an absolutely wonderful goal for Colombia to put them up 1-0 [GIF]:

GIF via @FlyByKnite

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(Gabriel Boys/Getty)

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