RIO DE JANEIRO (SportingAlert) — The following is the complete list of FIFA World Cup round of 16 results, after the final two games were concluded on Tuesday, (1 July).
The first set of fixtures in the knock-out rounds saw Brazil, Germany, France, Argentina and the Netherlands all securing victories.
In fact, for the first time in World Cup history, all eight group winners advanced to the quarterfinals, with five of the eight games going into extra-time and two forced to be decided by the dreadful penalty shootout.
Netherlands, Colombia and France all took care of their business in regulation time in their respective games.
Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0, Frances picked up a similar result over Nigeria, while Holland scored two late goals to secure a come from behind 2-1 victory over Mexico.
However, Brazil and Costa Rica needed shootouts to earn their places, following 1-1 draws in regulation and extra-times against Chile and Greece, respectively.
The games deciding into time were Belgium against USA, a game the Belgians won 2-1 and Germany, which secured the same score against Algeria and Argentina’s 1-0 win over Switzerland.
Complete World Cup Round of 16 Results
Brazil (3) 1-1 Chile (2) Penalty Kicks (Brazil won)
Colombia 2 beat Uruguay 0
Netherlands 2 beat Mexico 1
Costa Rica (5) 1-1 Greece (3) Penalty Kicks (Costa Rica won)
France 2 beat Nigeria 0
Germany 2 beat Algeria 1
Argentina 1 beat Switzerland 0
Belgium 2 beat USA 1