England-U.S. Drawn for World Cup Opener

The World Cup draw is announced

England-U.S. Drawn for World Cup Opener

England vs. the U.S. on the opening Saturday night (noon-thirty here in Austin) is one of the highlights of the World Cup schedule drawn today. A Brazil-Portugal breakfast game on the last day of the group stage is another. It's in South Africa, June 11-July 11. Full schedule, with local times, below.

Fri. June 11
8am: South Africa-Mexico
12:30pm: Uruguay-France
Sat. 12
5:30am: Argentina-Nigeria
8:00am: South Korea-Greece
12:30pm: England-USA
Sun. 13
5:30am: Algeria-Slovenia
8:00am: Germany-Australia
12:30pm: Serbia-Ghana
Mon. 14
5:30am: Holland-Denmark
8:00am: Japan-Cameroon
12:30pm: Italy-Paraguay
Tue. 15
5:30am: New Zealand-Slovakia
8:00am: Ivory Coast-Portugal
12:30pm: Brazil-North Korea
Wed. 16
5:30am: Honduras-Chile
8:00am: Spain-Switzerland
12:30pm: South Africa-Uruguay
Thu. 17
5:30am: Mexico-France
8:00am: Nigeria-Greece
12:30pm: South Korea-Argentina
Fri. 18
5:30am: Germany-Serbia
8:00am: USA-Slovenia
12:30pm: England-Algeria
Sat. 19
5:30am: Australia-Ghana
8:00am: Holland-Japan
12:30pm: Cameroon-Denmark
Sun. 20
5:30am: Paraguay-Slovakia
8:00am: Italy-New Zealand
12:30pm: Brazil-Ivory Coast
Mon. 21
5:30am: North Korea-Portugal
8:00am: Switzerland-Chile
12:30pm: Spain-Honduras

Tue. 22
8:00am: South Africa-France, Mexico-Uruguay
12:30pm: Argentina-Greece, Nigeria-South Korea
Wed. 23
8:00am: USA-Algeria, England-Slovenia
12:30pm: Germany-Ghana, Australia-Serbia
Thu. 24
8:00am: Italy-Slovakia, Paraguay-New Zealand
12:30pm: Holland-Cameroon, Japan-Denmark
Fri. 25
8:00am: Brazil-Portugal, North Korea-Ivory Coast
12:30pm: Spain-Chile, Switzerland-Honduras

Sat. 26: Round of 16 begins
8:00am: France?
12:30pm: England?
Sun. 27
8:00am: Germany?
12:30pm: Argentina?
Mon. 28
8:00am: Holland?
12:30pm: Brazil?
Tue. 29
8:00am: Italy?
12:30pm: Spain?

Quarterfinals: 8am & 12:30pm, Friday-Saturday, July 2-3
Semifinals: 12:30pm, Tuesday-Wednesday, July 6-7
Third Place: 12:30pm, Saturday, July 10
Final: 12:30pm, Sunday, July 11

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