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June 25, 2010 at 4:13 PM

A final look at Group G, what I got right and what I didn’t…

brazilwin.jpgPhoto credit: Phil Cole / Getty Images

So here’s how it shaped up, with the top two teams advancing to the knockout stage/round of 16 and the bottom two teams eliminated:

1. Brazil      2-0-1, 7 pts. (5 goals scored, 2 goals allowed, +3 GD)

2. Portugal 1-0-2, 5 pts. (7 goals scored, 0 goal allowed, +7 GD)

3. Ivory Coast 1-1-1, 4 pts. (4 goals scored, 3 goals allowed, -1 GD)

4. North Korea 0-3-0, 0 pts. (1 goal scored, 12 goals allowed, -11 GD)

What I got right

— The exact finishing order and nearly the exact point-total. I’d like pat myself on the back, but everyone had Brazil first and North Korea last. So essentially I won a coin flip.

What I got wrong

— I’ve been hard on myself in the other groups. Not this one.

What’s next?

— Brazil will play Chile (the runner-up in Group H) at 11:30 a.m. PT on Monday

— Portugal will play Spain (the winner of Group H) at 11:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday

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