4 p.m. – Start of Netherlands – United States
Let’s go ! The United States will try to achieve the feat against the Netherlands, favorites, in this first round of 16 match in Qatar.
AT QATARI TIME
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3:30 p.m. – On the program today
It’s the start of the round of 16 in Qatar. Four teams open the ball to try to win a place in the quarterfinals: the Netherlands, the United States, Argentina and Australia.
- 16 hours : Netherlands – United States
- 20 hours : Argentina – Australia
2:30 p.m. – Pelé’s state of health worries the Brazilian press
The former Brazilian footballer Pelé – real name Edson Arantes do Nascimento – would have been placed in palliative care according to the Brazilian press, indicates “L’Equipe”. The day before, the Sao Paulo hospital, where the Brazilian legend of world football has been treated since Tuesday, had however assured that his state of health was improving.
“The response (from Pelé) was adequate and the patient […] is stable, with a general improvement in his state of health. He will stay in the hospital for the next few days to continue his treatment.had specified the establishment.