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World Cup day six snapshot

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

* AT A GLANCE: Host nation Brazil held to a scoreless draw by Mexico; Belgium come from behind to beat Algeria 2-1; Russia and Korea Republic draw 1-1.

* PLAYER OF THE DAY: Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produces a string of top-shelf saves to deny Brazil.

* TALKING POINT: The scoring spree. The opening round of group matches has produced 49 goals, with the average per game not bettered at any World Cup in the past half a century.

* QUOTE OF THE DAY: "In my memory I can't remember a goalkeeper performing like that in a World Cup." Mexican coach Miguel Herrera on Ochoa.

* STAT OF THE DAY: Six. The number of saves made by Ochoa.

* THE AUSTRALIANS: Lost midfielder Mark Milligan to a hamstring strain on the eve of their encounter with the Netherlands in Porto Alegre today.








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