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Snapshot of World Cup day 11

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

* AT A GLANCE: Spain trounce Australia 3-0, the Netherlands beat Chile 2-0, Brazil thrash Cameroon 4-1, Mexico defeat Croatia 3-1;

* PLAYER OF THE DAY: Neymar. The Brazilian idol's brace moves him to top of the goalscorers' list with four in the tournament so far;

* TALKING POINT: Favourites Brazil find ominous form and flair, topping their group and setting up a round of 16 encounter with Chile;

* QUOTE OF THE DAY: "We're not a top-15 nation right now. And that is what we have got to try and be in the next four years. We have got to push on and try and bridge that gap." Australian coach Ange Postecoglou: and

* STAT OF THE DAY: Zero. The number of shots on target recorded by Australia against Spain.


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