COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - - Hosts Brazil will get the ball rolling against Croatia, holders Spain face 2010 runners-up Netherlands and U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann is up against compatriots Germany after Friday's World Cup draw.
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MADRID - Barcelona conceded a surprise early goal but a double from Pedro helped them fight back to secure a 4-1 victory at third-tier Cartagena in their King's Cup last 32, first leg on Friday.
- Manchester United manager David Moyes was in defiant mood ahead of the home Premier League game against Newcastle United on Saturday.
- Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to six points after winning their seventh league match in a row, 2-0 at spirited Bologna on Friday.
LONDON - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure whether to stick with the attacking trio he lauded after the midweek win at Sunderland or recall his number one playmaker Oscar for Saturday's tricky Premier League game at Stoke City.
- Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha has denied social media speculation that his lack of game time for the Premier League champions was due to an alleged relationship with manager David Moyes' daughter.
World number one Magnus Carlsen toppled local favourite Viswanathan Anand in Chennai to add the world championship title to his already impressive resume on Friday.