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World Cup Day 7 - Ecuador win sets up final group clash

Ecuador defeated Costa Rica 3-0 this afternoon to guarantee themselves and Germany qualification through to the second round, ending any faint hopes Poland and the Costa Ricans had of sneaking through.

Wheras Poland and Costa Rica will now only be playing for pride in the final group game, it sets up an interesting clash between Germany and Ecuador. As it stands - although level of points, Ecuador top the group with goal difference of +5, whilst Germany's is +3.

All of this means of course, that with one eye on winning the group and having a relatively easy second round game, if Germany fail to beat Ecuador then it could set up a tasty second round match-up should England top the group.