55th match [Round of last 16] : Paraguay v/s Japan
Both teams have played very well so long. Expect a very good match.
Paraguay Probable Starting XI: Villar, Bonet, Alcaraz, Da Silva, Morel, Vera, Barreto, Riveros, Barrios, Valdez, Santa Cruz
Japan Probable Starting XI: Kawashima, Komano, Nakazawa, Tulio, Nagatomo, Matsui, Abe, Hasebe, Endo, Okubo, Honda
My prediction(90 mins) : Paraguay 1-1 Japan [Japan to qualify]
56th match [Round of last 16] : Spain v/s Portugal
Portugal continued their long unbeaten run against Brazil. This may well continue against the European Champions, especially when Portugal is so strong in counter-attack.
Spain Probable Starting XI: Casillas, Ramos, Pique, Puyol, Capdevilla, Busquets, Martinez, Iniesta, Xavi, Villa, Torres
Portugal Probable Starting XI: Eduardo, Ferreira, Alves, Carvalho, Coentrao, Tiago, Pepe, Raul Meireles, Simao, Liedson, Ronaldo
My prediction(90 mins) : Spain 1-1 Portugal [Portugal to qualify]