World Cup Power Rankings
ESPNFC.com's editorial desks from around the world ranked the remaining eight teams at the World Cup. Here is a collated countdown. Tell us what you think in the comments section or on Twitter.
1. Brazil (pre-tournament rank: 1, pre-round of 16 rank: 1)
They just got past Chile but now face the form team -- is the hosts' World Cup dream about to end?
2. Germany (3, 3)
After an unconvincing win vs. Algeria, can Joachim Low's men find top form against France?
3. Netherlands (8, 4)
Having squeaked past Mexico, they'll beat another CONCACAF side, Costa Rica, won't they?
4. Argentina (4, 2)
"Hey, everyone else, it's Lionel Messi here; any chance of a little help?"
5. France (12, 5)
An epic World Cup semfinal clash vs. West Germany in 1982 went against France -- can they get revenge?
6. Colombia (9, 5)
Is James Rodriguez the player of the tournament, and will his stellar form continue vs. Brazil?
7. Belgium (7, 7)
After an exhausting extra time win vs. the United States, what have Belgium got left for Argentina?
8. Costa Rica (27, 10)
And on they go... Are Netherlands next to fall foul of the Ticos?