Chile Beats Australia 3-1: World Cup Live Updates

PHOTO: Australias Mark Bresciano, left, and Chiles Arturo Vidal battle for the ball during the group B World Cup soccer match between Chile and Australia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, June 13, 2014.
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Well, if you had predicted the opening game of the 2014 World Cup would have a questionable refereeing decision that may have determined the game's outcome, you're a big winner.

Neymar led hosts Brazil in its 3-1 victory over Croatia, scoring two goals, including one that came after a controversial penalty call. Brazil is seeking to win a sixth World Cup title, having last hosted in 1950 when it lost to Uruguay in the final.

The rest of Group A played today, with Mexico beating Cameroon 1-0.

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In a rematch of the 2010 final, Netherlands trounced Spain, 5-1.

Elsewhere in Group B, Chile plays Australia at 6 p.m.

The World Cup will feature 32 nations -- placed in eight groups with four teams apiece -- and a total of 64 games. The United States has qualified for its seventh straight World Cup and will be looking to get out of a very tough group that features Germany, Portugal and Ghana.

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