World Cup Group B provides what looks like the best game of the 48 in the first stage: a rematch of the 2010 final between Spain and the Netherlands. How far each nation will go in the 2014 tournament might be decided when they meet on June 13 in Salvador. Chile, given 50-1 odds to win the tournament by the Las Vegas Hotel’s SuperBook, might be involved in that discussion.
Juventus moved a step closer to back-to-back Italian league soccer titles with a 1-0 win against AC Milan. Paris Saint-Germain defeated Nice 3-0 to stay on track for its first French championship in 19 years.
Paris Saint-Germain snatched a 2-2 draw against visiting Barcelona with the final kick of their Champions League soccer quarterfinal opener. Bayern Munich beat Juventus 2-0 in a matchup of former winners.