|Will David Beckham and England advance?|
After two weeks and 48 matches across Germany, the original field of 32 teams has been narrowed to 16 squads. The pretenders -- including Bruce Arena's bunch -- are headed home, and the remaining contenders move on to the tournament's single-elimination phase. No more draws and no more coaches keeping an eye on the scoreboard of others games; it's win or go home.
So what's your take on the World Cup action, SportsNation? Which country are you rooting for in the knockout phase? Which sleeper has a chance to stun a giant? And which team will win it all?