Netherlands – Denmark 2:0
At Soccer City, a convincing second half performance of the Netherlands earned Bert van Marwijk’s Oranje a 2-0 victory over Denmark.
Japan – Cameroon 1:0
Japan had its first FIFA World Cup win abroad after Keisuke Honda’s goal in the first-half that downed Cameroon at the Free State Stadium.
After a promising finish, Italy opened their FIFA World Cup series with a surprising 1-1 draw in Group F against Paraguay on this rainy evening in Cape Town.