World Cup quarter-finals predictions

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The News sports writers Mark McMahon, Jeff Marshman and Steve Wilson predict the outcome of the four World Cup quarter-final matches and reveal their tips for tournament glory.

European powerhouses Germany and France clash this afternoon (5pm) before host nation – and favourites – Brazil take on Colombia in an all-South American affair this evening (9pm).

Colombia's James Rodriguez

Colombia's James Rodriguez

The action continues tomorrow with Lionel Messi-led Argentina against Belgium (5pm) before surprise package Costa Rica attempt to upset the odds, once again, against Holland (9pm).