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A look at the teams in the quarters at the World Cup

The United States celebrates a goal as Colombia's Natalia Gaitan (3) walks past during the second half of a second round soccer game in the FIFA Women's World Cup round in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on Monday June 22, 2015. The U.S. won 2-0. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup are set. Here’s a look at the upcoming matches, and how the teams have fared so far in Canada:

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Brazil striker Firmino joins Liverpool from Hoffenheim

Brazil's Roberto Firmino, left, and Venezuela's Andres Tunez go for a header  during a Copa America Group C soccer match at the Monumental stadium in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, June 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazil forward Roberto Firmino joined Liverpool from German side Hoffenheim on Wednesday for a reported fee of 29 million pounds ($45.8 million) that would make him the second most expensive player in the English club’s history.

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South American football body mayuse reserve fund

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — South American football’s governing body may be forced to use a $10 million reserve fund to pay expenses due to a cash-flow problem created by the FIFA bribery scandal.

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NDSU’s Teschuk to compete for Canada at Pan American Games

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University junior track and field athlete Erin Teschuk will compete for Canada in the 2015 Pan American Games.

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