Round 1 of the Group stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup was completed on 17 June.
In Round 1:
- 49 goals were scored (20 First Half, 29 Second Half).
- 3 own goals
- 6 penalties
- 16 different referees
- 425 free kicks conceded
- 40 yellow cards
- 2 red cards
- Two higher Elo Ratings teams scored first and lost (Spain v Netherlands; Uruguay v Costa Rica)
- The team that scored first has not lost in nine of the fifteen games in which goals were scored.
- Four lower Elo Ratings team have scored the first goal of the game and lost (Croatia v Brazil; Japan v Cote d’Ivoire; Ecuador v Switzerland; Algeria v Belgium).