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Who wound up in difficult groups and who got away easy from Friday's World Cup draw (average world ranking for four teams in parentheses):
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil - The World Cup promises friendly reunions and old scores to settle - and that's just in the coaching dugouts.
GENK, Belgium - Japan fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against the Netherlands on Saturday in a friendly between two World Cup qualifiers.
BRUSSELS - Simon Mignolet's outstanding form for Liverpool in the English Premier League has earned him a rare start in goal for Belgium's upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Japan.