For the first time after the 1990th year Costa Rica will play in the round of the last-16 of the World Cup ! Captain Ruiz in Recife knocked the Italians who in match with Uruguay will look to avoid early home-coming.
Roy Hodgson’s men so after only two group games booked their ticket for England as nether a win the last match against Costa Rica can help them. To Italy however, against Uruguay is enough a draw.
Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto doesn’t have to worry about points anymore and can mix a team for the last match with England.
After 14 years a team composed mostly of players of the minor European clubs secured a second round, after sealing the first place in the group with even three world champions. It’s really a sensation, the largest so far in the World Cup.
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Italy: Buffon – Abate, Darmian, Barzagli, Chiellini – Thiago Motta (Cassano 46), De Rossi, Candreva (Insigne, 57), Pirlo, Marchisio (Cerci, 69) – Balotelli.
COSTA RICA: Navas – Gamboa, Gonzalez, Umana, Bolanos, Duarte – Tejeda (José Miguel Cubero, 68), Junior Diaz, Borges, Bryan Ruiz (Brenes, 81) – Joel Campbell (Uren, 74).