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Ticos top group with England draw

A goalless draw in Belo Horizonte's Estadio Mineirao has taken Costa Rica through as Group D winners and sent England home as the section's bottom team.

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"It was an even game today against an opponent who was looking for its first win. I’m delighted we’ve topped the group. We are prepared to face whoever comes and we will face them with great confidence," Jorge Luis Pinto, Costa Rica coach.

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14:51
The final whistle sounds.
14:49
90'+GERRARD (England) swings in the corner.
14:45
88'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) commits a foul.
14:44
87'BARRANTES M. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on LAMPARD (England).
14:42
85'STURRIDGE (England) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:41
84'GERRARD (England) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:40
83'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JONES (England).
14:37
80'GAMBOA C. (Costa Rica) illegally handles the ball.
14:37
80'BARKLEY (England) takes a corner kick.
14:37
80'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
14:37
80'ROONEY (England) sees his effort hit the target.
14:35
78' BARRANTES M. (in) comes off the bench to replace BORGES C. (out) (Costa Rica)
14:33
76' ROONEY (in) comes off the bench to replace MILNER (out) (England)
14:33
76'GERRARD (England) swings in the corner.
14:32
75'CAHILL (England) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on UREÑA M. (Costa Rica).

Man of the Match

Goalkeeper

Line-ups

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
England
EnglandENG
(GK)
13
(GK)
78'
73'
(C)
65'
(C)
59'
16
17
76'
62'
23
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
1
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
Injured
59'
Misses next match if booked 73'
78'
10
76'
Injured
65'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 62'
CoachCoach
Jorge Luis PINTO (COL)Roy HODGSON (ENG)

Match Facts

Belo Horizonte

Estadio Mineirao

  • Stadium nameEstadio Mineirao
  • CityBelo Horizonte
  • Year constructed1965
  • Overall capacity58170

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 24° CTemperature
  • 3 m/sWind
  • 44 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI
    Algeria
    AlgeriaALG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
  • Fourth official: Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
CRC
32104137
URU
32014406
ITA
310223-13
ENG
301224-21