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Costa Rican comeback undoes Uruguay

Three second-half goals saw Costa Rica come from a goal down to see off Group D rivals Uruguay 3-1, with Joel Campbell, Oliver Duarte and Marco Urena on target.

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18:01

OBRIGADO
What a match that was! Thank you for following along with us in Fortaleza as Costa Rica picked up three valuable points. We're now moving to Manaus, where England and Italy are getting ready to rumble in the jungle in just about an hour's time. As always, we'll have the latest coverage for you with our live match blog.

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22Goals so far
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Statistics

Ball possession

52%
48%
20Fouls Committed18
5Attempts On Target4
9Shots12
1Total Goals scored3
0Penalties scored0
17:56

FULL-TIME: Costa Rica have completed their comeback after going down 1-0 thanks to great goals from Campbell, Duarte and Urena. Uruguay's disappointment was compounded by Pereira's sending off in the final seconds of the match. This unexpected result makes Group D all the more intriguing.

17:55
CAMPBELL J.
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Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED32TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR4SHOTS
17:54
The final whistle sounds.
17:53
90'+ M. PEREIRA (Uruguay) is given his marching orders.

RED CARD: Uruguay's No16 is the first to be sent off at Brazil 2014's after kicking straight through Joel Campbell.

17:53
90'+M. PEREIRA (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CAMPBELL J. (Costa Rica).
17:52
90'+BORGES C. (Costa Rica) takes a corner kick.
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Costa Rica are now looking see off the remainder of the stoppage time, Joel Campbell sheilding off Uruguay's defence near the corner.

Man of the Match

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

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Match Facts

Fortaleza

Although it was officially founded as a village in 1726, and would only become the capital of Ceará in 1799, Fortaleza (Portuguese for ‘fortress') owes its name to the period between 1637 to 1654, when it was controlled by the Dutch, who built the Schoonenborch Fort.

Estadio Castelao

  • Stadium nameEstadio Castelao
  • CityFortaleza
  • Year constructed1973
  • Overall capacity60342

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 30° CTemperature
  • 19 m/sWind
  • 58 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Felix BRYCH
    Germany
    GermanyGER
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mark BORSCH (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Stefan LUPP (GER)
  • Fourth official: Victor CARRILLO (PER)

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