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Ruiz stuns Italy, sends Costa Rica through

Bryan Ruiz headed home the only goal just before the break as Costa Rica upset Italy to book a place in the Round of 16 and eliminate England.

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"It was a lovely game and we're really pleased by how Bryan [Ruiz] got his goal at such an important time, just before the interval. We were playing against an incredible team and we’re very proud," Jorge Luis Pinto, Costa Rica coach.

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14:53
The final whistle sounds.
14:51
90'+BRENES R. (Costa Rica) sees an effort go off target.
14:48
90'CASSANO (Italy) sees an effort go off target.
14:48
90'CERCI (Italy) swings in the corner.
14:47
88'UREÑA M. (Costa Rica) commits a foul.
14:45
87'CERCI (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
14:43
84'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DARMIAN (Italy).
14:42
84'CHIELLINI (Italy) blocks the shot.
14:42
84'UREÑA M. (Costa Rica) sees his effort hit the target.
14:41
83'BRENES R. (Costa Rica) illegally handles the ball.
14:40
82'INSIGNE (Italy) sees an effort go off target.
14:40
81'UREÑA M. (Costa Rica) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:39
81' BRENES R. (in) comes off the bench to replace RUIZ B. (out) (Costa Rica)
14:38
80'CUBERO J. (Costa Rica) commits a foul.
14:37
78'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) is penalised after committing a foul.

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Line-ups

Italy
ItalyITA
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
(GK)(C)
(GK)
46' HT
57'
69'
74'
(C) 81'
21
68'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
13
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
11
69'
18
81'
57'
74'
68'
CoachCoach
Cesare PRANDELLI (ITA)Jorge Luis PINTO (COL)

Match Facts

Recife

Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco, in the north-east of Brazil, and the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area - a conurbation of another 13 cities, including Olinda, with a population of 3.7 million.

Arena Pernambuco

  • Stadium nameArena Pernambuco
  • CityRecife
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity42610

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 15 m/sWind
  • 70 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Enrique OSSES
    Chile
    ChileCHI
  • Assistant Referee 1: Carlos ASTROZA (CHI)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Sergio ROMAN (CHI)
  • Fourth official: Néant ALIOUM (CMR)