Here it comes for Costa Rica as they’ve managed in the battle of Group D to beat four time world champions Italy by 1-0 to qualifying for best 16 and this consecutive win for Costa Rica against Uruguay and Italy helped them to remain in top of Group D’s table with 6 points in hand.
Additionally, Costa Rica’s magical victory against Italians put England in backward side as they’re already eliminated from Tournament as they had lost two group stage matches consecutively and let down the hope of England fans.
Now time is to look for a summarized review of this game, So this match was went on for 1-0 in favor of Costa Rica as Bryan Ruiz made first and last goal of the match for Costa Rica in the 44th minute. But that was the tensed situation for both the sides as it wasn’t event clear that goal was proper but it was encountered by Goal-line technology which showed that the ball bounced downwards and in after hitting the bar.
But after Bryan’s action it was expected that Mario Balotelli will come with some striking moves to equalize the situation and he created few chances in 31st and 33rd minutes but Costa’s player managed to defend their side.
In addition to this, there is an interesting fact related to Costa Rica’s victory and qualified for next round that they made it in next round after 24 years.
In 1990, Costa Rica beat Sweden and Scotland to appear in knock-out stage but all was history and now in present Costa Rica have a precious chance and need to come out of Under dog’s image and prove it to the world about their potential.
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