Costarica selection is the truly hit in the championship in Brazil, after a 3-1 home victory against Uruguay in the second round and celebrating against the big favorite Italy today with 1-0, and in the group with three former world champion secured their first eightquarter, eliminating the English and leaving Italy and Uruguay in the final round to decide among themselves for the second passenger in the next round.
Ruiz is the hero of Costarica.In the 44th minute Junior Diaz displays his great technique and produces a beautiful lofted cross deep into the box, where Bryan Ruiz manages to convert it into a superb goal. He heads it in off the upside of the right post and gets on the scoresheet – 0:1.
With this result they went to the half time.Even with the negative result and potential danger for the place in the quarter finals,Italy didn’t showed anything to change the score.The whole game they tried to play a possesion football but they didnt created good chances to score.
We have been witnesses to an ordinary game without many stirring situations. There is a space for improvement in other games. There wasn’t any evident superiority on either side today. It was obvious that the hosts tried to outplay their opposition with some passing football, while the visitors focused on counter-attacking play.