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World Cup: Costa Rica beat Italy to advance, France beat Switzerland 5-2

Updated: 2014-06-21 18:14:04 (KST)
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Now to the latest on the World Cup
Footballing minnows Costa Rica shocked everyone with a surprise ONE-NIL victory over four-time world champions Italy to reach the knockout stages.
The Central Americans scored through a header by Bryan Ruiz (Roo-eees) shortly before half-time.
That result confirmed England would be eliminated in the group stage for the first time since 1958.
France have pretty much sealed a spot in the last 16 after they swept aside Switzerland FIVE-TWO in Group E.
In the other game in Group E, Ecuador beat Honduras TWO-ONE thanks to goals by Enner Valencia.
In Saturday's action, Argentina face Iran, Germany take on Ghana and Nigeria go up against Bosnia-Hercegovina (Hurts-a-go-vina).


Reporter : markbroome@arirang.co.kr

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