And a good Wednesday morning to you all, we a continue on with our 2014 Brazil World Cup coverage. Now four matches took place earlier today, including Italy and Uruguay both trying to qualify to the next round. Let??s take a look at the highlights.
Now both nations neck and neck throughout the 1st half as both teams going into the 2nd half tied 0-0.
But in the 59th minute Claudio Marchisco with the red card leaves Italy with just 10 men.
And then a bit a controversy as Luis Suarez goes biting his opponents again where he apparently bit Giorgio Chiellini on the
shoulder But no call And in the 81st minute Diego Godin scores the lone goal giving Uruguay the 1-0 win as Uruguay goes thru to the next round.
Meanwhile, England and Costa Rica facing off offense for both sides nowhere to be seen as the 90 minutes come to an end
with a 0-0 draw as Costa Rica finish first in Group D.
Meanwhile, over in Group C, Columbia and Japan squaring off with Columbia getting on board in the 1st half thanks to a penalty but Japan would level it just before the end of the 1st half. But in the second half Columbia strike again thanks to Jackson Martinez in the 55th minute. Columbia continues to score away as crush Japan 4-1.
Lastly, Greece taking on Ivory Coast Greece takes a 1-0 1st half lead thanks to Andreas Samaris in the 42nd minute
But in the 74th minute equalizer from Wilfried Bony makes it 1-1 But In the injury time a penalty is called as Greece pulls away with a miraculous 2-1 victory as Greece advances to the next round