Italy vs Costa Rica
21 June 2014 00:00 SGT 21/6/2014 12:00:00 AM SGT
Ref: E. Osses
Itaipava Arena Pernambuco
Attendance: 40,285
Italy
ITA
0-1
Costa Rica
CRI
  • B. Ruiz 44'
FULL TIME
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CRI
0 15 30 45 60 75 90 15 30
PENALTY SHOOTOUT
ITA
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CRI

Italy - Costa Rica

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Italy's Mario Balotelli before the match

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Italy fan before the match

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Italy's Andrea Pirlo before the match

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Italy fan before the match

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Italy fan before the match

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Italy's Mario Balotelli fights for the ball with Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Thiago Motta fights for the ball against Costa Rica's Joel Campbell during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Andrea Pirlo

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Italy coach Cesare Prandelli

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Italy's Claudio Marchisio (R) in action with Costa Rica's Oscar Duarte

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Costa Rica's Borges challenges Italy's goalkeeper Buffon and Abate during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Tejeda fights for the ball with Italy's Barzagli during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez and Italy's Mario Balotelli jump for the ball during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Chiellini fights for the ball with Costa Rica's Ruiz during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Mario Balotelli (R) in action with Costa Rica's Oscar Duarte

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Italy's goalkeeper Buffon makes a save against Costa Rica during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's goalkeeper Buffon gestures during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match against Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy coach Cesare Prandelli

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Italy's Mario Balotelli shoots on goal

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Italy's Claudio Marchisio in action with Costa Rica's Joel Campbell

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Itlay's De Rossi collides with Costa Rica's Diaz during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Chiellini and Barzagli challenge Costa Rica's Campbell during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto remonstrates with the fourth official after they were denied a penalty

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Costa Rica's Campbell reacts to a decision by referee Osses of Chile during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match against Italy at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz scores a goal against Italy's Gianluigi Buffon during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Gianluigi Buffon fails to stop a goal by Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz as Italy's Giorgio Chiellini and Matteo Darmian watch during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz (L) celebrates scoring their first goal

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Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto celebrates their first goal scored by Bryan Ruiz

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Italy's Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli look dejected after Costa Rica's first goal scored by Bryan Ruiz (not pictured)

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Costa Rica players before the start of the second half

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Costa Rica's Michael Umana in action with Italy's Antonio Cassano

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Italy's Andrea Pirlo and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon react at the start of the second half of the 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match between Italy and Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena

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Costa Rica's Oscar Duarte fights for the ball with Italy's Mario Balotelli as Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda watches during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Mario Balotelli looks dejected

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Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in action with Costa Rica's Joel Campbell

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Costa Rica's Diaz fights for the ball with Italy's Marchisio during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Gonzalez fights for the ball with Italy's Cassano during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Christian Bolanos fights for the ball with Italy's Ignazio Abate during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena

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Costa Rica's Michael Umana in action with Italy's Lorenzo Insigne

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Balloons in Italy's national colours fly on the pitch next to Italy's Daniele De Rossi as he fights for the ball with Costa Rica's Celso Borges during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Pirlo gestures to his teammate Balotelli after he was shown a yellow card by referee Osses of Chile during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match against Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Balotelli reaches out to Costa Rica's goalkeeper Navas during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Italy's Pirlo cools off during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match against Costa Rica at the Pernambuco arena in Recife

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Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez and Cristian Gamboa celebrate after the match

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Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda and Patrick Pemberton celebrate after the match

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Costa Rica players celebrate and Italy players react when the final whistle is blown during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Pernambuco arena

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