CRC
ENG
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FULL TIME: England 0-0 Costa Rica. That’s it here in Belo Horizonte as England finish with an encouraging, albeit goalless performance. Thanks for joining us.
90+2'
Urena breaks quickly and for a moment it’s on but Shaw tracks back really well and it’s an England goal kick.
90+1'
Gerrard swings it in and Cahill gets a good head to it but Gonzales clears.
90'
We have three minutes remaining as England go on the attack again. Corner!
89'
TWO MINUTES REMAINING: These England boys have performed admirably. Everything but a goal. There are positives to take.
88'
Rooney wins England a free kick. Chance to end this World Cup on a high. Gerrard floats it in towards Rooney and he throws himself at it but can’t get on the end of it. It’s out for a goal kick.
87'
England still making the running here but the Costa Rica defence has been better this half.
86'
Frank Lampard tussling to the end, tangling with Barrantas. What a servant.
85'
DANGEROUS ATTACKS: ENGLAND 28-12 COSTA RICA
84'
Costa Rica have picked up the pace in the last few minutes. Jones defends well and it’s a goal kick.
82'
It’s now Uruguay going through with Costa Rica as they score against Italy! That’s just after a possible bite from Luis Suarez...
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81'
Nine minutes for England to win this one. They deserve something. Played well.
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Frank Lampard has now had 40 shots at World Cups for #ENG without scoring a goal. http://t.co/erfnc6QDSs http://t.co/bnLnrK57DE

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Uruguay/Man City fan showing appreciation for Steven Gerrard... http://t.co/6m1q8662Yl

80'
Rooney goes for the cute chip and he forces Navas to tip it over the bar.
79'
It’s still 0-0 in the other Group D match, so still good for Costa Rica as Rooney loses the ball.
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Steven Gerrard comes on for his 114th and possibly final time in an England shirt http://t.co/MWybPyz8Fk

78'
 
Barrantes come son for Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Substitution
77'
Rooney operating on the left but can interchange with Sterling or Sturridge. One hopes! It’s the front three that England played against Denmark in March.
England Substitution
76'
 
England sub: Milner of for Rooney
75'
Sterling does well to chase down a lost cause and win England a corner. Gerrard delivers but it’s too high for Lampard and out for a goal kick.
74'
So both Lampard and Gerrard now on the field. Will it be a glorious finale?
73'
Dangerous cross towards Bolanos headed clear by Cahill.
England Substitution
72'
 
England sub: Wilshere off for Gerrard.
71'
Ruiz almost plays in Borges but Jones well in to clear.
70'
Foster fouled in the box from Duarte and England have a free kick.
69'
Barclay takes and Navas punches under pressure from Smalling. Costa Rica break but it’s a great challenge from Sterling on Gamboa tracking back. Corner.
68'
Sturridge again forges into the box and goes down under a challenge from Gonzalez! Corner given. Good decision.
67'
Lallana's stats.
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Adam Lallana completed 76% of his passes and failed with all 5 of his crosses for #ENG vs #CRC. http://t.co/oClY3tfaGp

66'
ATTEMPTS: ENGLAND 6-4 COSTA RICA
Costa Rica Substitution
65'
 
Costa Rica sub: Urena on for Campbell
64'
GREAT CHANCE ENGLAND! Sturridge plays a really neat 1-2 with Wilshere and he’s through on goal but slides it wide. Should score!

40 - Frank Lampard has now had 40 shots at World Cups without ever being credited with a goal. Unlucky. #ENG

63'
Sterling switches to the left as England go in search of this goal. Good effort from Bolanos and a good save from Foster falling on the ball.
62'
 
England sub: Lallana off for Sterling
England Substitution
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Daniel Sturridge hasn't got his shooting boots with him today. Could have had a hat-trick with more care. #Eng http://t.co/TYFbU0gtkD

61'
Lampard takes but it’s a poor one straight into the wall. That’s a poor one.
60'
 
Barclay almost through and he’s brought down by Gonzalez! Only a yellow. Seen reds given for that!
Costa Rica Yellow card

Costa Rica

England

60'
 
Costa Rica sub: Brenes off for Bolanos.
Costa Rica Substitution
59'
Great ball from Shaw to Lallana and his cross is well cut out by Navas with Sturridge waiting to tap into an empty net.
58'
Wilshere scythed down by Borges before the ball reached him and that could have been a card. Nothing given.
57'
 
Now Lallana catches Ruiz and is shown the yellow card. Gettting a little niggly.
England Yellow card

Costa Rica

England

56'
Still goalless between Italy and Uruguay. You can also follow the action in that game.
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55'
Gamboa in the wars again after a strong challenge from Shaw. Lucky not to get a card there.
54'
DANGEROUS ATTACKS: ENGLAND 19-9 COSTA RICA
53'
Great ball from Lampard to Jones on the right flank but his control lets him down and it’s out for a throw.
England Yellow card

Costa Rica

England

52'
 
Milner finds Lallana and his pull back finds space in the box but nobody running onto it sadly. Barclay booked for tugging back Gamboa.
51'
Ross Barclay in action in the second half.
50'
Navas receives some magic spray after his latest heroics and we’re underway again.
49'
Yet another chance comes and goes for Sturridge. Could have had a hat-trick tonight with a little more luck.
48'
Good run by Shaw and he draws a foul from Gamboa. Promising position. It falls to Sturridge in the box from Milner's blocked shot but his touch lets him down and the chance is gone!
47'
The England skipper is back on his feet and running it off. Seems to be okay.
46'
England begin on the front foot. They win a throw down the right hand side. Lampard stretches for one and seems to be in trouble...
45'
We’re back underway here in Belo Horizonte. Much promise so far for England but no goals to show for it. Been the better side so far. No changes at the break.
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Frank Lampard made more passes than any other player in the first half (38) - 95% were accurate. #CFC http://t.co/g0yBcAt8e2

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PASS MAP: Adam Lallana has made just 2 forward passes so far. 64% overall. Underwhelming. #ENG http://t.co/zTJhMMskas

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HALF TIME: Costa Rica 0-0 England
45'
Lampard delivers but it’s straight at Navas. Poor. Costa Rica break through Brenes and Cahill gets in a timely block.
44'
Lallana does well town the right again to keep the ball in. Wins England a throw. Campbell then fouls him. Free kick.
43'
 
Costa Rica have a free kick. Brenes delivers but Gonzalez is flagged offside.
42'
Both games still goalless.
41'
Sturridge combines well with Barkley again and he makes room for a shot but fires wide. More promise.
40'
Another good run from Milner down the left but it’s a foul on Brenes and a goal kick.
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38'
POSSESSION: COSTA RICA 48%-52% ENGLAND
37'
Aside from that tipped save from Foster, England have been the more dangerous side so far.
36'
Almost another great ball from Wilshere to Barkley. Has looked sharp.
35'
Lots of promise from England so far, nothing to show. Costa Rica being kept quiet. Another good cross from Milner and Navas stretches to claim.
34'
CHANCE ENGLAND! Barkley takes again, Jones knocks on and Sturridge heads over from close range.
33'
Barkley delivers the corner and it deflects behind again. He has another go and Cahill launches himself at the ball but doesn’t make contact. Another corner.
32'
Lallana runs at Costa Rica down the right and wins his side a corner. Good work.
31'
On closer inspection, looks like Sturridge went looking for it a bit although Duarte did stretch across him.
30'
 
Promising attack for Costa Rica but Brenes flagged offside.
29'
ATTEMPTS: ENGLAND 2-2 COSTA RICA
28'
Remember, Costa Rica only need one point to be sure of topping the group. Italy v Uruguay also underway and you can also follow all the action on Eurosport in that match.
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27'
BIG PENALTY SHOUT! Milner crosses in towards Barkley who knocks it down to Sturridge and Duarte brings him down as he’s about to pull the trigger! Looked a penalty.
26'
Lovely backheel by Ruiz to Campbell but Milner in well with the tackle.
25'
Luke Shaw in action.
24'
Lampard intercepts but Barkley loses the ball cheaply and Costa Rica force another corner. Another good claim by Foster.
23'
GREAT SAVE! Borges hits it and it’s a great save from Foster as it almost creeps under the bar. Fingertip save.
22'
Having said that, Shaw misplaces a pass to Lallana and he loses the ball on the stretch! Foul by Lallana on Campbell and a dangerous free kick situation now...
21'
Decent start from the Saints pair tonight.
20'
Now Milner almost finds Sturridge with a probing ball. Good ambition again from England.
19'
Lampard almost combines well with Sturridge on tee de of the box but the ball just gets caught under his feet.
18'
DANGEROUS ATTACKS: England 4-4 Costa RIca
17'
Sturridge sees the keeper off his line and tries an audacious volley. It’s wide but a nice try.
16'
Campbell combines with Ruiz but well tidied up be England. Sturridge bundled over by Miller. Free kick.
15'
Competent start this for England. Very even so far.
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14'
Wilshere again tries to thread a ball through to Sturridge and he would have been through. Nice idea.
13'
Shaw has started well.

Luke Shaw has made more runs forward for England in 7mins than Leighton Baines did in two games...

12'
Wilshere finds Sturridge and he flashes a shot across goal. Just past Navas’ post! Great effort.
11
POSSESSION: COSTA RICA 50%-50% ENGLAND
10'
 
Lampard loses out, allowing Costa Rica to break. Nice little ball from Ruiz but Brenes is flagged just offside! Close.
9'
Ball over the top from Campbell but Cahill shepherds back to Foster.
8'
Sturridge fouled by Miller and it’s a free kick to England. Poor ball over the top and Navas has it.
7'
High foot from Jones on Diaz and it’s a dangerous free kick for Costa Rica. He plays it in and Foster claims. Confidence building. Good run from Shaw down the left results in a throw.
6'
Wilshere goes tumbling. Looked a foul but nothing given. Play continues and Costa Rica have a throw.
5'
Costa Rica looking comfortable on the ball and well organised as expected. Cross from Diaz has too much on it. Out for a goal kick. Poor ball.
4'
Miller could be a threat today.
3'
A first attack from Lallana down the left wing but it’s out for a Costa Rica throw.
2'
Campbell attacks and his shot is deflected off Cahill and past a statuesque Foster! Almost 1-0.
1'
Early attacking intent from Costa Rica but it drifts out for an England throw. Another warm day here in Belo Horizonte.

One wouldn't fancy England's chances against Costa Coffee, never mind Costa Rica. #EnglandvsCostaRica

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KICK-OFF! Referee Djamel Haimoudi blows the whistle to get us underway here. England playing for pride. Costa Rica to top the group.
16.55
FIVE MINUTES TO KICK-OFF: Will this be the last time we see Frank Lampard in an England shirt? He Frank Lampard (36-004) becomes the second oldest player to captain England at the World Cup after only Peter Shilton (40-292). Roy Hodgson fields England's second youngest starting XI ever in a World Cup match, with an average age of 25 years and 300 days. Only in 2002 against Sweden (1-1), England had a younger starting lineup (25 years and 208 days).

Despite Frank Lampard (36) as 7th oldest #ENG player at the WC, England are fielding their 2nd youngest starting XI in a WC match: 25-300.

16.50
TEN MINUTES TO KICK-OFF: The winners of Group D will be known after the full time whistle, with Uruguay facing Italy at the same time. You can also follow all the key updates from this match on Eurosport.
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16.45
It’s not all bad news if England win this game. They will actually be crowned World Champions. Find out why...
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16.40
Despite England’s woes, Daniel Sturridge has staked a claim to lead England’s attack for years to come.
Sturridge dances towards his destiny – despite World Cup heartache

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16.35
Costa Rica played seven World Cup matches against European sides, winning three of them (D1 L3). In 1990 Costa Rica defeated Sweden (2-1) and Scotland (1-0) and four days ago they beat Italy (1-0).
16.30
Jorge Luis Pinto: "Of course we want to win the next match now and I must ask my players to keep calm and play just as well. 'We knew that we could make history for Costa Rica and we have done that. That's what I told my players - let's change history. It was a beautiful match and the people of Costa Rica deserve this day. They have supported the team and me, and this was for them."

Ben Foster shouldn't be keeping goal for #ENG tonight, Fraser Forster should. He's earned his chance, Foster hasn't IMO. @talkSPORT ON AIR

16.25
STAT: Costa Rica's two wins against those same two teams have taken them out of the group stage for only the second time in their World Cup history. In 1990, they went through thanks to wins over Scotland and Sweden in the first round.
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Danny Welbeck had just 1 shot and didn't create a single chance for England vs. Italy and Uruguay. Dropped. #ENG http://t.co/Wd2UDon8A5

16.20
Roy Hodgson: "I shan't change my mind. I see no reason to resign. I feel allegiance to the players and the staff. I think we work well together. I accept this campaign has not been good. I'm grateful I've not been made that scapegoat and that people think I can take the team forward, and that's what I will be doing."
16.15
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16.10
Costa Rica have already qualified after winning their opening two matches in fine style but will want to top the group with Italy and Uruguay also playing at the same time. Either Colombia or Ivory Coast lie in wwait in the knockout phase. Costa Rica: Navas, Gonzalez, Borges, Duarte, Campbell, Ruiz, Brenes, Diaz, Gamboa, Tejeda, Miller
16.05
England are already out of the tournament after losing their opening two matches to Italy and Uruguay and Roy Hodgson has made nine changes to his starting line-up. England: Foster, Cahill, Wilshere, Lampard (c), Sturridge, Smalling, Jones, Milner, Lallana, Barkley, Shaw. Costa Rica team news shortly.
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16.00
Hello and welcome to our LIVE match commentary of the Group D clash between England and Costa Rica in Belo Horizonte. Kick-off 17.00 BST.
World Cup - Factbox: Costa Rica v England

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Starting Line-ups

Costa Rica
England
    • 1
      Navas
    • 15
      Júnior Díaz
    • 19
      Miller
    • 3
      Giancarlo González
    • 6
      Duarte
    • 16
      Gamboa
    • 14
      Brenes
    • 17
      Yeltsin Tejeda
    • 5
      Borges
    • 10
      Ruiz
    • 9
      Campbell
Team Manager:  Paulo César Wanchope
    • 9
      Sturridge
    • 17
      Milner
    • Barkley
    • 20
      Lallana
    • 8
      Lampard
    • 7
      Wilshere
    • Jones
    • Cahill
    • Smalling
    • 23
      Shaw
    • 13
      Foster
Team Manager:  Roy Hodgson
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
K. Navas 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. Miller 0 0 0 3 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 90
Júnior Díaz 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 90
Giancarlo González 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
O. Duarte 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
C. Gamboa 0 0 0 5 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. Ruiz 0 0 0 45 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 90
Yeltsin Tejeda 0 0 0 51 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
C. Borges 0 0 1 34 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 78
R. Brenes 0 0 0 15 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 59
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Campbell 0 0 1 28 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 65
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. Foster 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Cahill 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
P. Jones 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 90
C. Smalling 0 0 0 1 6 0 3 1 0 0 0 90
L. Shaw 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Lampard 0 0 0 78 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
R. Barkley 0 0 1 44 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 90
J. Milner 0 0 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 76
J. Wilshere 0 0 0 33 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 73
A. Lallana 0 0 0 19 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 62
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
D. Sturridge 0 0 4 19 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
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