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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Costa Rica, the surprise of the World Cup tournament thus far, faces Greece Sunday in a knockout game in the World Cup round of 16. The Ticos were not expected to survive a group that included Uruguay, Italy and England, but they won it. Greece beat Ivory Coast in its final game for a surprise escape from its group. This is the first time the countries have ever played each other, and only the second time Costa Rica has reached this stage. They're bidding to be the first CONCACAF team to reach the quarterfinals since the U.S. in 2002. Greece has only one two of its nine World Cup matches and was scoreless in all seven losses.


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It's going to be a defensive battle.

#1 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2014-06-29 03:33 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1

Nice goal for Costa Rica!

#2 | Posted by rearendhat at 2014-06-29 05:12 PM | Reply | Flag:

Good shot for Greece!

#3 | Posted by rearendhat at 2014-06-29 05:52 PM | Reply | Flag:

Shootout excitement!

#4 | Posted by rearendhat at 2014-06-29 06:48 PM | Reply | Flag:

Nice for Costa Rica!

#5 | Posted by rearendhat at 2014-06-29 06:56 PM | Reply | Flag:

Costa Rica was the better team. Greece did not stand a chance until one of CR's players got a red card giving Greece a one man advantage. I predict Holland will have it's hand full with CR. I give CR a 40% chance of winning that game.

#6 | Posted by moder8 at 2014-06-30 11:35 AM | Reply | Flag:

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