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  • FIFA World Cup
  • Date: Fri 20 June 2014
  • Kick-off: 17:00
  • Venue: Arena Pernambuco

Italy vs Costa Rica


Team Lineups

Italy

1 Buffon
4 Darmian
15 Barzagli
3 Chiellini
7 Abate
5 Thiago Motta
16 De Rossi
6 Candreva
21 Pirlo
8 Marchisio
9 Balotelli
Substitutes
12 Sirigu
2 De Sciglio
10 Cassano
11 Cerci
14 Aquilani
17 Immobile
18 Parolo
19 Bonucci
20 Paletta
22 Insigne
23 Verratti
13 Perin

Costa Rica

1 Navas
16 Gamboa
4 Umana
6 Duarte
15 Diaz
3 Gonzalez
10 Ruiz
5 Borges
17 Tejeda
7 Bolanos
9 Campbell
Substitutes
18 Pemberton
2 Acosta
8 Myrie
11 Barrantes
12 Francis
13 Granados
14 Brenes
19 Miller
20 Calvo
21 Urena
22 Cubero
23 Cambronero

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - FIFA World Cup

Italy

W L L

Costa Rica

W W D D D


Live Text Commentary
91:46 +1.46
 

Randall Brenes takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

89:26
 

Corner taken by Alessio Cerci from the right by-line.

87:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcos Urena on Giorgio Chiellini. Gianluigi Buffon takes the free kick.

85:56
 

Alessio Cerci is ruled offside. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

83:56
 

Marcos Urena concedes a free kick for a foul on Giorgio Chiellini. Free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.

83:14
 

Marcos Urena takes a shot. Giorgio Chiellini gets a block in.

82:25
 

The referee gives a free kick against Randall Brenes for handball. Andrea Barzagli restarts play with the free kick.

81:21
 

Lorenzo Insigne takes a shot.

79:32
Substitution
 

Andrea Pirlo fouled by Marcos Urena, the ref awards a free kick. Randall Brenes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Bryan Ruiz. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick.

74:05
 

The referee blows for offside against Cristian Bolanos. Andrea Barzagli restarts play with the free kick.

73:13
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Alessio Cerci. Marcos Urena joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joel Campbell. Free kick taken by Keylor Navas.

72:10
 

Joel Campbell concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniele De Rossi. Free kick taken by Daniele De Rossi.

70:33
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Giancarlo Gonzalez on Antonio Cassano. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo. The referee shows Jose Cubero a yellow card.

68:15
Substitution
 

Booking for Mario Balotelli for dissent. Unfair challenge on Oscar Duarte by Mario Balotelli results in a free kick. Alessio Cerci on for Claudio Marchisio. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

66:47
Substitution
 

Jose Cubero joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yeltsin Tejeda.

65:57
 

The offside flag is raised against Lorenzo Insigne. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

65:09
 

Foul by Ignazio Abate on Cristian Bolanos, free kick awarded. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

62:56
 

Giancarlo Gonzalez fouled by Mario Balotelli, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Keylor Navas.

61:49
 

Claudio Marchisio concedes a free kick for a foul on Junior Diaz. Free kick taken by Junior Diaz.

61:09
 

Antonio Cassano takes a shot. Keylor Navas parries the ball away.

60:55
 

Cristian Bolanos challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick.

60:21
 

Claudio Marchisio fouled by Junior Diaz, the ref awards a free kick. Daniele De Rossi restarts play with the free kick.

59:45
 

Ignazio Abate gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cristian Bolanos. Giancarlo Gonzalez restarts play with the free kick.

59:13
 

The referee blows for offside against Lorenzo Insigne. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

58:56
 

Joel Campbell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

58:08
 

The referee blows for offside against Cristian Bolanos. Andrea Barzagli restarts play with the free kick.

56:10
Substitution
 

Lorenzo Insigne is brought on as a substitute for Antonio Candreva.

55:46
 

Mario Balotelli is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Keylor Navas restarts play with the free kick.

53:05
 

Celso Borges takes a shot. Gianluigi Buffon safely holds on.

52:51
 

Mario Balotelli is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Keylor Navas.

51:14
 

Foul by Michael Umana on Antonio Cassano, free kick awarded. Andrea Pirlo has an effort direct from the free kick. A parry by Keylor Navas prevents the goal.

50:03
 

Unfair challenge on Andrea Pirlo by Cristian Bolanos results in a free kick. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick. Matteo Darmian takes a shot. Keylor Navas turns it away with a finger tip save. Short corner taken by Andrea Pirlo from the right by-line.

49:10
 

Corner taken by Cristian Bolanos from the left by-line. Header by Giancarlo Gonzalez misses to the right of the target.

47:39
 

Joel Campbell is ruled offside. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

46:19 +1.19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Santos Thiago Motta by Junior Diaz. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

46:46
 

Matteo Darmian concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Campbell. Michael Umana restarts play with the free kick.

46:43
 

Corner taken by Andrea Pirlo. Giancarlo Gonzalez makes a clearance.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

45:51 +0.51
 

Cristian Bolanos concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrea Barzagli. Free kick taken by Andrea Barzagli.

45:27
 

Bryan Ruiz concedes a free kick for a foul on Antonio Cassano. Daniele De Rossi takes the free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Antonio Cassano joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santos Thiago Motta.

43:51
Goal
 

Centre by Junior Diaz. Bryan Ruiz scores. Italy 0-1 Costa Rica.Junior Diaz provided the assist for the goal.

42:33
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Oscar Duarte.

41:12
 

Header at goal by Oscar Duarte goes over the bar.

40:59
 

Corner taken by Cristian Bolanos from the left by-line. Gianluigi Buffon gets a fist to the ball to punch .

38:46
 

Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Gianluigi Buffon safely holds on.

37:46
 

Mario Balotelli is ruled offside. Keylor Navas restarts play with the free kick.

35:47
 

Cristian Bolanos takes a shot. Gianluigi Buffon parries the effort to safety.

34:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Junior Diaz on Daniele De Rossi. Free kick taken by Andrea Barzagli.

33:35
 

The referee blows for offside. Keylor Navas restarts play with the free kick.

32:22
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Keylor Navas parries the ball away.

31:39
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matteo Darmian by Cristian Gamboa. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

30:38
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.

27:30
 

Andrea Pirlo fouled by Bryan Ruiz, the ref awards a free kick. Andrea Pirlo takes the free kick.

26:27
 

Shot by Santos Thiago Motta missed to the left of goal.

25:24
 

Yeltsin Tejeda challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

24:34
 

The offside flag is raised against Mario Balotelli. Michael Umana takes the free kick.

22:57
 

Mario Balotelli challenges Giancarlo Gonzalez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

19:00
 

Corner taken by Joel Campbell.

15:52
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Cristian Bolanos. Clearance by Gianluigi Buffon.

13:54
 

The offside flag is raised against Ignazio Abate. Keylor Navas restarts play with the free kick.

10:53
 

Bryan Ruiz challenges Giorgio Chiellini unfairly and gives away a free kick. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

10:16
 

Andrea Pirlo concedes a free kick for a foul on Junior Diaz. Junior Diaz takes the free kick.

8:24
 

Corner taken by Andrea Pirlo. Unfair challenge on Oscar Duarte by Mario Balotelli results in a free kick. Keylor Navas takes the free kick.

7:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini by Bryan Ruiz. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

6:50
 

Corner taken by Cristian Bolanos from the left by-line. Header by Celso Borges goes harmlessly over the bar.

5:05
 

Oscar Duarte challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

4:18
 

Junior Diaz fouled by Ignazio Abate, the ref awards a free kick. Cristian Gamboa restarts play with the free kick.

1:34
 

Cristian Bolanos takes a shot. Gianluigi Buffon safely holds on.

:30
 

The official flags Claudio Marchisio offside. Michael Umana takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The game begins.