INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL - FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 (JUNE)

FIFA WORLD CUP - 10 men ITALY out from World Cup lost to Uruguay.

24.06.2014 Italy 0-1 Uruguay (FT)

Referee: Marco Rodriguez, Mexico

URU: Godin 81'

ITA: Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Darmian, Verratti, Pirlo, Marchisio, De Sciglio, Balotelli, Immobile
URU: Muslera, Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, A.Pereira, Gonzalez, Arevalo Rios, C.Rodriguez, Lodeiro, Cavani, Suarez

Head to head: Played 9 Italy Wins 2, Draws 4, Uruguay Wins 3

STAT : Italy have lost only three match ( 1 against Chile in round 1 game 1962, 2 against Brazil, 1970 final and 1978 3rd place match ) of their 19 World Cup games against South American opposition.

STAT : Today's match will be Uruguay's 50th World Cup match.

FIFA WORLD CUP - England out from World Cup, drew Costa Rica.

25.06.2014 : Costa Rica 0-0 England (FT)

Referee : Djamel Haimodi, Algeria

CRC : Navas, Gonzalez, Borges, Duarte, Campbell, Ruiz, Brenes, Diaz, Gamboa, Tejeda, Miller.
ENG : Foster, Jones, Cahill, Smalling, Shaw, Milner, Lampard, Wilshere, Barkley, Lallana, Sturridge.

HEAD TO HEAD : Both side never meet each other before

STAT : England made 9 changes from their previous match line up

STAT : England have been eliminated at the first group stage of a World Cup for the first time since 1958.

STAT : England have not lost all three group games at a major tournament since the 1988 Euro Cup

STAT : After 1990 World Cup, Costa Rica again qualified for the Round of 16.

FIFA WORLD CUP - Greece beat Ivory Coast 2-1.

25.06.2014 : Greece 2-1 Ivory Coast
Referee: Carlos Vera, Ecuador

GRE: Samaras 42', 90'(pen)
CIV: Bony 74'

GRE: Karnezis, Maniatis, Manolas, Samaras, Kone, Karagounis (c), Salpingidis, Torosidis, Lazaros, Sokratis, Cholevas
CIV: Barry, Boka, K Toure, Kalou, Tiote, Gervinho, Drogba (c), Aurier, Y Toure, Serey, Bamba

Head to Head: Both the sides never meet each other before

STAT: Greece have only won 1 of their 8 games at World Cup

STAT: Greece's African opponents in World Cup was only Nigeria in 2 times. First in 1994 where Greece lost 0-2 and in 2nd time in 2010 Greece won it 2-0.

FIFA WORLD CUP - Columbia beat Japan 4-1.

23.06.2014 KFC. | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE | LIKE FB || 25.06.2014 : Japan 1-4 Columbia
JPN : Okazaki 45'
COL : Cuadrado 17'(Pen), Martinez 55', 82', Rodriguez 90'

Referee : Pedro Proenca, Portugal

JPN : Kawashima, Uchida, Honda, Nagatomo, Okazaki, Kagawa, Okubo, Aoyama, Konno, Hasebe (C), Yoshida
COL : Ospina (c), Arias, Armero, Cuadrado, Guarin, Mejia, Balanta, Ramos, Quintero, Martinez, Valdes

Head to Head: Played 2, Columbia won 1 and Draw 1.

STAT : Japan never won against South American opponents in World Cup (1 Draw, 2 Loss)

STAT: 2014 is the first World Cup in which Colombia have won more than once.