Arena Pernambuco - Recife 29/06/2014 - 22:00CET (17:00 local time)

Round of 16

Costa Rica - Greece
1-1
Costa Rica win 5-3 on penalties
 

Costa Rica - Greece 1-1 - 29/06/2014 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

Minute By Minute

  • The penalties are over.
  • Penalty
    Umana (Costa Rica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Michael Umana dispatches his penalty, sparking scenes of jubilation on the Costa Rica bench.
  • Penalty
    Gekas (Greece) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
    Keylor Navas, diving to his right, sticks out a hand to palm the ball away.
  • Penalty
    Campbell (Costa Rica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Joel Campbell confidently rolls the ball past Orestis Karnezis.
  • Penalty
    Holebas (Greece) scores from the penalty spot.
    José Holebas drives his spot kick into the side netting.
  • Penalty
    Castro (Costa Rica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Carlos Castro makes it five perfect penalties out of five.
  • Penalty
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) scores from the penalty spot.
    Lazaros Christodoulopoulos calmly restores parity.
  • Penalty
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Bryan Ruiz scores emphatically.
  • Penalty
    Mitroglou (Greece) scores from the penalty spot.
    Kostas Mitroglou takes a short run up and sends the keeper the wrong way.
  • Penalty
    Borges (Costa Rica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Celso Borges shoots high into the roof of the net.
  • The penalty shoot-out is set to begin.
  • The referee ends the second period of extra time.
    Penalties it is then, just like Brazil and Chile endured yesterday. The winners play the Netherlands on Saturday.
  • 120+2 ET
    Karagounis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Castro (Costa Rica).
  • 120+2 ET
    Holebas (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 120+1 ET
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
    Keylor Navas, struggling with a knee injury, stands firm yet again, frustrating Kostas Mitroglou with a sprawling save.
  • 120+1 ET
    Mitroglou (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 120 ET
    Holebas (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 119 ET
    Mitroglou (Greece) misses the target.
  • 117 ET
    Holebas (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 117 ET
    Holebas (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 115 ET
    Campbell (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Manolas (Greece).
  • 113 ET
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
  • 113 ET
    Karagounis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 113 ET
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
  • 113 ET
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 112 ET
    Campbell (Costa Rica) takes the corner.
  • 111 ET
    Campbell (Costa Rica) is flagged for offside.
  • 110 ET
    Karnezis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 110 ET
    Castro (Costa Rica) has an effort on goal.
  • 109 ET
    Katsouranis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 106 ET
    Brenes (Costa Rica) misses the target.
  • The second period of extra time begins.
  • The referee brings the first period of extra time to an end.
  • 105+1 ET
    Gekas (Greece) is flagged for offside.
  • 104 ET
    Brenes (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 103 ET
    Mitroglou (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Cubero (Costa Rica).
  • 101 ET
    Holebas (Greece) takes the corner.
  • 100 ET
    Katsouranis (Greece) has a shot blocked.
    Kostas Katsouranis looks certain to get a shot away but a heroic block sends the ball out for a corner. Unsurprisingly, It is all Greece now.
  • 100 ET
    Holebas (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 100 ET
    Castro (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Samaras (Greece).
  • 99 ET
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Acosta (Costa Rica).
  • 98 ET
    Holebas (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 96 ET
    Karagounis (Greece) has a shot blocked.
  • 95 ET
    Gekas (Greece) misses the target.
  • 93 ET
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
  • 92 ET
    Mitroglou (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 92 ET
    Brenes (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Holebas (Greece).
  • The first period of extra time begins.
  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    And to extra time we go. Costa Rica were minutes away from booking a historic place in the quarter-finals until defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, on 51st international appearance, drove in a last-gasp equaliser. They could even have won it through Kostas Mitroglou.
  • 90+5
    Karagounis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 90+5
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 90+3
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
    So nearly the winner as Keylor Navas tips over a fierce drive from Kostas Mitroglou.
  • 90+3
    Mitroglou (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    90+1
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) scores!
    Greece make their pressure pay. Keylor Navas parries Fanis Gekas's effort on the turn but Sokratis Papastathopoulos, following up, drives in his first international goal.
  • 90+1
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
  • 90+1
    Gekas (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Navas (Costa Rica) is booked.
  • 87
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Karagounis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ruiz (Costa Rica).
  • 85
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 84
    Campbell (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Manolas (Greece).
  • Substitution
    83
    Brenes (in) - Bolaños (out) (Costa Rica)
  • 82
    Manolas (Greece) misses the target.
  • 82
    Holebas (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Samaras (Greece).
  • 80
    Karagounis (Greece) misses the target.
  • 80
    Karagounis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Cubero (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • Substitution
    77
    Katsouranis (in) - Maniatis (out) (Greece)
  • Substitution
    76
    Acosta (in) - Gamboa (out) (Costa Rica)
  • 74
    Campbell (Costa Rica) fouls.
  • 74
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    72
    Manolas (Greece) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 72
    Manolas (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 72
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Torossidis (Greece).
  • Yellow Card
    71
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 70
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Samaras (Greece).
  • 70
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
  • 69
    Campbell (Costa Rica) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    69
    Gekas (in) - Salpingidis (out) (Greece)
  • 68
    Manolas (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 67
    Samaras (Greece) misses the target.
  • 67
    Holebas (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • Red Card
    66
    Duarte (Costa Rica) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    Oscar Duarte fells José Holebas and is sent off. Can Greece make their numerical advantage count?
  • 66
    Duarte (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Holebas (Greece).
  • Substitution
    66
    Cubero (in) - Tejeda (out) (Costa Rica)
  • 65
    Salpingidis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Borges (Costa Rica).
  • 62
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Torossidis (Greece).
  • 62
    Mitroglou (Greece) is flagged for offside.
  • 59
    Salpingidis (Greece) misses the target.
  • Substitution
    58
    Mitroglou (in) - Samaris (out) (Greece)
    With Greece trailing, Fernando Santos introduces a striker for a midfielder.
  • 57
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) is penalised for a foul on Manolas (Greece).
  • Yellow Card
    57
    Granados (Costa Rica) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 54
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) has a shot blocked.
  • Goal
    52
    Ruiz (Costa Rica) scores!
    The ball is cut back to the edge of the penalty box, where captain Bryan Ruiz passes left-footed into the bottom left-hand corner of Orestis Karnezis's net.
  • 50
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    48
    Tejeda (Costa Rica) is shown a yellow card.
  • 48
    Tejeda (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 47
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
    More work for the Levante UD keeper, who gathers a Giorgios Samaras header from José Holebas's free-kick.
  • 47
    Samaras (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 47
    Holebas (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Duarte (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Christodoulopoulos (Greece).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    A slow-burner of a first half came to life after 37 minutes when Dimitris Salpingidis elicited a smart, reflex stop from Costa Rica’s Keylor Navas. That apart, neither goalkeeper has had cause to extend himself as both sides have cancelled each other out. Will we see more risks being taken after the restart?
  • 45+2
    Samaris (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ruiz (Costa Rica).
  • 45+1
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45+1
    Samaris (Greece) misses the target.
  • 44
    Gamboa (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Holebas (Greece).
  • 44
    Karagounis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    43
    Duarte (Costa Rica) is shown a yellow card.
  • 42
    Duarte (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Christodoulopoulos (Greece).
  • 42
    Campbell (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Manolas (Greece).
  • 40
    Borges (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Holebas (Greece).
  • 40
    Salpingidis (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 38
    Samaras (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Navas (Costa Rica).
  • 38
    Karagounis (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 37
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
    The clearest chance of the match falls to Dimitris Salpingidis. Left-back José Holebas delivers an inviting cross that the PAOK FC striker turns towards goal. Only the right leg of Keylor Navas keeps the Ticos on level terms.
  • 37
    Salpingidis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    36
    Samaris (Greece) is booked.
  • 36
    Samaris (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 32
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 32
    Samaris (Greece) has a shot blocked.
  • 31
    Campbell (Costa Rica) delivers the corner.
  • 30
    Samaras (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 28
    Navas (Costa Rica) makes a save.
  • 28
    Karagounis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
    Greece register the first attempt on target, though Giorgos Karagounis's low shot from outside the penalty area lacks power and is easily fielded by Keylor Navas.
  • 26
    Karagounis (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 23
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Karagounis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 21
    Campbell (Costa Rica) delivers the corner.
  • 18
    Maniatis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ruiz (Costa Rica).
  • 17
    Torossidis (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 15
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
  • 15
    Karagounis (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 14
    Manolas (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Costa Rica).
  • 12
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
  • 11
    Samaras (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 11
    Umana (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 8
    Bolaños (Costa Rica) misses the target.
    Bryan Ruiz picks up possession and slides a ball into the path of Christián Bolaños, who drives an angled shot over the crossbar.
  • 5
    Gamboa (Costa Rica) misses the target.
  • 2
    Christodoulopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
    Lazaros Christodoulopoulos has a go from distance, his shot sailing high and slightly wide of Keylor Navas's goal.
  • 2
    Karagounis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Umana (Costa Rica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Samaras (Greece).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 

Match statistics

Costa Rica
Greece

1

Goals scored

1

6

Total attempts

24

2

Attempts on target

9

3

off target

12

1

blocked

8

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

11

1

Offsides

10

6

Yellow cards

2

1

Red Cards

0

21

Fouls committed

15

15

Fouls suffered

20

Standings

  
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