Uruguay ( 1 - 3 ) Costa Rica

Uruguay Takes On Costa Rica


Diego Forlan

Uruguay’s Diego Forlan controls the ball during a training session at Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, June 13, 2014.

(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

The last time Uruguay played in the World Cup on Brazilian soil, the upstart visitors upset the hosts to win the title in a game that has achieved mythic qualities. And not just in Latin America.

Uruguay wants to do it again, and they kick off that effort against Costa Rica, beginning at 3 p.m. USEDT (7 p.m. GMT)

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