Jun 18, 2014
The Big Lead
2014 World Cup Scoring: Why Has There Been a Historic Number of Goals?
Many are calling Brazil 2014 "the most exciting World Cup of all-time." While that claim reeks of hyperbole and premature historicism, it's not completely off base.
Marchisio, Balotelli sink England, Costa Rica rally to upset Uruguay
Mario Balotelli struck a second-half winner as Italy outlasted England with a 2-1 victory while Group D rivals Costa Rica fought back from one-goal down to upset a highly rated Uruguaya 3-1.
FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica shock Uruguay 3-1
Two goals in the space of three minutes helped Costa Rica record a shock 3-1 win over Uruguay in the Group D opener of the FIFA World Cup at the Estadio Castelao here Saturday.
Concerns over Suarez's knee
Fortaleza: Uruguay will give star striker Luis Suarez every chance to prove his fitness less than a month after having knee surgery as they begin their World Cup campaign against Costa Rica, here, at the Estadio Castelao, on Saturday.
Lugano: Suarez is unique
Diego Lugano has hailed the influence of Uruguay team-mate Luis Suarez and says that the Liverpool striker is a unique player.