Uruguay: Ranked seventh, Uruguay has high hopes at the FIFA World Cup 2014. Twice world cup winners in 1930 and 1950 respectively, Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez would be keen to get his side back in the running back for the World Cup trophy. Placing safe bets on strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, Uruguay would look forward to ensuring a great run at the World Cup. They should be motivated by the status Giants of Football once given to them a few decades back.
Costa Rica: Twenty-Eighth ranked Costa Rica will be making their fourth World Cup appearance in the World Cup. Coach Jorge Luis Pinto’s side impressed during the qualification stage by conceding the lowest number of goals and fantastic home record of five out of five wins in the final phase. Bryan Ruiz, one of the best players for Costa Rica has been a main stay for the national side since 2007 and is expected to come up good for Ticos.
Total Matches Played: 8
Uruguay 6 Wins, Croatia 0 Win, 2 Draws