Costa Rica

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Hansi Flick left in limbo as Germany fail to find new winning blueprint | Jonathan Liew
The great German teams could raise their games to suit the occasion, but this new side seem to do the polar opposite

Jonathan Liew at Al Bayt Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @11:55 PM

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‘Very upset’: Flick calls for Germany reboot after humiliating World Cup exit
Germany’s coach said his country would have to ‘do things differently’ if they were to compete for international honours again

Barney Ronay at Al Bayt Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @11:10 PM

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Referee Stéphanie Frappart disrupts narrative to make World Cup history
At a fiercely depoliticised tournament, the French official reminds host nation that women have a place in football

Suzanne Wrack

01, Dec, 2022 @10:49 PM

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World Cup 2022: Germany crash out despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: Results elsewhere mean Germany are condemned to an early exit in a horror repeat of the 2018 World Cup

Will Magee

01, Dec, 2022 @9:40 PM

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Germany dumped out of World Cup despite wild 4-2 win against Costa Rica
Kai Havertz came off the bench to score twice but Germany’s 4-2 defeat of Costa Rica was not enough to send them through to the last 16 of the World Cup

Barney Ronay at Al Bayt Stadium

01, Dec, 2022 @9:27 PM

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Japan 0-1 Costa Rica: World Cup 2022 – as it happened
Keysher Fuller scores the only goal of the game, against the run of play, to earn Costa Rica a fine win over Japan

Will Unwin

27, Nov, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Keysher Fuller’s late strike stuns Japan and revives Costa Rica’s World Cup
Keysher Fuller scored with Costa Rica’s first shot on target at the Qatar World Cup, ensuring a 1-0 victory against a frustrated Japan side

Jamie Jackson at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium

27, Nov, 2022 @12:31 PM

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Spain 7-0 Costa Rica: World Cup 2022 – as it happened
Ferran Torres scored twice, 18-year-old Gavi made history – and so did Spain, who scored seven for the first time in a World Cup match

Rob Smyth

23, Nov, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Gavi makes World Cup history for Spain in 7-0 thrashing of feeble Costa Rica
Gavi became Spain’s youngest World Cup goalscorer in their 7-0 demolition of Costa Rica, with Ferran Torres the only player to score twice

Sid Lowe at Al Thumama Stadium

23, Nov, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Costa Rica’s Luis Fernando Suárez: ‘We tried to be more European but lost our essence’
Colombian manager’s team face Germany and Spain in their group but he can call on players who outperformed England and beat Italy in 2014

Sid Lowe in Doha

22, Nov, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Costa Rica beat New Zealand in playoff to take final spot at 2022 World Cup
Joel Campbell scored the only goal to complete the 32 finalists who will play in this year’s World Cup finals in Qatar

John Brewin

14, Jun, 2022 @7:56 PM

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Paulo Wanchope: ‘I woke every hour and a half before my Derby debut’
The Costa Rican striker on how salsa helped him score a wonder-goal, still having Raúl’s shin pad and his favourite English atmosphere

Michael Butler

29, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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