• Costa Rica were left jumping for joy as they stunned Uruguay to collect a 3-1 victory in their opening Group D fixture in Fortaleza.
  • Supporters of both nations mingled in the sunshine outside Estadio Castelao prior to kick-off.
  • Luis Suarez took part in the pre-match warm-up, but Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez opted against risking him from the start.
  • Cristian Rodriguez and Uruguay looked to burst out of the blocks, but Costa Rica got numbers around the ball.
  • Diego Lugano left the officials in no doubt as to the fact that he had been nudged inside the box early on.
  • Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto saw his side struggle to contain Uruguay as they went close on a couple of occasions.
  • Junior Diaz put in a clumsy challenge on Diego Lugano inside the box, but Costa Rica were not happy with the penalty award.
  • Their protests fell on deaf ears and Edinson Cavani made no mistake from the spot as he opened the scoring on 24 minutes.
  • Edinson Cavani is mobbed by his jubilant team-mates after breaking the deadlock.
  • Joel Campbell saw a fierce drive from distance flash inches wide of the post as Costa Rica sought a route back into the game.
  • Martin Caceres and Bryan Ruiz tangled at the start of the second half, with the outcome of the contest still far from certain.
  • Costa Rica restored parity on 54 minutes, with Arsenal forward Joel Campbell gathering a cross from the right and crashing home a half-volley.
  • Joel Campbell celebrated in style, and things were about to get even better for Costa Rica.
  • On 57 minutes, the tie was turned on its head as Oscar Duarte stooped at the back post to divert a diving header back across Fernando Muslera.
  • Uruguay were left stunned, but they resisted the urge to throw on a half-fit Luis Suarez in search of a point.
  • Instead, things got worse for Uruguay, with substitute Marco Urena stepping off the bench to slide home a third for Costa Rica before Maxi Pereira saw red.

Uruguay 1 Costa Rica 3

Costa Rica were left jumping for joy as they stunned Uruguay to collect a 3-1 victory in their opening Group D fixture in Fortaleza.