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Costa Rica stun Italy, France crush Switzerland

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Another European football heavyweight fell to Latin American opposition on Friday as Costa Rica shocked Italy 1-0, putting the four-times champions’ qualification in doubt, but France thumped Switzerland 5-2 in an imperious World Cup display. After yet another upset …

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Cool Italy outwit England to win 2-1 in the heat

MANAUS Brazil (Reuters) – A cool-headed Italy proved too clever for England on Saturday, scoring two well-crafted goals and defending doggedly in the Amazon heat to grab a 2-1 win in their opening World Cup Group D game. Italy grabbed the winner in the 50th minute when midfielder Antonio Candr …

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