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Colombia crush Japan 4-1 and next face Uruguay

CUIABA Brazil (Reuters) – Colombia striker Jackson Martinez scored twice as they thrashed Japan 4-1 to maintain their 100 percent record and claim top spot in Group C on Tuesday to set up a mouthwatering second-round clash with Uruguay. Colombia, who are in the last 16 for the first time since …

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Clinical Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay

FORTALEZA Brazil (Reuters) – Costa Rica pulled off the biggest upset of the World Cup so far, scoring three second-half goals to come from behind and beat former champions Uruguay 3-1 in their opening Group D match on Saturday. The result left Uruguay’s World Cup ambitions in disarray in …

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