From the first minutes of the match the teams began to storm the gate. The first three attacks ended with angular, two filed Serbs and one-Costa Ricans. And this is the first 5 minutes of the match! Meanwhile, the stadium did not shut up. Fans of both teams drove their own forward. On 12 minute Giancarlo Gonzalez after filing from a corner of the field hit his head, but did not hit the target. The Serbs responded with the most dangerous bullet of Branislav Ivanovich on 15 minutes, but there was no one to close it.
And at 19 minutes, the fans started the wave, three times round the stadium. On the 27th minute, Sergei Milinkovic-Savic went one on one, but keylor Navas has caught the ball after hitting Serb. At the end of half an hour of the game, the Serbs looked more convincing, taking the initiative. 35 minutes of ball possession was 66% to 34% in favor of Serbia. On 39 minutes, the Costa Ricans responded with a long shot by Marcos Ureni, the ball went above the goal. On 43 minute, Sergei Milinkovic-Savic gets in falling through itself, but keylor Navas has coped with this blow. However, the judge has recorded the attacker Serbs shot.
The second half began with the Serb attacks. In 50 minutes, Aleksandar Mitrovich went one-on-one with Navas, but the goalkeeper of real Madrid coped with the blow. But on 57 minutes Keilor was powerless against shock Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick. The captain of the Serbian team put the ball exactly in the nine-1: 0.
Having passed, Costa Ricans rushed to play. They managed to create a few half-moments, but could not achieve more - the Serbs played carefully in defense and counterattacked dangerously. On 75 minutes Philip kostich missed the chance to double the advantage, not hitting the ball from a couple of meters after being shot from the right flank. Keylor Navas had already been won, and the gate was empty.
Already in the added time at the bench of Costa Rica, a brawl ensued when Nemanja MATIC knocked the ball out of the hands of one of the coaches of the opposing team. After that, in the end, the Costa Ricans could level, but Christian Bolanos did not hit the goal, and the judge recorded offside.
As a result, the victory of Serbia with a minimum score.