18 June :- The Serbia team, playing in the FIFA World Cup after eight years in the FIFA World Cup, has started with the victory of their campaign. Thanks to the goal of a free kick by Captain Alexander Kolorov, the team played at Samara Stadium on Thursday to give Costa Rica 1 Defeated -0. In this match of Group-E, Costa Rica was seen under pressure in front of Serbia’s team. He failed to penetrate the defenses to Serbia, and this is why he could not convert his opportunity into the goal. With this win Serbia achieved three points. Costa Rica is responsible for her own defeat today. There were many chances to score his goals but the team could not take advantage of them.
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At the beginning of the match both teams were competing each other well. In the 11th minute, Costa Rica got a penalty corner and Gonzalez wounded Gujjal from the header with a header to send him a Serbian goal, but the soccer went over the net. After that, Serbia’s player Mitrovic shot a big shot in the 13th minute. Tried to send the ball to Costa Rica’s goal post, but the goalkeeper Nawab foiled the effort while doing a great defense.
In the first half the referee showed yellow card to Costa Rica’s Francisco Javier Calvo Quasada. Both teams had good defense but the aggressive line was not able to do well. In the 26th minute of the game, Serbia had the opportunity to make a goal once again, MILLINOVIC tried to reach the opponent’s goal post by taking football, but Costa Rica’s goalkeeper Nawas foiled the attempt. Serbian player Miliković Savik targeted Costa Rica’s goal post while shooting a bicycle kick near the Milivogevich, but once again the Savvy failed this effort while serving the best. The first hoff ended between the two teams at the non-circular equals.
In the second half, after failing in the occasion of many goals, in the 56th minute, Captain Alexander Kolerov struck a direct shot on the free kick and brought it to the goal post of Costa Rica. With this goal, Serbia got a 1-0 lead in the match, which the team lasted for the last moments. Costa Rica’s team got a chance to equalize the scores twice during the free kick, but they failed in both of their efforts. In the form of injections, both teams were given an extra time of five minutes. In the last minute, the shot of Christian Bolanoos went off the side of Serbia’s goal post and once again the attempt to level the score of Costa Rica failed. Eventually Serbia won the match 1-0.