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Snapshot of World Cup day 12

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

* AT A GLANCE: Uruguay beat Italy 1-0, Costa Rica and England play out a scoreless draw, Colombia thrash Japan 4-1 and Greece squeeze past Ivory Coast 2-1.

* PLAYER OF THE DAY: Greece's Georgios Samaras, withstood the pressure and successfully converted a penalty in the dying seconds against Ivory Coast, thereby sending the Greeks to the second round for the first time ever.

* TALKING POINT: Luis Suarez - or more accurately, his mouth. The serial biter was allegedly at it again during Uruguay's defeat of Italy, being accused of chomping on the shoulder of Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

* QUOTE OF THE DAY: "He bit me, it's clear, I still have the mark." Chiellini after his run-in with Suarez.





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