Fuller scores for Costa Rica to stun Japan


Japan squandered a possibility to move into the last-16 of the World Cup after Keysher Fuller’s aim 10 minutes from time gave Costa Rica a shock 1-Zero win in a match wherein that they had barely any probabilities.

The Samurai Blue didn’t journey the momentum of their shock win over Germany and can rue missed alternatives after displaying little creativity in opposition to a Costa Rican facet who defended resolutely after their 0-7 drubbing by Spain final outing.

The consequence left Japan with a troublesome problem to advance to the knockout phases, with Spain as their closing Group E opponents on Thursday.