Belgium vs Costa Rica 4-1 – level 1

13-06-2018 17:00

Belgium plays Costa Rica on Monday. The final score is 4-1. Costa Rica scores first. The first half is 2-1 to Belgium. After the break the score changes again. Belgium scores two goals.

Belgium has 21 shots on goal. Costa Rica has 2 shots. Belgium hits the goal nine times. Costa Rica hits the goal two times. Belgium finishes the game with nine corner kicks. Costa Rica has one corner kick.
The matches between Belgium and Costa Rica are not usually very emotional and this match is OK too. It is an easy match for the referee. Costa Rica makes 12 fouls. Belgium makes only five fouls. Costa Rica has no yellow card. Belgium has one yellow card.

Difficult words: shot (when you kick a ball), corner kick (when the game start in the corner), foul (action against rules).

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