Uruguay Defeats Italy 1-0, Advances To The Round Of 16

Uruguay — which was, by the way, the first country to legalize marijuana — defeats Italy 1-0. Controversy near the the end of the game after Luis Suarez apparently bit an Italian player.

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Group D Standings: Costa Rica and Uruguay will advance to the Round of 16.


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FINAL: Uruguay defeats Italy 1-0 and advances to the Round of 16.


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Uruguay leads 1-0 in stoppage time. Italy needs a miracle goal with 10 men to advance to the Round of 16.


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GOAL: Uruguay leads 1-0 in the 83rd after Diego Godin puts one in the back of the net.

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Here’s the apparent bite from Suarez.

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Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder after the apparent bite from Luis Suarez.

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Suarez getting away with apparently biting an Italian player in the 79th. No cards issued.


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Uruguay’s Gaston Ramirez on in the 78th minute.


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Thiago Motta on for Marco Verratti in the 75th minute. Still nil-nil.


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Another Italian player down in the 74th. The referee pointed to his watch, noting that he’s keeping track of the time-wasting tactics of Italy.


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Still level in Natal as Italy and Uruguay are scoreless in the 73rd minute. Italy playing with 10 men, but still getting chances on goal.


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Buffon with another BRILLIANT save! He doesn’t not want Italy’s World Cup run to be over.

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Here’s the incident that led to Marchisio being sent off for Italy.

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RED CARD: Italy’s Marchisio sent off after a reckless challange. Italy now playing with 10 men.



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Free-kick by Uruguay is way off the mark, as both teams are struggling to get any real chances going.

Allow us to summarize the Italy vs. Uruguay match with one short video

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Mario Balotelli looks on from the bench after being subbed out for the 2nd half.


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