World Cup scores and recaps from Friday

Here’s what you missed from Friday’s games at the World Cup. For our complete archive of the day’s events, click the link for our World Cup live blog:

Group D: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0

Recap | Stats

Group E: France 5, Switzerland 2

Recap Stats

Group E: Ecuador 2, Honduras 1

Recap | Stats


Iran soccer: Short on funds and facing long odds

Benzema’s form could make him a World Cup star

World soccer players’ union calls on FIFA to conduct concussion investigation

Van Persie defends Rooney’s showing

Altidore officially ruled out of U.S.-Portugal match

John Brooks of U.S. rises from obscurity with winning goal vs. Ghana

Ghosts of 1950 loss to Uruguay still haunt many in Brazil

Defending champion Spain is eliminated with loss to Chile

#Persieing: The Dutch star’s 93-year-old grandfather joins the trend

Isolated Amazon city of Manaus celebrates its World Cup spotlight

Analyzing the goal scoring at the World Cup

Scores and schedule | Group standings | Stats leaders

Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you’ve got a tip to share.



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