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Switzerland Draw 2-2 With Costa Rica in Group E Final Match at FIFA World Cup

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Switzerland drew 2-2 with Costa Rica in their final Group E match on Wednesday to secure their spot in the round of 16 as the group runners-up.

The match took place at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium and was attended by more than 43,000 fans.

The Swiss team managed to take the lead, 30 minutes after the beginning of the match. Kendall Waston scored an equalizer at 56th minute making it 1-1. Josep Drmic scored 2-1 for Switzerland at 88th minute, however, five minutes later, Bryan Ruiz scored another goal for his team making it a draw.

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Previously, Switzerland managed to hold Brazil to 1-1 tie, and crashed Serbia 2-1, while Costa Rican lost to Serbia 0-1 and to Brazil 0-2 during the extra time. Now Switzerland needs a victory in order to secure its place in the knockout stage, while Costa Rica has already lost the battle for the playoffs.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russia.



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