Uruguay vs. Costa Rica: 6 Things We Learned

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Uruguay vs. Costa Rica: 6 Things We Learned
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Costa Rica surprised Uruguay, beating the South Americans 3-1 in Fortaleza on Saturday. 

The last time Uruguay played a World Cup match in Brazil, La Celeste pulled a stunning comeback known as the Maracanazo. More than 60 years later, Costa Rica manufactured their own version of the Maracanazo against Uruguaythe Castelazo.

It was a sweet revenge for Costa Rica, as Uruguay had eliminated them in the playoff series for South Africa 2010. Not only was it a sweet revenge but one of the sweetest nights in Costa Rican football history.

Here are six things we learned from Group D's opening match.

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