Greece v Costa Rica Odds, Free Bets and betting news from Sunday at World Cup

Latest Greece v Costa Rica odds, betting, free bets and team news from the World Cup later today (KO 21:00GMT).

Two of the surprise nations in the last 16 will face each other for a place in the quarter-finals as Costa Rica take on Greece.

No one gave Costa Rica a chance of qualifying from a tough group, however they beat both Italy and Uruguay to progress through in first spot.

They ended their amazing group campaign with a goalless draw against bottom side England, in a match of very few chances.

Match Facts:

After claiming just one point from their first two matches, without scoring a goal, Greece stole second spot from Ivory Coast in dramatic fashion.

Substitute Andreas Samaris gave Greece a first half lead in a match they needed to win, although Wilfried Bony’s equaliser meant Fernando Santos’s side had to score again.

In injury time they were awarded a controversial penalty as Georgios Samaras was adjudged to have been fouled and he converted to send Greece through!

Sunday’s fixture between the two will be the first time they have met.

Costa Rica players on yellow cards: Jose Cubero, Giancarlo Gonzalez
Greece players on yellow cards: Vasilis Torosidis, Georgios Samaras, Socratis Papastathopoulos, Dimitrios Salpingidis

Team news
Costa Rica are likely to name the same XI that beat both Uruguay and Italy at in their first two matches.

Bryan Ruiz has had an excellent tournament operating just off Joel Campbell and the pair will look to cause trouble again.

Greece have real selection dilemmas, with first choice goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis and Panagiotis Kone both going off injured early against Ivory Coast.

Panagiotis  Glykos and Samaris came off the bench early on Tuesday and the pair will step up again should the first two fail to recover.

Samaras will again lead the line, whilst man of the match Jose Holebas will continue at left full-back.

Costa Rica (5-3-1-1): Navas, Gamboa, Umana, Gonzalez, Duarte, Diaz, Borges, Tejeda, Bolanos, Ruiz, Campbell
Greece (4-5-1): Glykos, Torosidis, Papastathopoulos, Manolas, Holebas, Salpingidis, Katsouranis, Maniatis, Christodoulopoulos, Samaris, Samaras


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