Chile will now play the winner of Thursday’s quarter-final between Bolivia and Peru in the last four.
The release represented the largest single group to leave the US detention camp since 2009.
The Italians will not take that match lightly. Costa Rica were every bit as good as Uruguay in the heat of Fortaleza’s Castelao arena and thoroughly deserved to win.
The result left Uruguay’s World Cup ambitions in disarray in this, one of the toughest groups in the tournament.
Suarez said that Liverpool’s title run was wrecked because it ‘lacked concentration.’
Anyone hoping Uruguay will become a pot-smoker’s paradise should probably head to Colorado instead, President Jose Mujica said.
Brazil starts its campaign for a sixth World Cup title with an opener against Croatia.
A Gianluigi Buffon saved three penalties as Italy edged Uruguay 3-2 in a shootout.
Paulinho header in the 86th minute helps Brazil beat Uruguay 2-1 to enter final
Brazil took another step towards recovering their once famous invincibility.
“Neymar was a diver and the referee should take particular attention,” said Uruguay captain.
Brazil coach Luiz Scolari will have all of his top players available for the Confederations Cup semifinal.
By deploying both Marcelo and Alves,Brazis strategy is clear attack down the wings.
Hernandez netted his third and Uruguay’s fourth on the stroke of halftime.
Tahiti,a team of mostly amateurs that has been outscored 16-1 in their opening two matches