FIFA World Cup 2014: Italy vs Costa Rica, Switzerland vs France, Honduras vs Ecuador Live Game Thread

Houston's Boniek Garcia is in Brazil for Honduras - Ian Walton

Day 8 of the World Cup

Italy vs Costa Rica

Kickoff 11amCT

After losing yesterday England need Italy to beat Costa Rica to keep from being eliminated. Right now Costa Rica sits atop Group D after winning their opening game against Uruguay 3-1.

Costa Rica team preview

Italy team preview


Switzerland vs France

Kickoff 2pmCT

Both teams sit atop Group E with three points apiece. However, France is winning on goal differential after beating Honduras 3-0.

Switzerland team preview

France team preview


Honduras vs Ecuador

Kickoff 5pmCT

The bottom of Group E each team needs a win to keep hopes of advancing alive. Palacios was given a red card in Honduras' match against France and will be out for this one serving his suspension.

Honduras team preview

Ecuador team preview

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