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World Cup Highlights: Balotelli, Bony, and Sturridge break ducks on Day 3



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Check out the latest highlights of the 2014 World Cup every day on Soccerlens, with today featuring goals from Mario Balotelli, Wilfried Bony and Daniel Sturridge.

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1. Colombia 3-0 Greece – Click here for the match report + full stats

The South Americans got off to a cracking start in Group B, comfortably beating a wasteful Greece on Friday afternoon,  with goals from Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez putting them top of the group.

2. Uruguay 1-3 Costa Rica – Click here for the match report + full stats

Costa Rica inflicted a shock defeat on Óscar Tabárez’s Uruguay yesterday, with Joel Campbell first cancelling out Edinson Cavani’s first half penalty, before Óscar Duarte and Marco Ureña killed off Uruguay with second half stunners.

3. England 1-2 Italy – Click here for the match report + full stats

England slumped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Italy in Manaus, with Mario Balotelli scoring the all important second goal for the Azzurri.

4. Ivory Coast 2-1 Japan – Click here for the match report + full stats

Goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho saw off a plucky Japan in the late kickoff yesterday, with the Africans moving into second place in Group C, behind Colombia on goal difference.

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