In the 56th minute, former Manchester City fullback Aleksandar Kolarov curled in a handsome free kick past Real Madrid goalkeeper, Keylor Navas. Brazil were held by Switzerland to a 1-1 draw at the Rostov Arena.
This match featured a Vancouver connection, with Whitecaps captain Kendall Waston and his former MLS teammate Christian Bolaños both in the squad for Costa Rica's opener against Serbia.
Urena wasted another chance as he fired over when well placed, while Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's overhead kick was saved by Navas.
"It's the best goal I've scored in my entire life". "It's good to get a shot across the bows, but now we have to go out and win the next two games", the defender explained in quotes appearing on the DFB website. "But the fact that we won renews our hope".
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However, manager Mladen Krstajic's squad has plenty of quality, and highly rated midfielder Milinkovic-Savic was particularly impressive.
Possession of ball: Costa Rica 52%, Serbia 48%.
They beat the defending champions, Germany by a lone goal in their Group F tie at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.
Lozano reveled in the space left for him on Mexico's left flank and was a constant threat on the counterattack.
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Germany came close to an equaliser when Toni Kroos' free-kick hit the crossbar but that was the closest Die Mannschaft came to scoring.
Hirving Lozanoto grabbed the victor in the 35th minute with Germany in disarray moments after a failed attack with Mexico hitting them on the break.
Germany's path through Group F includes a match against Sweden next Saturday, and they then face South Korea on June 27. In 1998, Luis Hernandez had given Mexico the lead in the round of 16 before Jurgen Klinsmann and Oliver Bierhoff scored second-half goals to take Germany to a 2-1 win. While Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup, and last week won a joint bid with the USA and Canada for the 2026 games, its team has never progressed beyond quarterfinals showings in 1970 and 1986.
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The passenger who was not ejected from the auto also was believed to be an American citizen, and in custody. Texas Department of Public Safety officials say four were pronounced dead at the scene midday Sunday.