FIFA World Cup: Oviedo features against Belgium

Bryan Oviedo played 45 minutes in Costa Rica’s 4-1 defeat to Belgium on Monday evening.

With the FIFA World Cup looming large, Los Ticos got off to the perfect start when one-time Fulham forward Bryan Ruiz volleyed home with 24 minutes played.

But Belgium, who will face England and Wahbi Khazri’s Tunisia in Russia, responded emphatically, as Napoli striker Dries Mertens equalised from close range before Romelu Lukaku edged the Red Devils in front.

The Manchester United powerhouse grabbed his second following the interval, with Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi completing the scoring on 64 minutes.

Oviedo and Costa Rica will kick off their World Cup campaign on Sunday against Serbia.

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