Costa Rica and Serbia level at 0-0 at halftime

SAMARA: Costa Rica and Serbia were drawing 0-0 at halftime in the opening World Cup Group E match in the Samara Arena on Sunday.

Giancarlo Gonzalez squandered Costa Rica’s best chance, heading wide when unmarked in the 12th minute. Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic also wasted a good opportunity in the 28th minute, but he was ruled offside anyway.