Ten-man Costa Rica draw 1-1 with Ireland

Ten-man Costa Rica played to a 1-1 draw with Ireland on Friday in the Ticos` final friendly before they head to the World Cup finals in Brazil.

World Cup qualifiers: Ireland scrape past Kazakhstan

The Republic of Ireland began their World Cup 2014 qualification campaign with a hard fought 2-1 win over minnows Kazakhstan thanks to two late goals in Group C.