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World Cup roundup: Morocco defeats Belgium to claim long-awaited win

Germany keeps hopes alive after 1-1 draw with Spain

Morocco's Zakaria Aboukhlal celebrates scoring the team's second goal against Belgium in Doha, Qatar, on Nov. 27.   © Reuters

(Field Level Media/Reuters) -- Costa Rica's Keysher Fuller scored in the 81st minute to give his team a 1-0 victory over favored Japan on Sunday in World Cup play at Al Rayyan, Qatar. The loss denied Japan a chance to move straight to the knockout stage.

Fuller's score came on Costa Rica's first shot on target in the match.

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