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Jun 19, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
Uruguay
2-1
England
Suarez (39', 85')
Godin (9')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Rooney (75')
Gerrard (68')

Jagielka: Uruguay World Cup defeat "gutting"

Phil Jagielka says that England's late defeat to Uruguay is "gutting".

England defender Phil Jagielka has admitted that losing 2-1 to Uruguay in the manner they did was "gutting".

The Three Lions were level in the dying minutes before Steven Gerrard's inadvertent flick-on caught the defence cold and Luis Suarez was on hand to bag his second goal of the game, which left Roy Hodgson's men beaten and on the verge of early elimination.

Jagielka told ITV Sport: "It is gutting. We played so well in spells but things didn't go our way. Steve Gerrard flicked the ball on, Suarez was onside and you hope he mishits one but he finds the target and he wins the game.

"It is a similar story to Italy, we played pretty well but not good enough. We are very disappointed as defenders. That is the last thing you want to see from a punt down the field. Everyone is absolutely devastated in there.

"We had them on the back foot after we scored. There is a small chance still. We have to go out there against Costa Rica and put in a good performance and come away with something."

This World Cup is the first in which England have lost their opening two games.

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Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match on June 19, 2014
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