Costa Rica defender Ronald Matarrita will not play in the World Cup because of a right hamstring injury.
The Costa Rican federation confirmed Matarrita will be replaced on the Ticos' roster by Kenner Gutierrez.
Following training at the team's St. Petersburg camp, the left-back had an MRI which confirmed the injury. Matarrita, who plays for the MLS club NYCFC, will miss at least two weeks.
"Ronald Matarrita had been presenting, a few days ago, discomfort on the back of his right thigh, was treated...