World Cup 2014: England to show pride - Costa Rica boss Luis Pinto

Jorge Luis Pinto
Jorge Luis Pinto has had 19 managerial roles, including two spells as Costa Rica boss

England are the "mother of football" and will be determined not to leave the World Cup without a point, says Costa Rica manager Jorge Luis Pinto.

Costa Rica, already through to the last 16, face England, who have been eliminated at the group stages for the first time in 56 years, on Tuesday.

"England must take some pride out of Brazil," said 61-year-old Pinto, whose side are ranked 28th in the world.

England's exit comes after 2-1 defeats by Italy and Uruguay.

Manager Roy Hodgson has made nine changes to his starting XI for the game against Costa Rica.

Nevertheless, Pinto, who also managed Costa Rica for a year in 2004, expects an "aggressive" test.

"The mother of football cannot leave without points and that makes it very complex," he said.

Costa Rica, playing in their fourth World Cup, were seen as rank outsiders in Group D at the start of the tournament.

Costa Rica
Costa Rica have scored in each of their seven previous World Cup meetings with teams from Europe

They arrived in Brazil with only one win in six friendlies, including defeats to Australia, Chile and Japan.

A 1-0 victory over Italy, following an opening 3-1 win against Uruguay, sealed their passage to the last 16 for only the second time.

A point against England would be enough for the side nicknamed Los Ticos to win the group.

"We want to be number one in the group and deserve to be," said Pinto, who said his team no longer have the element of surprise on their side.

"It will be more complicated from here," he added. "Our opponents have seen us. They know us, what we have and what we don't have."

Top spot would set up a meeting with the runners-up from Group C, which will probably be Ivory Coast, Japan or Greece.

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