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FIFA gets Costa Rica protest over WCup loss to US

Updated: March 25, 2013, 7:06 AM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- FIFA is studying a protest from the Costa Rica soccer federation, which wants a World Cup qualifier against the United States replayed after losing 1-0 in a snowstorm.

"FIFA will now analyze the content of the letter and next steps will be determined in due course," the governing body said Monday in a statement.

The Costa Rican federation said Sunday that the "physical integrity" of players and officials was affected, "ball movement became impossible" and field markings ...

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