Greece and Japan drew 0-0 in the 2014 Brazil Fifa World Cup. to afford Cote D'Ivoire a better chance after the Elephants last the initiative in their match earlier on with that 2-1 to Columbia. There were real threats from both sides, missed chances and good saves.
The teams neutralised each other in many in midfield as they tried to pry open each other. They moved forward with pace and supported play going forward and retracted quickly to cover their tracks and deny spaces against attack.
The obvious fear to mess things up was there for all to see. The loser of the match could have been packing by the end of the match, but both teams were not will to risk anything.