Tag: Costa Rica

Los Ticos Fall To The Netherlands In Penalty Shots

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July 06, 2014 

It seems that the 2014 World Cup is all about the Goalies. We have seen lots of close matches with great goalie saves. The Netherlands had numerous chances to score but Costa Rica keeper, Keylor Navas, played a great game and did not allow the orange machine to score a single goal. Los Ticos had….

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Latin America Set For The Quarterfinals Of The World Cup

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July 03, 2014 

We finally got our Elite Eight and for the first time in World Cup history, all eight teams are group winners and four of the eight are from Latin America. In the battle between Brazil vs Colombia, it will be James versus Neymar. This could be the next great rivalry. With Colombia’s speed, Brazil may….

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Costa Rica Continue Their Incredible Run

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June 29, 2014 

Costa Rica makes history by reaching the World Cup quarter finals for the first time. Los Ticos have surprised everyone, overcoming Uruguay, Italy and holding England to a draw and winning Group D. Their dream run continued as they faced Greece. As favorites in this match, Los Ticos struggled to show the form they had….

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Increíble Costa Rica Beats Italy And Advances

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June 20, 2014 

Los Ticos beat Italy and qualify to the next round in a close game. Italy just could not get it going while Costa Rica played their hearts out and controlled the game from the beginning to the end and continue their amazing run. At the 44 minute Bryan Ruiz scored a header goal and gave….

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Colombia and Costa Rica Win In Day 3

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June 14, 2014 

La seleccion cafetera easily won over Greece in group C. Pablo Armero gave Colombia the lead five minutes into the game. Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez scored the other two goals for Colombia. Greece now has the pressure to win the next game and avoid their history of never having progressed beyond the group stages….

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Gold Cup Recap: Clenbuterol, Defecting Cubans, And Goals A-Plenty

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June 10, 2011 

First off, apologies for missing out on the coverage of the United States/Canada and whatever other match was played on Tuesday night. With that out of the way, let’s get to the real (contaminated) meat and potatoes of what transpired yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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CONCACAF Roundup: Chicharito’s Hat Trick Lifts Mexico Over El Salvador, Costa Rica Blows Out Cuba

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June 06, 2011 

The opening matches of the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup took place yesterday at Cowboys Stadium (Arlington, Texas) with Costa Rica facing off Cuba and Mexico going up against El Salvador. We’re not going to lie to you, anything other than a blowout by both teams would have been severely disappointing. After all, both of these squads–….

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