Matches

30/08/2007102 - WeatherPartly cloudy
2:0 (2:0)
  • Gaston SAURO (25' 41')

Summary

Sauro heads Argentina through

Argentina put in a solid display to defeat Costa Rica 2-0 and take their place in the quarter-finals, both goals coming from the head of Gaston Sauro and supplied by Santiago Fernandez.

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Line-ups

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13
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16
12
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Substitute(s)

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18
21
21
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Coaches

Miguel Angel TOJO (ARG)
(CRC) Manuel Gerardo URENA

Officials

Referee: Olegário BENQUERENÇA (POR)Assistant Referee 1: Jose Manuel SILVA CARDINAL (POR)Assistant Referee 2: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)Fourth official: Jong Chul KWON (KOR)

Statistics

7Shots6
8Corner kicks2
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
  • Argentina - Costa Rica
Miguel Tojo (ARG), Argentina coach
"I'd like to congratulate Costa Rica because they gave us a very tough game. We won because we were effective from set-piece situations, always a useful weapon in close-fought matches like this."