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Match 1 Suwon - SUWON
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18 August
1:1 (0:1)
  • Josue MARTINEZ (81')
  • Sapol MANI (39')

Referee Salvio FAGUNDES (BRA)

Summary

Costa Rica and Togo make their point

Costa Rica and Togo make their point

A timely header from substitute Josue Martinez nine minutes from time rescued a point for Costa Rica against Togo in their Group A clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 at the Suwon Sports Complex this Saturday.The opening exchanges were somewhat cagey with both sides seizing each other up, but the game sprang into life on 23 minutes when a long distance effort by Costa Rica's Julio ...

Highlights

Line-up

CRC
TOG
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Manuel URENA (CRC)
(GER) Paul SAUTER
Officials
  • Referee: Salvio FAGUNDES (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Altemir HAUSMANN (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Roberto BRAATZ (BRA)
  • Fourth official: Olegario BENQUERENCA (POR)

Photos

  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Costa Rica - Togo
  • Opening Ceremony

Quotes

Manuel Urena (CRC), Costa Rica coach
"The first game at a World Cup is always difficult, especially when you have to face a team as tough as Togo were today. In the first half we suffered a lot with their pace and left them a lot of space for them in midfield, which they exploited. That's why I made some changes in the second half, when we were better able to control the ball."

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    STATISTICS
    Costa RicaStatisticsTogo
    15Shots21
    3Corner kicks13
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    51%Possession (%)49%