Matches

07/07/2007
1:2 (1:0)
  • Mark REYNOLDS (18')
  • Pablo HERRERA (57')
  • Jonathan McDONALD (90'+2)

Summary

Late-striking Ticos stay alive

Jonathan McDonald struck a winner for Costa Rica at the death to hand Scotland a third straight loss (2-1) and a ticket home while keeping their own hopes of a place in the knockout stages alive.

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Line-up

12
1
3
3
5
5
6
6
7
7
8
8
9
9
10
12
13
16
14
17
17
20

Substitute(s)

1
18
21
21
2
2
11
4
15
10
16
11
18
13
19
14
20
15
4
19

Coaches

Archie GEMMILL (SCO)
(CRC) Geovanni ALFARO

Officials

Referee: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)Assistant Referee 1: MU Yuxin (CHN)Assistant Referee 2: Thanom BORIKUT (THA)Fourth official: Peter O LEARY (NZL)

Statistics

11Shots18
7Corner kicks9
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
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  • Scotland - Costa Rica
  • Scotland - Costa Rica
  • Scotland - Costa Rica
  • Scotland - Costa Rica

Jonathan Mc Donald: "It was an amazing feeling when I scored. It was one of the most important goals of my career because it gives us a chance of qualifying for the next round. The strength and togetherness of the team helped us to win."