Matches

10/10/2009
1:2 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:1)
  • AHMED ALI (33')
  • Josue MARTINEZ (37')
  • Marcos URENA (120'+2)

Summary

Urena strikes as Ticos triumph
Marcos Urena's last-minute goal secured a semi-final place for Costa Rica at Egypt 2009 as Los Ticos came from behind to beat UAE 2-1 in Cairo. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

MAHDI ALI (UAE)
(CRC) Ronald GONZALEZ

Officials

Referee: Ivan BEBEK (CRO)Assistant Referee 1: Tomislav PETROVIC (CRO)Assistant Referee 2: Tomislav SETKA (CRO)Fourth official: Koman COULIBALY (MLI)Fifth official: Ayuba HARUNA (GHA)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 67)


Latest Comments:
trejos
13/10/2009 at 06:39
trejos (Costa Rica)
Always beware of those who claim to speak for "all people from the world", regardless of the grammar.
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walnah
12/10/2009 at 21:15
walnah (Costa Rica)
vamos costa rica!!! i was brought to tears, these guys gave everything on the pitch and deserve every last praise and all our best thoughts for the tough semi against brazil tomorrow!
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AHMEDGODA
12/10/2009 at 14:34
AHMEDGODA (Egypt)
I'm not a classy loser , yes egypt deserved lose but really UAE deserved win and all people from the world ensure my speach and really i hope u good luck and i will go to cairo to help ur team against Brazil , Really i hope u good luck , i'm not like wht u say about me , i'm egyptian and my morals is not like that. REALLY GOOOOOOOD LUCK , I LOVE UR TEAM BUT UAE DESERVED WIN :-P
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Statistics

23Shots16
9Corner kicks5
3Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
55%Possession (%)45%
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"I thank God and also my players who put in a great performance. It was a really tough match. We were really tired during extra time and knew that penalties would be our chance to save the day. Winning in such a dramatic way is such a great feeling. I'm really proud of my team," Ronald Gonzalez, Costa Rica coach.