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Ticos finish pointless
Gabriel Badilla, Ronald Gomez
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Gabriel Badilla celebrates with goalscorer Ronald Gomez
Poland salvaged some pride from their abortive World Cup campaign by beating Costa Rica 2-1 in a final Group A match on Tuesday between two teams already out of contention for the knockout stage. [+]

• Costa Rica correspondent Hernan Tasies writes his fan's blog.
Insight and Opinion

Not here to make up the numbers?

Costa Rica are serial qualifiers unable to repeat the success of 1990. Dom Raynor says their usually entertaining approach may have changed. [+]

Group A Tactics Board

Nick Bidwell says the inexperience and unpopularity of Jurgen Klinsmann may count against the hosts as he faces far more canny opponents.  [+]
Current Squad
G1 Leonel Moreira22 Carlos Castro
G1 Keylor Navas14 Juan Cayasso
G18 Patrick Pemberton10 Walter Centeno
D2 Johnny Acosta Zamora8 Germán Chavarría
D15 Junior Díaz6 José Chávez
D Óscar Duarte21 Pablo Chinchilla
D4 Cristian Gamboa1 Gabelo Conejo
D3 Giancarlo Gonzalez19 Rodrigo Cordero
D16 Carlos Johnson2 Jervis Drummond
D Porfirio Lopez3 Róger Flores
D14 Christopher Meneses6 Danny Fonseca
D Roy Miller7 Rolando Fonseca Jimenez
D David Myrie12 Róger Gómez
D Bryan Oviedo11 Rónald Gómez
D4 Michael Umaña12 Leonardo Arce Gonzalez
M11 Michael Barrantes4 Rónald González
M7 Christian Bolaños9 Alexandre Guimarães
M5 Celso Borges11 Claudio Jara
M6 Diego Calvo14 Rodriguez Ramirez Juan Carlos
M7 Mauricio Castillo1 Erick Lonnis
M Jose Cubero6 Wilmer López
M Óscar Granados19 Héctor Marchena
M Carlos Hernandez3 Luis Marín
M Pablo Herrera Barrantes5 Gilberto Martinez
M Ariel Rodriguez Araya7 Hernán Medford
M17 Yeltsin Tejeda18 Alvaro Murillo Mesen
M20 Rodney Wallace20 Mauricio Montero
F Jairo Obando Arrieta23 Lester Morgan
F Randall Brenes17 Roy Myers
F12 Joel Campbell5 Marvin Obando
F8 Kenny Cunningham12 Winston Parks
F Jonathan McDonald18 José Porras
F21 Victor Nuñez10 Oscar Ramírez
F10 Bryan Ruiz22 Michael Rodríguez
F9 Alvaro Saborío20 Douglas Sequeira
F Marcos Ureña8 Mauricio Solis
23 Wardy Alfaro Pizarro20 William Sunsing
14 Randall Azofeifa13 Daniel Vallejos
17 Gabriel Badilla15 Harold Wallace
21 Hermidio Barrantes9 Paulo Wanchope
13 Kurt Bernard4 Mauricio Wright
16 Steven Bryce
· Complete Squad

More Costa Rica News

July 3, 2006
Costa Rica coach Guimares quits his job
Costa Rica coach Alexandre Guimaraes resigned on Monday after his team's dismal performances at the World Cup in Germany where the Central American nation suffered three straight defeats.
June 22, 2006
Angry reception for Costa Rica
After losing all its World Cup final matches in Germany, a disgraced and jetlagged Costa Rican soccer team had to face taunts from a group of angry hecklers when it arrived home on Wednesday.
June 21, 2006
Wanchope hangs up Costa Rican boots
Paulo Wanchope bowed out of international football and said : 'It was a very emotional day for me.'
June 20, 2006
Poland happy with improvement in set-pieces
Poland coach Pawel Janas said the players had responded to his tactics as they finally picked up points with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica in Group A on Tuesday.
June 15, 2006
Ecuador have achieved nothing yet: Tenorio
Carlos Tenorio said Ecuador had achieved nothing yet after he scored along with fellow striker Agustin Delgado in a 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Thursday that takes the South Americans into the World Cup second round.
Latest Fixtures/Scores
DATEOPPONENTRESULTCompetition
Wed 3/5 H- Paraguay W, 2-1 Friendly
Wed 1/22 A - Chile L, 4-0 Friendly
Tue 11/19 A - Australia L, 1-0 Friendly
Tue 10/15 H- Mexico W, 2-1 WCQ - CONCACAF
Fri 10/11 A - Honduras L, 1-0 WCQ - CONCACAF
Tue 9/10 A - Jamaica D, 1-1 WCQ - CONCACAF
Fri 9/6 H- United States W, 3-1 WCQ - CONCACAF
Sun 7/21 A - Honduras L, 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup
Tue 7/16 A - United States L, 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup
Sat 7/13 H- Belize W, 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup
· Complete Team Fixtures
2014 Table: FIFA World Cup
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