Costa Rica v Cuba, 09 July 2013

Score3-0 to Costa Rica
CompetitionCONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
VenueJeld-Wen Field, Portland
Costa Rica will be strong favourite for their match against Cuba. Manager Jorge Luis Pinto has at his disposal a squad full of players from various continents. Left winger Rodney Wallace will be a key man for the Costa Ricans. Experienced striker Álvaro Saborío - who plays in the MLS for Real Salt Lake - will provide the main goal threat. Cuba will field an entirely domestic based team. Their squad is made up of a mixture of youth and experience. Goalkeeper Odelin Molina is the most capped player in the squad having represented his country 107 times.

3  Costa Rica

Manager: Jorge Luis Pinto

0  Cuba

Manager: Walter Benitez

Goals:

Michael Barrantes 52 G
Jairo Arrieta 71 G
Michael Barrantes 77 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Patrick Pemberton
Defender Juan Madrigal
Defender Michael Umaña
Defender/Midfielder Roy Miller
Midfielder Michael Barrantes
Midfielder Osvaldo Rodriguez
Midfielder Yeltsin Tejeda
Midfielder Rodney Wallace
Forward Jairo Arrieta
Forward Alvaro Saborio

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Odelin Molina
Defender Jorge Clavelo
Defender Jaime Colome
Defender Jorge Corrales
Defender Renay Malblanche
Defender Yénier Márquez
Midfielder Joel Colome
Midfielder Alberto Gomez
Midfielder Ariel Martinez
Forward Yaandri Puga

Substitutions:

Kenny Cunningham for Rodney Wallace 58
Celso Borges for Osvaldo Rodriguez 64
Yendrick Ruiz for Alvaro Saborio 79

Substitutions:

José Alfonso for Yaandri Puga 63
Livan Perez for Jaime Colome 71
Armando Coroneaux for Alberto Gomez 78

On the bench:

Midfielder Celso Borges
Midfielder/Forward Kenny Cunningham
Forward Yendrick Ruiz

On the bench:

Midfielder Armando Coroneaux
Midfielder Livan Perez
Forward José Alfonso