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 Saborío

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Odelín Molina
Defender Jorge Clavelo
Defender Jaime Colome
Defender Jorge Corrales
Defender Renay Malblanche
Defender Jeniel Márquez
Defender/Midfielder Joel Colomé
Midfielder Alberto Gómez
Midfielder Ariel Martínez
Forward Yaandri Puga

Substitutions:

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

Substitutions:

José Alfonso for Yaandri Puga 63
Libán Pérez for Jaime Colome 71
Armando Coroneaux for Alberto Gómez 78

On the bench:

Midfielder Celso Borges
Midfielder/Forward Kenny Cunningham
Forward Yendrick Ruiz

On the bench:

Midfielder Armando Coroneaux
Midfielder Libán Pérez
Forward José Alfonso