Haiti v Costa Rica, 10 September 2008

Score3-1 to Costa Rica
RefereeCarlos Batres
CompetitionFIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group C
VenueStade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince
Attendance14,700
Kick Off: 17:00 Local (01:00 BST) Haiti were still looking for their first win against Costa Rica since the first ever meeting in 1950 which Haiti won 1-0. Since then Haiti, before this meeting, had a record against Costa Rica of P8 W0 D4 L4

1  Haiti

Manager: Wagneau Eloi

3  Costa Rica

Manager: Rodrigo Kenton

Goals:

Alain Vuibert 40 G

Goals:

Bryan Ruiz 12 G
Bryan Ruiz 75 G
Alejandro Alpizar 86 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gabard Fenelon
Defender Jean Alcénat
Defender Lesly Fellinga
Defender Mechack Jérôme
Defender James Marcelin
Midfielder Frantz Bertin (captain)
Midfielder Sony Nordé
Midfielder Alain Vuibert
Forward Fabrice Noel
Forward Abel Thermeus

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ricardo Gonzalez
Defender Junior Diaz
Defender Freddy Fernandez
Defender Gonzalo Segares
Defender/Midfielder Harold Wallace
Midfielder Armando Alonso
Midfielder Celso Borges
Midfielder Walter Centeno (captain)
Midfielder Jose Luis Lopez
Midfielder/Forward Bryan Ruiz
Forward William Sunsing

Substitutions:

Alexandre Boucicault for Charles Davidson 64
Jean Baptiste Fritzson for Abel Thermeus 75
Leonel Saint-Preux for Sony Nordé 80

Substitutions:

Alejandro Alpizar for William Sunsing 46
Alonso Solis for Jose Luis Lopez 56
Leonardo Gonzalez for Walter Centeno 70

Cards:

Charles Davidson 7 Y
Jean Alcénat 26 Y
Sony Nordé 55 Y

Cards:

Gonzalo Segares 36 Y
Junior Diaz 39 Y
Freddy Fernandez 45 Y
Ricardo Gonzalez 76 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Yves-Marie Clervin
Defender Frantz Gilles
Defender Windsor Noncent
Midfielder Peter Germain

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Keylor Navas
Defender Gabriel Badilla
Defender Pablo Chinchilla
Defender Michael Umaña
Midfielder Alonso Solis