Wednesday Aug 6
CCL Roundup: Montr al opens with victory, Alajuelense holds Cruz Azul
Marco Di Vaio nodded home Felipe Martins' cross at the back post to give MontrA©al a 1-0 victory over C.D. FAS on Tuesday night.
Inside Costa Rica
Costa Rica seeks to reduce soccer violence this season
July 23rd, 2014 Costa Rica's Soccer Clubs Federation and the Public Safety Ministry are joining efforts to prevent violence both inside and outside stadiums during the Winter League, which begins on Aug. 16. Deportivo Saprissa, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense and Club Sport Herediano, the three clubs with the largest fan bases in the country, already ... (more)
The Washington Post
CONCACAF Champions League completes draw
Defending champion Cruz Azul of Mexico will open CONCACAF Champions League play in Group 6 with Alajuelense of Costa Rica and Chorrillo FC of Panama.
Costa Rica names 30-man preliminary team
Coach Jorge Luis Pinto resisted naming any major surprises in the lineup and is using the same core of players who helped Costa Rica to qualify as the top team from the CONCACAF region.