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Saprissa, Alajuelense qualify for Champions League
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Saprissa, Alajuelense qualify for Champions League

The Tico Times - December 3, 2020

Costa Rica's two most-popular soccer clubs will represent the country at the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League. Deportivo Saprissa and Liga Deportiva Alajuelense qualified for the tournament thanks…

11 players on Liga Deportiva Alajuelense test positive for coronavirus
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11 players on Liga Deportiva Alajuelense test positive for coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 6, 2020

Eleven Liga Deportiva Alajuelense players have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Costa Rican soccer club announced. “La Liga” confirmed the test results via a press release…

Coronavirus forces postponement of several Costa Rican soccer matches
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Coronavirus forces postponement of several Costa Rican soccer matches

AFP - August 25, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa suspended its match against San Carlos as part of Costa Rica's Apertura 2020 Soccer Championship after one of its players tested positive for COVID-19. The…

Costa Rica passes law against racism and violence in stadiums
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica passes law against racism and violence in stadiums

AFP - July 15, 2020

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Tuesday approved a law that punishes violence and manifestations of racism and xenophobia in sports venues. The Law Against Violence and Racism…

Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown
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Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown

AFP - June 30, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa became the Clausura 2020 champion of Costa Rica on Monday when they beat their arch rival, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, 1-0, in the second leg of…

Saprissa nears title after beating Alajuelense
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Saprissa nears title after beating Alajuelense

AFP - June 25, 2020

Saprissa defeated Alajuelense, 2-0, on Wednesday in the first leg of the second-round final of the Clausura 2020 Championship of Costa Rican soccer. The Saprissa goals were…

Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense
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Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense

Eduardo Mendez / CRC Futbol - June 24, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa meets Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. If Saprissa wins the home-and-home series, it will earn the Clausura 2020 title. Otherwise, the…

Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic

AFP - June 20, 2020

Costa Rica suspended the first game of the second-round soccer final, scheduled for Sunday, in the face of an increase in coronavirus cases that forced tighter sanitary…

Saprissa routs Cartaginés, Alajuelense beats Herediano in first leg of Costa Rica playoffs
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Saprissa routs Cartaginés, Alajuelense beats Herediano in first leg of Costa Rica playoffs

AFP and The Tico Times - June 15, 2020

Saprissa dealt a decisive blow against Cartaginés with a 4-0 victory on Sunday in the first leg of the semifinals of the Clausura Championship of Costa Rica.…

Saprissa rallies to tie Alajuelense in Clásico without fans
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Costa Rica
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Saprissa rallies to tie Alajuelense in Clásico without fans

AFP and The Tico Times - June 1, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa recovered from a two-goal deficit and rescued a 2-2 draw against Liga Deportiva Alajuelense in Sunday night's Costa Rican soccer classic. The match marked the…