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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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Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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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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Costa Rica
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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…

Costa Rica becoming first country in Latin America to resume soccer tournament
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica becoming first country in Latin America to resume soccer tournament

Marco Sibaja / AFP - May 19, 2020

Suspended two months ago, the Costa Rica soccer championship will return to action Tuesday and Wednesday under strict sanitary measures and amid a low level of spread…

Costa Rica will resume soccer tournament next week
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will resume soccer tournament next week

AFP and The Tico Times - May 12, 2020

The Costa Rican sports leadership announced on Monday the resumption of the domestic club soccer tournament after two months of suspension to prevent the spread of the…

Costa Rican soccer teams return to training
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican soccer teams return to training

AFP and The Tico Times - May 3, 2020

Costa Rica's professional soccer teams resumed training Friday under rigid sanitary measures after a break of more than a month due to restrictions to contain the COVID-19…

At least 11 arrested as fights in bleachers mar Saprissa vs. Alajuelense soccer match
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Soccer
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At least 11 arrested as fights in bleachers mar Saprissa vs. Alajuelense soccer match

AFP and The Tico Times - February 9, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa and Liga Deportiva Alajuelense tied at a goal apiece in the Costa Rican football classic, played Sunday afternoon at Ricardo Saprissa Stadium in San Juan…

CS Herediano stuns Liga Deportiva Alajuelense to win Apertura 2019
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Soccer
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CS Herediano stuns Liga Deportiva Alajuelense to win Apertura 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 21, 2019

Liga Deportiva Alajuelense's 30th title will have to wait. Club Sport Herediano stunned Alajuelense in its home stadium on Saturday, winning a penalty kick shootout to claim…