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Costa Rica Primera Division Wrap: Perez Zeledon celebrate rare success

17 March 2014 03:36

Struggling Perez Zeledon claimed a much-needed victory on Sunday, defeating UCR 2-1 in Costa Rica's Primera Division.

Perez had not won since the opening round of the campaign and after going behind on the stroke of half-time, the cellar-dwellers looked set for yet another disappointing day.

But with a stroke of luck, the San Isidro-based club struck back in the second half with an own goal from UCR defender Jason Scott sending Perez level before Jose Sanchez scored three minutes later to give them a lead they would not relinquish.

While the win was not enough for Perez to rise above bottom spot in the table, Daniel Casas' men did move within a point of second-bottom Puntarenas.

Perez have 10 points from 13 games, while Puntarenas (11 points) sit just behind Belen Siglo XXI (12).

Also on Sunday, Cartagines came from behind to draw 1-1 with Limon, while on Saturday, Puntarenas came from behind to draw 3-3 with Santos de Guapiles.

Deportivo Saprissa (28 points) remain first in the table despite not playing over the weekend, while second-placed Herediano have 27 points.

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2 - 1

UCR

L L L L L
Competition
Primera División
Date
16 March 2014
Game week
14
Kick-off
18:00
Half-time
0 - 1
Full-time
2 - 1

Goals

0 - 1
Jason Scott (OG) 48'  
1 - 1
2 - 1

Lineups

Substitutes

Sunday 30 August

Saturday 29 August

23:35
22:56
22:45
22:43
22:29
21:41
21:31
21:07
20:50
20:38
20:32
20:30
20:29
20:23
20:07
20:04
19:56
19:49
19:43
19:41
19:29
19:26
19:17
19:12
19:06
18:40
18:08
18:02
18:02
18:02
17:54
17:50
17:14
16:33
16:18
16:15
15:55
15:38
14:41
13:33
13:24
13:13
12:18
12:15
11:34
11:10
09:49
08:05
07:20
06:39
05:14
04:27
04:15
03:13
02:54
01:47
00:41
00:30
00:16

Friday 28 August

23:40
23:29
23:23
23:22
22:49
22:39
22:37
21:59
21:04
20:52
20:36
20:18
20:16
19:41
19:26
19:08
18:37
18:27
18:13
18:05
17:59
17:37
17:24
17:16
16:54
16:47
16:28
16:10
15:55
15:54
15:46
15:36
15:35
15:28
14:25
14:19
14:16
14:02
13:49
13:21
13:05
12:33
11:40
11:35
11:30
11:11
11:04
10:14
09:32
09:03
08:43
08:29
06:17
06:16
05:34
04:57
04:38
04:20
03:59
03:53
02:41
01:13
01:10
00:25
00:15
00:07

Primera División table

# Team MP D P
1 5 +6 13
2 5 +7 11
3 6 +4 11
4 5 +4 10
5 5 +0 9
6 5 +1 6
7 4 -1 5
8 5 -2 5
9 5 -4 5
10 5 -4 5
11 5 -4 1
12 5 -7 0

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