World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Costa Rica beats Panama 2-1

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PANAMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (American Qualifiers) : Costa Rica defeated Panama by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium in Panama City.

Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Ruiz ('66) and Ureña ('69).

The result put the Costa Ricans top of Group B with 6 points. Panama is second with 3 points. In their next game, Costa Rica will meet third-placed Jamaica at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium on March 25, while Panama will face Haiti.

Fixtures and Results : Fourth Round Group B



Panama at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)

Costa Rica at the World Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1990)
  • 16 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
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Costa Rica
1:2 (0:0)
  • 17 November 2015
  • 20:30
  • Panama City

Fourth Round Group B

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