With a 2-0 (0-0) against Bolivia, the national team of Costa Rica at the Copa America has won its first victory and increased the pressure on host Argentina.
Jujuy (SID) - with a 2-0 (0-0) against Bolivia has run their first victory in the national team of Costa Rica at the Copa America and at the same time increased the pressure on host Argentina. The Ticos who with a reinforced U22 selection go now with three dots on the credit side on Monday in the final preliminary round match against the tournament hosts (2 points).
Front of the 21,000 people in Jujuy, the events in the second round then. Josue Martinez (59.) brought the Central Americans in the lead. 71. Per minute saw the Bolivians Ronaldo Rivero the red card, Alen Guevara awarded the subsequent penalty. After a further Bolivia is dismissed (Walter Flores / 76) Joel Campbell (78.) then resulted in the decision.
Each the two first of the three groups, as well as the best two third of the group will continue in the tournament of South America. The Group A spearheading Colombia Costa Rica (3), Argentina (2) and Bolivia (1) with four points.