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Costa Rica knocks out host Egypt
by Paul Kennedy, October 7th, 2009 6:45AM

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[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Costa Rica pulled the biggest upset yet at the 2009 Under-20 World Cup when the Ticos knocked out host Egypt, 2-0, on Tuesday. Ghana and Hungary also advanced to the quarterfinals. For more on Tuesday's games and the complete schedule with viewing information ...

Jose Mena's header off a free kick and Marcos Urena's late goal gave the Ticos the upset in front of 71,000 fans at the Cairo International Stadium. Esteban Alvarado, Mena's Saprissa teammate, was outstanding in goal.

Costa Rica had edged the USA for the fourth wild-card berth in the round of 16, where it is the lone Concacaf representative.

Ghana's Black Satellites won on goals by Andre Ayew, son of former Ghanaian great Abedi Pele, and Dominic Adiyiah, while Hungary defeated the Czech Republic to advance to the quarterfinals of a FIFA competition for the first time in almost a quarter century.

ROUND OF 16
Oct. 5
Italy 3 (Mustacchio 55, 87, Mazzarani 61) Spain 1 (Niguez pen. 66).
South Korea 3 (Kim Bo Kyung 55, Kim Min Woo 60, 70) Paraguay 0.
Oct. 6 in Ismailia
Ghana 2 (Ayew 66, Adiyiah 99) South Africa 1 (Erasmus 58) (OT).
Egypt 0 Costa Rica 2
(Mena 21, Urena 88).
Hungary 1 (Kiss 15, Koman 99) Czech Republic 2 (Vosahlik 26, Rabusic 92) (OT).
(Hungary wins 4-3 on penalties.)

Oct. 7 in Port Said
#42: Brazil vs. Uruguay, 10:25 am ET, espn360.com
Oct. 7 in Suez
#43: Venezuela vs. UAE, 10:25 am ET, espn360.com
Oct. 7 in Suez
#44: Germany vs. Nigeria, 1:55 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com

QUARTERFINALS
Oct. 9 in Suez
#45: South Korea vs. Ghana, 10:25 am ET, espn360.com
#46: Italy vs. Hungary, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
Oct. 10 in Cairo
#47: Brazil vs. Germany, 10:25 am ET, espn360.com
#48: UAE vs. Costa Rica, 1:55 pm ET, Galavision, espn360.com


SEMIFINALS
Oct. 13 in Cairo
#49: Winner #45 vs. Winner #46, 10:20 am ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
#50: Winner #47 vs. Winner #48, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN2, espn360.com
(TV: Galavision: TBA)

THIRD-PLACE GAME
Oct. 16 in Cairo
Loser #49 vs. Loser #50, 10:55 am ET, espn360.com

FINAL

Oct. 16 in Cairo
Winner #49 vs. Winner #50, 1:50 pm ET, ESPN, espn360.com, Galavision

 



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