Wizards battle Saprissa to 0-0 tie in Champions Cup opener

and a valuable draw heading to Costa Rica for the second leg.

The Wizards will travel to Costa Rica on Tuesday, March 15th for a one week
stay which will include their Champions' Cup match and several exhibition
matches. The second game of the Champions' Cup series will take place on
Thursday, March 17th at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San Jose, Costa Rica.
The match will be broadcast live on Fox Sports en Español beginning at 8:00
p.m. CT. Fox Sports en Español is available in Kansas City on Time Warner
Digital Cable and DirecTV.

Kansas City Wizards Lineup (4-4-2):
Bo Oshoniyi-GK; Alex Zotinca (Diego
Walsh-80'), Jimmy Conrad, Nick Garcia, Jose Luis Burciaga Jr.; Chris Klein,
Diego Gutierrez (Khari Stephenson-92+), Kerry Zavagnin, Sasha Victorine
(Jack Jewsbury-71'); Josh Wolff Davy Arnaud

Deportivo Saprissa Lineup (4-5-1):
Francisco Porras-GK; Jervis Drummond,
Gabriel Badilla, Victor Cordero, Ronald Gonzalez; Jose Pablo Fonseca, Alonso
Solis (Jose Luis Lopez-78'), Walter Centeno (Francisco Alfaro-86'), Wilson
Munoz (Christian Bolanos-69'), Saul Phillip; Ronald Gomez


Referee- Gilberto Alcala (Mexico)

Assistant Referees- George Gansner (USA), Steven Davidson (USA)

Fourth Official- Ricardo Salazar (USA)



KCWizards.com Man of the Match:

Bo Oshoniyi

                        KC              SAP 
Shots                   11              9 
Shots on Goal           2               3 
Saves                   3               2 
Fouls                   15              13 
Corner Kicks            6               3 
Offside                 0               6 


KC- Kerry Zavagnin (Professional Foul) 75'

SAP- Saul Philip (Reckless Foul) 78'

SAP- Jervis Drummond (Pushing, holding) 90'



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