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)

1,207 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'