Selecta Playera from El Salvador defeats Costa Rica against friendly game

Photo: Courtesy National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES).

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – La Selecta Playera defeated 3-1 to the Costa Rican national team in the first of two friendly matches that are played at the Costa del Sol stadium.

This afternoon began the first match that at the beginning Costa Rica dominated the Salvadoran Selecta, However, they used the faults of the Blues that allowed them a yellow card and the referee sanctioned the penalty in favor of Costa Rica to score the first goal for Estiven Espinoza.

Photo: Courtesy National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES).

Then in the third and last period, both teams went on the attack, and finally it was El Salvador through Exon Perdomo that could score the third goal to achieve the victory of 3-1.

The National Beach Soccer Team directed by Rudy Gallo, he is doing his last practices to enter the Concacaf World Cup 2021 to be held in March and April.

"The team worked quite well, we managed to get the result, but you have to keep aiming for concentration, because in some sections of the game some players are deconcentrated, we must also improve the blur, since we create many scoring opportunities ", this is how Rudis Gallo put it, Selecta Playera coach.

Photo: Courtesy National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES).

The cuscatlecos, they had a minimum of fans, since by biosafety protocols social distancing must be maintained, highlighting the presence of the honorary president of the National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES), Yamil Bukele, the technical director of the National Soccer Team Carlos de los Cobos and the ex-Salvadoran footballer Ernesto Góchez.

But nevertheless, Gallo thanked INDES for the support, “It is important because INDES is joining the project of the Selecta and the honorary president Yamil (turn) is supporting this project and sport in general ", the technician concluded.

 El Salvador and Costa Rica will meet again at the stadium on the Costa del Sol and will seek revenge.

Photo: Courtesy National Institute of Sports of El Salvador (INDES).