Costa Rica Wrap: Big win on road for Herediano

Herediano retained leadership of the Costa Rica Primera Division with a comfortable 4-1 road trip win at Belen Siglo XXI.

Esteban Granados and Victor Nunez put Herediano 2-0 up after only 15 minutes as the away side dominated the early exchanges.

Belen Siglo tried to work their way back into the match but Jose Cancela's second-half brace sealed the three points for Herediano.

Bryan Vega did get a consolation goal for the home side with six minutes to play.

Alajuelense missed an opportunity to go level with Herediano, as they went down 1-0 at Uruguay.

A spot-kick from Uruguay's Johan Condega on the stroke of half-time was enough to seal their first win of the campaign.

Paulo Jimenez's brace saw Cartagines jump to second position with a 3-1 triumph at Limon.

Jimenez scored either side of Steven Calderon's equaliser for Limon with Cartagines' Leandro Silva sealing the three points on 70 minutes.

In other matches, Carmelita drew 2-2 with Deportivo Saprissa, UCR overcame Perez Zeledon 2-1 and there was a 2-2 draw between Puntarenas and Santos de Guapiles.


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