Álvaro Alberto Saborío - International Goals


The outstanding Costa Rican player scored 32 international goals in 94 matches for his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 25- 3-1982
Country: Costa Rica 
Caps:	94	(W42-D22-L30 – GF138-GA102 – %56.38)
Goals:	32	(% 0.34 per match)
Age First Cap:	 20 yr 205 d	16-10-2002 vs. Ecuador 1-1
Age Last Cap:    31 yr 345 d	 5- 3-2014 vs. Paraguay 2-1
National Team Career: 11 yr 140 d

Cap   Goals     Date	Venue    	Opponent       Score	Competition

  1           16-10-02	San José	Ecuador 	1-1	
  2           30- 4-03	Santiago	Chile   	0-1	
  3            8- 6-03	San José	Chile   	1-0	
  4   1   1    7- 9-03	Fort Lauderdale	China   	2-0	
  5       1   11-10-03	Potchefstroom	South Africa	1-2	
  6   1   2   19-11-03	Alajuela	Finland 	2-1	
  7       2   31- 3-04	Carson  	Mexico  	0-2	
  8       2    4- 6-04	San Carlos	Nicaragua	5-1	
  9   1   3   12- 6-04	La Habana	Cuba    	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 10       3    8- 7-04	Arequipa	Paraguay	0-1	Copa América
 11       3   11- 7-04	Arequipa	Brazil  	1-4	Copa América
 12       3   14- 7-04	Tacna   	Chile   	2-1	Copa América
 13       3   17- 7-04	Trujillo	Colombia	0-2	Copa América
 14       3    8- 9-04	San José	Canada  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 15   1   4    3- 9-05	Cd. de Panamá	Panama  	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 16   1   5    7- 9-05	San José	Trinidad/Tobago	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 17       5    8-10-05	San José	United States	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 18       5   12-10-05	Cd. Guatemala	Guatemala	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 19   1   6    9-11-05	Fort-de-France	France  	2-3	
 20   1   7   11- 2-06	Oakland 	South Korea	1-0	
 21       7    1- 3-06	Tehran  	Iran    	2-3	
 22       7   28- 5-06	Kyiv    	Ukraine 	0-4	
 23       7   15- 6-06	Hamburg 	Ecuador 	0-3	World Cup
 24       7   20- 6-06	Hannover	Poland  	1-2	World Cup
 25   2   9    2- 9-06	Genève  	Austria 	2-2	International Tourn.
 26       9    6- 9-06	Genève  	Switzerland	0-2	International Tourn.
 27   2  11   24- 3-07	San José	New Zealand	4-0	
 28      11   28- 3-07	Talca   	Chile   	1-1	
 29      11    2- 6-07	San José	Chile   	2-0	
 30      11    6- 6-07	Miami   	Canada  	1-2	CONCACAF Cup
 31      11    9- 6-07	Miami   	Haiti   	1-1	CONCACAF Cup
 32      11   11- 6-07	Miami   	Guadeloupe	1-0 [!] CONCACAF Cup
 33      11   17- 6-07	Houston 	Mexico  	0-1	CONCACAF Cup
 34      11   22- 8-07	San José	Peru    	1-1	
 35      11    9- 9-07	East Hartford	Honduras  	0-0 [1] Central American C
 36      11   12- 9-07	Toronto 	Canada  	1-1	
 37      11   21-11-07	Cd. de Panamá	Panama  	1-1	
 38      11    6- 2-08	Kingston	Jamaica 	1-1	
 39   1  12   21- 6-08	San José	Grenada 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 40   1  13   20- 8-08	San José	El Salvador	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 41      13   11-10-08	Panamaribo	Surinam 	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 42      13   15-10-08	San José	Haiti   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 43      13   19-11-08	San Salvador	El Salvador	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 44      13   11- 2-09	San José	Honduras	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 45      13   28- 3-09	Cd. de México  	Mexico  	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 46   1  14    3- 6-09	San José	United States	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 47   1  15    6- 6-09	Bacolet 	Trinidad/Tobago	3-2	World Cup Qualifier
 48   1  16   27- 6-09	San José	Venezuela	1-0	
 49      16    3- 7-09	Carson  	El Salvador	1-2	CONCACAF Cup
 50      16    7- 7-09	Columbus	Jamaica 	1-0	CONCACAF Cup
 51      16   10- 7-09	Miami   	Canada  	2-2	CONCACAF Cup
 52   2  18   19- 7-09	Arlington	Guadeloupe	5-1 [!] CONCACAF Cup
 53      18   23- 7-09	Chicago 	Mexico     	1-1 [2]	CONCACAF Cup
 54      18   12- 8-09	San Pedro Sula	Honduras	0-4	World Cup Qualifier
 55      18    5- 9-09	San José	Mexico  	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 56   2  20   10-10-09	San José	Trinidad/Tobago	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 57      20   14-10-09	Washington	United States	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 58      20   14-11-09	San José	Uruguay 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 59      20   18-11-09	Montevideo	Uruguay 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 60      20   11- 8-10	Asunción	Paraguay	0-2	
 61   1  21    3- 9-10	Cd. de Panamá	Panama  	2-2	
 62   1  22   26- 3-11	San José	China   	2-2	
 63      22   29- 3-11	San José	Argentina	0-0	
 64      22   29- 5-11	San José	Nigeria 	1-0	
 65   1  23    5- 6-11	Arlington	Cuba    	5-0	CONCACAF Cup
 66      23    9- 6-11	Charlotte	El Salvador	1-1	CONCACAF Cup
 67      23   12- 6-11	Chicago 	Mexico  	1-4	CONCACAF Cup
 68      23   18- 6-11	East Rutherford	Honduras  	1-1 [3] CONCACAF Cup
 69      23    2- 9-11	Carson  	United States	1-0	
 70      23    7-10-11	San José	Brazil  	0-1	
 71   1  24    8- 6-12	San José	El Salvador	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 72   3  27   12- 6-12	Georgetown	Guyana  	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 73      27   15- 8-12	San José	Peru    	0-1	
 74      27    7- 9-12	San José	Mexico  	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 75      27   11- 9-12	Cd. de México  	Mexico  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 76      27   12-10-12	San Salvador	El Salvador	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 77   2  29   16-10-12	San José	Guyana  	7-0	World Cup Qualifier
 78      29   18- 1-13	San José	Belize  	1-0	Copa UNCAF
 79      29   25- 1-13	San José	El Salvador	1-0	Copa UNCAF
 80      29   27- 1-13	San José	Honduras	1-0	Copa UNCAF
 81   1  30    6- 2-13	Cd. de Panamá	Panama  	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 82      30   22- 3-13	Commerce City	United States	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 83      30   26- 3-13	San José	Jamaica 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 84      30    7- 6-13	San José	Honduras	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 85      30   11- 6-13	Cd. de México  	Mexico  	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 86      30   18- 6-13	San José	Panama  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 87      30    9- 7-13	Portland	Cuba    	3-0	CONCACAF Cup
 88      30   13- 7-13	Sandy   	Belize  	1-0	CONCACAF Cup
 89      30   16- 7-13	East Hartford	United States	0-1	CONCACAF Cup
 90      30   21- 7-13	Baltimore	Honduras	0-1	CONCACAF Cup 
 91      30    6- 9-13  San José        United States   3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 92      30   11-10-13  San Pedro Sula  Honduras        0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 93   1  31   15-10-13  San José        Mexico          2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 94   1  32    5- 3-14  San José	Paraguay	2-1

[!] the matches against Guadeloupe are not considered full internationals by FIFA

[1] Costa Rica won 3-2 on penalty kicks.
[2] Costa Rica lost 3-5 on penalty kicks.
[3] Costa Rica lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    94    42   22   30   137- 102     106       56.38

Types of             Matches  Goals
Friendlies        	29      10
World Cup Qualifier	36	17
World Cup	         2	 0
CONCACAF Gold Cup	17	 3
Copa América		 4	 0
Copa UNCAF   		 3       0
Other Tournaments  	 3       2

Total caps / goals:     94	32



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