2010–11 Costa Rican Primera División season

The 2010–11 Primera División season is the 92nd of Costa Rica's top-flight professional football league. The season is divided into two championships: the Invierno and the Verano.

Campeonato Nacional de Costa Rica 2010-2011
Season2010–11
Champions
PromotedBelén Siglo XXI
Relegated
2011–12 CONCACAF Champions LeagueAlajuelense & Herediano
Matches played212
Goals scored621 (2.93 per match)
Top goalscorer
Highest attendance14340 (LDA vs. CSH / Winter 2010) 15696 (LDA vs. ADSC / Summer 2011)
Average attendance2050 (Winter 2010) 2125 (Summer 2011)

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2009–10 Segunda División

Teams relegated to 2010–11 Segunda División

Team informationEdit

Team Manager City Stadium Capacity
Alajuelense   Oscar "El Macho" Ramirez Alajuela Alejandro Morera Soto 17,895
Barrio México   Marvin Solano San José Estadio CDI José Joaquín "Colleya" Fonseca 4,500
Brujas   Daniel Torres Desamparados "Cuty" Monge 6,000
Cartaginés   Jhonny Chavez Cartago Fello Meza 13,500
Herediano   Orlando de León Heredia Rosabal Cordero 8,144
Limón F.C.   Ronald "El Macho" Mora Limón Estadio Nuevo de Limón/Estadio Juan Gobán 3,000/2,000
Pérez Zeledón   Rafael Bautista Arenas San Isidro Municipal 6,000
Puntarenas   Jorge González Estévez Puntarenas "Lito" Pérez 4,105
San Carlos   Daniel Casas Ciudad Quesada Carlos Álvarez 5,600
Santos   Ronald Gómez Guápiles Ebal Rodríguez 3,000
Saprissa   Roy Myers Tibás Ricardo Saprissa 24,000
Universidad de Costa Rica   Juan Diego Quesada San Pedro Ecologico 1,800

Campeonato de InviernoEdit

The 2010 Campeonato de Invierno, officially the 2010 Campeonato de Invierno Scotiabank for sponsorship reasons, is the first tournament of the season. The tournament began on July 24, 2010 and is scheduled to end in December.

First stageEdit

StandingsEdit

Group A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Barrio México 16 9 4 3 26 16 +10 31 Advances to the Quarterfinals
2 Cartaginés 16 6 5 5 22 20 +2 23
3 Pérez Zeledón 16 6 3 7 18 22 −4 21
4 Puntarenas 16 5 3 8 23 27 −4 18
5 Limón 16 5 2 9 18 22 −4 17
6 Saprissa 16 4 4 8 26 27 −1 16
Group B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Alajuelense 16 11 3 2 29 13 +16 36 Advances to the Quarterfinals
2 Herediano 16 8 5 3 33 18 +15 29
3 San Carlos 16 7 4 5 19 18 +1 25
4 Brujas 16 6 3 7 33 29 +4 21
5 Santos 16 4 8 4 16 26 −10 20
6 Universidad de Costa Rica 16 2 2 12 13 38 −25 8
Updated to match(es) played on November 7, 2010. Source: Nación (in Spanish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA BRM BRU CAR HER LIM PEZ PUN SAC SAN SAP UCR
Alajuelense 2–1 3–2 2–0 3–1 2–1 0–1 3–0 3–0
Barrio México 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 3–2
Brujas 2–4 0–1 3–3 2–1 3–1 0–0 5–0 0–1
Cartaginés 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 7–1 1–1
Herediano 2–2 1–1 3–2 2–0 4–1 1–1 3–1 4–1
Limón 3–2 2–1 1–2 0–0 4–1 2–0 0–1 0–0
Pérez Zeledón 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 4–3 2–1
Puntarenas 0–2 2–5 5–2 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 3–0
San Carlos 3–1 4–1 0–3 1–0 2–1 2–3 1–0 2–0
Santos 0–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–0
Saprissa 0–0 2–3 3–2 1–2 3–1 4–1 1–2 4–1
Universidad de Costa Rica 0–1 1–3 2–6 3–0 0–4 0–1 1–1 2–2
Updated to match(es) played on November 9, 2010. Source: Nación
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second stageEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
8 Santos 3 3 6
2 Barrio México 0 0 0
5 Cartaginés 1 0 1
1 Alajuelense 2 3 5
7 Pérez Zeledón 2 1 3
1 Alajuelense 2 4 6
1 Alajuelense 0 1 (4) 1
3 Herediano 0 1 (3) 1
4 San Carlos 2 0 2
3 Herediano 0 4 4
8 Santos 1 0 1
3 Herediano 0 1 11
6 Brujas 2 1 3
5 Cartaginés 3 1 4

1advances on regular season away goal differential


 Campeonato de Invierno Scotiabank
2010 Champion 
Alajuelense

Campeonato de VeranoEdit

The 2010 Campeonato de Verano began on January 8, 2011 and is scheduled to end in May. During the competition, Barrio México were expelled from the competition due to various financial difficulties.[1] After this decision, all of Barrio México's matches were awarded 3–0 against them.

First stageEdit

StandingsEdit

Group A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Saprissa 16 10 3 3 31 14 +17 33 Advances to the Quarterfinals
2 Limón 16 8 5 3 31 18 +13 29
3 Cartaginés 16 7 7 2 25 14 +11 28
4 Pérez Zeledón 16 6 3 7 23 21 +2 21
5 Puntarenas 16 3 2 11 16 27 −11 11
6 Barrio México 16 2 2 12 11 37 −26 8
Group B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Alajuelense 16 9 4 3 26 20 +6 31 Advances to the Quarterfinals
2 San Carlos 16 9 3 4 23 16 +7 30
3 Herediano 16 6 8 2 25 19 +6 26
4 Santos 16 4 4 8 18 24 −6 16
5 Brujas 16 4 4 8 22 31 −9 16
6 Universidad de Costa Rica 16 4 3 9 18 28 −10 15
Source: Nación (in Spanish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA BRM BRU CAR HER LIM PEZ PUN SAC SAN SAP UCR
Alajuelense 4–1 1–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 3–2 2–1 2–2
Barrio México 3–2 0–2 1–3 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–3 2–4
Brujas 3–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 3–3 1–2 0–4 1–2
Cartaginés 1–1 3–0 1–1 4–1 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–0
Herediano 0–1 1–1 2–1 3–3 2–2 3–2 2–0 1–0
Limón 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 4–0 3–1 0–2 3–0
Pérez Zeledón 3–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 0–1 3–0 2–3
Puntarenas 3–0 0–1 0–1 1–4 1–2 0–2 2–0 2–2
San Carlos 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–0
Santos 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–1
Saprissa 3–0 0–0 0–2 0–3 1–0 2–0 3–0 3–0
Universidad de Costa Rica 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 1–3 2–2
Source: Nación
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second stageEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
A1 Saprissa 2 1 3
B4 Santos 1 1 2
A1 Saprissa 2 0 2
B2 San Carlos 1 2 3
B2 San Carlos 1 4 5
A3 Cartaginés 1 1 2
B2 San Carlos 0 0 0
B1 Alajuelense 1 1 2
A2 Limón 0 2 2
B3 Herediano 2 2 4
B3 Herediano 4 0 4
B1 Alajuelense 2 4 6
B1 Alajuelense 1 1 2
A4 Pérez Zeledón 1 0 1


 Campeonato de Verano Scotiabank
2011 Champion 
Alajuelense

Aggregate tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Alajuelense 32 20 7 5 55 33 +22 67 Qualified to the 2011–12 CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage
2 Herediano 32 14 13 5 58 37 +21 55 Qualified to the 2011–12 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round[a]
3 San Carlos 32 16 7 9 44 34 +10 55
4 Cartaginés 32 13 12 7 47 34 +13 51
5 Saprissa 32 14 7 11 57 41 +16 49
6 Limón 32 13 7 12 49 40 +9 46
7 Pérez Zeledón 32 12 6 14 40 43 −3 42
8 Barrio México (R) 32 11 6 15 37 52 −15 39 Relegated to the Segunda División[b]
9 Brujas 32 10 7 15 55 60 −5 37
10 Santos 32 8 12 12 34 50 −16 36
11 Puntarenas 32 8 5 19 37 52 −15 29
12 Universidad de Costa Rica (R) 32 6 5 21 31 66 −35 23 Relegated to the Segunda División
Source: Nación (in Spanish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Because Alajuelense won both season tournaments, Herediano qualify for 2011–12 CONCACAF Champions League as the better of the two seasons' runners-up.
  2. ^ Barrio Mexico were relegated due to financial problems that caused them to be removed from the competition in mid-season.

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