Argentina beat Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up match

Argentina 3 – Costa Rica 2 (International friendly, January 26, 2010) (Longer highlights here.) Diego Maradona returned to the Argentina bench and saw his home-based players take the lead three times. Estudiantes midfielder Jose Sosa opened the scoring, Michael Barrantes equalised only for Guiullermo Burdisso to put the home side in front again. Diego Madrigal looked to have sown up the draw with 13 minutes remaining but Franco Jara hit the winner three minutes later.