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Wales were beaten on an emotionally charged evening in Cardiff and for once, the result was not important.
Wales 0 Costa Rica 1
Referee blows for full-time
Earnshaw trying to close down the visiting defenders and urging his team-mates to help him do so.
Costa Rica manage to clear what is a poor Wales corner
Three minutes of added time held up as Wales win a corner
McDonald handles the ball as he tries to hold off two Wales defenders
Oviedo is flagged offside as he tries to latch on Ruiz's deliacet pass.
Diaz replaces Cunningham
Earnshaw is offside as he puts the ball in the net from a Wales free-kick
Earnshaw's control lets him down as he tries to line up a shot in the area
Robson-Kanu wastes a good chance to put the ball into the box by drilling his cross low but it's easily cleared
Will Wales take a gamble and try and force the issue a bit more in these final moments
We are into the final 10 minutes now of this game. Can Wales get the equaliser
Ricketts charges down the left flank for Wales before being stopped but makes good ground for the home team
McDonald replaces Campbell
Cunningham has just hit the post with a thumping effort as he brought down a long ball well before releasing his shot
Wales need to step up the pace as it has slowed down and start getting more men forward
Ricketts replaces Matthews
Earnshaw replaces Bellamy
Costa Rica are still passing the ball around well and a promising move breaks down when Ruiz fails to reads Campbell's dummy
Ruiz and Cunningham link up well on the edge of the area but Ruiz is slow to release his shot and its eventually charged down
Gabbidon replaces Morison
Vaughan replaced by Ledley
Vokes replaces Morison
Gabas replaces Wallace
Ruiz tries to control the ball but for once his control lets him down
Costa Rica are managing to retain the ball despite Wales' hard pressing of them
Navas produces a one handed save to tip over Robson-Kanu's curling shot. Great shot and save
Collison replaces Allen
The fans are breaking out in a round of applause again while the chants of Speedo ring throughout the ground
Wales are on top in terms of possession since the half started but they have yet to find the breakthrough.
Bellamy drifts inside and tries to slide in Robson-Kanu who is flagged offside.
Price is called into action as Campbell swings in a cross that almost cathes him out
Campbell is crowded out as he tries to wriggle away from the Wales defence
Robson-Kanu heads it back after being found by Bellamy at the far post but no wales player gets onto the knockdown.
Morison holds up the ball whiel surrounded by a posse of Costa Rica players. Good play
That seems to have given the Welsh fresh impetus and the crowd are also getting involved
Bellamy with a snapshot that just flies over the bar from a crisp volley
Bellamy's effort from the free-kick goes over the bar from around 25 yards
Wales manage to clear the danger and set up an attack which leads to Morison being brought down
Azofeifa tries a shot from outside the area that forces Price to turn it around the post
Wales start the second half off and both teams have made no changes during the interval.
The teams are back out the pitch
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It will be interesting to see Chris Coleman makes any changes to bring them the equaliser.
Ruiz and Campbell have provided the thrust to their fluid attacks but towards the end of the half Wales started to come into the game.
Well Costa Rica have not read the script here. For all the emotion surrounding a the game, there is still a match to be played and it's plain the South Americans have come to win.
Wales 0 Costa Rica 1
The ball drops to Williams who fires the ball over the bar from six yards.
Robson-Kanu wins a corner late in the half for Wales
Costa Rica look dangerous on the attack as a move breaks down
Great effort from the Wales striker he was just a whisker away from drawing his side level
Morison cracks a thumping header against the Costa Rica bar and it is eventually cleared
Morison wins another corner as his header is blocked
Bellamy does well to win a corner on the left flank as two Costa Rica defenders try and contain him
It would be give the game a real boost if Wales could conjure an equaliser
Wales are enjoying a period of possession and are probing for a way through
The fans break out in song for Speed as they find their voice and maybe it can give the Wales team a lift
Morison jumps the highest but under pressure he cannot direct his header from the corner
Bellamy suts inside and puts in a dangerous cross to the back post but Miller heads it out for a corner
A good move from Wales ends as Morison tries to play Bellamy down the left flank but his pass is too heavy and goes out
The ball is cleared out and Wales wins another corner that comes off Morisson and goes out
Vaughan fires in a free-kick that is cleared for Wales' first corner
Morison tries to get a cross in but its only partially cleared before Gunter fizzes in a cross that Navas punches away.
Robson-Kanu threatens to dribble his way through the visiting defence but he stumbles and falls as he loses his balance. No free-kick
They are very composed in attack and seem to take the right option all the time.
Costa Rica have been really impressive in this opening third of the game
Ruiz loses control of the ball and concedes a free-kick in the process
Blake puts in a stiff challenge on Oviedo to stop a dangerous looking attack
Cunningham does well on the right flank and gets in a cross in that is cleared
Campbell has just unleash a shot of collecting the ball and jinxing past Williams but Price was at full stretch to keep it out
The goal has difinitely made for a subdued atmosphere
Bellamy tracks back to win the ball for his team and set them on the attack
Campbell and Ruiz are playing lovely one touch passes betwen themselves before being stopped on the edge of the Wales box
Morison tries thread a pace through to Bellamy but his pass is intercepted by the Costa Rica defence
Bellamy screws his shot wide after cutting inside while inside the area but he was off balance as he struck his shot
The goal has given the visitors so much confidence and they are stroking the ball around in a cocksure manner
Campbell is dropping off into the midfield and seems to be finding space far too easily
Blake tries to find Morison with a searching ball to the far post but his header down is gathered by the 'keeper
That was not the start Wales would have envisaged. It was Costa Rica's first attack of the game
Ruiz plays a great ball into Campbell who dispatched the ball home
Wales starting to get a grip in the midfield and in Allen and Vaughan are now dictating the play
Vaughan has the first shot of the game from the edge of the area on his weaker foot but blasts it high over the bar
Bellamy tries to get away down the left but his attempted cross goes out for a goal kick.
Costa Rica get the game on the way here in Cardiff
What a moving tribute. The Speed family must be proud.
Shouts of Speedo, Speedo are now ringing out around Cardiff's ground as a picture of Gary Speed is beamed onto the giant screen.
His sons are still out on the pitch with skipper Craig Bellamy joining in the applause
The crowd are already chanting "there's only one Gary Speed" which is being followed by a minute's applause
Gary's sons Tommy and Edward led the Wales team out onto the pitch.
Costa Rica: Navas, Umana, Salvatierra, Miller, Cunningham, Barrantes, Azofeifa, Wallace, Oviedo, Ruiz, Campbell. Subs: Cambronero, Mora, Brenes, Diaz, Tejeda, Gabas, Cubero, McDonald.
Wales: Price, Gunter, Blake, Williams, Matthews, Robson-Kanu, Allen, Crofts, Vaughan, Bellamy, Morison. Subs: Brown, Vokes, Taylor, Ricketts, Gabbidon, Ledley, Earnshaw, Collison.
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It will only serve to emphasis to the players what a significant occasion this is.
Speed's father Rodger is expected to give the team talk to the player's before they go out this evening.
Costa Rica are tonight's opponents and they were the team that Speed made his Wales debut against as a player.
Craig Bellamy is expected to be named captain for tonight's game as Aaron Ramsey misses the game with an ankle injury.
Tonight's game is the first that Wales have played since the death of Speed, but the fans are sure to make this a celebration of his life.
Scores of fans and figures from the supporting world are here to pay their respects to the former Wales manager.
It's bound to be an emotional affair as the game will be a memorial match for the late Garry Speed.
Good Evening and welcome to tonight's game as Wales host Costa Rica.
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