FIFA WC COSTA RICA Match Schedule and Results: Check full FIFA WC COSTA RICA Squad, FIFA WC COSTA RICA Matches, FIFA WC Points TABLE, FIFA WC COSTA RICA Group, FIFA WC COSTA RICA Results
|Group E match schedule (COSTA RICA
|23 Nov||Spain vs Costa Rica||Spain 7-0 Costa Rica||Al Thumama Stadium|
|27 Nov||Japan vs Costa Rica||Japan 0-1 Costa Rica||Al Rayyan Stadium|
|02 Dec||Costa Rica vs Germany||Costa Rica 2-4 Germany||Al Bayt Stadium|
Goalkeeper’s Coach: Luis Gabelo Conejo, Fitness Coach 1: Ivan Mauricio Nino, Fitness Coach 2: Erick Sanchez
FIFA WC COSTA RICA SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas (Paris St Germain), Esteban Alvarado (Herediano), Patrick Sequeira (CD Lugo).
Defenders: Francisco Calvo (Konyaspor), Juan Pablo Vargas (Millonarios FC), Kendall Waston (Saprissa), Oscar Duarte (Al-Wehda), Daniel Chacon (Colorado Rapids), Keysher Fuller (Herediano), Carlos Martinez (San Carlos), Bryan Oviedo (Real Salt Lake), Ronald Matarrita (Cincinnati).
Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda (Herediano), Celso Borges (Alajuelense), Youstin Salas (Saprissa), Roan Wilson (Grecia), Gerson Torres (Herediano), Douglas Lopez (Herediano) Jewisson Bennette (Sunderland), Alvaro Zamora (Saprissa), Anthony Hernandez (Puntarenas FC), Brandon Aguilera (Nottingham Forest), Bryan Ruiz (Alajuelense).
Forwards: Joel Campbell (Leon), Anthony Contreras (Herediano) Johan Venegas (Alajuelense).
FIFA World Cup 2022: Group E Points Table
|E1: Japan (Q)||6||3||2||1||0||4||3||1|
|E2: Spain (Q)||4||3||1||1||1||9||3||6|
|E3: Germany (E)||4||3||1||1||1||6||5||1|
|E4: Costa Rica (E)||3||3||1||2||0||3||11||-8|
For the Full FIFA World Cup Points Table Click Here: Full Points Table
FIFA WC COSTA RICA TEAM: When you’re in a group with the likes of Spain, Germany, and Japan, many would discount your team and that is what Costa Rica will be feeling right now.
But, maybe this can work out for them as the pressure will be on the other teams rather than on them and they can focus on playing their best game and causing a couple of upsets.
FIFA WC COSTA RICA SQUAD: Costa Rica had a decent time in their World Cup Qualifying games as they only managed to finish 4th, but when you see that the top 2 teams finished on 28 points and the teams placed 3rd and 4th finished on 25 points, then you would think that they didn’t do all that bad.
They won their final 4 games of the group and established their position in the table well.
They made the Quarter Finals in the 2014 World Cup, which for them was a massive deal, but that team compared to the 2022 one is quite different. In Russia, they failed to really leave a mark and only managed the group stages, where they were knocked out.
COSTA RICA TEAM NEWS: Costa Rica usually plays in a 4-4-2 formation, which suits the way they operate. They have wingers that like to stretch the play and use their pace to good effect.
When you have someone like Keylor Navas in goal, you have to use his experience and they give him a free hand to distribute the ball across the pitch.
Navas uses the long ball to good effect and they also use him to build up from the back, so, the goalie’s contributions will be important for them in Qatar.
COSTA RICA Team INJURY LIST: No notable injuries for Costa Rica at the moment.
FIFA WC COSTA RICA GROUP NEWS: Costa Rica would be kicking themselves that they caught themselves in a group that has Spain, Germany, and Japan. All odds are stacked against them and it doesn’t seem like they could make it out of the group stages.
FIFA WC COSTA RICA Matches & Schedule: Costa Rica will play their first game against Spain on the 23rd of November, followed by Japan on the 27th and their final game will be against Germany on the 2nd of December.
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