Costa Rica Vs Colombia – International Friendly 2015 – Match Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 | 0


The match in between 2 South American team Costa Rica and Colombia will play at Sunday, 07th June, 2015 in an International Friendly matches, which is being their first International friendly since 1990. That is also their 4th head to head as well.The venue is selected for the match is Estadio Pedro Bidegain (Capital Federal)    and time are scheduled at 3:15 AM BST, 4:15 PM ET, 9:15 PM GMT. Radamel Falcao will come back at international arena after his injury by that match.


Matches Information’s:

Match Schedule: International Friendly 2015

Match: Costa Rica Vs Colombia

Match Day: Sunday, 07th June, 2015

Match Venue: Estadio Pedro Bidegain (Capital Federal)

Start off: 3:15 AM BST, 4:15 PM ET, 9:15 PM GMT


Live Coverage TV Network of Costa Rica Vs Colombia Match:

Canal de las Estrellas

Foxtel Play

Sky Mexico


SuperSport Select 2

beIN Sports 1 HD

Univision USA

Univision Deportes USA

Ssports Live Streaming

Possible Starting Line Ups:

Costa Rica’s Squad against Colombia:

Keylor Navas, Michael Umaña, Júnior Díaz, Roy Miller, Giancarlo González, Cristian Gamboa, Celso Borges, José Miguel Cubero, Marvin Angulo, Álvaro Saborío, Bryan Ruiz, Joel Campbell, Jonathan McDonald, Jonathan Moya


Colombia’s Squad against Costa Rica:

David Ospina (vice-captain), Pablo Armero, Juan Camilo Zúñiga (vice-captain), Cristián Zapata, Carlos Valdés, Jeison Murillo, Pedro Franco, Carlos Sánchez, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, James Rodríguez, Radamel Falcao (captain), Teófilo Gutiérrez, Jackson Martínez, Carlos Bacca.

Match Points, Record and Honour:

  • James Rodríguez from Colombia and Keylor Navas from Costa Rica is playing form Real Madrid and J Rodriguez was the golden boot holder of last World Cup, Keylor Navas was one of the best Goalkeeper on that event.
  • After the world cup event both team was in their best FIFA rankings. Colombia was 3rd and Costa Rica was 13th. At now Costa Rica is in 15th and Colombia hold up 4th
  • Lowest FIFA ranking for Costa Rica was 93 at 1996 and for Colombia it was 54 on 2011.
  • Costa Rica have 4 world cup appearances best result to play 2014 quarterfinals and Colombia had played in 5 world cup event so far, their best was also 2014 quarterfinals playing.
  • Colombia have one Copa America title of 2001 and Costa Rica’s best to play at quarter finals on 2001 and 2004.

Match Head to Head:

Costa Rica and Colombia had played just 3 head to head matches in previous 15 years. All those 3 match was won by Colombia and all are in Copa American Cup. First was in 1997, which one Colombia won by 4-1 goals. And second meeting was at 2004, this time Colombia beat Costa Rica by 2-0 goals. There last meeting was at 2011 Argentina Copa America, Colombia had won this match by 1-0 goals. Total 7 goals scored by Colombia against 1 goal of Costa Rica.

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