USA Vs Costa Rica (Friendly): Match preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 | 0

USA Vs Costa Rica – World Friendly (2015)

USA and Costa Rica from COCACAF zone will play an international friendly match on the international break on this Tuesday, 13th October and match will start off on Red Bull Arena, which will host by USA as well. Match day kick off time will be on 5:30 am ET, 10:30 pm GMT. And this world friendly will goes to their 31st head to head since 1986.

USA Vs Costa Rica football

Match Overview:

Round              : World Friendly

Match              : USA Vs Costa Rica

Match day        : Tuesday, 13th October

Venue              : Red Bull Arena (Harrison, New Jersey)

Kick-off           : 4:30 Am BST (14th Oct), 5:30 am ET, 10:30 pm GMT

This friendly match will their first after 2011, where USA won by 1-0 goals at home. In between this they also play 3 times more. 2 was on World cup qualification of Brazil 2014 and another was on 2013 USA CONCACAF Gold cup. Among their last match on 2013 Costa Rica won by 3-1 goals and also bring their world cup ticket to Brazil

In total their have 12 head to head victory for USA and 10 for Costa Rica.        And 4 head to head drawn among them as well. Last drawn was on 2009 on South Africa 2010 world cup qualification. But each team have 30 each goals in face to face meeting.

This year there have 8 international friendlies for last world cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica. Where they have only one victory for them, which comes over Uruguay by 1-0 goals.

There USA played 10 international games already, won 6 of them and lost 3 of them. Only drawn comes over Switzerland by 1-1 goals on March. Last match for them against Brazil, and find their 3rd defeats, also the biggest one by 1-4 goals.

Live Telecast TV Channels:

  • SuperSport 5 Digitalb
  • ESPN Australia
  • Sky Sport Plus HD
  • Fox Soccer Plus
  • Sportklub HD Croatia
  • Sport TV Africa

Costa Rica Squad

K Navas, J Diaz, G Gonzalez, C Gamboa, O Duarte, F Calvo, C Borges, D Guzman, A Rodriguez, A Saborio, B Ruiz (Captain), J Campbell, D Colindres, L Hernandez, J Miguel Cubero, A Alonso, J Jairo Ruiz.

USA Squad:

G Cameron, Tim Howard, Omar Gonzalez, M Besler, M Orozco, John Brooks, Jermaine Jones, D Yedlin, A Bedoya, Danny Williams, A Morales, A Johannsson, Jozy Altidore, Gyasi Zardes, B Wood, A Wooten.

About the Author

This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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