USA vs Costa Rica is the seventh match of round 5 in the North, Central America and Caribbean of world cup 2018 qualifier. The FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier between USMNT vs CRC today on September 1st Friday at Red Bull Arena in Harrison. So, it is the home match of USA, they stand at the third position with the eight points after Costa Rica in the table.
Today’s match will decide the qualification of the team to enter into the World Cup 2018 Russia. If the United State national football team defeat the Costa, then they will be qualified automatically for the summer finals of next year. While it is not easy and also not tough for the United States.
Goals Update: Marcos Urena (Costa Rica) scores at 30th minute and also at the 82nd minute.
USA vs Costa Rica Live Streaming TV channels list:
Watch ESPN, Univision USA, ESPN3 USA for the Costa Rica vs USA live streaming official broadcaster. Both of the team have met each other earlier in various competitions like Gold Cup, Copa America, and International Friendly. In the last five meetings, USA had only two wins and the Costa had three.
USA vs Costa Rica Team News, Preview:
But, USA registered their continuous win recently against Jamaica, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Martinique in the Gold Cup. Costa only have won three of their last five Gold Cup against Panama, French Guiana, and Honduras.
As per the update of FIFA, the road to Russia 2018 is alway open for all the national football teams in the competition. This is the final (5th) round, the top three placed teams will qualify for the WC 2018 Russia. And the fourth placed team will enter into the play-off. In that, the winner between the CONCACAF and AFC will qualify for Russia World Cup. According to the prediction, Costa Rica has more chances to win today’s match.
CRC vs USMNT Playing Lineups:
Predicted USA starting XI – Howard; Villafana, Besler, Cameron, Zusi; Bradley, Johnson, Nagbe, Pulisic; Altidore, Wood.
Predicted Cosa Rica starting X – Keylor Navas; Cristian Gamboa, Giancarlo Gonzalez, Johnny Acosta, Kendall Waston, Bryan Oviedo; Bryan Ruiz, David Guzman, Celso Borges, Christian Bolaños; Marco Ureña