World Cup 2022: Spain vs Costa Rica Match Preview


The 2nd game in the first round of Group E is the Spain vs Costa Rica duel, scheduled for Wednesday, 23 November.


When and where will the Spain vs Costa Rica match be played?

Match: World Cup 2022, Group Stage, Group E, Spain vs Costa Rica

Location: Al Khor, Qatar

Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium

Date: 23 November, 2022

Kick-off Time: 4 PM GMT

Spain vs Costa Rica head to head matches

Spain: 2 Wins

Costa Rica: 0 Wins

Draws: 1

World Cup 2022: Spain National

Spain is one of the 8 countries to ever win the World Cup, in 2010, the first time the team had reached the final. Overall, Spain played in 16 World Cup final tournaments.


Best results are: Win in 2010, 4th place in 1950, Quarter-finals in 1934, 1986, 1994, and 2002.

Spain Squad for the World Cup 2022

Goalkeepers: Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez, David Raya

Defenders: Cesar Azpilicueta, Dani Carvajal, Eric Garcia, Pau Torres, Jordi Alba, Jose Luis Gaya, Hugo Guillamon, Aymeric Laporte

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Rodri, Gavi, Pedri, Carlos Soler, Koke, Marcos Llorente

Forwards: Pablo Sarabia, Nico Williams, Marco Asensio, Alvaro Morata, Ferran Torres, Yeremy Pino, Danny Olmo

Spain’s Group E fixtures

23 November: Spain vs Costa Rica

27 November: Spain vs Germany

1 December: Japan vs Spain


World Cup 2022: Costa Rica National

Costa Rica participated in 5 World Cup final tournaments (2022 will be the 6th). The first one was in 1990. Costa Rica had its best performance at a World Cup 2014, where they reached the Quarter-finals.

Costa Rica Squad for the World Cup 2022

Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Esteban Alvarado, Patrick Sequeira

Defenders: Francisco Calvo, Juan Pablo Vargas, Kendall Waston, Oscar Duarte, Daniel Chacon, Keysher Fuller, Carlos Martinez, Bryan Oviedo, Ronald Matarrita

Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda, Celso Borges, Youstin Salas, Roan Wilson, Gerson Torres, Douglas Lopez, Jewison Bennette, Alvaro Zamora, Anthony Hernandez, Brandon Aguilera, Bryan Ruiz

Forwards: Joel Campbell, Anthony Contreras, Johan Venegas

Costa Rica Group E Fixtures

23 November 2022, Spain vs Costa Rica

27 November 2022, Costa Rica vs Japan

01 December 2022, Costa Rica vs Germany

World Cup 2022 Spain vs Costa Rica: Predictions

Spain are the favorites to win the game against Costa Rica. They have never lost against Costa Rica before, having 2 wins and 1 draw.

Spain have won 3 of their last 4 matches with a clean sheet. On the other hand, Costa Rica have been in decent form lately but they haven’t faced a quality opposition like Spain during that time.

But who will win? We’ll see on Wednesday!


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