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STAT ATTACK : USA vs Costa Rica

USA v/s Costa Rica - June 8th 2016

USA v/s Costa Rica – June 8th 2016

  • FIFA Ranking:

USA is ranked 29 in the FIFA World Ranking.

Costa Rica is ranked 25 in the FIFA World Ranking.

 

  • Head to Head:

USA has Won-13, Drawn- 5 & Lost- 14 games against Costa Rica.

 

  • Coaches:

Jurgen Klinsmann is the head coach for the United States men’s national soccer team.

Oscar Ramirez is the head coach for Costa Rica national football team.

 

  • Match Venue:

The game will be played at Soldier Field which is an American football stadium on the Near South Side of Chicago, Illinois, United States.

 

  • Players to watch:

USA

  1. Jermaine Jones- Continues to be an impact player with the national team.
  2. Christian Pulisic-The 17- year old may not feature heavily, but hopes are high that he can be a star of the future.

Costa Rica-

  1. Keylor Navas- The Real Madrid goalkeeper is now a Champions League winner and his wonderful reflexes will frustrate opponents in the Copa Centenario too.
  2. Joel Campbell-There’s a bit of Premier League interest here, with Arsenal’s biggest name.

 

  • Best Copa America Result:

USA was placed 4th in 1995.

Costa Rica was placed 5th in 2001.

 

  • Squad:

USA-

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan , Tim Howard , Ethan Horvath

Defenders: Matt Besler , Steve Birnbaum , John Brooks , Geoff Cameron , Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson , Michael Orozco , DeAndre Yedlin

Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman, Alejandro Bedoya , Michael Bradley , Jermaine Jones, Perry Kitchen, Darlington Nagbe, Christian Pulisic, Graham Zusi

Forwards: Clint Dempsey, Chris Wondolowski, Bobby Wood, Gyasi Zardes

 

Costa Rica-

Goal Keepers: Keylor Navas, Patrick Pemberton Leonel Moreira

Defenders: Cristian Gamboa , Jose Salvatierra , Michael Umaña , Johnny Acosta ,Oscar Duarte, Kendall Waston , Ronald Matarrita , Bryan Oviedo , Francisco Calvo

Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda, Celso Borges,  Randall Azofeifa , Esteban Granados ,Bryan Ruiz , Johan Venegas , Christian Bolaños ,Joel Campbell

Forwards:  Ariel Rodriguez, Alvaro Saborio , Marcos Ureña

 

 

 

 

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