Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad – The FIFA World Cup is around the corner and there is a buzz around almost every qualified team. Costa Rica is one of the 32 teams which have qualified for the world cup. They are into their sixth FIFA World Cup but are grouped in such a way that the team faces a mountainous task ahead of them. We will talk about Costa Rica’s fixtures and upcoming matches ahead in the article.
In this article, we will share details about Costa Rica’s past performances, schedule, fixtures and team squad.
Past Performances: How has Costa Rica Fared at the FIFA World Cup?
Costa Rica is into their sixth FIFA World Cup. The team has been pooled into the most tricky group of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. If we talk about Costa Rica’s past performances, it has been a roller coaster ride.
Costa Rica did not enter and did not qualify till 1990. In the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Costa Rica qualified for the world cup. They reached the round of 16 and were 13th overall in the tournament.
The team again failed to qualify in the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cup. After that, barring the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the team qualified for all four world cups. The 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup was very special where Costa Rica managed to reach the quarter-finals of the world cup. To date, their 2014 performance is the best result for Costa Rica.
|1930||Did not Enter|
|1958||Did not qualify|
|1990||Round of 16||13th|
|1994||Did not qualify|
|2010||Did not qualify|
Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule: Get Costa Rica Fixtures for FIFA WC 2022
Costa Rica has been pooled in Group E along with Spain, Germany and Japan. It can be said that Costa Rica is in one of the toughest groups at Qatar FIFA World Cup. Costa Rica will open their FIFA World Cup campaign against 2010 champions Spain. The match will be played at Al Thumama Stadium on 23rd November 2022. Then Costa Rica will travel to Ahmad bin Ali Stadium to face Japan on 27th November 2022. The final group match between Costa Rica and 2014 champions Germany will take place on 1st December at Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor.
|23rd November 2022||Costa Rica vs Spain||Al Thumama Stadium, Doha|
|27th November 2022||Costa Rica vs Japan||Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan|
|1st December 2022||Costa Rica vs Germany||Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor|
Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List
All Costa Rica fans are awaiting for the official team squad to be announced. The team will be announced by Federación Costarricense de Fútbol (FCRF) under the leadership of Bryan Ruiz. We will update the section once the official announcements are made. Till then here are a few best probable players who are likely to travel to Qatar based on their recent performances.
|DF||Juan Pablo Vargas|
|DF||Juan Luis Pérez|
|MF||Bryan Ruiz (captain)|
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