Italy vs Costa Rica is an upcoming group stage match of FIFA World Cup 2014. It is scheduled to be played at Arena Pernambuco, Recife on 20th of June. Both teams have won first game of the round of 32 & with one more win will let them to qualify for the round of 16. Given below are the match telecast channels with time & preview of this upcoming match.
|ITALY VS COSTA RICA SCHEDULE|
|Competition||2014 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||20–6‑2014 [GMT & IST]|
|Time||16:00 [GMT] & 21:30 [IST]|
|Stadium||Arena Pernambuco, Recife|
|Audience capacity||46,154 spectators|
|Second team||Costa Rica|
|Round||Round of 32|
|Sony Six, Teletica|
ARD, ZDF, Repretel
Italy vs Costa Rica Match Time & Telecast Channels
Match time & date for this game according to Indian Standard Time are 9:30 pm & 20th June respectively. It will start at 4:00 pm on same day according to GMT. Watch this action live on your TV telecast & broadcasting channels Sony SIX, Repretel, Teletica, BBC, ITV etc. Have a look on telecast channels of other nation below.
Costa Rica: Repretel, Teletica
Germany: ARD, ZDF
United Kingdom: BBC, ITV
Switzerland: SRG SSR
Sweden: SVT, TV4
New Zealand: TVNZ, Sky Sport
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
South Africa: SABC, Super Sport
Russia: Pervyi Kanal, VGTRK
Norway: NRK, TV2
Italy vs Costa Rica Match Preview
Only one match have been played between these 2 teams so far. Italy won that first game against their rivals by 1–0. Les Blues won their first game against the three lions by 2–1. While Costa Rica won first against Uruguay.
Carlos Astroza from Chile will be the referee of this game. He will be assisted by the other referees Sergio Roman [Chile] & Alioum from Cameroon.
The Blues are 4 times FIFA World Cup champions and are the second most successful team after Brazil in the history of football. They are also 8 times European champions & 2 times Confederation Cup winners.
On the other hand, Ticos La Sele are looking for the first time world cup victory. Their best performance in this tournament is Round of 16 which was achieved in 1990.