The home side will be desperate for a win in-order to advance out of the group stage when they take on Costa Rica on Tuesday Night.
Match: USA Vs Costa Rica (Copa America, Group stage)
Date and Time: June 7, 5:00 PM local time
Venue: USA, Soldier Field, Chicago
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The host got off to a poor start in the opening match of Copa America as they were defeated by powerful Colombian side. The Americans conceded their first goal within 8 minutes and were unable to recover falling 2-0 before the halftime through James Rodriguez goal.
Despite the defeat, the US manager Jurgen Klinsmann said “We were absolutely ok with our team performance, we get punished from our mistakes but we have to learn from them. Next game will be crucial for us and we have to come back strong in our next match against Costa Rica”.
Meanwhile Costa Rica came away from their first match with a point, playing 0-0 draw against Paraguay. The Ticos has been sensational in major International tournament as they proved with a first place finish in group stage of 2014 World Cup and will be hoping a similar fortune when they face USA. These two sides have met 9 times in the past. Costa Rica have enjoyed a considerable success winning 5 matches, drawing 2 and losing 2 in the process. The last time these two sides met was on October 14, 2015 where Costa Rica were victorious by 1-0 score-line.
USA Vs Costa Rica starting line ups
USA: Guzan, Johnson, Brooks, Cameron, Yedlin, Bradley, Jones, Nagbe, Wood, Dempsey, Zardes
Costa Rica: Patrick Pemberton, Johnny Acosta, Ronald Matarrita, Bryan Oviedo, Oscar Duarte, Bryan Ruiz, Johan Venegas, Celso Borges, Christian Bolanos, Joel Campbell, Alvaro Saborio
USA Vs Costa Rica Prediction:
USA 1-1 Costa Rica: the match might be difficult to open up in front of goal as Costa Rica are defending team. We predict the match to end in a draw with both sides satisfying with a point.