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Costa Rica – Serbia

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Sports news: Text online broadcast of the match of the 1st round group E at the world Cup, Costa Rica – Serbia

Costa Rica -: – Serbia

 

Today, June 17, kicks off the 4th Matchday of the football world Cup. Open the program of game day Team Costa Rica and team Serbia. The match will take place in Samara “Samara arena,” the judge meeting the Senegalese referee Malang Dida. Also, today at 21:00 will begin another match in group E – Brazil will play against Switzerland.

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The team

Team Costa Rica: Navas, Acosta, Gonzalez, Duarte, Gamboa, Calvo, Borges, Guzmán, Ruiz, Venegas, Urania.

Serbia: Stojković, D. Tošić, I., Milenkovic, Kolarov, MATIC, Milinkovic-Savic, Milivojević, Tadic, Ljajic, Mitrovic.

Where to watch

Live in Ukraine, the game will show the TV channel “inter”, the broadcast starts at 15:00 Kyiv time .

Forecast bookmakers

Serbia is a favourite.So, the experts william hill win the European team coefficient estimate 1, 85, the success of Costa Ricans is estimated at 4.5. A draw is quoted by a coefficient of 3.3.

Interesting facts

Teams will play each other for the first time in history.

Costa Rica won their opening match in 3 of his last 4 world Championships.

The words of the coaches

“The world championship is always the first match is crucial. The team knows how to achieve his goal, and in this issue, I worry for their players. The main thing is balance, and if we want to make substitutions in the game, we need to think about the distinctive sides of the opponent, to take into account their weaknesses,” – said the head coach of Costa Rica Oscar Ramirez.

Oscar Ramirez

“We are pleased with the atmosphere in the team. Of course, it is not easy for players who have finished a difficult season, and they are using a small amount of time again had to restart their engines. We have high expectations, but I can assure you that we are well prepared for the upcoming match. I am pleased with the players ‘ attitude to the fact that on the field and off the field,” – said the head coach of the national team of Serbia Mladen Krstajic.

Mladen Krstajic