In a competitive looking group also containing Germany and Japan, this feels like an interesting first day for this section of the group stage.
With the two heavyweights kept apart for now, the group could take a fascinating shape should the two relative underdogs claim statement victories.
Costa Rica have been in camp for a while now and made quite the impact at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, so certainly have previous in these kind of games.
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Where to watch Spain vs Costa Rica
TV channel: The game will be broadcast free-to-air on ITV1, with coverage starting at 3.10pm GMT before a 4pm kick-off.
Live stream: The ITV Hub will offer a free live stream service.
LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.