Spain vs Costa Rica: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick off time today, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds

Spain vs Costa Rica: World Cup 2022 prediction, kick off time today, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds

Spain this afternoon open their World Cup campaign against Costa Rica.

While perhaps not the powerhouse of old, their run to the semi-finals last time did end their hoodoo of not having won a knockout game since winning Euro 2012. Though still a work in progress, Luis Enrique’s team did impress last summer.

Opponents Costa Rica, meanwhile, will take some beating. Afforded the luxury of being in-camp for a while now, they have previous when it comes to getting out of difficult-looking groups, as England and Italy found out in 2014.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

The World Cup group stage game is scheduled for a 4pm GMT kick-off time today, November 23, 2022.

The Al Thumama Stadium in Doha will host.

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.

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.

Spain vs Costa Rica team news

Spain XI: Unai; Azpilicueta, Rodri, Laporte, Alba, Busquets, Gavi, Pedri; Ferran, Asensio, Olmo

Costa Rica XI: Navas, Oviedo, Calvo, Waston, Duarte, Fuller, Bennette, Tejeda, Borges, Campbell, Contreras.

Spain vs Costa Rica prediction

While something of a cliché these days, Spain do struggle to convert chances despite their ability on the ball.

A 0-0 draw.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Spain wins: 2

Draws: 1

Costa Rica wins: 0

Spain vs Costa Rica latest odds

Spain to win: 2/13

Draw: 7/1

Costa Rica wins: 20/1