Costa Rica v Serbia Prediction
Sunday, 1:00 pm
Cosmos Arena (Samara)
The first game of Group E kicks-off as Costa Rica go head to head with Serbia at the Cosmos Arena in Samara.
Ahead of today’s tie, Costa Rica suffered two straight defeats against England (2-0) and Belgium (4-1).
Serbia on the other hand recovered from their (0-1) lost against Chile to earn a comfortable and impressive (5-1) win against Bolivia at the Merkur-Arena in Graz.
The Costa Ricans came second in the World Cup qualifying group ahead of Honduras and USA, while White Eagles topped theirs with 21 points losing only 1 game.
Players to Watch
Real Madrid’s stopper Keylor Navas will be in goal for Costa Rica.
Aleksandar Mitrovic bagged 12 goals in 20 appearance for Fulham on their way to promotion, scored a hat-trick against Bolivia in their last outing. He is Serbia’s top goal scorer with six goal in the World Cup qualifying.
Head to Head
This will be the first ever encounter between the two sides.
Prediction: Either to win | 12 WON 0-1
Reason for Costa Rica v Serbia Prediction Betting Tips
Costa Rica have played eight straight games without a draw.
Serbia have played four consecutive games without a draw.