Costa Rica v Japan Football Match will be played on 02.06.2014 at Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida) for an International friendly match.
Costa Rica National team have not been poor lately, they suffered 3 defeats in a row, one against Austria losing 1-0, the other against Chile losing a disappointing 4-0 and the last match losing against Korea Republic 0-1 at home. This match will be hard for them, as both teams will be preparing for the World Cup. Costa Rica is ranked in 34th position in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
Japan National team have been quite good lately, they won 3 of the last matches beating Belgium 2-3 playing away, New Zealand 4-2 and Cyprus 1-0. This match will be harder, as they will be playing away and both teams are fully prepared for the World Cup. Japan has one more Friendly match after this, which will be against Zambia before the World Cup starts. Japan is ranked in 47th position in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
We predict Japan have a chance in this match, but expect a really close encounter as both teams are strong.
The match will begin on June 02, 2014 02:00 am Greenwich Mean Time.
Match Prediction: Japan Wins. Under 2.5 Goals.