Panama v Costa Rica Football Match – 06.02.2013 – World Cup 2014 Qualification Match Preview
Panama v Costa Rica football match will be in 06.02.2013 at Panama City, Panama for World Cup 2014 Qualifications. Panama National Football Team made their supporters unhappy in UNCAF Nations Cup and they could only get 5th place in UNCAF without losing any match. That was really pitty for Panama. Panama National Football Team’s head coach famousl ex-striker Julio Dely Valdés has called up his best squad against Costa Rica. They sould win this match otherwise the things will be harder for Panama. Jaime Penedo from Municipal, Felipe Baloy from Santos Laguna, Román Torres from Milonarios, Armando Cooper from Godoy Cruz, Amílcar Henríquez from Independiente Medellín and Blas Pérez from Dallas will be in squad against Costa Rica.
Costa Rica is in form and well motivated. They have won UNCAF Nations Cup 2013 and they are happy. They have beaten Honduras in final and they didn’t lose any match in UNCAF Nations Cup. Head coach Jorge Luis Pinto has called-up their best players for this match and they want to win another victory at Panama City. Keylor Navas from Levante, Michael Umaña fromn Saprissa, Roy Miller from New York R.B., Giancarlo González from Valerenga, Christian Bolaños from Copenhagen, Michael Barrantes from Aalesunds, Álvaro Saborío from Real Salt Lake, captain Bryan Ruiz from Fulham and Joel Campbell from Arsenal will be in Costa Rica Squad against Panama. Gilberto Martínez (DEF – 61 Caps – Lecce), Junior Diaz (DEF – 51 Caps – Mainz) won’t be in Costa Rica squad.
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (For World Cup Qualifies)
Panama v Costa Rica
Match Played: 10
Costa Rica Wins: 6
Panama Scored: 9 goals
Costa Rica Scored: 21 goals
Note: Both teams last match in Panama was in 2005 and Costa Rica won that match with 3-1 score
Match Prediction: More then 2,5 goals at total in the match