Costa Rica – Serbia : Preview & Prediction
With a convincing success against Bolivia (5-1), Serbia comes with full confidence to start the World Cup. To hope to continue this momentum, the Serbs will challenge Costa Rica on the first day of pool E. If Brazil serves as a favorite in this group, the second place remains open between the other three teams. As a result, this meeting could already be crucial in the race for qualification. For this, the men of Mladen Krstajić can count on several players of great talent. In addition to Nemanja Matić, Serbs expect a lot from Sergej Milinković-Savić. Many players who are able to make a difference at any time. If Costa Rica hopes to have a say in the match, Keylor Navas’ teammates have won just two of their last ten games. A bad series that could well continue against Serbia, especially with regard to the latest service delivered against the Belgians in preparation. Wishing to qualify for the next round, the Serbs will do everything to win a major victory.
Serbia has won six of its last ten meetings.
Costa Rica have won only two of their last ten games.
In their last two games against a European nation, Costa Rica has lost twice.
This meeting could already be decisive in the race for qualification. The Serbs will not let go!
The two teams compete for the first time in their history. No psychological advantage to withdraw.
In a pool that is likely to be very open, Serbia hopes to have a say in qualifying. If the first place remains promised in Brazil, the second place could be played between the Serbs and Switzerland. For this, the men of Mladen Krstajić will do everything to win against Costa Rica on the first day. With several very talented players, teammates Aleksandar Kolarov will have many cartridges to shake the opposing defense.
Costa Rica – Serbia : Betting Tips
Serbia – Win Odds: 1.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70