After lifting the 2021 Concacaf Nations League trophy, the USMNT will face Costa Rica in an International Friendly today at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. It will be the national team's last test before the 2021 Gold Cup, which starts on July 10. Find out here the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
The USMNT has no time to keep celebrating their dramatic 3-2 win against Mexico last Sunday, when they became the first champions ever of the Concacaf Nations League. Gregg Berhalter’s team is continuing their preparation for the upcoming Gold Cup, where they want to keep proving that they can reing in the region.
On the other hand, Costa Rica came close to facing the USA in the final themselves, but they couldn’t pass Mexico in the penalties. And they lost again in the penalties against Honduras in the third-place match, after the game ended 2-2.
USMNT vs Costa Rica: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
Time: 7:00 PM (ET)
Location: Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah.
USMNT vs Costa Rica: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:00 PM
CT: 6:00 PM
MT: 5:00 PM
PT: 4:00 PM
USMNT vs Costa Rica: Storylines
The last match between the USA and Costa Rica was an International friendly played in February 2020, which the USMNT won 1-0. These two national teams have faced each other eleven times and the Americans have won six of them, while The Ticos have won five.
Costa Rica’s head coach Ronald Gonzalez Brenes will try to put the Nations League behind, and focus his attention in this match, which could mean a new start for his men. Costa Rica has a negative run of 10 matches without winning, and they want to end it soon.
How to watch or live stream USMNT vs Costa Rica in the US
This match between Coco Gauff and Barbora Krejcikova for Roland Garros quarter-finals, to be played this Wednesday, June 9, 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by TUDN.com, UniMás, TUDN USA, Univision NOW, ESPN2, TUDN App, SiriusXM FC.
USMNT vs Costa Rica: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have already made their predictions for this game. According to FanDuel, the USMNT is the favorite with odds of -170, while Costa Rica has odds of +430. A tie would result in a +270 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel