Spain vs Costa Rica Starting Lineup

Spain will take on Costa Rica in a Group E fixture to kick off their World Cup campaign on Wednesday. It’s a 4:00 pm GMT kick-off at Al Thumama Stadium, Doha. Let’s take a quick look at official Spain vs Costa Rica lineup and gather the latest team news.

Spain vs Costa Rica | Group E

Date: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Kickoff-Time: 5:00 pm Spanish Time | 10:00 am Costa Rica Time

Venue: Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

Live: FOX, ITV1, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock Premium, ITV Hub

Spain’s Confirmed Lineup vs Costa Rica

Spain Starting XI vs Costa Rica

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Luis Enrique
Goalkeeper Simon
Defender Azpilicueta, Rodri, Laporte, Alba
Midfielder  Gavi, Basquets, Pedri
Forward Torres, Asensio, Olmo

Barcelona trio Sergio Basquets, Pedri, and Gavi will take the middle of the park.

Team News:

Valencia skipper Jose Gaya suffered a sprained ankle during training. The left-back is ruled out of the tournament and is replaced by Barcelona’s young-gun Alejandro Balde.

Alvaro Morata and Dani Carvajal are recovering from a little cold.

Costa Rica’s Confirmed Lineup vs Spain

Costa Rica Starting XI vs Spain

Formation 5-4-1
Manager Luis Suarez 
Goalkeeper Keylor Navas
Defender Martinez, Fuller, Duarte, Calvo, Oviedo
Midfielder  Campbell, Borges, Tejeda, Bennette
Forward  Contreras

PSG veteran Keylor Navas is the obvious choice as the shot-stopper. Former Arsenal forward Joel Campbell will be a key player against Spain.

Team News:

Los Ticos boss Luis Fernando Suarez has no injury concerns. He will have a fully fit squad.

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