Costa Rica vs Switzerland: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview Vladimir Petkovic will be hoping his side can get the result they need to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia
After Switzerland’s vital last-minute winner against Group E rivals Serbia , they need only a point against Costa Rica to advance to the knockout stages.
Costa Rica have lost both of their games so far and are already out of the World Cup, but should they defeat the Swiss, the outcome of Brazil’s game against Serbia will influence whether Vladimir Petkovic’s side make it through.
If the Serbs win, they will advance, but if they draw they will have to rely on there being a two-goal swing in goal difference to finish above Switzerland in second.
Both Brazil and Switzerland scored last-minute winners against their opponents in the second round of fixtures to turn this group on its head.
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Switzerland were boosted heading into the game with the news that Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner avoided two-match bans for their celebrations against Serbia and instead were each given warnings and fines from FIFA.
This means that the Swiss are at full strength and will be full of confidence after their last-gasp winner last time out against Serbia.
Potential Switzerland XI: Sommer; Lichtsteiner, Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez; Behrami, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Dzemaili, Zuber; Seferovic
Costa Rica fought well against Brazil in their last game before succumbing late on to lose 2-0. Real Madrid’s Keylor Navas was their shining light in goal and expect them to be very difficult to beat against their Swiss opponents.
Potential Costa Rica XI: Navas; Gamboa, Acosta, Gonzalez, Duarte, Oviedo; Venegas, Guzman, Borges, Ruiz; Urena