“La Tricolor” will face Mexico and test the unbeaten Tata Martino. This match between Costa Rica and the Aztecs is part of the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup and will be held this Saturday at 8pm.
It will be the twelfth time the teams meet in this regional tournament. Of them, there are six wins for Mexico, four draws, and one win for Costa Rica.
Mexico is undefeated in the last seven games. The Mexican team defeated Chile 3-1, Venezuela 3-1, Paraguay 4-2, Ecuador 3-2, Cuba 7-0, Canada 3-1, and Martinique 3-2, while Costa Rica beat Jamaica 1-0, Nicaragua 4-0, Bermuda 2-1, and lost to the US 0-2, Guatemala 0-1 and Peru 0-1.
Costa Rica aspires to win the Cup for the first time but Mexico has always been a challenge to the National team. Mexico conquered Costa Rica in the semifinals in 2009. In total, Mexico won against Costa Rica 14 times and lost six times.