Spain vs Morocco Predictions, Odds, Predicted lineups

By Nnaemeka Nwala
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European giants Spain will begin their World cup tournament when they host Costa Rica this afternoon in the last group E match.

The Spanish team will look to start up on a stronger note after having hugely been underwhelming in recent competitions.

However, Luis Enrique has been able to fashion out a group of talented youngsters who would like to maintain a strong impression in Qatar.

Luis-enrique

The Costa Rican squad is a contrast to Spain’s as they are full of veterans led by captain Keylor Navas and capable of frustrating opposition efforts on their dday

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The Central American side is a clear outsider to make the knockout stages.

The match will kick off at 17:00 G.M.T
Venue: Althumama Stadium, Doha.

Team news

Luis Enrique has big decisions to make when it comes to his forward line, and Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres could ultimately get the nod alongside Alvaro Morata, who is the leading goal scorer in the squad with 27 goals.

Costa Rica has been in camp for some time and they have a fit squad for the encounter.

Predicted Lineup (4-3-3):

Simon; Carvajal, Laporte, Pau Torres, Alba; Gavi, Busquets, Pedri; Fati, Morata, Ferran Torres

Predicted Lineup (4-3-3):

Navas; Oviedo, Calvo, Duarte, C. Martinez; G. Torres, Ruiz, Borges; Campbell, Contreras, Bennette.

Prediction/Odds

Although Spain has unresolved issues in their scoring form they are considered a massive favourite over Costa Rica. Punters will be happy to win a Win for Spain and 2.5 odds

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