In Europe, they are already switching to the club format of the football season. But in North America, the next CONCACAF Gold Cup gained momentum. There is the 3rd round of the group round, and in one of the quartets on Wednesday night Costa Rica and Jamaica will compete for 1st place. Who is more worthy of him? The 1xbet app download for android experts made a prediction for this match, which will take place after midnight on July 21, 2021.
Costa Rica has recently cemented its status as a major force in national football
“Los Ticos” missed only 1 world championship this century, in 2010. But then Keylor Navas and the company reached the quarterfinals in Brazil, and they came to Russia, however, then they did not leave the group. However, the team stopped at the previous Gold Cup already in the quarterfinals. Now Lius Fernando Suarez has a far from optimal line-up. First of all, there is no Keylor Navas, and the PSG goalkeeper remains almost half of the team. We also highlight the experienced defender Gamboa from Bochum and one of the best scorers, Urenyi. However, there is Duarte, Brian Oviedo, Borges, Brian Ruiz, Joel Campbell, and there are as many as 10 performers in the cage who have played more than fifty matches at this level. Not surprisingly they are winning so far: 3-1 against Guadeloupe, 2-1 against Suriname.
Jamaica has traditionally already been successful in the Gold Cups
The “Reggae Boys” made their way to the World Championships only once in their history, in 1998. And then, it seems, only that there was a reason for the immortal song about the victory of Argentina with a score of 5-0. Although there was still 1 victory, it was simply not enough to qualify for the group. But at the regional level, in the Gold Cup, in 2015 and 2017, the outsider got to the final fights. And at the last tournament, the year before last, there was a defeat in the 1/2 finals. Now, perhaps, almost the best option has been assembled, except for goalkeeper Miller from Sirianski, Orgill from Antalyaspor, as well as Zhe-Won Watson, who is now without a club. They did not manage to lure neither Kemar Ruf from Rangers from Glasgow, nor Michael Antonio from West Ham (there were hopes that other representatives of the Premier League clubs would also arrive). But even without them, Suriname (2-0) and Guadeloupe (2-1) were confidently beaten.
Jamaica has not been able to win since 2010, for already 8 matches in a row. And in both of the latter cases Costa Rica won.
The teams have completed their minimum program, but can still compete for the 1st place, taking a victory over a direct competitor. We bet on “more than 2.0 goals” (coefficient – 1.74).