Jamaica vs Costa Rica Match Analysis and Prediction

Jamaica vs Costa Rica Match Analysis and Prediction

Jamaica vs Costa Rica Match Analysis and Prediction

Costa Rica will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to four games when they travel to Kingston for a World Cup 2022 qualifying fixture with Jamaica. Match day is set for 3rd February 2022 at 03:00 EAT.

Jamaica is second from the bottom at the 7th position with seven points from the 10 games played. They won only once while drawing on four and losing another five times in this competition. They have netted only nine while conceding 15 in total.

Reggae Boyz prepares for this fixture with an aim to bounce back from 3-2 World Cup Qualifiers North America defeat to Panama in their previous fixture. In that match, Jamaica managed 36% possession, seven shots with four of the on target and goals scored by Michail Antonio 5’(P) and Andre Gray 87’. Panama got 16 shots with four of them on target and goals by Javain Brown 43’ (OG), Eric Davis 51’ and Anibal Mello 68’.

Meanwhile, Costa Rica is at the 5th position on the table with 13 points. Of the 10 matches played, they won and lost three games each while drawing on four other occasions. Their total goal to conceding ratio stands at 7:7 so far. Costa Rica has picked up nine points from the last five games both home and away.

Costa Rica held each other to 0-0 stalemate with Mexico in the World Cup Qualifiers – N & C America in their last fixture. In that match, Costa Rica had 27% possession and six shots with three of them on target. On the other hand the opponents Mexico got 25 shots with only one of them on target.

Jamaica vs Costa Rica Match head

Costa Rica has a slight upper hand in the head to head meetings between these two sides having won in five fixtures out of the 13 matches they have played since 2008. Seven matches ended in draws while Jamaica is looking for the second victory.               

  • Costa Rica 1-1 Jamaica 09/09/21
  • Costa Rica 1-0 Jamaica 21/07/21
  • Costa Rica 1-0 Jamaica 27/03/19
  • Costa Rica 3-0 Jamaica 30/03/16
  • Jamaica 1-1 Costa Rica 26/03/16

Home

  • Panama 3-2 Jamaica
  • Jamaica 1-2 Mexico
  • Peru 3-0 Jamaica
  • Jamaica 1-1 USA
  • El Salvador 1-1 Jamaica

Away

  • Mexico 0-0 Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica 1-0 Panama
  • Costa Rica 2-1 Honduras
  • Canada 1-0 Costa Rica
  • USA 2-1 Costa Rica

Jamaica team news

Junior Flemmings and Lamar Walker could also return to the starting lineup after dropping down to the bench on Sunday.

Costa Rica team news

The visitors have no injury or suspensions concerns at the moment.

Prediction and odds

Costa Rica remains the best candidate to win this fixture being unbeaten in their last three internationals while the opponents Jamaica will enter the contest in low spirits after suffering consecutive qualifying defeats.

  • Costa Rica Win
  • Draw
  • Both teams to score

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