The 2018 World Cup is just over a month away, and all 32 teams are preparing in earnest for their shot at the trophy in Russia. ESPN FC is previewing every team ahead of the opening game on June 14. All 32 teams here.
GROUP E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
To qualify for their trip to Russia next month, the Ticos (Costa Rican) won their group with 16 points to advance to CONCACAF’s Hexagonal phase. In their first game of the round, they defeated Trinidad & Tobago, and days later scored a resounding 4-0 win over the United States.
La Sele’s (Costa Rica’s National Team) first loss came in their next game against Mexico, and they earned just two points in ensuing draws against Honduras and Panama.