Red Bull Arena to host Brazil – Costa Rica match on September 5
HARRISON, N.J. (Via New York Red Bulls) – The national teams of Brazil and Costa Rica will meet at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Brazil, the only nation to win the FIFA World Cup a total of five times, are coached by Dunga and finished in fourth place in last year’s World Cup at home in Brazil. The Selecao is led by some of the sport’s top players including Neymar (FC Barcelona), Oscar (Chelsea), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-German), David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain) and Hulk (Zenit St. Petersburg).
Costa Rica recently reached the Quarterfinals at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup and last summer made history by reaching the Quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup after beating Uruguay, Italy and Greece before losing to the Netherlands in penalty kicks.
Coached by former star Paulo Wanchope, the team is led by Bryan Ruiz (Sporting Lisbon), Celso Borges (Deportivo la Coruna), Keylor Navas (Real Madrid) and current Red Bulls defender Roy Miller.