Mexico vs Costa Rica Concacaf Qualifiers: What is the head-to-head history between these two teams?

Mexico’s 10th round of 2022 World Cup qualifiers will be against Costa Rica

Mexico soccer team will face Costa  on Sunday, January 30 at Azteca Stadim.
Mexico soccer team will face Costa on Sunday, January 30 at Azteca Stadim.

Mexico soccer team will face Costa Rica for the 10th round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers at the Azteca Stadium on Sunday, January 30. Gerardo Martino’s squad played against Jamaica in the last qualifying match. ‘El Tri’ ranks third in the Concacaf Octagonal table, one of the spots that grant an automatic ticket to the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

On the other hand, Costa Rica played against Panamá. The 'Ticos' are currently in the fifth position, fighting to reach the fourth place that gives the opportunity to play a playoff against a nation from Oceania. Luis Fernando Suarez's team is not giving up hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar. 

Mexico vs Costa Rica head to head record

Mexico and Costa Rica have met on 53 occasions, with the Tricolor winning on 31 occasions, compared to 16 draws and only six wins for the Costa Rican team. In the Concacaf qualifiers, there have been 23 matches, 12 wins for Mexico, 7 ties, and 4 wins for Costa Rica.

In the Gold Cup they have played 12 matches, 7 wins for Mexico, 4 draws, and 1 win for Costa Rica. In the Concacaf Nations League, they have only played 1 match, which ended in a draw. There have been 11 friendly matches, 9 wins for Mexico, 1 tie, and 1 win for Costa Rica. The last match for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers was a 1-0 win for Mexico as visitors.  

In Copa America, they also faced each other for 1 match which ended in a draw. In the Pan American Games, they played 3 matches, 1 win for Mexico, 2 ties, and no win for Costa Rica. 

Mexico vs Costa Rica: Last five meetings

2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers (2021)

Costa Rica 0 - 1 Mexico

Concacaf Nations League (2021)

Mexico 0(5) - 0(4) Costa Rica *Mexico won in penalty kicks

Friendly Match (2021)

Costa Rica 0 - 1 México

Gold Cup (2019)

Mexico 1(5) - 1(4) Costa Rica *Mexico won in penalty kicks

Friendly Match (2018)

Mexico 3 - 2 Costa Rica

Mexico have dominated Costa Rica in the last five meetings, the 'Ticos' have not been able to defeat the Aztecs but the next match of the qualifiers will be tough for both teams as they go for everything to reach the ticket to the 2022 World Cup. If Mexico wins, they will get their 32nd victory over Costa Rica, but if Luis Fernando Suarez's team wins, they will get their seventh victory.

Mexico vs Costa Rica: Match Information

Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022

Time: 5:00 PM (CT)

Location: Azteca Stadium, Mexico.

How to watch live Mexico vs Costa Rica

TV Channel:

US:  TUDN USA, Univision    

Mexico: TUDN, TV Azteca


US:, TUDN App, Univision NOW, Paramount+

Mexico:, TUDN App

Hugo Alberto Walls Gómez

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