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Costa Rica and Uruguay meet in pre-Copa America friendly | MorungExpress

San Jose, May 4 (IANS) Costa Rica and Uruguay will step up their preparations for this year’s Copa America with a friendly match later this month, the Costa Rican Football Federation announced on Saturday.

The match will be played on May 31 at the national stadium in the Costa Rican capital San Jose.

The last seven matches between Costa Rica and Uruguay have seen two wins and three draws for each team.

Costa Rica begins its quest for glory in the Copa America against Brazil on June 24 before also meeting Paraguay and Colombia in the group stage.

Uruguay will start its campaign against Panama on June 23 and will also meet Bolivia and the United States in the first phase of the tournament.