[LIVESTREAM]*** Japan vs Costa Rica Live Free TV Coverage on 26 July 2023
Forysth Barr Stadium is set to host the exciting mid-week matchup between Japan and Costa Rica on Wednesday in 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup action. Following the first matchday of Group C play, Japan finds itself at the top of the group table with three points thanks to a 5-0 thrashing of Zambia on Saturday at FMG Stadium Waikato. Hinata Miyazawa (twice), Mina Tanaka, Jun Endõ and Riko Ueki all got on the scoresheet in the dominant tournament opening win. Meanwhile, Costa Rica fell 3-0 on Friday in its 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup debut at Wellington Regional Stadium. Costa Rican center-back Valeria del Campo actually opened the scoring on the day with her own goal.
How to Watch Japan vs. Costa Rica Women's World Cup Today:
Game Date: July 26, 2023
Game Time: 1:00 a.m. ET
TV: FS1 4K
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The match on Wednesday marks the first-ever meeting between Japan and Costa Rica in the FIFA Women's World Cup, with the Japanese side winning just one of its seven matches against CONCACAF competition at the tournament. The singular victory was a 4-0 thrashing of Mexico in 2011.
Costa Rica, meanwhile, has yet to win a game at the FIFA Women's World Cup in four total matches, drawing twice and losing twice in that span.
Don't miss the thrilling matchup between Japan and Costa Rica on Wednesday in 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup action.
What time does the match start? What TV channel is it on? - Wednesday’s match will kickoff at 1 a.m. ET from New Zealand. The TV channels for the World Cup will be FOX and FS1 in English as well as Univision and Telemundo in Spanish.
Live stream info: fuboTV | DirecTV Stream | Sling - Fans have a variety of ways to stream Women’s World Cup soccer matches this year, including Sling, which is one of the cheapest streaming options. Fans can also sign up for free trials via fuboTV and DirecTV Stream.
Viewers who have a cable subscription can use the login credentials from their TV provider to watch via FOX Sports.
More World Cup coverage via Associated Press
HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hinata Miyazawa scored a pair of goals, while Mina Tanaka and Jun Endo each added a goal and an assist, as Japan shut out Zambia 5-0 to open Women’s World Cup play Saturday for both sides.
Miyazawa found the back of the net with one-time finishes on either side of halftime to secure an easy win over the Copper Queens in what was their World Cup debut.
Tanaka, denied goals twice on offside calls, scored in similar fashion in the 55th minute, assisted by Endo.