Who are the ITV commentators for Spain v Costa Rica at World Cup 2022?

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If you're watching the World Cup 2022 game between Spain and Costa Rica and are wondering who the ITV commentators are, we've got you covered.

Clive Tyldesley is the is the main commentator for the Spain v Costa Rica live stream with Lee Dixon joining him on co-commentary. 

Clive Tyldesley is one of the most recognisable voices in football. He commentated for the BBC between 1992 and 1996 before making the move to ITV, where he was the channel's main commentator for England matches until 2020 and Champions League fixtures while the broadcaster had the rights to the competition. 

Former England international Lee Dixon won four English titles with Arsenal and played 22 times for his country. He has appeared both on ITV and BBC as a commentator and pundit, while most recently appearing on Channel 4's Nations League coverage.

In the studio, Laura Woods is on presenting duties, with Gary Neville, Eniola Aluko and Graeme Souness providing expert insight. 

Laura Woods is a familiar face to ITV Sport and Sky Sports viewers as well as a presenter on TalkSport. An Arsenal fan, Woods left Sky this year and currently works for DAZN, as part of their coverage of boxing and the Woman's Champions League, among others. 

Gary Neville is a former Manchester United captain who won two Champions League trophies and eight Premier League titles in over 600 appearances. A one-club man for his club, he racked up 85 England caps before becoming an assistant coach in the national set-up. He later managed Valencia.

Neville has been one of the leading analysts on Sky Sports since 2011. He first took on punditry on ITV for the 2002 World Cup, in which he was injured, and has appeared at tournaments for the channel since. He is known for his football intelligence and left-wing views, opposing the likes of the Super League and irresponsible ownership in football. 

Eni Aluko is the Sporting Director for women's team, Angel City in the United States. She competed in three World Cups for England, at the 2012 Olympics for Great Britain and won over 100 caps – she also represented the likes of Chelsea and Juventus at club level.

Aluko has done punditry work for the likes of BT Sport and Amazon Prime since retiring from playing. She is also a familiar face on women's football coverage on ITV. 

Graeme Souness is regarded as one of the finest midfielders of his generation, winning three European Cups at Liverpool and making over 50 appearances for Scotland before a managerial career that took him to Rangers, Galatasaray, Benfica and Newcastle among others. 

Souness is a regular on Sky Sports' coverage and has been a stalwart of Super Sunday since retiring from management. 

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Vincent Kompany among the BBC pundits.

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