Simply a few days faraway from a disappointing street loss, the Untied States look to bounce again Wednesday evening after they meet Costa Rica on house soil, searching for their third win in FIFA World Cup Qualifying motion.
After profitable back-to-back video games relationship again to the final qualfier swing in September, the U.S. hit an enormous street blocked on Sunday, losing to Panama 1-0 in Panama City, snapping their 13-game unbeaten streak. A reshuffled lineup was no in sync in any respect, ensuing the Panama squad outshooting the Individuals 8-5, with the U.S. not registering a single shot heading in the right direction. The lone aim got here within the 54th-minute when Anibal Godoy scored for Panama. The U.S. now are 2-2-1 within the spherical robin, tied for second with Panama, every nation holding eight factors, three again of the main Mexican squad.
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Just like the Individuals, Costa Rica solely has one loss to date the ultimate spherical, however have solely been victorious as soon as so far, as they’re fifth within the group with six factors, only one behind Canada. They’re 1-3-1 after selecting up their first win this previous Sunday, when held of El Salvador with a 2-1 victory, with Bryan Ruiz and Celso Borges the objectives scorers.
Traditionally, the battles between the U.S. and Costa Rica have been shut, with the Yankees holding a slim 18-16-5 file towards their Carribbean foes. But, it’s Costa Rica who has performed effectively within the World Cup Qualifying matches, as they 6-11-3 towards the Individuals.
What: CONCACAF FIFA World Cup Qualifying
Who: United States vs. Costa Rica
When: Wednesday, October 13
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
The place: Decrease.com Area (Columbus, Ohio)
Channel: ESPN2, TUDN, Univision
Check out the CONCACAF Qualifying results and standings