Tuesday, March 28, 2017

FIFA World Cup Qualifying (CONCACAF): Team USA, Ticos Gain Raod Draws At Panama and Honduras Respectively; El Tri Down Soca Warriors In Port Of Spain

Three games were on the Tuesday schedule as the hexagonal round of CONCACAF-regional qualifying for next year's FIFA World Cup continued.

At San Pedro Sula, Honduras:

Kendall Waston's equalizer in the 68th minute lifted Costa Rica to a 1-1 road draw with Honduras.  Anthony Lozano scored for the hosts in the 35th minute.

At Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago:

Diego Reyes scored the only goal of the match in the 58th minute to carry Mexico to a 1-0 road win over Trinidad and Tobago.

At Panama City, Panama:

Gabriel Gomez delivered the equalizer in the 43rd minute as Panama salvaged a 1-1 road draw with the United States.  Clint Dempsey scored for the Americans in the 39th minute.

Hexagonal Round Standings:

1. Mexico (GP: 4; GD: +4; PTS: 10)
2. Costa Rica (GP: 4; GD: +4; PTS: 7)
3. Panama (GP: 4; GD: 0; PTS: 5)
4. United States (GP: 4; GD: +1; PTS: 4)
5. Honduras (GP: 4; GD: -5; PTS: 4)
6. Trinidad and Tobago (GP: 4; GD: -4; PTS: 3)

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