Category Archives: World Cup Qualifying

Uruguay on brink of World Cup berth after routing Jordan in playoff first leg

By FRANCO PANIZO Forget having one foot in the door. Uruguay is as close to having both in as any team could after playing just the first leg of a playoff series. Uruguay all but looked to have assured its … Continue reading »

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Mexico cruises past New Zealand in first leg playoff to move closer to World Cup

Mexico dismantled New Zealand 5-1 at Estadio Azteca on Wednesday afternoon in the first leg of their playoff series to move one step closer to the 2014 World Cup. Continue reading »

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Mexico set to host New Zealand in first leg of much-anticipated World Cup playoff series

It is do-or-die time for Mexico, who are set to host New Zealand in the first of a two-legged World Cup qualifying playoff series at Estadio Azteca on Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading »

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Portugal drawn with Sweden, France with Ukraine in UEFA Playoff draw

Portugal was drawn with Sweden in the UEFA playoff draw, meaning that one of either Cristiano Ronaldo or Zlatan Ibrahimovic won’t be in action at the World Cup next year. Continue reading »

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USMNT 3, Panama 2: Match Reaction

The postgame reaction from the U.S. Men’s National Team players following their come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Panama in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday night. Continue reading »

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Five things to draw from USMNT’s successful Hexagonal campaign

The U.S. Men’s National Team enjoyed a largely successful final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, and several things were learned about the team as they navigated their way through the Hex. Continue reading »

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