CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Continues This Week

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CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Continues This Week
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World Cup Qualifying continues this week with games on Saturday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 9.  An extremely close chase is on in CONCACAF, where three bids will be awarded to the 2010 World Cup.  A fourth bid may be won with the fourth place team in CONCACAF facing off with the fifth place team in CONMEBOL (South America).

CONCACAF Final Round

Group GP W D L +/- PTS
Costa Rica 6 4 0 2 9:9 12
Honduras 6 3 1 2 10:6 10
USA 6 3 1 2 11:8 10
Mexico 6 3 0 3 8:9 9
El Salvador 6 1 2 3 6:8 5
Trinidad & Tobago 6 1 2 3 7:11 5

Games kickoff tonight with USA hosting El Salvador.  If USA wants to assure itself in the top three of the group, this is a must-win match.

Trinidad & Tobago travel to Honduras and group leader Costa Rica plays host to Mexico in the other September 5 match-ups.

September 9 schedule:

Costa Rica at El Salvador

USA at Trinidad & Tobago

Honduras at Mexico

The final two match dates of qualifying are October 10 and 14.

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