CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Continues This Week

Scott LudwigContributor IJanuary 15, 2017

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

GroupGPWDL+/-PTS
Costa Rica64029:912
Honduras631210:610
USA631211:810
Mexico63038:99
El Salvador61236:85
Trinidad & Tobago61237:115

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.