World Cup 2022

Tron

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HUGH 2022 World Cup qualifier for the USA starts at 7:00 PM tonight on ESPN2

:usa:

Costa Rica is tonight’s villain
 

Tron

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ugly ass kit - lucky ass team
The kits are so ugly. I loved the white kits!

Youngest team to ever take the pitch for the USA.

I think I’ve seen Pulusic play one match for USMNT
 

kato

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white ones were great.

about time we develop - but this should have been the method for the past 10 years

pulusic is the truth, chelsea trumps the us
 

reno cool

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did Canada make it in? Any of the Soviet Republics? It already felt bush league with the US, now Canada? :facepalm
 

roguejuror

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did Canada make it in? Any of the Soviet Republics? It already felt bush league with the US, now Canada? :facepalm
Not yet, Caribbean and North America still have a few games to qualify.

In Europe only Germany and Denmark have clinched.

Qatar as the host is also in.

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In Europe all 10 group winners will make it plus 3 more spots. The 10 runners-up of each group and 2 more will have a 12 team playoff to pick the 3 additional. Two more matches left in Europe.

Group A: Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan
Group B: Spain, Sweden, Greece, Georgia, Kosovo
Group C: Italy, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Lithuania
Group D: France, Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan
Group E: Belgium, Wales, Czech Republic, Belarus, Estonia
Group F: Denmark, Austria, Scotland, Israel, Faroe Islands, Moldova
Group G: Netherlands, Turkey, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia, Gibraltar
Group H: Croatia, Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta
Group I: England, Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra, San Marino
Group J: Germany, Romania, Iceland, North Macedonia, Armenia, Liechtenstein

The Soviet Republics still fighting are, Armenia fighting for the runner up spot, Russia is leading their group, Poland has a chance to win the group or at least get runner up, Czech Republic fighting for the runner up spot, and Ukraine is fighting for the runner up spot.


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In South America none have qualify yet. From 10 teams only 4 go through. Six more matches left to go. If it would finish today bold would go in...


Brazil
Argentina
Ecuador
Colombia

Uruguay
Chile
Bolivia
Paraguay
Peru
Venezuela

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In North America and the Caribbean they played a tournament that eliminated most of those pesky little islands, and are now playing a second 8 team tournament where only 3 will get pick. Six more matches to go. If it would finish today bold would go in...

Mexico
USA
Canada

Panama
Costa Rica
Jamaica
El Salvador
Honduras


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In Africa 5 spots from these groups. The 10 group winners will play a head to head home and away match to determine the 5 spots. Morocco and Senegal have won their groups already. Two more matches to go.


Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea,
Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia
Group D: Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan
Group J: Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania



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In Asia two previous tournaments have eliminated most countries to leave these two groups. 4 spots will go to Asia, the group winners and runners-up. Six more matches to go. If it would finish today bold would go in...

Group A: Iran, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon
Group B: Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Vietnam


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A 5th team from Asia, a 5th team from South America, a 4th team from North America, and a team from Oceania will draw for home and away matches for the final remaining 2 spots.
 

reno cool

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thanx for the rundown. I was gonna root for Mexico, they too good to never win nothing. Common Mexico :mexico: