Concacaf WC Qaulifying

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  1. SoCalJoe

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    Not going to push the panic button, but this Hex won't be easy.

    Costa Rica 2-0 road win at T&T. The Ticos have to be favored now to put 6 points between themselves and the US.

    Panama 1-0 road win at Honduras. This is the team we better be concerned with. That's a huge 3 points and they have to be regarded as a real threat. They host Mexico, which will be a chippy affair.

    Honduras host T&T. The Hondurans squeaked into the Hex and now faces a must win.
     
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    Can the US bring some snow to Costa Rica for tomorrow's match? That may help things a bit.
     
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    Evidently, JK will be in charge through the end of qualification REGARDLESS.
     
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    Costa Rica in the catbird's seat at 6 points. Mexico grabs 4 points from 2 away matches. Honduras got the needed win versus T&T (destined to finish 6th), but 3 points from 2 home matches is just okay. That leaves one and it bears repeating; Panama is a serious THREAT. They already won at Honduras (what are the chances this US team can go there and get 3 points?) and drew at home with Mexico (1 point better than the US). They are a scrappy, veteran, well organized group.
     
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    Thank you Trinidad & Tobago!! Lost in the 6-0 Honduras thrashing was Panama not being able to get a result in the Port of Spain losing 1-0. El Tri handled Costa Rica 2-0 and travel to T&T on Tues. If the Soca Warriors can spring another upset their own aspirations will be given life. The Hondurans next host Costa Rica in what should be a real test of pride.
     
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    The US obviously executed well but I think going forward Honduras will show they are better than their performance last night. It seemed like one of those nights where everything the US tried worked and every chance Honduras created was just inches away.
     
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    El Tri w/a scrappy 0-1 win at T&T, but caught a break with an offsides call on what should of been a T&T goal

    Honduras did bounce back and scored the opening goal, but Costa Rica was able to score the equalizer and hold on to a point.
     
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    http://www.espnfc.us/world-cup-qualifying-concacaf/64/table

    Elsewhere on Thurs:

    Mexico hosts Honduras. The Hondurans have a bad GD (thanks to the 6-0 loss to the US), here's hoping El Tri adds to it and they stay at 4 points.

    Panama travels to Costa Rica. Thinking that the Ticos winning would be the best result, but a draw wouldn't be horrible since it gives the US a chance to zero in on second place. A Panama win on the road and they drag Costa Rica squarely into the fight.
     
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    Panama with a huge point at Costa Rica (0-0), who were a man down for last 35 minutes.

    El Tri cruises 3 nil over Honduras.

    Hex is shaping up w/3 teams battling for 2 spots, with the odd team out in a playoff.
     
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    The Ticos are hosting T&T and Panama is home to Honduras (both games Tues). Have to hope Honduras can get a result, but they've looked awful.
     
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    Costa Rica squeaked by T&T 2-1 w/Bryan Ruiz providing the winner.

    GOOD NEWS!!! Honduras drew at Panama 2-2. The Hondurans, knowing they could ill afford a loss and have any chance left in the Hex, took a 2-1 lead, but the hosts tied it in second half stoppage time.
     
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    Bryan Ruiz. Those days...

     
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    Yup. I still like this one best, though.

     
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