USA picks up on last minute point in Honduras, Chile loses again

USA picks up on last minute point in Honduras, Chile loses again

The United States, with two more qualifiers to go yet not in the least win from their eighth world cup participation in a row. In and against Honduras made the team in the final stage is equal: 1-1.

The Americans wanted in San Pedro Sula revancheren for the thuisnederlaag last Friday against Costa Rica, but saw Honduras in the 27th minute to lead by Rommel Quioto, who earns his living at Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer.

Only five minutes before time, substitute Bobby Wood of Hamburger SV the precious equalizer for the U.S., that placement for the world cup in Russia in their own hands.

By the tie for both the US and Honduras nine points from eight matches. Thanks to a better goal difference, the Americans provisionally third, but Panama could be there Tuesday evening (local time) pass in a victory at Trinidad and Tobago. On October 7, plays the US at home against Panama.

The top three of the kwalificatiereeks of North and Central America and the Caribbean of the place directly for the world cup. For the number four, wait for a play-off against an Asian country, the winner of the duel Australia-Syria.


Chile has for the second time in five days of competition lost in the South American qualifying group for the world cup. The team lost in the thin air of La Paz 1-0 of Bolivia, and is in the danger zone. Number two, Colombia took home a point against the already qualified Brazil: 1-1.

Away games against Bolivia have been feared in South America. La Paz is at 4,000 meters altitude and the thin air supplies visiting countries is often conditional problems. Bolivia won this spring, all of Argentina, and on Tuesday had also Chile sacrified. The in their own country playing Juan Arce made at the beginning of the second half from a penalty kick the only goal of the match.


Number two, Colombia is two contest, for the end is still far from certain of the world cup. The team of coach José Pékerman took home a point against the already qualified Brazil. The ‘Seleçao’ came on the stroke of peace to lead through Chelsea player William. In the 56th minute, headed home Radamel Falcao, the world cup in 2014 had to miss due to a serious injury, the equalizer, in on indicate of PSV players Santiago Arias.

The best four countries in South America qualify directly for the world cup, the number five plays in the play-offs against New Zealand, the strongest country of Oceania.

Also Peru may with still two games to go, still hope at the first world cup-participation since 1982. The team picked up against Ecuador, the third victory in a row: 1-2. Feyenoorder Renato Tapia began in the base, and was after 62 minutes to the side achieved. Peru has the world cup ticket is now virtual inside, but will play in October against Argentina, and Colombia.


Tuesday evening (local time) play Argentina at home against Venezuela, and Uruguay visit Paraguay. Argentina occupied prior to this round the fifth place in the group.

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