Costa Rica has already qualified for World Cup play in Brazil. So, yesterday’s 1-0 loss by Costa Rica’s national soccer team (” La Sele”) to Honduras is of no importance. Nor will it matter what happens on Tuesday against Mexico.
Following Friday’s play, Mexico into fourth place in CONCACAF qualifying, three points ahead of Panama and three points behind third-placed Honduras with one game to play. The top three teams qualify automatically for the World Cup, while the fourth team faces an intercontinental playoff against New Zealand.
In fact, Mexico lays it all on the line to keep its World Cup hopes alive on the road against Costa Rica.
Mexico’s rollercoaster ride in World Cup Qualifying continues and has a clear mission in hostile territory: Win to keep its hopes alive of reaching soccer’s biggest stage.
A win for “La Sele” would be their first in Wold Cup Qualifying over Mexico in more than 20 years.