Tuesday 15 June 2021

Panama In Its First World Cup; USA Eliminated

Roman Torres was the hero for Panama with an 88th-minute winner sending "Los Canaleros" to their first ever World Cup.

 

Román Torres scores late goal, sends Panama to 2018 FIFA World Cup

Despite the controversial refereeing, Panama came up with the needed win against Costa Rica to qualify for their first ever World Cup, and knocking out the USA.

- Advertisement -

The USA – and Costa Rica – are not happy with Panama’s opening goal. Replays clearly show that the ball did not cross the goal-line, yet Panama was credited with their first goal.

But it was Torres, who plays as a defender for Seattle Sounders FC, with time running out, two minutes before full time, who secured “Los Canaleros” a 2-1 comeback win over Costa Rica and historic passage to the world stage.

- Advertisement -

Honduras, the team that struggled against Costa Rica Saturday was able to beat Mexico. The three points earned Honduras an intercontinental playoff berth against Australia next month.

By virtue of the United States’ 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago and Honduras’ 3-2 win over Mexico, the U.S. fell to fifth in the CONCACAF standings and was eliminated from World Cup Qualifying. This marks the first time since 1986 that the U.S. national team has not qualified for the World Cup

The North, Central America and Caribbean confederation offers three and a half berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama are qualified.

Honduras has two win the playoff next month to give Jorge Luis Pinto his second World Cup team qualify. His first was as coach of Costa Rica in 2014.

 

- Advertisement -

 

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Simple to request certification of vaccines against covid-19 applied in Costa Rica and abroad

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health issued a new guideline on...

The US improves travel alerts for Central America; Not Costa Rica and Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - The United States has eased travel advisories for most...

MOST READ

Bribed with cars, sexual favors and money in exchange for road works contracts

QCOSTARICA - The OIJ uncovered a big pothole on Monday when it was announced that public officials had allied with construction companies that, apparently,...

The US improves travel alerts for Central America; Not Costa Rica and Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - The United States has eased travel advisories for most Central American countries, with the exception of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, according to...

Today’s Covid News: A slight drop in new cases and deaths is seen

QCOSTARICA - Faced with wasting a vaccine dose when people in the priority groups scheduled do not show up, and a substitute cannot be...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 11, “EVENS”

Today, Friday, June 11, only EVENS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

eHow to Become Successful in Online Casino Betting 

To become a successful gambler in the online industry, there is a lot to cover. It can be known to be a vastly different...

Nicaragua government assures that detainees violated one of the Ten Commandments

TODAY NICARAGUA – The vice president of Nicaragua and First Lady, Rosario Murillo, assured that those who feel persecuted are for the crimes they...

New Television Program To Promote Family Fun

Q ENTERTAINMENT - Attention families of Costa Rica! A new contest program, led by Douglas Sánchez and Verónica González, is looking for participants who...

Daniel Ortega undertook a hunt for presidential candidates and opponents

TODAY NICARAGUA – In an unprecedented persecution, the Daniel Ortega regime detained four presidential candidates in one week, a move that is part of...

Europe opens the doors to tourism, these are the requirements

Q TRAVEL - Europe opened the doors to tourism. While worldwide vaccination against covid-19 advances above the levels of each country, the restrictions are...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.