Advertisement
Saturday, Sep 25, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

USA To Play FIFA World Cup Qualifier Against Mexico In Cincinnati

The US plays its first home match of pandemic-delayed qualifying for the 2022 World Cup against Canada on September 5

USA To Play FIFA World Cup Qualifier Against Mexico In Cincinnati
FIFA Football World Cup Trophy | File Photo
USA To Play FIFA World Cup Qualifier Against Mexico In Cincinnati
outlookindia.com
2021-07-29T15:28:10+05:30

The United States will play its home World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Cincinnati, ending a streak of five straight in Columbus, Ohio. (More Football News)

The US Soccer Federation said Wednesday that the November 12 match will be at TQL Stadium, the 26,000-capacity venue that opened in May as home of the city's Major League football team.

The US beat Mexico in World Cup qualifiers at Columbus Crew Stadium in 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2013, all by 2-0 scores. The match against El Tri gained the nickname "Dos a Cero."

Mexico beat the US 2-1 in a 2016 qualifier in Columbus on an 89th-minute goal by Rafa Márquez, a key home defeat in the opening match of the hexagonal for 2018 qualifying as the US streak of seven straight World Cups came to an end.

The US plays its first home match of pandemic-delayed qualifying for the 2022 World Cup against Canada on September 5 in Nashville, Tennessee, three days after opening at El Salvador and three days before playing at Honduras.

The US hosts Jamaica on October 7 in Austin, Texas, ahead of a match at Panama three days later and a home game against Costa Rica on October 13.

The USSF planned to announce Thursday that the Costa Rica match will be at Lower.com Field, the new 20,011-capacity home of the Crew that opened July 3.
The match against Mexico will be followed by a qualifier at Jamaica on November 17.

The logistics of the opening qualifier already have been complicated by the decision of German television broadcasters to move the matches of Tyler Adams' Leipzig and Josh Sargent's Werder Bremen to Sunday, August 29, which will delay their trans-Atlantic travel.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

The Password Is Cheat: Tech-Savvy Scamsters Take Control Of Online Entrance Exams

The Password Is Cheat: Tech-Savvy Scamsters Take Control Of Online Entrance Exams

Prestigious tests like JEE and NEET have been breached. A few lakh of rupees can get you an engineering or a medical seat.

Can The Govt Convince Moody’s To Upgrade India’s Sovereign Ratings?

Can The Govt Convince Moody’s To Upgrade India’s Sovereign Ratings?

While cutting India’s rating, Moody’s had cited policy challenges in addressing a prolonged economic slowdown and its deteriorating fiscal position.

IPL 2021: Chennai Beat Bengaluru By 6 Wickets; Reclaim Top Spot

IPL 2021: Chennai Beat Bengaluru By 6 Wickets; Reclaim Top Spot

Clinincal CSK chased down RCB's 156/6 with 11 balls to spare in Sharjah.

Hathras: A Poet's Note On A Post-Truth World

Hathras: A Poet's Note On A Post-Truth World

It disturbing but it is important to remember that violence repeats itself in the same ways. Meena Kandasamy's poem is a poem that is invested in the social.

Advertisement