Canada, United States and Mexico at the World Cup in Qatar

Canadaafter 36 years; United States Yes Mexico qualified this Sunday directly by the Confederation of Football of North, Central America and the Caribbean (Concacaf) for the Qatar 2022 World Cupwhile Costa Rica secured their place in the playoffs against a team from Oceania.

On the thirteenth and penultimate date of the Concacaf octagonal final, the Canadians celebrated their return to the World Cup as leaders of the match after their participation in Mexico ’86 and the Ticos confirmed their fourth place which gives the quota to the playoffs.

Panama, on the other hand, lost 5-1 to the United States in Orlando and were eliminated on a late date.


Canada beat Jamaica 4-0 to qualify for Qatar 2022, the second all-time fixture in its history, and one it hadn’t played since the tournament in Mexico in 1986.

Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan, Junior Hoilett performed the miracle in a match without equivalence disputed in Toronto, and whose domination was confirmed with an own goal by the Jamaican Adrian Mariappa.

The game on the penultimate day of the Octagonal Final of the Concacaf Qualifiers was played at BMO Field, also known as Canada’s National Stadium.


Edson Álvarez, with a 70th-minute goal, sealed Mexico’s early qualification for the World Cup in Qatar, which won 0-1 against Honduras, bottom of the octagonal final.

The match at the Olympic Stadium in San Pedro, like many others in the final phase, was not attractive for the Gerard Martino.


The United States qualified for the World Cup by defeating Panama 5-1 and reaching 25 points, while the canaleros were left without an option.

Gregg Berhalter’s side took the lead with a 17th-minute penalty goal from Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic, and extended the lead through Paul Arriola of MLS FC Dallas in the 23rd minute.

The 3-0 came after 27 minutes, in the same first half, by Jesús Ferreira, Arriola’s teammate at the Texas club.

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The first half of the match ended with a second penalty from Pulisic at 45+4 and the hat-trick from Pulisic, star of the reigning Champions League champion, came in the 65th minute.

Aníbal Godoy was reduced for the Central Americans in the 86th minute.

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