Category Archives: World Cup Qualifying

Mexico set to host New Zealand in first leg of much-anticipated World Cup playoff series

It is do-or-die time for Mexico, who are set to host New Zealand in the first of a two-legged World Cup qualifying playoff series at Estadio Azteca on Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading »

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Portugal drawn with Sweden, France with Ukraine in UEFA Playoff draw

Portugal was drawn with Sweden in the UEFA playoff draw, meaning that one of either Cristiano Ronaldo or Zlatan Ibrahimovic won’t be in action at the World Cup next year. Continue reading »

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USMNT 3, Panama 2: Match Reaction

The postgame reaction from the U.S. Men’s National Team players following their come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Panama in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday night. Continue reading »

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Five things to draw from USMNT’s successful Hexagonal campaign

The U.S. Men’s National Team enjoyed a largely successful final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, and several things were learned about the team as they navigated their way through the Hex. Continue reading »

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UEFA Rewind: England reaches World Cup, Iceland among teams to reach decisive play-offs, and more

By KEVIN KOCZWARA England sure likes to make their fans sweat.┬áIt seems to be part of the process in qualifying for the Three Lions, making an entire country wait and wait. Instead of breezing through a group like fans and … Continue reading »

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CONMEBOL Rewind: Uruguay beats Argentina, Chile edges Ecuador and more

By FRANCO PANIZO To no one’s surprise, Luis Suarez was back at the center of some controversy on Tuesday. Suarez helped Uruguay defeat Argentina, 3-2, in their final 2014 World Cup qualifier at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo on Tuesday night, … Continue reading »

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A closer look at Mexico’s reaction to USMNT’s victory over Panama

The day after the U.S. Men’s National Team saved Mexico from an embarrassingly early exit in World Cup qualifying, Mexican media was full of kind words for the Americans. Continue reading »

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How do you feel about USMNT saving Mexico?

The U.S. Men’s National Team rescued Mexico’s World Cup hopes by beating Panama on Tuesday night, but were you happy or displeased to see the Americans help out their arch-rivals? Continue reading »

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