CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers

Crónica Hexagonal | Panamá 2-3 USA… Canaleros regalan el repechaje al Mundial en dos minutos

Panamá cae en los últimos minutos ante EU y dejó escapar el repechaje al Mundial
FINAL: PAN 2-3 USA

Gabriel Torres y Luis Tejeda le estaban dando la oportunidad hasta el minuto 84 a la Selección de Panamá de obtener el cupo al repechaje que México estaba desperdiciando con su derrota 2-1 sobre Costa Rica en la capital tica.

Crónica Hexagonal | Costa Rica 2-1 México: Ticos derrotan a México, que aun con el revés se metió inmerecidamente al repechaje

Ticos derrotan a México, que aun con el revés se metió inmerecidamente al repechaje
FINAL: CRC 2-1 MEX
FutbolMLS.com

Costa Rica puso corazón, orgullo, futbol y le ganó 2-1 a un México que sigue perdido, que no juega a nada y que hoy se encuentra en repechaje no gracias a ellos, sino gracias a la selección de los Estados Unidos.

Armchair Analyst: Three things we learned from the USMNT decision to play all 90

Analyst: Three things we learned from the USMNT playing all 90
MLSsoccer.com

The numbers I saw thrown around in the Spanish-speaking soccer world tonight suggested that, if Mexico missed out on the World Cup, it would have cost the federation, TV networks and advertisers anywhere from $600 million to $1 billion dollars. Good thing for them the USMNT played the full 90.

Panama 2, USMNT 3 | World Cup Qualifying Match Recap

PAN 2, USA 3: Zusi, Johannsson score late to extinguish Panama's hopes
MLSsoccer.com

PANAMA CITY, Panama – When the clock hit 90 minutes, the Estadio Rommel Fernández was gearing up to celebrate an improbable fourth-place finish in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, and a playoff date with New Zealand that could've booked the country's first-ever World Cup appearance.

Just minutes later, two US goals left the stadium in stunned silence.

Int'l Roundup: Alvaro Saborio scores in Costa Rica win, Honduras through to World Cup

Int'l Roundup: Sabo scores, Brown shines and Honduras head to Brazil
MLSsoccer.com

MLS was heavily-represnted as usual in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, with Real Salt Lake's Álvaro Saborío and his Costa Rica team providing the exclamation point on a dramatic finale to the region's qualifying tournament.

USMNT: Jurgen Klinsmann remains confident in Brad Evans, DaMarcus Beasley pairing at fullback

Klinsmann remains confident in unlikely full back pairing of Evans, Beasley
MLSsoccer.com

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Jurgen Klinsmann hears the chatter. Brad Evans (above) isn’t a right back at club level, and DaMarcus Beasley is far better suited to the left wing.

Klinsmann hears it. He just doesn’t care.

Costa Rica fans welcome Mexico with a casket and cadaver on the back of a truck | SIDELINE

Costa Ricans welcome Mexican national team with casket and cadaver | SIDELINE
MLSsoccer.com

The elation of qualifying directly to the World Cup seems to have already worn off for Costa Ricans.

Ahead of Tuesday night's CONCACAF Hexagonal finale against Mexico (9:30 pm ET, Telemundo), the Ticos have gone from joyful to downright macabre.

As the Mexican national team rolled up to Estadio Nacional for their walkthrough on Monday, the team bus drove past a casket in the colors of the Mexican flag with a plastic cadaver in it.

World Cup Qualifying Pick 'Em: MLSsoccer.com editors say #PANvUSA is a toss-up

Pick 'Em: Toss-up? Editors see no favorite in Panama vs. USA
MLSsoccer.com

Each week during the MLS season, the MLSsoccer.com editors share their picks ahead of league matches. This time, they take a crack at Tuesday's World Cup qualifying match between the United States and Panama in Panama City (9:30 pm ET, beIN Sport).

Disagree? Make your voice heard in the comment section below!

USMNT: Jurgen Klinsmann patient with struggling Clint Dempsey, whose challenges are "ice cold water"

Klinsmann patient with struggling Dempsey: "His challenges are ice-cold"
MLSsoccer.com

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Clint Dempsey may not link up with his international teammates again until 2014, and that’s just fine with Jurgen Klinsmann.

USMNT: Jozy Altidore's struggles with EPL club Sunderland "no concern at all" to Jurgen Klinsmann

Altidore's struggles at Sunderland "no concern at all" to Klinsmann
MLSsoccer.com

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Jurgen Klinsmann’s never been one to linger in a comfort zone – eight club stops in a career lasting nearly two decades attest to that – so it’s no surprise that he’s not particularly worried about Jozy Altidore’s early struggles at Sunderland.

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