CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers

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

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

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

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: editors say #PANvUSA is a toss-up

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

Each week during the MLS season, the 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"

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

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.

DEBATE: Can you cheer for USMNT to lose if it means Mexico missing the World Cup? | SIDELINE

DEBATE: Is Mexico missing the World Cup worth a USMNT loss?

Would you ever cut off your nose to spite your face?

While most readers will have little trouble answering "No" to that question, Tuesday night's final round of CONCACAF group stage World Cup qualifiers offers US national team fans the next best, real life alternative to the barbaric analogy.

Would you sacrifice an American loss if it meant Mexico potentially missing out on the World Cup?

Panama vs. USMNT | World Cup 2014 Qualifying Preview

Panama vs. USMNT: Will Yanks spoil Panama's dreams?

Panama vs. USA
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 9:30 pm ET
Estadio Rommel Fernández, Ciudad de Panama
Watch on beIN Sport

USMNT: Already clinched, players still need "to show everything" they have for spot on Brazil roster

Klinsmann looking for players to "build a case for Brazil" vs. Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama – The United States may be playing with house money on Tuesday, their place in Brazil next summer already guaranteed, but Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t letting his squad forget just how high the stakes are for their opponents.

Previa Hexagonal CONCACAF: Panamá apuesta todo frente al amo y señor de la zona Estados Unidos

Panamá apuesta todo frente al amo y señor de la zona Estados Unidos

Panamá aun sueña con el Mundial, mientras que Estados Unidos ya ve este juego como un mero trámite como preparación para la Copa del Mundo.

Los panameños estuvieron muy cerca de lograr el empate en el Estadio Azteca lo cual los hubiera dejado como cuarto lugar del Hexagonal, y tendrían aun su destino en sus propias manos, sin embargo un golazo de chilena los despojó de esa posibilidad.

Previa Hexagonal CONCACAF: Honduras tiene el champagne listo para destaparse en Jamaica

Catrachos dependen de sí mismos para ir al Mundial; ante Jamaica solo les basta un empate
Honduras, con la mesa servida
Eliminatorias 2014

Honduras tiene en sus manos cubrirse de gloria, y darle a sus hinchas la tercera gran satisfacción en su historia de clasificarse a una Copa del Mundo, ya que solo necesitan de sacar un empate frente al eliminado Jamaica para asegurar su pase directo.

Los catrachos ya palpitan el Mundial, saben que la clasificación está a la vista. Tras el triunfo frente a los costarricenses de 1-0, con un gol de Jerry Bengtson, Honduras viajó a la isla caribeña para verse las caras con los Reggae Boyz.

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