A win would have done the job for the Americans, and even a draw would've positioned them to be one of the 32 headed to Russia thanks to goal differential. A loss, however, opened the door for both Panama and Honduras to make a dramatic jump up the table, taking even a playoff against Australia off the table.
There was only one place to digest what happened tonight. After coverage ended on beIN SPORTS and NBC Universo, Club & Country: After the Whistle on YouTube or Facebook Live for complete analysis as the USMNT's dashed World Cup dreams left us in a state of shock.
ExtraTime Radio's Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle and David Gass were joined by Arielle Castillo to wrap up all the action -- with your help, of course. Call or text the Hot-Take Hotline at 401-206-0MLS with questions, comments or hot takes to be a part of the show!