CONCACAF Hexagonal - 2018 World Cup Qualifying Schedule & Standings

Fifth & Final Round (Hexagonal)

  PTS W L D GF GA GD
Mexico - x 21 6 0 3 16 7 +9
Costa Rica - x 16 4 1 4 14 8 +6
Panama - x 13 3 3 4 9 10 -1
Honduras - y 13 3 3 4 13 19 -6
United States 12 3 4 3 17 13 +4
Trinidad & Tobago 6 2 8 0 7 19 -12

x - Qualified for 2018 FIFA World Cup

y - Qualified for intercontinental playoff vs. Asian runners-up (Australia)

The USA were one of six nations to advance to the final round of 2018 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, also known as "The Hexagonal." 

The goal of the Americans in the Hexagonal was to finish among the top three to clinch an automatic berth to Russia 2018. The fourth-place finisher, Honduras, advance to a playoff against Asia's fifth-place finisher, Australia. The bottom two teams, the United States and Trinidad & Tobago, have been eliminated.

The USA faced a total of 10 matches in the Hexagonal, which opened Round 1 on November 11 against archrivals Mexico on US soil.

The qualifying process in the CONCACAF region began back in January 2015 and it has seen 29 nations eliminated along the way, leaving the final six survivors in "The Hex." 

Hexagonal Schedule

Nov 11, 2016 USA 1, Mexico 2 MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus
Nov 11, 2016 Honduras 0, Panama 1 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Nov 11, 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Costa Rica 2 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Nov 15 2016 Costa Rica 4, USA 0 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Nov 15, 2016 Panama 0, Mexico 0 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Nov 15, 2016 Honduras 3, Trinidad & Tobago 1 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Mar 24, 2017 USA 6, Honduras 0 Avaya Stadium, San Jose, Calif.
Mar 24, 2017 Trinidad & Tobago 1, Panama 0 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Mar 24, 2017 Mexico 2, Costa Rica 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Mar 28, 2017 Panama 1, USA 1 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Mar 28, 2017 Honduras 1, Costa Rica 1 Estadio Francisco Morazan, San Pedro Sula
Mar 28, 2017 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Mexico 1 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Jun. 8, 2017 Mexico 3, Honduras 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Jun. 8, 2017 USA 2, Trinidad & Tobago 0 Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Jun. 8, 2017 Costa Rica 0, Panama 0 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Jun. 11, 2017 Mexico 1, USA 1 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Jun. 13, 2017 Panama 2, Honduras 2 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Jun. 13, 2017 Costa Rica 2, Trinidad & Tobago 1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Sep 1, 2017 USA 0, Costa Rica 2 Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Sep 1, 2017 Mexico 1, Panama 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Sep 1, 2017 Trinidad & Tobago 1, Honduras 2 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Sep 5, 2017 Honduras 1, USA 1 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Sep 5, 2017 Panama 3, Trinidad & Tobago 0 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Sep 5, 2017 Costa Rica 1, Mexico 1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Oct. 6, 2017 USA 4, Panama 0 Orlando City Stadium, Orlando
Oct. 6, 2017 Mexico 3, Trinidad & Tobago 1 Estadio Alfonso Lastras, San Luis
Oct. 7, 2017 Costa Rica 1, Honduras 1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Oct. 10, 2017 Trinidad & Tobago 2, USA 1 Ato Bolden Stadium, Port of Spain
Oct. 10, 2017 Panama 2, Costa Rica 1 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Oct. 10, 2017 Honduras 3, Mexico 2 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula

Fourth Round

Top two finishers in each Fourth Round group advance to the Fifth Round of qualifying called "The Hexagonal."

GROUP A

Team PTS W L D GF GA GD
Mexico* 16 5 0 1 13 1 +12
Honduras* 8 2 2 2 6 6 0
Canada 7 2 3 1 5 8 -3
El Salvador 2 0 4 2 4 13 -9
Nov 13, 2015 Mexico 3, El Salvador 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Nov 13, 2015 Canada 1, Honduras 0 BC Place, Vancouver
Nov 17, 2015 Mexico 2, Honduras 0 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Nov 17, 2015 El Salvador 0, Canada 0 Estadio Cuscatlan, San Salvador
Mar 25, 2016 Mexico 3, Canada 0 BC Place, Vancouver
Mar 25, 2016 El Salvador 2, Honduras 2 Estadio Cuscatlan, San Salvador
Mar 29, 2016 Mexico 2, Canada 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Mar 29, 2016 Honduras 2, El Salvador 0 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Sep 2, 2016 El Salvador 1, Mexico 3 Estadio Cuscatlan, San Salvador
Sep 2, 2016 Honduras 2, Canada 1 Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
Sep 6, 2016 Mexico 0, Honduras 0 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Sep 6, 2016 Canada 3, El Salvador 1 BC Place, Vancouver

GROUP B

Team PTS W L D GF GA GD
Costa Rica* 16 5 0 1 11 3 +8
Panama* 10 3 2 1 8 5 +3
Haiti 4 1 4 1 2 4 -2
Jamaica 4 1 4 1 2 10 -8
Nov 13, 2015 Costa Rica 1, Haiti 0 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Nov 13, 2015 Jamaica 0, Panama 2 Independence Park, Kingston
Nov 17, 2015 Jamaica 1, Haiti 0 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince
Nov 17, 2015 Costa Rica 2, Panama 1 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Mar 25, 2016 Jamaica 1, Costa Rica 1 Independence Park, Kingston
Mar 25, 2016 Haiti 0, Panama 0 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince
Mar 29, 2016 Costa Rica 3, Jamaica 0 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Mar 29, 2016 Panama 1, Haiti 0 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Sep 2, 2016 Haiti 0, Costa Rica 1 Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince
Sep 2, 2016 Panama 2, Jamaica 0 Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City
Sep 6, 2016 Costa Rica 3, Panama 1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose
Sep 6, 2016 Jamaica 0, Haiti 2 Independence Park, Kingston

GROUP C

Team PTS W L D GF GA GD
USA* 13 4 1 1 20 3 +17
Trinidad & Tobago* 11 3 1 2 16 7 +9
Guatemala 10 3 2 1 18 11 +7
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 0 0 6 0 6 34 -28
Nov 13, 2015 USA 6, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 1 Busch Stadium, St. Louis
Nov 13, 2015 Guatemala 1, Trinidad & Tobago 2 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City
Nov 17, 2015 Guatemala 4, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 0 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown
Nov 17, 2015 Trinidad & Tobago 0, USA 0 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Mar 25, 2016 Guatemala 2, USA 0 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City
Mar 25, 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 3, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 2 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown
Mar 29, 2016 USA 4, Guatemala 0 MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus
Mar 29, 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 6, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 0 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Sep 2, 2016 St. Vincent & the Grenadines 0, USA 6 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown
Sep 2, 2016 Trinidad & Tobago 2, Guatemala 2 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain
Sep 6, 2016 USA 4, Trinidad & Tobago 0 EverBank Field, Jacksonville
Sep 6, 2016 Guatemala 9, St. Vincent & the Grenadines 3 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City

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