USA vs. Costa Rica, 2022 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying: Scouting Costa Rica
This is the 41st all-time meeting between the two traditional continental powers, with the USMNT holding a narrow 18-16-6 historical advantage. Los Ticos opened the third round of CONCACAF World Cup qualification with a scoreless draw against Panama, a 1-0 loss to Mexico, and a 1-1 draw against Jamaica.
Joel Campbell, Jose Ortiz ruled out for Costa Rica’s trip to face USMNT
Campbell suffered an ankle sprain in Sunday’s 2-1 comeback win over El Salvador while Ortiz tested positive for COVID-19.
El Salvador: Meet fan who googled players to improve side – and was rewarded with full-time job
A fan who trawled the internet for players to help improve El Salvador’s national side is making his mark as their first full-time scout.
Inter Miami’s Phil Neville wants MLS investigation into referees: ‘We got cheated’
Miami suffered its fifth consecutive loss but Neville was furious after Gonzalo Higuain’s equalizing goal was ruled out by VAR for offside in the second half.
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