United States Outlasts Costa Rica for 2-1 Win in 2022 World Cup Qualifying

by Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report— Three days after a disappointing loss to Costa Rica,

the Guardian—USA 2-1 Costa Rica: 2022 World Cup qualifier – as it happened. Americans rally from early deficit for 2-1 win over TicosUnited States trailed after fastest goal conceded in 23 years20 min: A bit of a slow patch as the teams are mostly trading possession in the middle third. Weah, the last-minute start, has stood out in the early going even if the US team don’t have many chances to show for it. 16 min: Aaronson’s offering toward the far post is overcooked and out for a goal kick. Continue reading

Washington Post—U.S. survives early stumble, gathers itself for 2-1 win over Costa Rica in Cup qualifying. The Americans went down early but got an impressive equalizer from Sergiño Dest before intermision and went on to earn a crucial three points.

the Guardian—Japan 2-1 Australia: World Cup 2022 qualifier – as it happened. Socceroos’ 11-match winning streak comes to an endLate Aziz Behich own goal proves decisive in Saitama1 min: Peeeep! And we’re off in Saitama! Japan, in their blue home kit, get proceedings under way. Australia, as usual, in their green shirts and gold shorts. Anthem time. No hiccups. The Japanese anthem, Kimi Ga Yo, is one of my favourites. Pure relaxation. Let’s do this. Continue reading