The selection of U.S won this Thursday by 1-0, at the stadium Lower.com Field in Columbus, Ohio (USA)to El Salvador and consolidated in second place in the qualifying rounds of the Concacaf for him Qatar World Cup 2022 who leads Canada.
On the ninth day of the qualifiers, those led by the coach Gregg Berhalter They won by a goal from Antonee Robinson to reach 18 points in the standings, one more than Mexicowhich is third after its victory against Jamaica in Kingston.
The United States dominated the first half, but did not open the scoring due to the good defense of The Saviorwho managed to place defenders at the right moments to avoid easy shots from the American forwards.
Jesus Ferrera had the clearest plays of those of Gregg Berhalter. In the 16th, the attacker of the FC Dallas He outwitted a marker and, with an advantage, sent his shot over the crossbar.
In 19 he received a center of Tim Weah who also sent over the goal defended by Mario Gonzalez.
The Saviorwith little on offense, created danger in the American area in minute 28 with a shot from Alexander Roldan that grazed the goalkeeper’s right post Matt Turner.
The Americans remained the protagonists of the match in the second half and were able to decipher the Salvadoran defense to open the scoring.
in 52, wow he finished on goal and Gonzalez saved, which caused a series of rebounds that allowed Robinsonleft leg, make it 1-0.
El Salvador did not bother again Turner, while mario gonzalez He became the best player of the Central Americans by rejecting shots from yunus musahat 55, and one from Robinson at 65.
1. United States: Matt Turner; Sergiño Dest, Walker Zimmerman, Antonee Robinson, Chris Richards; Tyler Adams, Yunus Musah (Kellyn Acosta m.89), Weston McKennie, Christian Pulisic (Brenden Aaronson m.64); Jesús Ferreira (Gyasi Zardes m.72) and Tim Weah (Jordan Morris m.72).
Selector: Gregg Berhalter.
0. El Salvador: Mario Gonzalez; Bryan Tamacas, Eduardo Vigil Acosta, Roberto Dominguez; Brayan Landaverde (Narciso Orellana m.72), Darwin Cerén (Joaquín Rivas m.83), Jairo Henriquez, Alexander Roldán, Alexander Larín (Nelson Sánchez Flores m.88); Cristian Gil Mosquera (Nelson Bonilla m.58) and Enrico Dueñas (Eric Calvillo m.58).
Selector: Hugo Perez.
Goal: 1-0, m.52: Antonee Robinson.
Referee: Bryan Lopez from Guatemala.
Incidents: Match of the ninth day of the Concacaf qualifier for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, played at the Lower.com Field stadium in Columbus, Ohio (USA).