Chicago (AP) —The United States will qualify for the Home World Cup against Mexico in Cincinnati, finishing five consecutive victories in Columbus, Ohio.
The US Football Federation announced on Wednesday that the November 12th match will be played at the TQL Stadium. The TQL Stadium is a venue with a capacity of 26,000, which opened in May as the home of the city’s Major League Soccer teams.
The United States defeated Mexico 2-0 in the 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2013 World Cup qualifiers at the Columbus Crew Stadium. The match against Eltori was nicknamed “Doscello”.
Mexico beat the United States 2-1 with Rafael Marquez’s 89-minute goal in 2016 qualifying in Columbus. This was an important home defeat in the hexagonal opening match in 2018 qualifying, ending the seventh consecutive World Cup US win. ..
The United States will play its first home match in the 2022 World Cup pandemic delayed qualifying against Canada on September 5 in Nashville, Tennessee, three days after opening in El Salvador and three days before playing in Honduras. .. The United States will host Jamaica on October 7 in Austin, Texas, ahead of the match in Panama three days later and the home game against Costa Rica on October 13.
The USSF was scheduled to announce a Costa Rica match on Thursday Lower.com Field, Crew’s new 20,011 seating house opened on July 3rd.
Following the match against Mexico, qualifying will take place in Jamaica on November 17th.
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