Tuesday, December 7

Vital comeback: the youth of the United States thrashed Honduras and gained strength towards Qatar 2022

The United States was patient and found the goal in the second half.

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USA relied on his youngsters to react to an early goal by Honduras and finish beating “La H” in San Pedro Sula (1-4), to conclude with the triple date of the Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022 of the Concacaf.

Brayan moya, popcorn, made the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium explode with excitement at minute 27 โ€ฒ. He overtook Honduras and put the United States in check.

Honduras was more than its rival in the first 45 minutes. It was a deserved goal that did justice to what was seen on the field.

However, in the second half came the reaction of USA. From the dressing room, Antonee Robinson (24 years old) and Brenden Aaronson (20 years old) entered, who would lead the subsequent comeback.

Just at 48 โ€ฒ, Ricardo Pepi was combined with Robinson, who defined in a great way to get the tie.

At 75 โ€ฒ, 18-year-old Pepi continued his stellar journey, scoring his first goal with his country’s jersey on the day of his debut.

Pepi himself would combine with Aaronson to close the triumph of the United States at minute 86 โ€ฒ. 1-3 lethal in San Pedro Sula for “La H”, who fell in the complement.

Then Sebastian Lletget completed the win in injury time.

Changes made by coach Gregg Berhalter at halftime took effect: the three players who entered (Robinson, Aaronson and Lletget) they scored. A technical management masterclass in a game that completely changes the dynamics of the United States for the next date.

The youth stepped forward and struck. Honduras had no response to the vigor and drive of its rivals. Forceful comeback.

The selection of the stars and stripes ended the third day of the qualifying rounds with five units, which are added by Panama and Canada. Mexico leads the final octagonal with seven points.

The United States will continue its way to Qatar 2022 against the following rivals: Jamaica, Panama and Costa Rica. The three games will take place on the triple date of the coming month of October.


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