USMNT has finally booked their berth in the upcoming World Cup 2022. The American national team suffered from a lot of dilemmas regarding their qualification. This happened predominantly due to a lack of consistency in the qualifying rounds.
The team started off in a promising manner. They won some of their initial games. However, things started to fall apart as the tournament progressed. The team failed to play well and suffered some humiliating losses.
However, the players were determined to take their nation into the World Cup. It was for this reason that the footballers came together and clicked at the right moment. The American National team had some decent games towards the fag end of the qualifying tournament.
The win against Panama proved to be a decisive factor for qualification. The USMNT played flawless football to thrash Panama 5-1. Their last game against Costa Rica was down to a mere formality.
America could not persist with its good work and failed to beat Costa Rica. However, the 2-0 loss to Costa Rica will not affect the team’s chances of qualifying for Qatar. Let us learn more about the story in detail below.
USMNT Qualify For The World Cup
It was a night of jubilation for both the USMNT players and their fans. After a gap of several years, America has once again qualified for the Fifa World Cup.
They failed to do so in 2018. Despite losing their final match to Costa Rica, the team will be going to Qatar thanks to the automatic qualification berth.
According to FIFA rules, the CONCACAF group has a quota of these automatic qualifications.
USMNT qualified as one of the three teams. The other two teams were Canada and Mexico. The team ended the qualifiers with a total of seven victories and three losses.