June 25, 2021

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FIFA World Cup 2022 – News – Puerto Rico, Cuba win big as Montserrat create history

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FIFA World Cup 2022™ - News - Puerto Rico, Cuba win big as Montserrat create history
  • Concacaf FIFA World Cup qualifiers resumed after two month break
  • Matches over the approaching week will conclude Round 1
  • Follow all of the motion as it occurs on the street to Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifiers returned on Wednesday within the North, Central America and Caribbean area following on from March’s opening motion. There have been clear winners throughout the board with Puerto Rico and Cuba amongst the targets, whereas tiny Montserrat recorded their first-ever World Cup victory.

Only the group chief will progress when Round 1 concludes subsequent Tuesday following a busy week of motion. FIFA.com critiques the motion as 5 matches occurred throughout the six teams.

Concacaf outcomes (All matches)

Dominica 3-0 Anguilla

Montserrat 4-0 US Virgin Islands

Cuba 5-0 British Virgin Islands

Cayman Islands 1-3 Aruba

Puerto Rico 7-0 Bahamas

There have been smiles in impartial Guatemala City for Cuba as their 11-match winless run in World Cup qualifying got here to a purpose-laden conclusion. A 4-purpose second-half onslaught accomplished a 5-0 win over British Virgin Islands for Leones del Caribe who have been within the World Cup winner’s circle for the primary time since 2008.

There was a fair greater win for Puerto Rico who kick-began their hopes with a 7-0 victory in a difficult Group F alongside St. Kitts and Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago. The end result was by no means unsure after the house aspect raced to a 4-0 lead on the break.

Montserrat ended their 21-yr watch for a World Cup win with a assured 4-0 victory over US Virgin Islands. Substitute Adrian Clifton bagged a second-half double as the Emerald Boys adopted up two attracts to open Group A. The end result pushes Montserrat – a tiny Caribbean nation of lower than 5,000 inhabitants – high of the standings, however two-time World Cup finalists El Salvador are only a level adrift with a match in hand.


Montserrat celebrate during Concacaf Nations League qualifying

© Concacaf

Elsewhere, Aruba received the battle of the cellar-dwellers in Group B with a 3-1 conquer Cayman Islands in a match that includes two groups with out a purpose from their respective opening two outings. Dominica additionally bought off the mark as three unanswered first-half targets have been sufficient for victory over Anguilla in Group C.


Concacaf Group Standings

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Concacaf Group Standings



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