The two finishedmain national team competitions andway of relief, the one corresponding to CONCACAF, a football region of notorious inequalities andthat has come under fire forits inconsistency and conflictsgenerated with CONMEBOL,where beans are also cooked,finally affecting the football development of the teams, putting at all timeseconomic purposes and unable to agree on timetables.
Gold Cup (I)
Matches with early goals,arbitration difficulties with the VARof adornment at times and certainmarked differences above allworking. Encountersheld on the weekend of 10and July 11.
He kicked off the tournament with a decent celebration at the Los Angeles Stadium.Dallas cowboys to quit theland to Mexico, with its labelas a favorite, and Trinidad and Tobago,betting on physical performance.The mood of the party changed radically from the hard blow that Lozano took, after receivinga shove in the area and crashing into the goalkeeper’s knee, losing consciousness and bleedingprofusely. He was taken to anearby hospital and is now stable. Meanwhile, theVAR did not even find out about the foul and the game continued in an atmosphererarefied, with several arrivals ofMexicans trying varietyof strategies that ranged from the shotmiddle distance to the raidaccompanied in the area, but withoutfind a good destination, either byOwn failures or wise interventions of the goalkeeper.
The second part passedwith the same script, with dangercontinuous on the goal of thearchipelago, which were closefor the first time of the rival arc in the60 ‘. The Mexicans respondedwith more zooms throughFunes Mori, Corona and Pineda whothey didn’t find the network, sometimes unbelievably. Near toend, there were two interruptions for homophobic screamingof the not so respectable, which should be the punished sector insteadof absurd solutions like making women pay for the broken dishesmen’s teams and stillworse, feminine Trinitarians do notthey shot at goal only onceand they had the ball less than 20%time: a triumph to havedrawn the tie. The Mexicansshot 30 times, 7 of them atbow and they could not move thecards: quite a defeat.
The first ten minutes betweenCanada and Martinique, nominatedas a French overseas territory, they passed between faultswith both admonished. In order tosurprise of locals and strangers,Rivière took advantage of a failure of thedefense to send theWest Indians, although the emotion did not last long: in five minutes those of thenorth they turned it around, thenfrom two previous announcements, with Larin’s header and shotde Osorio practically knocking on the door at 20 ‘. Shortly after,as to secure the somersault andend up forgetting about the mistake,scored the third goal through Eustáquio, placing thelow ball stuck to the post, unattainable for the goalkeeper. The Martinique scorer of the goal, keptpresence with some arrivals but it was the Canadians whothey kept generating more possibilities to extend the lead.
The second part ran under thecontrol logic by theof the maple leaf, knowing themselves superior and with a comfortable advantage inmarker. The first fifteenminutes went without major memorable events and from there,Canadians were generatingsome sporadic alternatives,among which one of therivals. The sequences returnedof fouls and cards accordingly, until Corbeanu resolvedwith shot to the right side tosentence the game with the fourthannotation for yours, already verynear the end of the engagement. Despite not having two orthree of its main players,Canada showed itself to be a goodtournament animator, while theAntilleans did what they could against a clearly more seasoned opponent.
Playing in their country, the United States decided to present a teamalternative to the Gold Cup, after winning the nascent Liga dethe CONCACAF Nations, to face this tournament. For its part, Haiti was organized for its debutwith a training that privileged the midfield as an areato be controlled. Theislanders at the start of the game butbefore minute ten, aftera couple of spar approaches included, the Northerners leftto the front with a head finish bypart of Vines. Some followedarrivals without much danger from Haiti, while the Americans, with a forced changedue to injury, they were better accommodatedin the field and were close toexpand the marker at the end of thefirst part.
For the complement, they followedboth teams with a similar approach, without the waters moving too much, until after thefifteen minutes when those at homethey crashed a shot into the postand they finished point blank so thatthe archer would shine. The visit kept trying with bombs oflong distance they did not finishto work, while avoiding a second so much to stay on the edge of the tie, which wasclose to appearing towards the endof the game, with a ball that bounced everywhere in the areabut that he finally did not findnetwork. Thus, the North American team B managed to takea victory finally fair but notfinished convincing in functionthan expected.
Triumph in the end
With a start full of faultswith some misplaced advance, HeSalvador was trying to pose aforward facing gameto get the most advantagesoon possible against Guatemala,painting that entered the remove before thecancellation of Curaçao for presenting several cases of COVID.Already passed the rubbing scheme,both teams had someapproaches with few consequences, although the guanacosthey appeared with greater assiduity in the opposing goal,showing more conviction fortake the victory but unleashing long-distance shots withoutthe necessary poison. The firsttime left without them being ablemove the nets, still withan option for the chapines thatgot lost in the rostrum.
The second part saw how thetendency in favor of Salvadorans deepened since thestart, with constant presence in the area and completion ofthe plays, with increasingdose of danger. Guatemalans, on the other hand, resignedor were unable togo to the other half of the fieldand the actions were concentratedin its territory. Like a pressure cooker, the siege intensified until finally the well-deserved goal fellthanks to a good shot from Roldán,down and placed, unreachable for the goalkeeper. Various changes ofthe two teams that did not alter the context of the game, althoughthose in white had an incredible opportunity to tie that the goalkeeper contained, already incompensation, settled withthe second goal for the Salvadorans, now through a good shot by Rivas in an effective off-hook on the hour. _
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