To say that United States It’s the land of opportunity is back in fashion, at least in Qatar. The Qatari national team was invited to the Gold Cup 2021, that is celebrated in the North American country, for being the hostess of the next World Cup 2022, the same reason why you already went to the America’s Cup 2019, and that is giving Qatar a international experience in large key tournaments to try to do a good job in the World Cup that he organizes.
And for now the American dream still alive. Qatar passed the group stage of the Gold Cup with ease after winning with solvency Honduras (0-2), Granada (0-4) and tie with Panama (3-3). The selection led by the Spanish Sánchez Bas He went as first classified to the quarterfinals, in which he faced El Salvador (3-2) last Sunday and will look for the pass to the final of the top CONCACAF competition in a challenge of height: he will face the United States, the great favorite, in Austin (Texas) at dawn from Thursday to Friday.
Two years after proclaiming himself Asian champion, Qatar keeps the block of the team with the idea of reaching their World Cup with a strong group and experienced in big tournaments. Already in the America Cup he was about to give the big surprise and qualify for the quarterfinals of the tournament, in which he managed to draw against Paraguay (2-2) and the pass was played on the last day against Argentina, that ended up winning by (2-0).
As in the two previous great appointments, the big star of Sánchez Bas’s selection is the forward Ali Almoez, formerly of the Cultural Leonesa, who with nine goals was the top scorer of the Asia Cup and who leads the scorers’ ranking of this Gold Cup, in which he has four goals.