Trying to attain the Olympics males’s soccer match for the primary time since 2008, the US Males’s Nationwide Workforce under-23 squad will face Honduras on Saturday with a visit to Tokyo on the road.
America completed second in Group A play on the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Event at Mexico, following a 1-0 defeat to the host nation on Wednesday. Honduras gained Group B following a 1-1 tie towards Canada on Thursday.
For the reason that prime two groups within the match advance to the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the semifinal matchups really resolve who will advance. The Tokyo Olympics have been delayed a 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The USA’s U-23 crew will tackle Honduras within the first semifinal Sunday at Estadio Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico. Within the second semifinal matchup, Mexico will face off towards Canada.
In 2015, the US had an opportunity to earn an Olympic berth with a victory however fell 2-0 to Honduras. Mexico gained the gold medal on the London Olympics in 2012, whereas Canada has by no means superior to the Video games. The U.S. did not advance out of group play on the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Although the 2 semifinal winners advance to the Tokyo Olympics, they nonetheless will meet within the match championship recreation on Tuesday.
–Area Stage Media