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Bulls Abroad: How to watch USA vs El Salvador in CONCACAF U-20 Championship Playoffs

The US has one last game if they want to qualify for the U-20 World Cup.

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The United States U-20, if they wish to advance to the U-20 World Cup, have one more opponent to get through, El Salvador. Here's how both teams got here.

USA: After a rocky start with 1 point from the first 2 games, the USA put together 3 straight wins to close out Group A as the second best team in the group, beating out Guatemala in Goal Difference.

  • Match 1: USA 1-1 Guatemala
  • Match 2: Panama 1-0 USA
  • Match 3: Aruba 0-8 USA
  • Match 4: Jamaica 0-2 USA
  • Match 5: USA 1-0 Trinadad & Tobago

Group Stage Results: 3-1-1 (10 points), 12 GF, 2 GA, +10 GD, #2 in Group A

El Salvador: Opened up with 2 straight draws against Honduras and Haiti. They won match #3, edging out Canada 3-2 before losing to the automatic qualifier from group B, Mexico. They won on their last match day to secure their spot.

  • Match 1: Honduras 2-2 El Salvador
  • Match 2: El Salvador 1-1 Haiti
  • Match 3: El Salvador 3-2 Canada
  • Match 4: El Salvador 1-3 Mexico
  • Match 5: Cuba 0-2 El Salvador

Group Stage Results: 2-2-1 (9 points), 9 GF, 8 GA, +1 GD, #3 in Group B

The winner of the match will advance to the 2015 U-20 World Cup. The US is the obvious favorite, coming on strong in the last three matches. The defense has been stout not allowing a goal in 270 minutes. The New York Red Bulls' Matt Miazga helped with 180 minutes played in the last two matches, and will be expected to start again in the final match of the tournament.


USA vs El Salvador

Date: 24 January 2015

Start: 5:30 pm (Eastern)

Venue: Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica

TV: Fox Sports 2 (FS2), Univision Deportes Network (UDN)

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