Mexico They must beat Honduras by a difference of three goals or even four in case the Catrachos score on the Azteca stadium field. The outlook does not look simple, but even in the worst scenario con the Central American team eliminating the Tricolor from the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Nations League, the America Cup It would still be an option.
The direct pass to the most important national team tournament of the continent will be for the four teams that reach the semifinals of the Nations League, which, if completed at this time, would be Honduras, the United States, Panama and Canada. The bicolor thanks to giving an account of Mexico. The Americans for passing over Trinidad and Tobago; the Canaleros after their victory against the Ticos and the Maple Leafs for being superior to Jamaica.
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Concacaf still grants two more tickets to the Conmebol tournament, but to achieve this, they will have to face one more match, well, those eliminated. They will have to play a single game in Dallas, Texas, a direct eliminator that will be defined according to the FIFA ranking that will be released in the coming days.
The Concacaf play-in, if there were not a surprise, would have Mexico and Costa Rica as seeds, to face Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica respectively.
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The winners of those matches will face each other in a final with a pass to the South American tournament. While the losers will play for a third and fourth place that will be of very little use. This tournament will take place in the same week in which the final will be defined. And the champion of the Nations League, between March 23 and 30, 2024.
The Tricolor still has the opportunity to reach the Cup America despite the bad result in Tegucigalpa, although it will have the responsibility of coming back against a catracho team that will go out to defend its advantage in the Azteca.
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