WCQ Final Round Schedule Announced

The United States Men’s National Team learned their schedule for the final round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying with a draw in Miami on Wednesday. The U.S. will open the final round on Feb. 6, 2013, at Honduras.

The Americans return home to face Costa Rica on March 22 before heading to Mexico on March 26. The U.S. won in Mexico for the first time on Aug. 15 this year.

After those two key matches, the U.S. plays at Jamaica on June 7, and against Panama on June 11 and Honduras on June 18, both on American soil. The U.S. returns to action with a trip to Costa Rica on Sept. 6 and a home match against Mexico on Sept. 10.

The U.S. finishes off World Cup qualifying with a home match against Jamaica on Oct. 11 and a trip to Panama on Oct. 15.

The top three teams in the Final Round advance to the World Cup, while the fourth-place team enters a playoff with OFC’s first-place team for a spot.

The U.S. qualified for the Final Round after topping Group A in the Third Round with a 4-1-1 (13 points) record.

Feb. 6: at Honduras
March 22: vs. Costa Rica
March 26: at Mexico
June 7: at Jamaica
June 11: vs. Panama
June 18: vs. Honduras
Sept. 6: at Costa Rica
Sept. 10: vs. Mexico
Oct. 11: vs. Jamaica
Oct. 15: at Panama

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About Sean Donahue

Sean Donahue has been covering the New England Revolution since 2002 for various publications. He has covered four MLS Cups, in addition to covering various international matches, including World Cup Qualifying and the CONCACAF Gold Cup. He has done freelance work for the AP and ESPN Boston. Sean hosted Revolution Recap, a weekly radio program covering the New England Revolution and U.S. Men's National Team from 2005-2008. He is a member of the North American Soccer Reporters. Sean can be reached at nesoccertoday@gmail.com or followed on twitter @SeanLDonahue