Lima, March 27, 2022Updated on 03/27/2022 04:54 pm
The joy did not last long for Costa Rica, after the goal by Anthony Contreras, who made it 1-0 over El Salvador, in duel for the 13th round of the final octagonal Concacaf Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022. Cristian Gil appeared and put the 1-1 in the Cuscatlán Stadium.
At minute 31, one minute after the ‘Ticos’ goal, the Salvadoran striker received a pass from his teammate Kevin Reyes and defined before the exit of the PSG goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, who saw with surprise how the ball was put into his goal.
Costa Rica vs. El Salvador: the previous
The strengthened Costa Rica team will look for a victory on Sunday against El Salvador to consolidate the play-off position and maintain the dream of going to the Qatar-2022 World Cup, in the penultimate round of the Concacaf qualifier.
After the surprising 1-0 victory that ended with Canada undefeated on Thursday, Costa Rica added 19 points that now clearly allow them the option of the intercontinental playoff against a team from Oceania.
In addition, Costa Rica has one of the three direct quotas for Qatar granted by Concacaf, being three points behind the second and third places held by the United States and Mexico, both with 22, but the Stars and Stripes team has a better difference. the Gol.