With certain complications, the United States National Team qualified for the Final of the Concacaf Nations League, in its first official match in a year and a half, where it has played friendly matches that have not satisfied one of its former figures, such as Clint Dempsey.
The former striker, who made his debut as an analyst on the CBS Sports network, had words for the matches that the Stars and Stripes team has played during the Coronavirus pandemic, with rivals such as Wales, Panama, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Northern Ireland and Switzerland.
This, considering that after the definition of the Concacaf Nations League against Mexico, next Sunday, the United States will play a friendly match on Wednesday, June 9, against Costa Rica, at the home of Real Salt Lake, the last one prior to their participation in the Cup. Gold 2021.
Thinking in the medium term, where from September Team USA will seek to play a World Cup again, in Qatar 2022, after his absence in Russia 2018, El Capo called on the Federation of his country to look for rivals from better quality if you want to make the leap.
"Why don't we play as a country against better teams ... when you're in the World Cup, you're going to have to play at that level," Dempsey emphasized on CBS Sports. Let us remember that the United States is already directly classified to the octagonal final, which from September will deliver three direct spots to the next World Cup, plus a half quota to play an intercontinental playoff.