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Concacaf Qatar Qualifiers: Curaçao surprised and eliminated Guatemala

The selected team trained by Patrick Kluivert gave one of the great blows in the previous round by eliminating one of the always candidates

The disappointment of the Guatemalan players after being eliminated at the hands of Curaçao.
The disappointment of the Guatemalan players after being eliminated at the hands of Curaçao.

In a dramatic definition that was resolved by a greater number of goals in favor, zone C of the World Cup Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022 of the Concacaf was left in the hands of Curaçao, a selected team led by former Dutch striker Patrick Kluivert (former Barcelona), who drew goalless with Guatemala, in Willesmtad. 

The disappointment of the Guatemalan players after being eliminated at the hands of Curaçao

The two teams that faced each other tied for first place with 10 points from 4 games. However, the team of the Dutch colony added 15 goals in favor, while the ‘catrachos’ achieved 14 and remained on the sidelines of the classification.

Haiti also qualified

The Haitian soccer team entered the second phase of the Central American qualifier (Concacaf), by defeating Nicaragua 1-0, a result that allowed them to win group E of the preliminary classification.

At the Sylvio Cator stadium in the city of Port-au-Prince, the local team won with a solitary conquest by Derrick Etienne (St. 18m.), Taking advantage of a counter.

In this way, the Haitian team gathered 9 points in 3 presentations and continues with possibilities to access the final phase of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. For its part, the Nicaraguan team, with 6 units, was eliminated.

In another match that only served to complete the statistics, Cuba defeated Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1-0 as a visitor.

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