Sunday, June 22, 2008

Guatemala Goes Through

Guatemala became the first of the USA's potential semifinal round opponents to reach the next phase, tacking a 3-1 victory onto a 6-0 route of St. Lucia from the first leg of the series. Gonzalo Romero potted a pair before the halftime whistle yesterday in St. Lucia as the Chapines cruised into the semifinal round. While the U.S. takes on Barbados this afternoon, all eyes will be on Prospect, Bermuda, where the small island nation of the coast of North Carolina takes a 2-1 lead into the second leg against 2006 FIFA World Cup participants Trinidad & Tobago. Meantime in Havana, Cuba carries a 4-3 lead into their concluding contest against Antigua & Barbuda. All of the semifinal participants in CONCACAF will be sorted by day's end, and we'll keep you posted as it all goes down ...

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