Following an unforgettable 2021 Gold Cup win, the United States arrived at this clash full of hope. However, they couldn't break the deadlock and have also suffered at the back, where GK Matt Turner played a key role to keep things level.
El Salvador vs USA: Match Preview
El Salvador and USA face each other in the Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers 2022. This game will take place at Estadio Cuscatlan in San Salvador today, September 2, 2021 at 10:05 PM (ET). The USMNT are looking for the opportunity to play again in a World Cup in Qatar 2022. Here is all the detailed information about this World Cup Qualifiers game including the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
El Salvador showed superior attacking capacity compared to all other Group A teams during the first round (Groups Stage) of the Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers 2022. And they swept Saint Kitts and Nevis in the second round. They are in their prime for the Qualifiers games.
The USA have everything it takes to board the plane that lands in Qatar 2022. They are inspired after winning the Gold Cup against Mexico in August 2021. Taking a look at the 26-man USMNT roster it is obvious that they can win all games in the qualifiers 2022.
El Salvador vs USA: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021.
Time: 10:05 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Cuscatlan, San Salvador, El Salvador.
El Salvador vs USA: Times by State in the US
ET: 10:05 PM
CT: 9:05 PM
MT: 8:05 PM
PT: 7:05 PM
El Salvador vs USA: Storylines
USA are lucky as they did not have to go through the first or second rounds of the new Concacaf format. USA are ranked 22nd in FIFA and that classifies them among the top five teams in Concacaf, therefore the top five do not have to play the early stages.
On the El Salvador side, things were different. They did not make the top five list. But they won three games and drew one in the group stage. El Salvador scored 19 goals and only allowed one goal between the first two rounds.
USA won the last four games against El Salvador. Of those four, two games were between 2009 and 2010 and on that occasion the USMNT won 2-1 each game. But the most recent game was in 2020, in the middle of the pandemic, they won 6-0.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free El Salvador vs USA in the U.S.
This game of the Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers 2022 will be available in multiple channels in the United States, to watch the game you can use your TV or download an app on your smartphone and tune in: UNIVERSO, CBS Sports Network, Paramount+, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, UNIVERSO NOW.
El Salvador vs USA: Predictions And Odds
USA are favorites with -195 moneyline at FanDuel. They have high expectations for the qualifiers games, plus the USMNT level has grown like never before. El Salvador are underdogs at home with +550 moneyline. The home team line is "good" since they are playing better than in previous years. The draw is offered at +300 odds.
* Odds via FanDuel.