The Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers are getting to the most exciting stages as the race for Qatar 2022 spots is warming up. Panama and Curaçao will face each other in the first leg of the second round hoping to get close to The Hex. Here, check out the match information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch it in the US.
Los Canaleros head to this game in great fashion after getting off to an outstanding start to their campaign. Thomas Christiansen's boys have been unstoppable in the group stage and they hope to keep extending their unbeaten run.
Meanwhile, the team coached by former Ajax and Barcelona legend Patrick Kluivert will try to pull off a shock after fighting hard to get here. It will be a must-watch for sure, as any of these two sides could go further in this tournament.
Panama vs Curaçao: Match Information
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time: 7:05 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Nacional Rod Carew, Panama
Panama vs Curaçao: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:05 PM
CT: 6:05 PM
MT: 5:05 PM
PT: 4:05 PM
Panama vs Curaçao: Storylines
This clash comes in great timing for Panama. Thomas Christiansen's side has been ruthless in Group D, where it grabbed the three points in all four matches to seal comfortably the first place. In the group finale, La Marea Roja proved their strength with a 3-0 win over República Dominicana to advance to the second round.
Meanwhile, Curaçao have had to work harder to finish atop Group C. Patrick Kluivert's boys faced a crucial game against Guatemala on Matchday 4 in which the winner would secure the first seed. However, their goalless tie benefited Curaçao, who progressed to this stage by goals scored.
How to watch or live stream Panama vs Curaçao in the US
The game between Panama and Curaçao to be played at Estadio Nacional Rod Carew for the first leg of the Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers 2022 second round will be broadcast in the US by UNIVERSO NOW, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Paramount+, and UNIVERSO.
Panama vs Curaçao: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have unveiled their predictions for this game, and they believe the hosts are favorites. FanDuel has given Panama odds of -170, while Curaçao have +430, and a tie would result in a +270 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.