The CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers have already began and the United States U-23 Men's National Team will face Dominican Republic in the second round of the competition. These two sides have started in different ways, as the US had a good first match, while the Caribbean team has to bounce back. Here, we'll take a look into the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it in the US.
Jason Kreis' squad have started the tournament with a narrow but important win over a tough rival such as Costa Rica. Their journey to accomplish a berth for Tokyo 2021 still has many challenges left, and they'll try to make another step forward in this game.
The Dominican Republic couldn't resist against Mexico, a strong candidate to claim one of the two spots for the Olympic Games, and needs to recover as fast as possible if they want to get into the knockout stage. They have more mighty rivals to face in the following matches.
Dominican Republic vs USMNT: Match Information
Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021
Time: 7 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Akron, Guadalajara
Dominican Republic vs USMNT: Time by State in the US
ET: 7 PM
CT: 6 PM
MT: 5 PM
PT: 4 PM
Dominican Republic vs USMNT: Storylines
The Caribbean team got into this final stage of the Concacaf Qualifiers in a good manner, winning the three games of the Group where they faced Saint Lucia, Puerto Rico, and Saint Cristopher and Nevis. However, Mexico destroyed them by a 4-1 margin in the first round of this tournament, which puts them in a challenging situation for the rest of the games.
The US U-23 national team have the pressure to clinch one of the two places for the Tokyo Olympic Games, as they couldn't do it in the last two campaigns. They started with the right foot in this competition, though, which allows them to believe they can finally do it.
Dominican Republic vs USMNT: 2021 Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Standings
The US national team have three points, such as Mexico, but are second due to goal difference. Dominican Republic are at the bottom of Group A, with no points like Costa Rica, but below them because of the -3 goal difference.
How to watch or live stream Dominican Republic vs USMNT in the US
The game to be played between Dominican Republic and the United States U-23 Men's National Team will be broadcasted in the US by Foxsports.com, TUDN USA, TUDN App, Fox Sports 1, TUDN.com and TUDN Radio.
Dominican Republic vs USMNT: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers didn't place their bets yet, as they may have found it too soon to tell. Still, the US national team seem to be the favorite side to claim the three points in this game, but of course that Dominican Republic may give a surprise and recover.