Skip to Content

Still building home-field advantage, US stumbles on road

By RONALD BLUM
AP Sports Writer

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — A 1-0 loss to Panama again highlighted the United States’ disadvantage on the road in Central America and put pressure on the Americans to win at home against Costa Rica on Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio. England has Wembley and Mexico has the Azteca, but the U.S. moves games around like a vagabond. To qualify for World Cups, a team generally has to win its home games and pick up occasional points on the road. The U.S. lost home games to Mexico and Costa Rica in the 2018 cycle, failing to qualify for the World Cup.

Article Topic Follows: ap-national-sports

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KVIA ABC 7 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content