Skip to content
WCQ Game Guide: Trinidad & Tobago v USA
Advertisement

Action from the World Cup qualifier between the host USA and Trinidad & Tobago (white jersey) on June 8, 2017, in Commerce City, Colorado, USA. (Photo: CA-Images)

2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

CONCACAF Qualifying -- Final Round, Matchday 10 

Date: October 10, 2017

Match: Trinidad & Tobago v USA

Venue: Ato Boldon Stadium – Couva, Trinidad & Tobago

Time: 8:00 p.m. ET

MATCH OFFICIALS

R: Marlon Mejia (El Salvador)

AR1: Geovany Garcia (El Salvador)

AR2: David Moran Santos (El Salvador)

4th: Fernando Guerrero (Mexico) 

SUSPENSIONS

Trinidad & Tobago: Kevin Molino

USA: none 

ALL-TIME WCQ SERIES

USA leads: 13W-3D-1L (27GF, 5GA) 

LAST WCQ MEETING

June 8, 2017: USA 2, Trinidad & Tobago 0

Christian Pulisic 52’, 62’ 

FIVE MATCH WCQ FORM

USA: WDLDW

Trinidad & Tobago: LLLLL  

CONCACAF QUALIFYING RESULTS 

USA (Overall record: 7W-4D-4L … 36GF, 14GA)

13.11.15 USA v St. Vincent & the Grenadines 6-1 W

17.11.15 Trinidad & Tobago v USA 0-0 D

25.03.16 Guatemala v USA 2-0 L

29.03.16 USA v Guatemala 4-0 W

02.09.16 St. Vincent & the Grenadines v USA 0-6 W

06.09.16 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 4-0 W

11.11.16 USA v Mexico 1-2 L

15.11.16 Costa Rica v USA 4-0 L

24.03.17 USA v Honduras 6-0 W

28.03.17 Panama v USA 1-1 D

08.06.17 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 W

11.06.17 Mexico v USA 1-1 D

01.09.17 Costa Rica v USA 2-0 L

05.09.17 Honduras v USA 1-1 D

06.10.17 USA v Panama 4-0 W 

Trinidad Tobago (Overall record: 4W-2D-9L … 18GF, 27GA)

13.11.15 Guatemala v Trinidad & Tobago 1-2 W

17.11.15 Trinidad & Tobago v USA 0-0 D

25.03.16 St. Vincent & the Grenadines v Trinidad & Tobago 2-3 W

29.03.16 Trinidad & Tobago v St. Vincent & the Grenadines 6-0 W

02.09.16 Trinidad & Tobago v Guatemala 2-2 D

06.09.16 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 4-0 L

11.11.16 Trinidad & Tobago v Costa Rica 0-2 L

15.11.16 Honduras v Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 L

24.03.17 Trinidad & Tobago v Panama 1-0 W

28.03.17 Trinidad & Tobago v Mexico 0-1 L

08.06.17 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 L

13.06.17 Costa Rica v Trinidad & Tobago 2-1 L

01.09.17 Trinidad & Tobago v Honduras 1-2 L

05.09.17 Panama v Trinidad & Tobago 3-0 L

06.10.17 Mexico v Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 L  

CONCACAF QUALIFYING SCORERS 

USA: Jozy Altidore (8); Christian Pulisic (6); Clint Dempsey, Bobby Wood (5); Michael Bradley, Geoff Cameron, Sacha Kljestan (2); Paul Arriola, Matt Besler, Fabian Johnson, Sebastian Lletget, Gyasi Zardes, Graham Zusi (1) 

Trinidad & Tobago: Joevin Jones (5); Kevin Molino (3); Trevin Caesar, Levi Garcia, Kenwyne Jones (2); Sheldon Bateau, Khaleem Hyland, Carlyle Mitchell, Shahdon Winchester (1) 

QUICK NOTES 

Trinidad & Tobago (Hexagonal: 6th place … 1W-0D-8L; 5GF, 18GA)

- Officially eliminated from World Cup contention

- Lost last six WCQs

- Scored one goal or fewer in last 10 WCQ matches

- Conceded two goals or more in each of last five WCQ outings

- Former national team star Dennis Lawrence was named head coach in January 2017, replacing Tom Saintfiet, who lasted slightly more than one month on the job

- Qualified for only one FIFA World Cup, playing in Germany 2006 after overcoming Bahrain in a two-match playoff, 2-1 on aggregate 

USA (Hexagonal: 3rd place … 3W-3D-3L; 16GF, 11GA)

- Guaranteed berth in 2018 FIFA World Cup with win Trinidad & Tobago; depending on results in other qualifiers, could also qualify with a draw or a loss

- 1W-4D-2L in seven 2018 WCQ away games (0-3-1 in Hexagonal)

- Last three 2018 WCQ away games ended in 1-1 draws

- Holds record for most Hexagonal wins (32) and most first-place finishes (3)

- Clint Dempsey is the USA’s all-time leading scorer in World Cup Qualifying with 18 goals

- Played in seven straight World Cups (longest active streak of any CONCACAF side)  

LAST MEETING

CONCACAF QUALIFYING, 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

July 8, 2017: Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – Commerce City, Colorado, USA (Att: 19,188)

USA-Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 (0-0)

Christian Pulisic 52’, 62’ 

USA: Tim Howard; DeAndre Yedlin, Geoff Cameron, John Brooks, Jorge Villafaña, Michael Bradley, Fabian Johnson (Alejandro Bedoya 74’), Christian Pulisic, Darlington Nagbe, Clint Dempsey (Kellyn Acosta 61’), Jozy Altidore (Bobby Wood 83’). Head Coach: Bruce Arena 

Trinidad & Tobago: Jan-Michael Williams; Carlos Edwards, Sheldon Bateau, Mekeil Williams, Daneil Cyrus, Kevin Molino, Kevan George, Khaleem Hyland (Leston Paul 76’), Joevin Jones (Shahdon Winchester 68’), Nathan Lewis, Kenwyne Jones (Jamille Boatswain 82’). Head Coach: Dennis Lawrence 

R: Oscar Moncada (Honduras); AR1: Christian Ramirez (Honduras); AR2: Melvyn Cruz (Honduras); 4th: Raul Castro (Honduras)

 
icon-dropdown CB_Linked_Icon_Arrow CB_Linked_Icon_Arrow CB_Linked_Icon_Arrow echllogoeps Created with Sketch. Group 18 Copy Created with Sketch. 53079FE7-D159-40A0-8A83-26281B0D3D33 Created with sketchtool. 976DC860-943B-432F-9E9C-CB9AC395B97F Created with sketchtool. 172C4F03-2B22-49FE-A880-A4C1985B19F7 Created with sketchtool. 53079FE7-D159-40A0-8A83-26281B0D3D33 Created with sketchtool. 976DC860-943B-432F-9E9C-CB9AC395B97F Created with sketchtool. 172C4F03-2B22-49FE-A880-A4C1985B19F7 Created with sketchtool. 45E49ECC-5769-44F4-97EA-EDE23E5CB428 Created with sketchtool. CC731668-0119-48B2-B401-BACA731EA471 Created with sketchtool. 0CCDF29C-1F7C-4F46-921A-EC230ACEE372 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 86A6C4DD-D877-4C22-A527-8B9666AA9DD0 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 42E886A7-7224-4FDC-BBEB-01976002C351 Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. 40C8A19E-A06F-4836-ABD8-C5AE68BC33DB Created with sketchtool. 763B01E1-3D00-402A-B0C3-1DD729BBA531 Created with sketchtool. 644E21E0-3CB1-4F6B-B321-22391C0CD429 Created with sketchtool. team-logo / WIN Created with Sketch. team-logo / PW Created with Sketch. team-logo / LOST Created with Sketch. team-logo / PL Created with Sketch. 0CCDF29C-1F7C-4F46-921A-EC230ACEE372 Created with sketchtool. 033561FA-5AC5-424E-BFCB-752595AE0B20 Created with sketchtool. 45E49ECC-5769-44F4-97EA-EDE23E5CB428 Created with sketchtool. CC731668-0119-48B2-B401-BACA731EA471 Created with sketchtool. 0CCDF29C-1F7C-4F46-921A-EC230ACEE372 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 86A6C4DD-D877-4C22-A527-8B9666AA9DD0 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 53079FE7-D159-40A0-8A83-26281B0D3D33 Created with sketchtool. 976DC860-943B-432F-9E9C-CB9AC395B97F Created with sketchtool. 172C4F03-2B22-49FE-A880-A4C1985B19F7 Created with sketchtool. 45E49ECC-5769-44F4-97EA-EDE23E5CB428 Created with sketchtool. CC731668-0119-48B2-B401-BACA731EA471 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 86A6C4DD-D877-4C22-A527-8B9666AA9DD0 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 42E886A7-7224-4FDC-BBEB-01976002C351 Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. 40C8A19E-A06F-4836-ABD8-C5AE68BC33DB Created with sketchtool. 763B01E1-3D00-402A-B0C3-1DD729BBA531 Created with sketchtool. 644E21E0-3CB1-4F6B-B321-22391C0CD429 Created with sketchtool. 033561FA-5AC5-424E-BFCB-752595AE0B20 Created with sketchtool. 45E49ECC-5769-44F4-97EA-EDE23E5CB428 Created with sketchtool. CC731668-0119-48B2-B401-BACA731EA471 Created with sketchtool. 763B01E1-3D00-402A-B0C3-1DD729BBA531 Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. 40C8A19E-A06F-4836-ABD8-C5AE68BC33DB Created with sketchtool. 763B01E1-3D00-402A-B0C3-1DD729BBA531 Created with sketchtool. 644E21E0-3CB1-4F6B-B321-22391C0CD429 Created with sketchtool. 7CB4E955-9512-49F4-B03B-933CF03CA2FD Created with sketchtool. 53079FE7-D159-40A0-8A83-26281B0D3D33 Created with sketchtool. 976DC860-943B-432F-9E9C-CB9AC395B97F Created with sketchtool. 172C4F03-2B22-49FE-A880-A4C1985B19F7 Created with sketchtool. 45E49ECC-5769-44F4-97EA-EDE23E5CB428 Created with sketchtool. CC731668-0119-48B2-B401-BACA731EA471 Created with sketchtool. 0CCDF29C-1F7C-4F46-921A-EC230ACEE372 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 86A6C4DD-D877-4C22-A527-8B9666AA9DD0 Created with sketchtool. 9EE80E93-DA55-44A3-BB86-719DDC115D67 Created with sketchtool. 42E886A7-7224-4FDC-BBEB-01976002C351 Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. C38CE427-9814-4B47-91C9-66896A6EB2BE Created with sketchtool. 40C8A19E-A06F-4836-ABD8-C5AE68BC33DB Created with sketchtool. 763B01E1-3D00-402A-B0C3-1DD729BBA531 Created with sketchtool. 644E21E0-3CB1-4F6B-B321-22391C0CD429 Created with sketchtool. 033561FA-5AC5-424E-BFCB-752595AE0B20 Created with sketchtool. 033561FA-5AC5-424E-BFCB-752595AE0B20 Created with sketchtool. Icons/Search/1000 F3916FC0-768E-4027-A1D5-CC66110459CF Created with sketchtool. Play Artboard 1 Icon / Social / Android@3x Created with Sketch. icon-dropdown icon-dropdown Created with Sketch. CB_Linked_Icon_Close CB_Linked_Icon_Close Check Check F896540F-C96F-4488-888D-5ECB022F43CE Created with sketchtool. Icons/Attachment/1000 Created with Sketch. CB_Linked_Icon_Arrow CB_Linked_Icon_Arrow Icon / Social / iOS@3x Created with Sketch.