What do Argentina need to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup?

Thinking of advancing to the quarter-finals Gold CupThe The Argentina national team did their part and beat the Dominican Republic 3-0 in Carson. But in this case the objective is to be fulfilled Ranked as one of the two best third partiesHave to wait for results from other areas.

Argentina will finish Third place in Division A, below the USA and Mexico, who will meet this Monday to decide who is first and who is second. The Albiceleste drew 0-0 with La Tri, fell 0-4 against the USWNT and defeated the Caribbean 3-0. 4 points on a goal difference of -1 (3 points in favor and 4 points against).

With the top two spots occupied by North American teams, the German Portanova-led team's only chance would be to be one of the two best third-placed teams in the three zones. Who can deny that place?

In Group B, Brazil lead with two wins Colombia (3, +5), Puerto Rico (3, 0) and Panama (0, -7). On the last day, Colombia and Puerto Rico will define second and third; Although the coffee team is expected to win, the two teams selected over Argentina will be drawn. Either of the two, however, could qualify for the Albiceleste if they win.

On the Group C side, Canada (6, +10) will be the leader Costa Rica (3, +1) and Paraguay (3, -3) With El Salvador (0, -8) relegated, they are the ones who could trouble Argentina. On the last date, Costa Rica will face Canada and Paraguay will face El Salvador. Although the North Americans are expected to defeat the Ticos, which will also characterize the Albiceleste, the reality is that Canada is already there and a tie would even mathematically take first place in the zone.

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This way, a scenario with four ties would eliminate Argentina (wins for Costa Rica and Paraguay and a tie between Colombia and Puerto Rico), although a loss to one of the four teams would put River Plate in the top eight. The tournament will play its entire finals in the state of California.

Last Date (ARG Times)*

Argentina 3-0 Dominican Republic

America vs. Mexico (Monday 26th Tuesday at 00:15)

Colombia vs. Puerto Rico (Tuesday 27th at 9:00 PM)

Brazil vs. Panama (Tuesday 27, 00:15 Wednesday)

Canada vs. Puerto Rico (Wednesday 28 at 10:00 PM)

Paraguay vs El Salvador (Wednesday 28th Thursday 01:00)

*The Concacaf Gold Cup is broadcast across Latin America by Star+.

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