26th September 07:35 AM
USA fail to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup
By Lena Reece
Thursday 12/10/2017
Trinidad and Tobago celebrate after defeating USA [Photo: USA Today]

The United States' have failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018.

The United States 2‑1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago means the US will miss the finals for the first time since 1986.

The United States needed only a point in their final World Cup qualifying match to book their place at an eighth successive World Cup.

But opponents Trinidad and Tobago ‑ who had won only one of their previous nine games.

Meanwhile, Argentina, Portugal, France, Colombia, Uruguay and Brazil have all qualified for the World Cup.

Source: BBC sports

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