US national team manager calls out "hotshot' European teams

10 October at 15:45
United States men's national team manager Bruce Arena called out European nations in an effort to justify his country 's difficult road to Russia 2018, which is still not secure. Speaking prior to Their final World Cup qualifier in Trinidad & Tobago , Arena called into doubt the potential success of UEFA nations had they needed to play CONCACAF teams. "I would love to see one of these hotshot teams from Europe come here and play in our CONCACAF qualifying and really get a taste of this and see what that's about ," Arena said . "This is very challenging , it's like survival of the fittest . They could do one of those TV shows on this one. Who will survive in the end, that's basically what this is." The statement came after remarkable photos Emerged of the field conditions prior to Their match. Social media lit up with images of the soccer pitch at Boldon Stadium underwater only 48 hours before the match. The United States is in a solid position to secure a trip to its eighth consecutive World Cup. A win will clinch the third and final automatic qualification spot in CONCACAF , while a draw will Likely be enough to give the advantage in Goal Difference that the Americans over Their competitors .



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