The selections of the Concacaf they begin to move their pieces for what will be the FIFA dates of next year and USA is one of them, who have chosen Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, where they will host a qualifying game against Honduras, February 2.
Minnesota United, where the Honduran Joseph Rosales plays, was just eliminated from the Playoffs, now it has been chosen as the USA home for a qualifying match for the World Cup in this 2021-22 cycle.
The selection of USA it is currently in second place in Concacaf with 15 points, behind Canada and ahead of Mexico and Panama, both with 15 points.
This decision is seen as a bold move to bring them to Minnesota to play in the middle of winter, with temperatures averaging early February. -25 degrees and -9, with snow and icy wind it is also possible.
The Stars and Stripes squad want to create home-field advantage, and that was seen elsewhere earlier this month when Canada beat Mexico in cold, snowy Edmonton.
Allianz Field, an open-air stadium in the Midway neighborhood, has a heating system under your natural grass pitch.
The United States will return to St. Paul for the first time since the Gold Cup in summer 2019 and Minnesota will be the 21st state to celebrate a World Cup qualification.
The Honduran National Team has already been eliminated from this commitment, but now the challenge for Hernán “Bolillo” Gómez is to recover the image and improve the FIFA ranking, which will serve for the next qualifying rounds in 2026.