Australia and Honduras to battle for World Cup spot after dramatic night of qualifying

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After an unbelievable series of results, Los Catrachos will take on the Socceroos over two legs for a position in Russia next year

Australia and Honduras will meet in the intercontinental playoff for a berth in Russia after an extraordinary night of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF.

The USA missed out on qualification after losing 2-1 to Trinidad and Tobago, with Panama qualifying directly in third position after 88th minute goal in a 2-1 win against Costa Rica.

That same Panama goal also allowed Honduras, who defeated Mexico 3-2, to move into the fourth position - which means they will now face the Socceroos over two legs on November 6 and 14.

Earlier, Australia needed extra time to defeat Syria 3-2 on aggregate leaving them waiting a little over 12 hours to find out their CONCACAF opponent

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