USA schedule set for third round of World Cup qualifying

The third round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying will open on on June 8, with the USA facing Antigua and Barbuda.
The schedule for the third round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying has been released by the governing body and the USA, the most populous country in the competition, will open up with a home match against Antigua & Barbuda, the smallest nation still in the competition, on June 8.

The USA will then face a road match against Guatemala on June 12 and a second road test against Jamaica on Sept. 7.

The reverse fixtures begin on Sept. 11 with Jamaica visiting the USA before the final two fixtures see the USA on the road to face Antigua & Barbuda on Oct. 12 and at home against Guatemala on Oct. 16.

Times and locations of the matches are yet to be announced.

SCHEDULE OF MATCHES
(home team listed first)

MATCHDAY 1
Friday, June 8, 2012

Group A
United States vs. Antigua & Barbuda
Jamaica vs. Guatemala

Group B
Mexico vs. Guyana
Costa Rica vs. El Salvador

Group C
Honduras vs. Panama
Cuba vs. Canada

MATCHDAY 2
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Group A
Guatemala vs. United States
Antigua & Barbuda vs. Jamaica

Group B
El Salvador vs. Mexico
Guyana vs. Costa Rica

Group C
Canada vs. Honduras
Panama vs. Cuba

MATCHDAY 3
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Group A
Jamaica vs. United States
Guatemala vs. Antigua & Barbuda

Group B
Costa Rica vs. Mexico
El Salvador vs. Guyana

Group C
Cuba vs. Honduras
Canada vs. Panama

MATCHDAY 4
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Group A
United States vs. Jamaica
Antigua and Barbuda vs. Guatemala

Group B
Mexico vs. Costa Rica
Guyana vs. El Salvador

Group C

Honduras vs. Cuba
Panama vs. Canada

MATCHDAY 5

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Group A
Guatemala vs. Jamaica
Antigua & Barbuda vs. United States

Group B
El Salvador vs. Costa Rica
Guyana vs. Mexico

Group C
Canada vs. Cuba
Panama vs. Honduras

MATCHDAY 6
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

Group A
United States vs. Guatemala
Jamaica vs. Antigua & Barbuda

Group B
Mexico vs. El Salvador
Costa Rica vs. Guyana

Group C
Honduras vs. Canada
Cuba vs. Panama

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