After Wednesday’s matches there are now only 5 places up for grabs; which will be determined by playoffs in November.
In the group of draws the trend continued as the Irish drew blanks in
In South America
Despite a valiant effort by Guatemala which resulted in a 3-1 victory against Costa Rica, the playoff spot in that region went to Trinidad & Tobago who beat Mexico 2-1 which Stern John scoring both goals after having missed a penalty. They will meet
The only 3 countries to be added to the list of World Cup participants on Wednesday were
Among the teams to do well in Mark’s rankings; which can be seen at www.rankfootball.com,