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2002 FIFA World Cup qualification – CONCACAF semi-finals

The CONCACAF Semi-final Round of the CONCACAF zone of the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification, was contested between the 12 remaining teams of the qualification process. The teams were divided into 3 groups of 4 teams each. They would play against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners and runners-up would advance to the Final Round.

Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up qualify for the final round

Contents

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Trinidad and Tobago 6 5 0 1 14 7 +7 15
  Mexico 6 4 1 1 17 2 +15 13
  Canada 6 1 2 3 1 8 −7 5
  Panama 6 0 1 5 1 16 −15 1

Panama  0 - 1  Mexico
Report Zepeda   88'
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Brian Hall (USA)

Canada  0 - 2  Trinidad and Tobago
Report Eve   43'
Yorke   73'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Rodolfo Alexander Sibrian (SLV)

Panama  0 - 0  Canada
Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Samuel Richard (DOM)

Trinidad and Tobago  1 - 0  Mexico
Latapy   86' Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Kevin Stott (USA)

Mexico  2 - 0  Canada
Abundis   48'
Fenwick   81' (o.g.)
Report
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: William Mattus (CRC)

Trinidad and Tobago  6 - 0  Panama
Rougier   2'
Dely Valdés   26' (o.g.)
Yorke   36',   61'
Eve   59'
Pierre   77'
Report
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Peter Prendergast (JAM)

Mexico  7 - 1  Panama
Ruiz   8' (p)
Abundis   36'
Zepeda   44'
Blanco   47',   90' (p)
Márquez   54'
Ramírez   75'
Report Dely Valdés   54'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Nelson Calix (HON)

Trinidad and Tobago  4 - 0  Canada
Latapy   28'
Carrington   30'
Mason   54'
Eve   90'
Report
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Olger Mejia (CRC)

Mexico  7 - 0  Trinidad and Tobago
Blanco   20',   28' (p)
Borgetti   26',   30',   71'
Davino   66'
Ruiz   75' (p)
Report
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Carlos Batros Gonzalez (GUA)

Canada  1 - 0  Panama
Brennan   82' Report
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Nery Alfaro Zepeda (SLV)

Panama  0 - 1  Trinidad and Tobago
Report Pierre   15' (p)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Rodolfo Sibrian (SLV)

Canada  0 - 0  Mexico
Report
Attendance: 6,564
Referee: Samuel Richard (DOM)

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Honduras 6 5 0 1 25 5 20 15
  Jamaica 6 4 0 2 7 4 3 12
  El Salvador 6 3 0 3 13 13 0 9
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 0 0 6 2 25 -23 0

El Salvador  2 - 5  Honduras
Montes   8'
Cienfuegos   89'
Report Caballero   12'
Turcios   37'
Pavón   42',   62'
Suazo   88'
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Carlos Batres (GUA)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  0 - 1  Jamaica
Report Lowe   23'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Noel Bynoe (TRI)

El Salvador  7 - 1  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Montes   19'
Castro   34'
Rivera   49',   60'
Arce   63',   83',   85'
Report Ballantyne   9'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Felipe De Jesús Ramos (MEX)

Jamaica  3 - 1  Honduras
Whitmore   27'
Lowe   69'
Burton   77'
Report Ramírez   2'
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Timothy Weyland (USA)

Jamaica  1 - 0  El Salvador
Lowe   34' Report
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Edgar Rangel Pérez (Mexico)

Honduras  6 - 0  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Pavón   5',   86'
Ramírez   19',   59'
Guevara   27'
Bengoché   88'
Report
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: José Farias Martínez (CAN)

Honduras  5 - 0  El Salvador
Pavón   20',   43',   58'
Suazo   47'
Caballero   84'
Report
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Fredy Burgos (GUA)

Jamaica  2 - 0  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Williams   45'
Lowe   50'
Report
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Ramesh Ramdhan (TRI)

Honduras  1 - 0  Jamaica
Turcios   90' Report
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ricardo Valenzuela (USA)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  1 - 2  El Salvador
James   79' Report Sagastizaga   3'
Cubías   89'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Urvin Faneyte (ANT)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  0 - 7  Honduras
Report Ramírez   26',   31'
Velasquez   46'
C. Santamaría   52'
L. Santamaría   77'
Caballero   85'
Bengoche   89'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Noel Egan (ATG)

El Salvador  2 - 0  Jamaica
Padilla   17'
Rodríguez   24' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ali Saheli (USA)

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 6 3 2 1 14 3 +11 11
  Costa Rica 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10
  Guatemala 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10
  Barbados 6 1 0 5 3 20 −17 3

Costa Rica and Guatemala finished level on points, goal differential, goals scored and head-to-head record. A play-off on neutral ground was played to determine who would advance to the Final Round.

Guatemala  1 - 1  United States
Ruíz   88' Report Razov   45'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Armando Archundia (MEX)

Barbados  2 - 1  Costa Rica
Riley   49'
Forde   89'
Report Madrigal   48'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Mauricio Navarro (CAN)

Guatemala  2 - 0  Barbados
Ruíz   2'
García   83'
Report
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Mike Seiffert (CAN)

Costa Rica  2 - 1  United States
Fonseca   9'
Medford   90+1' (pen.)
Report Stewart   66'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Peter Prendergast (JAM)

Costa Rica  2 - 1  Guatemala
Wanchope   34'58' Report Pezzarossi   68'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Argelio Sabillon (HON)

United States  7 - 0  Barbados
Pope   14'
McBride   28'
Moore   45',   82'
O'Brien   46'
Ramos   72'
Stewart   74'
Report
Attendance: 18,334
Referee: Jose Pineda Fernandez (HON)

Costa Rica  3 - 0  Barbados
Soto   35'
Fonseca   40'
Medford   54'
Report
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Eduardo Brizio (MEX)

United States  1 - 0  Guatemala
McBride   72' Report
Attendance: 51,996
Referee: Edgar Rangel (MEX)

Barbados  1 - 3  Guatemala
Riley   24' Report García   3'
Ruíz   10'
Acevedo   84'
Attendance: 3,800
Referee: Felipe Ramos Rizo (MEX)

United States  0 - 0  Costa Rica
Report
Attendance: 24,430
Referee: Ramesh Ramdhan (TRI)

Guatemala  2 - 1  Costa Rica
Ruíz   53',   87' Report Fonseca   71'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Felipe Ramos Rizo (MEX)

Barbados  0 - 4  United States
Report Mathis   63'
Stewart   73'
Jones   77'
Razov   90'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Ramesh Ramdhan (TRI)

Play-off

Costa Rica  5 - 2  Guatemala
Wanchope   7'
Fonseca   43',   59'
Parks   58'
Soto   73'
Report Ruíz   4',   89' (pen.)
Attendance: 41,000
Referee: Rodolfo Alexander Sibrian (El Salvador)

Costa Rica qualified for the Final Round

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