DOMINICAN REPUBLIC lost but advanced to next stage

The Dominican U-20 women’s national team lost 7-0 to the United States in the third round of Group E of the CONCACAF Championship, which grants three berths to the FIFA World Cup to be held in Costa Rica later this year.
Despite Tuesday’s defeat, the Tricolor team achieved its goal of advancing to the next phase for the second time in its history and in a row after having reached it in 2020. The match was held at the Olympic Stadium.

The Sedofútbol reached the last match of the group stage with the necessary points to secure their ticket to the round of 16 as third in the group, where they will face El Salvador on Friday, March 4 at 7:00 PM at the Pan American Stadium in San Cristóbal.

Goalkeeper Paloma Peña and the Dominican defensive unit stood out during the first half hour of the match against the Americans, but they fell off in the last quarter of the first half.

Alexis Missimo scored twice 35′, 40′, to lead the USA offense. Andrea Kitahata at 33′, Emily Manson at 46′, Talia Dellaperuta, Emily Colton at 78′ and Simone Jackson at 90’+2′ completed the goals.

The Dominican Republic will now have to prepare to face El Salvador, which finished second in Group G. This will be the second time that the Quintana Roo and Central Americans meet in the round of 16, in 2020, the Sedofútbol won 4-0.

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