Guatemala advances to semifinal group with US
Guatemala advanced to a semifinal group with the United States
and Jamaica in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup when Grenada
played a 1-1 tie with St. Vincent and the Grenadines on
Guatemala (4-0) is assured of winning Group D in the second
round with two games remaining. The U.S. and Jamaica had byes
through the first two rounds in the North and Central American and
The fourth nation in the semifinal group, which starts play in
June, will be Antigua (4-0) or Haiti (3-0-1), which are competing
for the Group F lead. The two nations play Nov. 11 in Antigua and
four days later in Haiti.
Myron Samuel scored in the 62nd minute for St. Vincent, and
Clive Murray tied the score two minutes into injury time for
Grenada. Both countries are 1-2-1.