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Welcome to CONCACAF: Bumpy fields, showering at hotel

Among 15 players at RB Leipzig who headed last week to national teams, Tyler Adams tried to explain to teammates what it’s like playing in CONCACAF, which allows subpar fields in outdated stadiums that elite leagues don’t tolerate. “They sit there and laugh because they have to play against England, France, obviously some great countries with a lot of talent,” the American midfielder said. Returning to World Cup qualifying 1,424 days after the infamous defeat in Trinidad ended a streak of seven appearances in soccer’s showcase, the United States opened its attempt to reach the 2022 tournament with a 0-0 draw at El Salvador on Thursday night.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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