WATCH: Panama ‘ghost goal’ helps knock out USA

first_imgWC Qualification CONCACAF VIDEO: Incredible moment Panama score ‘ghost goal’ that helps eliminate USA from World Cup Goal Last updated 2 years ago 12:06 10/11/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(3) Anibal Godoy Panama 2017 Getty Images WC Qualification CONCACAF Panama v Costa Rica Panama Costa Rica Los Canaleros’ second-half equalizer came in controversial fashion, as replays showed the ball did not cross the goal line The U.S. national team had its worst night in decades on Tuesday, and a goal that shouldn’t have been allowed to stand in Panama’s 2-1 win over Costa Rica was partly to blame. With Los Canaleros trailing 1-0 early in the second half, Gabriel Torres was credited with a goal despite replays showing the ball never crossed the line. And in what turned out to be a monumental officiating error, Panama forward Blas Perez’s desperate attempts only saw the ball hit the post and his arm and not even touch the line. Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. ¡Fue mano y NUNCA ENTRÓ!Más: https://t.co/vGBS2d98jK pic.twitter.com/ZpG72yRAyp — Teletica Deportes (@TeleticaTD7) October 11, 2017 Torres’s goal tied the match at 1-1 and Roman Torres scored in the 87th minute to win the game, sending Panama to Russia 2018 and knocking the U.S. out. Of course, had the U.S not lost to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday they would have booked their place at the World Cup – but Bruce Arena and Co. will undoubtedly be wishing CONCACAF employed goal-line technology right about now.last_img

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