Previous
Bulgaria
Netherlands
2
0
LIVE 53'
Game Details
Luxembourg
France
1
2
LIVE 47'
Game Details
Belgium
Greece
0
1
LIVE 51'
Game Details
New England Revolution
Minnesota United FC
5
2
FT
Game Details
Sweden
Belarus
4
0
FT
Game Details
Switzerland
Latvia
1
0
FT
Game Details
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Gibraltar
5
0
FT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Real Salt Lake
0
0
LIVE 45' +1'
Game Details
Columbus Crew SC
Portland Timbers
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
United StatesUnited States
HondurasHonduras
6
0
FT
Game Details
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

2018 World Cup qualifying - how it works

The qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup began on March 12, 2015 with preliminary ties between the 12 lowest-ranked nations in Asia.

Chiquito Do Carmo of Timor-Leste had the honour of scoring the very first goal on the road to Russia in a 4-1 victory at home to Mongolia.

There are 31 places up for grabs, joining hosts Russia.

  

EUROPE:

13 places

• European qualifying home page

Qualifying for 2018 sees seven groups of six nations and two groups of five. 

Russia...

Paul Arriola joins U.S. while Lletget, Brooks, Morris, Orozco all withdraw

In dire need of a win, the United States scored goal after goal in a World Cup qualifying rout of Honduras in California.
Taylor Twellman and Herculez Gomez join Sportscenter to discuss USMNT's path to the World Cup after defeating Honduras.
Taylor Twellman feels Pulisic is better than Donovan was at 18 years old in the United States' 6-0 win over Honduras.
Julie Stewart-Binks and Kasey Keller recap the United States' dominant victory over Honduras in World Cup Qualifying.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Club Tijuana midfielder Paul Arriola has been added to the United States national team squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Panama, U.S. Soccer announced on Saturday.

The USSF also announced that Sebastian Lletget, John Brooks, Jordan Morris, and Michael Orozco have returned to their clubs, leaving the U.S. with 23 players.

"It's an unfortunate series of injuries and illnesses," coach Bruce Arena said. "That's all part of it."

Lletget, of the LA Galaxy, suffered a left...

 By Tom Marshall

Mexico's steady improvement continues on the road to Russia 2018

FC's Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar highlight Mexico's new swagger and stability after its win over Costa Rica.
FC's Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar highlight Mexico's new swagger and stability after its win over Costa Rica.

MEXICO CITY -- No team ever wants to be inflicted with a 7-0 loss, but such a shattering defeat forces a collective to stare into the mirror and search within for answers.

That was the situation in which Mexico found itself last summer after the historic low against Chile in the quarterfinal of the Copa America Centenario. Javier Hernandez said the defeat "hurt Mexico's soul," while El Tri coach Juan Carlos Osorio went to South America to seek advice from figures like Marcelo Bielsa, as well as...