Barbados advance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying
Barbados turned around a first-leg deficit to defeat U.S. Virgin Islands 4-0 and advance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying on Thursday.
Raheim Sargeant scored just four minutes in as Barbados, ranked 131st in FIFA's rankings, erased the deficit from the 1-0 home defeat in the first leg to a team ranked 197th.
Jamal Chandler gave Barbados the edge in the 25th minute and goals in the second half from Mario Harte and Chandler helped Barbados into the second round in June against Aruba.
In other action on Thursday, St. Kitts and Nevis advanced to face El Salvador in the second round of after they saw off Turks and Caicos Islands 6-2.
Harry Panayiotou scored a hat trick and Joash Leader added two more goals to complete a 12-4 aggregate rout of Turks and Caicos, who scored on two penalties from Wildin Calixte.
Dominica defeated British Virgin Islands 3-2 in their first leg thanks to goals from Glenworth Elizee, Mitchell Joseph and Randolph Peltier.
Edward Moss and Jordan Johnson scored for British Virgin Islands, who had to play their home leg at Dominica because their own stadium was not ready.
The winner of the tie will next face Canada, the highest-rated team that must take part in the two-legged second-round matchups.