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El Salvador eliminates US Men's soccer team from Olympic qualifying
In Olympic qualifying matches as part of the CONCACAF tournament, the El Salvador U-23 team scored a last second goal to tie the US men's team and end the US chances of qualifying for the summer Olympics. El Salvador had the better record going into this final game of the preliminary round, and the last second goal, shown in this video, advanced El Salvaodor to the semi-finals and left the US hopes on the field. The top 2 of the remaining 4 teams will go to the summer games in London this year.