*Play-in Teams (TBD)
The field isn’t completely filled just yet. We have three teams still waiting to punch their tickets to Qatar. Here’s the rundown:
- Peru plays the winner of Australia/UAE in a one-game playoff
- Costa Rica plays New Zealand in a one-game playoff
- Wales plays Scotland/Ukraine in a one-game playoff
We have no idea whether Ukraine will actually play in its match with Scotland (understandably so). If we had to handicap the fixtures, we’ll predict the three teams which will emerge from this grouping of matches will be Peru, Costa Rica, and Wales. However, should Ukraine play Wales, that will be a toss-up. For the sake of this piece, we will now include Peru, Costa Rica, and Wales within this piece.
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