Wednesday was a fateful day in CONCACAF as Grenada hammered USVI, Belize made a date with Mexico and Barbados squeaked through.
A new club, an ex-Northern Irish international coach and a new self-belief are spurring a football renaissance in baseball-mad Puerto Rico.
Wednesday's slate of CONCACAF qualifiers had a little bit of everything - a 12-0 drubbing, a few upsets and a first-ever win on home soil.
The dates and venues for the first round of CONCACAF qualifying were announced today in Zurich, along with several important changes.
The draw has been made for the three groups that will form the penultimate round of qualifying in North, Central America and the Caribbean.
Bob Bradley: "It's fair to say that CONCACAF teams are improving across the board and we'll have some very tough tests"