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New York Times

(AP) Two-Way Tie for Second: Trinidad and Tobago tied El Salvador, 0-0, yesterday in a qualifying match for the 1990 World Cup and moved into a second-place tie with the United States in the North and Central American and Carribean region. The game was played in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It was scheduled for San Salvador but the Federation Internationale de Football Association, soccer's world governing body, ordered it played in a neutral country after disturbances by fans at the El Salvador-Costa Rica match on June 25. Costa Rica (5-2-1) has completed play in the double round-robin group with 11 points and is virtually assured of advancing to the 1990 World Cup finals in Italy. The top two teams in the region advance. The United States (2-1-1) has five points but has played one less game than Trinidad and Tobago (1-1-3).